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Aeronautical Radio Officer

Closing Date for Applications
23 Mar 2018
Enquiry Contact Details


Job Purpose

An Aeronautical Radio Officer is required to perform operational duties by engaging in assigned duties that ensure the safe and efficient operation of aeronautical communications services.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is a commercial semi-state company that oversees the safety and security of Irish civil aviation, provides air traffic management (ATM) services in Irish airspace and at State airports and communication services on the eastern North Atlantic.   North Atlantic Communications (NAC) provides operational services on a 24-hour basis 365 days per annum. 

We are currently seeking applications for the position of Aeronautical Radio Officer for a defined period, which will be no less than 2 years, based in Shannon, Co. Clare.  The salary scale for the Aeronautical Radio Officer ranges from €36,083 to €73,132 and entry in will be at the first scale point.  This grade also attracts a shift premium and all training will be provided.

Skills Required

Must possess the necessary technical knowledge and, in the performance of duties, is required to exercise skills such as the ability to:


  • Display initiative
  • Work unsupervised
  • Work accurately under pressure with due regard to safety
  • Concentrate on task
  • Be tactful and patient
  • Speak clearly and distinctly
  • Work in harmony and co-operation with others

How to Apply / Contact

Email CVs to: cliona.liggett@iaa.ie  The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 23 March 2018.  For general queries please contact Clíona Liggett at +353 1 6031535.

Note:  Applicants will be required to attend for interview and in addition will be required to undergo a typing test (candidates must have a typing speed of not less than 25 words per minute with an accuracy score of not less than 75%) and may be called to aptitude testing.  Successful candidates will be assessed throughout their training programme and competency must be achieved at each stage to qualify as an Aeronautical Radio Officer.

Please note a panel may be formed from which future vacancies will be filled.



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