What's In It For You?
At HIAL, we value our workforce and are committed to providing the training and support required to enable everyone to develop their skills and talents. We are genuinely committed to respecting and encouraging equality and diversity across our airports.
We aim for our approach to our work and the rewards that we offer, to make us an employer of choice across the Highlands and Islands and Dundee.
Salary and Benefits
We pride ourselves in being a great company to work for and ensuring good rates of pay is just part of that. Alongside the benefit of a good salary, you may also be eligible to join one of our generous pension schemes.
Eligible employees receive Occupational Sick Pay and there is also access to Occupational Health Services for all when required.
We ensure that you receive all the training you need to be able to do your role effectively, and uniforms are provided free of charge where required.
Environmental Management System
We're committed to managing any environmental impacts of our work and have developed an Environmental Management system. We promote good environmental practise and use resources as efficiently as possible.
Training and Development
The employees of HIAL represent its greatest asset. By providing opportunities, facilities and support, HIAL ensures that all members of staff are in possession of the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to perform their role.
A significant proportion of our training activity is focused on technical competence and keeping technical skills fully up to date for staff in specialist roles:
Fire Fighters: On joining the Airport Fire Service, you will receive six weeks training at a CAA Approved Training Provider. On return to the airport, an ongoing training programme is provided to maintain knowledge, understanding and skills.
Air Traffic Control Officers ensure that all aircraft depart and arrive safely. This is a position of huge responsibility working in a high pressure environment where safety is paramount. HIAL employ trainee, part qualified and fully qualified ATCOs, and skills are maintained with ongoing unit training. Air Traffic Assistants and Flight Information Service Officers are also employed at HIAL airports and receive training in areas like Met Training.
Security is a high profile area and our Security Officers provide an environment within the airports to ensure that all regulatory security requirements are met. Staff complete an eight day initial course with regular refresher training to maintain skills, with enhanced training given to our Security Supervisors who provide daily support to our Officers.
General development for all employees is part of an ongoing personal development plan agreed with individuals within each department.