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Menzies Aviation is a global leader in the provision of aircraft ground handling services. We are committed to providing the highest standard of service to airline customers. 

We are currently seeking a permanent part-time Load Controller for our dynamic and fast paced Passenger Services Operation located at Perth Airport.


Key duties and tasks will include, but not be restricted or limited to:

  • Co-ordination of the pre-flight procedures to maintain the highest possible levels of service to client airlines
  • Careful monitoring and manipulation of the load planning system, to ensure that load planning is achieved in a safe manner whilst optimizing the payload uplift and the fuel efficiency of the aircraft
  • Prepare, sign, distribute, clear and file as appropriate, documents e.g. LIR's, load sheets, balance charts, Captain's load information and manifests, in accordance with local or international regulation or as reasonably required by the carrier
  • Monitor phone and radio communications including updating the flight information service. Convey and deliver flight documents between the aircraft and appropriate airport facilities
  • Production of all system documentation for each flight and send arrival, departure and post departure messages as per client airline requirements
  • Maintain manual load control skills and a knowledge of 'fallback procedures' to enable the operation to continue during system outages
  • Participate in training activities and conduct on the job training as the need arises
  • Co-ordination of all activities during aircraft turnaround providing a reference point for all staff and client airline personnel. Printing and delivery of the load sheet (where required) and to ensure that a quality, on-time departure is achieved
  • Input Data into RSMS where necessary
  • Fulfill the Operations role when necessary
  • Supervise staff as required


To be successful in this role you must have the following skills and capabilities:

  • Substantial experience in the aviation industry
  • Sound understanding of airline systems including DCS (Departure Control Systems) and/or the ability to acquire new knowledge quickly.
  • Strong numerical and analytical abilities.
  • The ability to work accurately at pace whilst under pressure.
  • Excellent communications/interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and undertake intensive training relevant to the role.
  • Understanding of aircraft weight and balance.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Safety awareness.
  • Initiative and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Customer focus


Applicants will be required to undergo a Police check, Airport security check and pre-employment medical as part of the standard conditions of employment.

This position is permanent part-time based on a minimum 20 hours per week over a 7 day rotating roster. 

We offer competitive remuneration, excellent working conditions, parking and an opportunity to develop your career with a global leader in the field of airline ground handling.

About Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation is a global provider of customer, ramp and cargo handling services. Our people are the friendliest of faces for millions of customers, making sure they have a safe and seamless journey through the airport and all the documents they need for their flight.

Operating at over 140 stations in 31 countries and supported by a worldwide team of over 21,000 employees, we serve over 500 airlines handling over a million flights, and 1.6 million tonnes of cargo every year... and, we're still growing our business. We work to be the best at what we do, and that means employing and supporting the best people.

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Perth International Airport
Level 2, 2 George Wiencke Drive, Perth, Australia, 6105
  • Salary:
  • Location:
    Perth International Airport
  • Region:
    Western Australia
  • Function:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Part-Time Permanent
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