Aerodrome Reporting Officer

The role of Aerodrome Reporting Officer is critical to maintaining safety within an aerodrome environment. This role is found in large and small airports, in both rural and metropolitan areas. In larger airports, usually a team will operate together to ensure safety is maintained.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Aerodrome security and control (such as measures to control the inadvertent entry of persons or animals into the movement area, including fencing).
  • Adherence to CASA and Site Specific requirements.
  • Airside and landside (Aerodrome) maintenance (including an inspection of aerodrome markers, lighting, wind direction indicators and ground signals).
  • Maintenance of plant and equipment.
  • Inspection of the movement area to check its surface condition (including for the presence of foreign objects such as birds or animals).
  • Reporting duties.

The career opportunities within the Aviation sector are many and varied, taking employees across the country or around the world.

Industry facts

  • With growth in regional aviation stronger than in established capital city routes, there is strong demand for many aviation roles right across the country.
  • There is a projected need for approximately 460,000 new commercial airline pilots and 601,000 maintenance technicians worldwide by 2031.
  • The Aviation sector contributes around $7 billion to the economy and employs 50,000 Australians directly and a further half million indirectly.

Entry Qualifications

Training qualification:

There is no specific licence requirement however an Airport Security Identification Card (ASIC) is required to work in this role.

  • Certificate III in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)

Estimated Salary

$34,000 – $49,000 (Median $41,000)*
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.

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