Air Traffic Control Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Air Traffic Control Officer on the Isles of Scilly.

Applicants must hold a current UK/CAA licence with both Aerodrome and Approach procedural control ratings with a minimum of 2 years validated experience. Ideally experience should include working in a remote or offshore location with experience in a busy mixed traffic environment.

A current EU Class 3 Medical Certificate is also required. A MET observers’ certificate would be advantageous.

The ATCO will work under the general direction of the ATS & Airport Manager to assist in fulfilling the necessary statutory functions in order to permit the safe operation of public transport and other flights at St Mary’s Airport.

St Mary’s Airport currently operates six days a week with the prospect of occasional Sunday openings in the future.

A relocation package and on-island accommodation will be available for the successful candidate.

Benefits include

  • A generous holiday entitlement starting at 27 days pro rata per annum plus bank holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

For a confidential discussion or more information, please contact Russ Schild on

To Apply: Please complete an application form by following the link on the right hand side and return to 

Please note: All applicants must have current right to work in the UK before interview


St Mary's Airport
Full Time - Permanent
37 per week
£44,5428 - £49,498 per annum plus £14,000 market forces supplement per annum (subject to annual review)
Closing Date: 
Saturday, 24 February, 2024 - 11pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet
Job Applicant Privacy Notice
Recruitment and Selection Policy

Please submit completed applications to or:
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 0300 1234 105.