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

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

Current Vacancies in Bird Control and Wildlife Management

Deputy General Manager Avian Safe

SafeSkys has an exciting opportunity for a recent Graduate with a degree in Ornithology, Biology or Environmental Studies.  A keen interest in ornithology and aviation is essential.

The role is to shadow the General Manager as he carries out:

ICAO 13km surveys
Wildlife Control Management Plans
Migration Studies
Habitat Management
Wildlife Control Operator Training

Office based in High Wycombe with some worldwide travel.

A secondary role is to be an operations manager for our Bird Control & Wildlife Control Units and our Air Traffic Control Services Units.  UK travel in a company vehicle.

You would also be expected to assist with general Head Office tasks.

Full training will be provided.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic worldwide provider of Airport Wildlife Control Services and to grow the position as we win more business.

Please contact Marcus Lloyd Parker initially on +44 1494 558363 or by email to:

Full Time permanent Airfield Wildlife Control Operator (AWCO) required at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire

Wildlife, particularly birds, pose a high risk to air safety, especially during critical points of flight, i.e. take-off and landing. The role of the AWCO is to eliminate the presence of birds and other wildlife on the airfield, reducing the risk to all aircraft using the airfield. Birds are naturally attracted to the airfield due to several factors, the primary one being the abundance of food. Armed with a 4x4 SUV, bioacoustics, pyrotechnics and (when all else fails) a shotgun, the AWCO deters the wildlife from settling on the airfield and encourages all bird populations to stay well clear. The entire operation is carried out within the strict guidelines of Natural England, the police and the RAF. All movements and activities are recorded in a log book, with all lethally controlled animals dispatched under licence as a last resort.

Applicants must have no police convictions that would prevent them holding a shotgun and firearms certificate; not be colour blind and hold a full driving licence. A Baseline Personnel Security Standard and a Counter Terrorist check will be carried out on the successful candidate. This position is ideally suited to someone who lives locally to Brize Norton and has an interest in wildlife.

The Full Time Operator follows a shift pattern of 2 days (0800-1800), 2 nights (1800 – 0800) and 4 days off (48 hours per 8 days) giving contracted hours of 43 per week. 25 days holidays p.a.  £18,054 per annum plus benefits.

International airfield Wildlife and Habitat Management Consultants

SafeSkys is bidding for a contract to supply Wildlife Control Services to six International Airports in Asia.  We invite experienced wildlife consultants who have worked at International Airports worldwide providing assistance with such subjects as:

ICAO 13km surveys
Migration Studies
Habitat Management
Ideally you will hold a degree in Ornithology, Biology or Environmental studies.
Please contact Marcus Lloyd Parker initially on +44 1494 558363 or by email
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

CAA Air Traffic Control Officers

SafeSkys is pleased to announce that an opportunity for a UK CAA Licensed Air Traffic Controller with ADI/ADV and APP ratings has arisen at a UK Regional Airport.  Located in an idyllic part of the UK, the position attracts a salary of approximately £46k depending on experience and a negotiable relocation package is offered.  An OJTI endorsement and Met Observers Qualification is desirable, but not essential.  The position is available immediately.

For further information, please e-mail or please submit a current CV to the same e-mail address.”


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


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

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