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City of Derry Airport, (CoDA Operations Ltd), provides a vital air access link for the local community and performs a pivotal role in the economics of the region.  The airport is ideally placed to serve not only the city but its natural catchment in County Derry-Londonderry, Donegal, North Antrim, Tyrone and surrounding districts.  CoDA has undergone a major transformation in the past few years, with a modernisation programme that has delivered a significantly better passenger experience.  In 2013, the airport handled over 400,000 passengers travelling to a range of UK and European destinations.  CoDA is a progressive, commercially focused and continually changing business with a talented, passionate and committed workforce.

CoDA are currently seeking to recruit:  Experienced Airport Hand/Fire-Fighter

Casual Contract. Ref: FF0814

Join us, as a Fire-Fighter and you’ll be putting your expert knowledge to use within a challenging working environment with real variety on offer.  We have a need for a Casual Fire-Fighter to join our team. Applicants must be qualified and experienced Fire Fighters with familiarity of working at an airport an advantage.

As a minimum it is essential that applicants possess the following:

Essential Criteria

  • Successful candidates will be required to undertake a medical to meet

Civil Aviation Authority standards

  • Breathing Apparatus wearers certificate
  • A minimum of one years’ relevant experience of working as a qualified firefighter
  • Applicants will have 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above or equivalent and will be required to undertake a pre-entry assessment.

Desired Criteria

  • Current Fire Fighter Certificate of Competence
  • Valid LGV driving licence
  • A minimum of one years’ relevant experience of working as a qualified airport firefighter

Candidates will be required to produce evidence of achieving/maintaining currency at fire fighting duties by production of personal development/training records showing attaining/maintaining operational performance standards within the last 12 months

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre employment medical examination by an approved CAA Aviation Medical Examiner to establish fitness to carry out the full range of duties and responsibilities of the post.

Application forms can be obtained by emailing:

Closing date for receipt of application forms is Wednesday 10th September 2014

Application forms will be acceptable via post or email

City of Derry Airport is an Equal Opportunity Employer