Employment Opportunities

Air Affairs Australia is a well-established aircraft operations and engineering based company with new facilities located at the Albatross Aviation Technology Park.

Air Affairs is involved in Defence Training, Engineering and Manufacture of specialised equipment and are currently recruiting new personnel to assist with our expansion program. We are looking for self-motivated multi-skilled people willing to contribute to the company as a team member. We provide modern well-equipped workshops and excellent working conditions.

Learjet and Kingair Pilots

Pilots, have you thought about a career where you can live the dream? People dream about holidays on the South Coast of New South Wales. Now is the time to leave the city behind for a great flying opportunity with Air Affairs Australia, a dynamic and growing company based in the splendid Shoalhaven Region.

Air Affairs Australia invites Learjet and King Air pilots to apply for employment in this beautiful location.

From the fantastic coastline to the green hinterland, the Shoalhaven region of NSW is a wonderful place to live, with magnificent beaches, spectacular national parks and majestic mountains. Experience the charming villages and rolling green hills in an area suitable for those seeking all the benefits of city life while enjoying a wonderful country setting.

The personnel of Air Affairs Australia are a highly motivated and well-equipped team providing support for the Australian Defence Forces, major Government Departments and multinational companies.

Air Affairs Australia is 100% Australian owned and operates a large fleet of Special Mission Learjet 35A/36A aircraft and a single Special Mission Beech King Air B200T. The company is based in a purpose built facility at the Albatross Aviation Technology Park near Nowra NSW.

Specifically, this opportunity is to conduct line-scanning operations for the National Aerial Firefighting Centre (NAFC, www.nafc.org.au) and Air Affairs Australia is seeking applications from suitably qualified personnel for duty as line pilots. Rapid advancement for the right candidates is assured.

If you are a high time King Air pilot and think you are ready to step up into corporate jets, we would like to hear from you.

Learjet pilots ready to grow with the company, contact us now.

The mission includes a mix of the Learjet and King Air aircraft. Initial employment will be on one type only, but with a long term plan for all selected pilots to be dual qualified.

Positions are available for both Captains and Learjet Co-pilots.

We would like to hear from you so we have kept our minimum requirements low. It is expected that successful applicants may well exceed the minimums in some areas.

All positions require:

  • Must either be an Australian citizen or have the legal right to work and live in Australia
  • Australian CPL A
  • CASA Class 1 medical certificate
  • Able to obtain an Australian Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Multi-Engine Instrument Rating
  • 1500 hours PIC, 50 hours night
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Willingness to work on call or in shifts

Direct Learjet Captains require:

  • LR31/35/36 Type Rating
  • 3000 hours Total Time
  • 1500 hours PIC Turbine
  • 100 hours PIC or ICUS on type

Potential Learjet pilots without type rating require:

  • Extensive turbine aircraft experience
  • 3000 hours Total Time
  • 1500 hours PIC Turbine

King Air Captains require:

  • 100 hours on King Air (any variant), or
  • 1500 hours PIC turbine single, multi-engine piston or combination

Desirable qualifications for all positions:

  • Five years prior commercial flying experience
  • LR31/35/36 Type Rating (100 hours) or
  • Beech King Air experience (100 hours)
  • Aerial Survey experience
  • Australian ATPL or subjects completed
  • CNSS RNAV approach experience

Positions exist for:

  • Full time pilots
  • Fixed 5-6 month contract pilots
  • Casual pilots

Wages are above award

Crew house accommodation is supplied for contract and casual staff.

Fulltime staff would be expected to relocate to the Shoalhaven where you will find many more wonderful things to do and see, including fabulous food and wine, bushwalking, spectacular coastal scenery, and a wide variety of water sports and adventurous outdoor activity.

If you meet the requirements and are ready for a challenge, your application should include:

  • A brief cover letter
  • Résumé, including the names and contact details for two professional referees
  • Detailed summary of flying experience
  • Statement of compliance with the requirements and desirable qualifications
  • Include any additional attributes EG computing skills, document writing, graphics creation, technical drawing etc.
  • Education and employment history presented in reverse chronological order, I.E. most recent first. Please account for all time and jobs since leaving school where practicable
  • Include memberships of professional organisations and year of joining


  • Use A4 page size
  • Avoid using abbreviations or jargon
  • Do not send original documents. Retain a copy of your application for your reference
  • Have your documents typed and carefully proof read
  • Make sure you include all requested material


If email not possible, facsimile to +61 (0) 2 4423 1233

Or post to:
Air Affairs Australia
Attn: Pilot Recruitment
PO Box 3089, North Nowra 2541 NSW, AUSTRALIA

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CNC Machinist's

Applications are invited for suitably qualified tradespersons who fit the following selection criteria:- Trades certificate as a Fitter and Turner, minimum 5 years experience working in an engineering/toolmaking environment; able to work to close tolerances and time frames; interpret technical drawings; ability to work with minimum supervision; be self-motivated and multi-skilled and can contribute as a team member

Aircraft Welder

Applications are invited for a CASA qualified welder who is experienced in working with stainless steel and aluminium. Aircraft experience or license would be a significant advantage. TIG and MIG experience is essential.

For more information please contact Air Affairs Australia. Click here for contact details.