Crew Controller

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Position:  Crew Controller

Location: East Midlands Airport, United Kingdom 

Reference: SW105

Salary: £24,500 + Benefits (No Shifts, just 9-5 Mon- Fri)

Type: Permanent, full-time


CAS Recruitment are proud to been retained by one of our prestigious UK Aviation clients to recruit a Crew Controller. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Crew Controller or someone with operational knowledge of FTL/EASA regulations who is committed to developing their career as a Crew Controller to join a small, friendly team. As a Crew Controller you will play a pivotal role within the operations team, operating in a fast paced exciting environment where no two days are the same, however because our client understands and values your work life balance there are no shifts just 9-5 Monday to Friday & the weekends belong to you!

If successful you will be joining a forward thinking airline that has an excellent reputation for developing and progressing the careers of its most talented team members.

Holiday / Working time / Benefits

28 Days Holiday raising to 33 after 5 years service.
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Life Assurance Cover
Excellent Pension Scheme
Excellent Staff travel

Role Overview:

To plan, supervise and maintain the safe and efficient delivery of the crew roster and training plan in line ithe commercial & operational aims of the Company whilst conforming to Standard Operating procedures, statutory, and other regulatory requirements ensuring minimum disruption to the flying programme.


  • Produce & administer Crew Rosters ensuring all flights are correctly crewed in accordance with EASA and Company regulations
  • To manage the daily administration of rosters including initial handover, and ensure all crew- positioning flights, Hotac, taxi and car hire is booked. To ensure that crew have correct information to minimise delays and maximise potential for on time departures. 
  • Production of rotational rosters to ensure fair allocation of duties and time off
  • Liaison with the Training department for coordination of crew training requirements
  • Identifying and making recommendations on crew establishments
  • To compile weekly and monthly legality reports to ensure our clients Crew operate within legal guideline both company and in line with FTL Scheme. 
  • Liaison with the Operations & Charter Executives with regard to commercial and charter changes and any additional flights which may be required
  • Liaison with Flight Operations Management with regard to crew base transfer, termination, sickness and special requests
  • Ensuring all planned Ground Courses and Simulator duties are rostered in accordance with current legislation and Company requirements
  • Allocation of Annual Crew Leave

Candidate Experience & Knowledge:

  • You MUST have Experience in handling the complexities of the operational environment, including crew union agreements, EU-Ops & FTL schemes
  • You MUST have Experience of making suggestions and implementing ways of improving efficiency and reducing costs 
  • You MUST have Knowledge of crew control and EASA FTL 
  • You MUST be Computer literate and demonstrated use of Crew Scheduling software
  • It would be highly desirable if you have Awareness of crew fatigue and Circadian Rhythm factors
  • It would be highly desirable if you are an experienced Crew Controller / Planner  

Competitive Salary & Benefits DOE.

***You must have the legal right to live and work in the UK to apply for this position***

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