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Flight Operations Duty Officer - Nowra, New South Wales

Company/Organization: Boeing Company

Position: Management

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 8/7/2019 5:37:43 PM


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About us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nations most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.

The opportunity

BDAs Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) Program is responsible for the development and support of the Australian Navy and Army Joint Helicopter School training program, featuring brand new aircraft and a suite of synthetic training devices.

We are now recruiting for a key program role, Operations Duty Officer, to help us deliver this premier Australian Defence Force aerospace training capability. The Duty Officer is part of a small Operations team consisting of BDA and CoA personnel. This role is based at HMAS Albatross, Nowra, in the Shoalhaven region.

This is your opportunity to help create the next generation of Navy and Army Aircrew.


The Operations team is headed by the Operations Officer (OPSO), and is responsible for the overall management of training including mission planning, tasking, coordination and monitoring of air and synthetic operations to ensure the daily training program is achieved.

The Duty Officers primary role is managing the executed Daily Flying Program (DFP), subject to the priorities set by the 723 Squadron Operations Officer (OPSO). The Duty Officer is also the actual day short notice change management coordinator, managing last minute changes to the program by liaising with stakeholders including OPSO, Joint Helicopter School (JHS) Training Officers, Maintenance and HMAS Albatross Airfield Co-ordination Centre.


  • Experience in flight management systems such as FlightPro™ and/or Patriot Excalibur
  • Experience in Defence or Commercial flying schools with complex programing
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse team and autonomously
  • Demonstrated ability to work within pre-set program timeframes
  • Flexibility to work reasonable ad-hoc hours - night flying, out of hours work, etc
  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements.


We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.


  • Flexible working options
  • Study assistance
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Global opportunities

How to apply

View the full Position Description and apply now.

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