Operations/Airspace Director

Responsible to:

  • VATNZ Division Director

Direct Reports:

  • Nil

Duties:

  • Manages and oversees operations in the VATNZ airspace
  • Attends periodic VATNZ Board meetings to report on operations issues
  • Stay abreast of real world issues which may involve VATNZ airspace
  • Monitors VATNZ policy change proposals
  • Publish NOTAMS as and when required to inform pilots and controllers of relevant short term changes to procedures in the VATNZ airspace
  • Design, organise and update Sector files for the VATNZ airspace
  • Assign ATC Frequencies to avoid transmission on same channels and update relevant webpage
  • Allocate Squawk-codes and maintain an up-to-date POF file for use in Controller software
  • Liaises closely with the Pilot Operations Director on operational matters affecting pilots
  • Coordinate agreements of ATC procedures between other adjoining VATSIM divisions and sectors within the NZFIR
  • Maintains an on line presence on the VATSIM Network

Position Holder Attributes:

  • Be a member of the VATNZ Division of VATSIM for a period longer than 12 months
  • Be a member of good standing in VATSIM and VATNZ for more than one year at the time of application
  • Be rated on VATSIM to no less than TMA Controller Level
  • Have good knowledge of the VATSIM Code of Conduct and Code of Regulations
  • Have proven ability in the management of a small group of people
  • Be able to work well within a voluntary organisation
  • Ideally be involved within the airline industry in New Zealand to obtain up-to-date policies, procedures and changes
  • Have proven ability with the use of VATSIM Approved Controller Client Software

 

Contact: Oliver Holmwood