Defence / Emergency / Security

Launch Safety Operations - Range Clearance

Job Ref: 2817876JD | Type: Permanent / Full Time

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About The Role


About the role: 
This role is responsible for launch operations, procedure development, planning, system specification, technical writing, producing licensing material and maintaining compliance, including establishing and maintaining safety systems. More specifically you will; 
  • Develop novel systems and processes to allow for rapid and frequent launches while ensuring safety across enormous safety zones.
  • Hands-on specifying and creating the system
  • Will use a variety of technologies and skills to monitor enormous safety areas on land, on the water, and in the air.
  • Will confidently and effectively work with members of the public, especially recreational and commercial maritime vessels.
  • Potential to support the safety and reliability of launch organisation and emergency response preparation
Minimum requirements:
To be suitable for this position you will need to have; 
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a marine or port traffic management, air traffic control, naval surveillance and management, or equivalent role
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a wide variety of vessel or equivalent movements over a wide area
  • Experience in high-pressure, time critical public safety management environments
  • Experience in fast-paced commercial projects
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral, including a demonstrated ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner
Preferred Skills & experience;
  • Tertiary qualifications in an engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in safety and/or risk management
  • New Zealand maritime radio, GPS, and radar operator certificates or equivalent

For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States’ International Traffic in Arms Regulations.  Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality. For more information on these Regulations, click here.

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