The JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport is inviting applications for the Chief Executive Officer Position

The J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO has the primary responsibility for the efficient and effective operation and administration of the Sydney Airport (Class 3). The CEO will provide leadership and management of all aspects of the airport to achieve the mission, strategy and goals of the organization. The CEO is responsible for finance, operations, maintenance, Safety Management System, Security Program, regulatory compliance, leases, marketing, administration and capital projects. Please click here for more information about the position and the application process. Deadline for applications is March 24, 2017


  • Post-secondary degree or certificate from an accredited university or college or extensive senior airport experience. Completion of the Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.)
  • Proficiency in use of the internet, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Candidates who are short-listed must provide a Criminal Records Search (obtained through Police Services) and pass the airport’s security requirements.

Compensation is comparable to other small airports and commensurate with experience.

 Interested applicants can apply in confidence by March 24, 2017 by submitting a cover letter, resume and copies of degrees or certificates electronically to the Selection Committee.

 While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.