Career Details


Full time 40 hours

To be discussed at interview

Senior Air Traffic Control Officer (SATCO)

We are currently looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Air Traffic Control Officer  (SATCO) to be responsible for the overall direction and supervision of the Air Traffic Controllers at Exeter Airport.

The successful applicant should preferably hold Aerodrome and Approach Radar ratings in the UK and a valid EU Class 3 medical certificate.

Job Purpose

  • Oversee the direction and day to day supervision of the Air Traffic Team to ensure a safe, efficient and effective Air Traffic service to all users
  • Coordinate with air traffic team to ensure effective communication and collaboration in operation.
  • Deputise for the Air Traffic Services Manager in their absence
  • Liaise with the team in connection with Flight Planning duties

Key Requirements:

  • Proven track record as and Air Traffic Controller
  • Extensive knowledge of airport operations & commercial awareness
  • Strong knowledge of air traffic control procedures, regulations, and safety protocols
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience of SMS
  • UK ATCO Licence holder

What’s on offer:

  • Life Assurance
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Free on-site airport parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Complimentary use of lounge facilities when flying from the airport
  • Discounts with local leisure facility & Fred Olsen Holidays
  • Discounts with Airport retailers including the restaurant and World Duty Free
  • Discounts with Eden Hotel Collection

If you are interested and would like further information please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please send your CV to the HR department by clicking this link (email)


If preferred you can also apply in writing enclosing your CV to the address below:-

Human Resources Assistant
Exeter Airport

If further information is required please feel free to call 01392 354902

Exeter Airport is an Equal Opportunities Employer