SafeSkys Ltd., SafeSkys House, 84B, Easton St., High Wycombe, Bucks HP11 1LT

Careers in ATC, Air Traffic Control Engineering and Bird Control & Wildlife Management

SafeSkys is a company in which the wellbeing of its staff is paramount.

SafeSkys recruits staff of the highest calibre and rewards their contribution to our success. Unique in the ATC world, SafeSkys supplies staff for short and long term contracts and emergency cover across the world. For those who seek the next career move, this results in exceptional employment opportunities.

Vacancy at SafeSkys Head Office 

None at the present time.

Skys has an immediate vacancy for a Deputy Operations Manager.  Based at High Wycombe, Bucks.NonN
The task is to assist with HR, Health and Safety and contract management for SafeSkys’ bird control and wildlife management contracts on RAF Stations and civil airports in England, Scotland and Wales.
 You need to hold a full driving licence.  Ideally you will have RAF experience as a WO or junior officer, good people skills and a shotgun and firearms certificate. Full training will be given. Salary is £21,000 - £25,000 based on experience.  Use of a company pool car for site visits, pension and death in service benefit.  Uniform provided for visits to staff. For more information call Richard Barber on 01494 558363 or send a CV with a covering letter to 

Current Vacancies in ATC

Experienced AFISO required at Llanbedr in North Wales

An exciting opportunity for an experienced AFISO has arisen with SafeSkys at Llanbedr in North Wales. The primary focus of the operation at Llanbedr is Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) but General Aviation movements are accepted.  Llanbedr has also been shortlisted as a potential location for the UK Spaceport (see:  The operational hours at Llanbedr are currently Monday to Friday 0900 – 1700 (local), although some weekend and Public Holiday working will be required to support individual UAS deployments. 

Due to the nature of the operation, unfortunately only applications from UK Nationals can be accepted; the successful applicant will also be required to hold or obtain UK security clearance to SC level.  

Applications are invited from experienced / current AFISOs for this exciting opportunity, a Met Observers Certificate would be a distinct advantage but suitable training will be provided if necessary. 

For further information please contact Martyn Jeffery on 019755 62222 or Head Office on 01494 558363.  Alternatively, please send a CV to either or  

Air Traffic Controllers
CAA Air Traffic Control Officers

SafeSkys manages a scheme called ControllerLease which provides short notice ATCOs to airports for long term sickness relief, pregnancy cover and any other short term requirement. Sometimes these temporary appointments become full time.

If you are available between jobs or maybe you have just retired, would you like to register your availability with SafeSkys for the ControllerLease data base. Remuneration normally includes travel and accommodation costs.

Please register with Martyn Jeffery on

Current Vacancies in ATC Engineering

 None at the present time

Current Vacancies in Bird Control and Wildlife Management

Part Time Wildlife & Bird Control Operator - RAF Lossiemouth / Inverness Airport, Scotland
This would not suit anyone who already has a job or is seeking a full time post
SafeSkys has a vacancy starting now for a part time bird control operator at RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Kinloss and Inverness Airport.  You would be trained at all three airports and would provide relief for the full time staff as and when required.  About 10-20 hours per month with possibly some overnight shifts.  The role would be to staff a Bird Control Unit as part of a team.  Your responsibility would be to patrol the airfield in a 4WD vehicle to deter birds which could cause a hazard to aircraft.  You need to have a full driving licence, be colour perception safe and able to hold a shotgun licence issued by the local police.  No age limits or formal qualifications are required as full training will be provided.  This would suit anyone with spare time on their hands or ex-service persons especially those with an interest in ornithology, wildlife and the outdoors.
Applicants please either send a CV to or call 01494 558363 for more details.
Airfield Wildlife and Habitat Management Consultant
SafeSkys and its Wildlife and Habitat Management Division, Avian Safe is recruiting biologists, ornithologists and people with experience in the field of Wildlife and Habitat Management to provide the following consultancy services to our airport customer worldwide:
ICAO 13 km Wildlife Hazard Surveys
Bird Control & Wildlife Hazard Management Training of Wildlife Control Operators
Bird Control & Wildlife Hazard Management Proficiency Checks
Bird Control & Wildlife Strike Hazard Reduction Surveys
Bird Control & Wildlife Hazard Management Plans
Top rates of pay and full expenses are paid.
If you would like to join our list of consultants please send a CV to

Telephone Number +44 1494 558363

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SafeSkys Ltd., SafeSkys House, 84B, Easton St., High Wycombe, Bucks HP11 1LT

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