A job offer has just come up on the isle of Benbecula, in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland, and if you’re in the market for a life changing experience, this might well be the chance of a lifetime. The Highlands and Islands Airports Limited is looking for an Air Traffic Controller and the best of all, you don’t need any experience in order to get a chance at the job. However, you do need to fulfill some medical criteria and of course, the setting must please you.
If you’ve never heard about Benbecula or the Outer Hebrides before, do not fear because they’re not exactly on everyone’s map. Nonetheless, that doesn’t mean that they’re not worth a visit or that they couldn’t be your ideal place to live. If you’re a fan of pristine beaches, beautiful fauna and flora and a lot of nature in general, this could even be your perfect fit.
The job, offered by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited, is that of Air Traffic Controller. You’ll start with a salary of £27,943 (approximately €32,682) to £41,298 (approximately €48,302), which could rise to £46,281 (approximately €54,129) – £56,700 (approximately €66,315) once you’re fully qualified. The only required criteria are that you’re over 18 years old and that you meet certain medical requirements dictated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). According to the job offer, next to your salary and a beautiful location to live you’ll also receive “generous annual leave, company pension, and an employee assistance programme to help the successful candidate and their family to relocate”.
“As demonstrated by HiJOBS recent research, almost three-quarters of Scots fantasise about starting a new life on Scotland’s stunning coast or countryside,” commercial director and founder of HiJOBS, who’s responsible for the job offer, Laura Saunders stated. “This role will not only enable the successful candidate to do that, but they will also be taking the first steps in an incredibly rewarding career path in aviation. What more could you want?”
Those interested in applying for the job better do so fast, as applications close at midnight on September 8th.