Drone Jobs: Skyports Drone Services Initiates Major Hiring Programme in UK and Singapore
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Skyports Drone Services has initiated its Hub Operator Programme, a major employment programme for the recruitment of personnel to support drone operations in new and existing markets. The programme is seeking applicants who are willing to travel for extended periods of time.
Skyports Drone Services launched the programme in order to develop operational support and expertise throughout its major markets for 2023, including Colombia, UAE, the UK, Kenya and Korea. The growth of the drone industry necessitates new expertise and capabilities in order for drone operations to be realized and scaled – which means more drone jobs.
Applicants who are accepted into the programme will collaborate with the company’s experienced drone pilot team to support flight operations. Roles that Hub Operators will perform include: assisting management and set up of flight hubs to allow for safe and efficient landings and departures; executing key checklists necessary to the safe operation of Skyports Drone Services’ aircraft; and situational awareness support. Applicants will receive thorough training and guidance for the duration of the programme in order to guarantee they meet the company’s safety standard.
Suitable candidates should be available for at least three months throughout the year and will be required to travel one to eight weeks at a time. Following the programme, applicants will also receive opportunities to explore permanent roles in the business.
More Demand for Drone Services, More Drone Jobs
“Demand for drone operations has skyrocketed in the last 18 months and we’re busier than ever with our delivery, survey and monitoring services. The Hub Operator Programme will enable us to achieve the ambitions we have set for ourselves in the year ahead, ensuring we always have people at the ready to support us in the deployment of our operations,” said Skyports Drone Services Director Alex Brown. “Workforce development is a critical, but often forgotten, consideration in the growth of a new industry. With the Hub Operator programme, we hope to future proof our operations and inspire more people to join this exciting, rapidly growing industry.”
Further information on the programme and applications can be found below:
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Ian attended Dominican University of California, where he received a BA in English in 2019. With a lifelong passion for writing and storytelling and a keen interest in technology, he is now contributing to DroneLife as a staff writer.
Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, a professional drone services marketplace, and a fascinated observer of the emerging drone industry and the regulatory environment for drones. Miriam has penned over 3,000 articles focused on the commercial drone space and is an international speaker and recognized figure in the industry. Miriam has a degree from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of experience in high tech sales and marketing for new technologies.
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