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Airport Operations Assistant Manager

Location: Cape Town & Tankwa Karoo


This is a voluntary unremunerated position. The Airport Operations Assistant Manager (AOM) is responsible for the overall airspace and uncontrolled airport operations at Tankwa Karoo, prior, during and after the AfrikaBurn event.

The AOM’s responsibility is to ensure that the airspace operates safely, consistent with legal and AfrikaBurn’s principles as well as organisational requirements.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Budgeting, fees and cost control
Airspace and safety management
Project management
Timeline management
Resource and volunteer allocation
Terminal/Gate operations in collaboration with Ticketing crew
Communication and problem resolutions via email (prior to event and air-band during event)
Medical air service management

The AOM and team work in close collaboration with the Event Operations team, EMS and Ticketing to ensure a smooth and safe Airport and Airspace function.

This is a part-time position, with a need for occasional meetings and training at our Cape Town office and in the Tankwa Town Airspace camp during the event.

The successful applicant should have a good knowledge of airspace workings, an air-band operators radio licence (Class C) and preferably (but not essential) a pilot’s licence.

Interested volunteers should send an expression of interest to volunteer@afrikaburn.com



Backend Developer

Short term position, available immediately, location flexible

    Drupal 7 Developer
    PHP 7

For both IT-related positions, please email jobs@afrikaburn.com



We don’t have any other positions available at this point –  but in the meantime, if you’d like to find out more about volunteering (which is a fantastic way to get a first-hand understanding of how our various portfolios work) and the kind of skills that we’re always on the hunt for – head over to the Volunteer page and fill out the form.

And, if there’s a chance that you know nothing about our event or culture (how’d that happen?) but would like to know more, a good place to start would be here.