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Flight Manuals Officer

Employer:
NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
City/Town:
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Region:
Manawatu - Wanganui
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
10-Sep-2019
Closing Date:
24-Sep-2019
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Job Description

What you will do
 
You will be responsible for the maintenance and oversight of all publications utilised by aircrew ensuring they remain accurate and compliant within the operating and technical airworthiness environments.

We have two roles available.  First is with Flying Training Wing which provides the NZDF with experienced and motivated military aircrew and instructors, operating the T6C Texan and King Air KA350 aircraft.
 
The second role is with No 3 Squadron which provides the Rotary Wing Transport Force (RWTF) for the Government of New Zealand. The RWTF provides Tactical Air Mobility with eight NH90 Medium Utility Helicopters and five A109 Light Utility Helicopters. As well as the combat focussed nature of the fleet, the RWTF provides all ab initio rotary wing instruction for the NZDF. 
 
What we need

Ideally we are seeking someone with a minimum of three years' practical experience in an aviation operations or technical publications environment, preferably in military setting.  A background in either the technical or operating airworthiness environments is desirable.

Attention to detail and proofreading skills at a high level will be two of your skills and abilities.

You will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy developing strong relationships with stakeholders, building and maintaining trusting relationship.  You will have the ability to liaise and present yourself confidently and professionally.
 
Who we are
 
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
 
Why Us
 
These roles work out of RNZAF Ohakea with Military and Civilian personnel who are all passionate about their roles. Safety is the highest priority in Military flying so being able to have confidence in accurate and current Operational and Technical manuals is essential. Joining these professional and motivated teams will be a great career decision.

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 
 
How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Kerri Sterling on 021 936  372.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Lower level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 5 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 5 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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