OCC Controller - Dublin

companyCAE Parc Aviation
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
Engineering general

We are currently recruiting OCC Controllers for our client - a reputable airline based in Dublin.

Operations Controller

Operations Controllers are responsible operationally to the Operations Control Duty Manager with a direct reporting line to the Head of Operations Control for the effective management and control of the day-to-day flying program including Flight Watch and schedule disruption recovery. Whilst on duty they report to the Operations Control Duty Manager.

4 days on / 4 days off 12h shift

Candidates must have a work permit in Ireland to apply for this position !

Duties and Responsibilities

To assist the Commander in flight preparation and to provide the relevant information as follows:

      Preparing the Operational flight plan and filing the flight plan with Euro Control

Preparation of the Commander's flight brief prior to each flight

To maintain a flight watch on all aircraft operated and furnish the Commander in flight or on the ground with any information necessary for the safe and efficient conduct of the flight.

Provision of optimised flight planning, ensuring the most cost-effective routing, taking into consideration departure and arrival punctuality

Ensure that all information provided to flight crew is the latest up-to-date information (Flight Plans, Crew Brief/Weather/NOTAMs)

Manage day of operation ATC slot requirements to minimise delay to the schedule

Liaise with Air Traffic Service Providers including CFMU Deal with all crew queries as required

Maintain flight watch on all aircraft under control of Dublin OCC including all flights operated by other carriers and to furnish the flight Commander (with ways and means available) with any information necessary for the safe and efficient conduct of the flight

Ensure the completion of the daily flight schedule and limit disruption to wet lease passengers

In the event of an Emergency, to take action as may be necessary under the Company Emergency Response plan

To allocate aircraft to specific flights in accordance with any commercial or maintenance requirements pertaining at the time

Provide real-time operational alerts, status updates, information to CityJet Management and wet lease customers

To carry out instructions from the Head of Operations, Flight Dispatch & Training Manager and OCC Duty Managers

Complete all regulatory course work to standard

Acceptance of and compliance with the Operations Control Procedures Manual (OCPM) and any updates to it by means of Operations Control Instruction, Operations Control Bulletins and Memos issued

Maintain a level of knowledge in Crew Control functions and Flight Time Limitations???

Deputise for the OCC Duty Manager as required


  • Minimum two years experience as Fight Dispatcher/ Operations Controller required
  • A thorough and in-depth knowledge of European Air Traffic Control System
  • Having a working knowledge of full Flight Planning Procedures
  • Experience and knowledgeable in Crew Control and FTL's
  • Extensive knowledge of the aviation industry
  • Extensive Knowledge in Aviation Weather and NOTAMS
  • Previous experience as a OCC Controller is desirable.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport (some travel required)
  • Proven ability to manage complex and unpredictable situations, while working within a pressurised environment
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • High level of commitment and flexibility
  • A high degree of flexibility as this role is shift based.
  • A resilient and mature personality.
  • Ability to see the "big picture" and make important decisions in a short timeframe.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment


  • 26 days (inclusive of Public holidays)
  • Onsite free parking (Purple car park Dublin Airport) moving to car park outside of office once training is complete and you have moved onto shift.
  • Dublin Airport Central - staff concessions for food and beverage
  • Pension contribution from employer (assuming employee contributes) after 6 months employment - max 5%, employee can begin contributing on day 1.
  • Employee Assistance Program - Spectrum
  • Death in Service x 4 times salary

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