“I enjoy working for Star as it allows me to make a difference in society through assisting passengers with reduced mobility. The happiness in their eyes when they reunite with their family members is what makes me proud to work for Star.”
“What I love the most in working at Star Aviation is the diversity in the workplace because when all the of employees accept the differences between each other, it results to effective collaboration which is necessary when performing our job as a ground crew. I am truly grateful to be a part of this team.”
“I joined the Star Aviation family in October as a Fleet Team Leader. In the brief time I have been here, I have seen what an amazing company Star is and what potential it has to grow. The staff are amazing to work with and I was accepted with open arms into the team that I now call my family. The support provided by Peter and Renee has been remarkable, I can honestly say I wouldn’t be where I am in such a short time if it wasn’t for their guidance and support. I’m looking forward to continuing the journey with this great organisation.”
“I love to work for Star Aviation because of it’s working environment and excellent Star team. Star Aviation is helping me to grow myself in terms of my interpersonal and communication skills. All the achievement certificates Star provides motivates me even more to focus on my work.”
“I started work for Star back in March 2019. During my short time with Star I have been able to grow. Not only as a person, but in my career. I have recently been promoted as a 2IC at Moranbah which has enabled me to lead the team, whether it is on ramp or check in. I am fortunate enough to be able to represent the team in monthly toolboxes with QantasLink. I wouldn’t be the mature leader I am today if it wasn’t for Stars constant support and encouragement.”
” In the past 13 months with Star I have been given the opportunity to grow with the company professionally and watch the company go from strength to strength gaining new contracts. I started with the company as a Passenger Services Officer and have been promoted to a Passenger Services Manager through to 2IC Duty Manager. I look forward to being a part of this growing and successful company!”
” Being in a growing and expanding company like Star has allowed me to use this as a solid platform to grow my skills. I’m constantly learning and striving to better myself within the company and I’m very excited to see what the future will hold for Star Aviation. Being the youngest 2IC Duty Manager at Sydney Airport for Star is a huge achievement which I am proud of. The ongoing support throughout the team makes my role that much more enjoyable. ”
“Since joining Star Aviation in March last year (2019), my professional skill set has improved considerably. The support provided by Star has been outstanding and has allowed me to gain valuable knowledge in such an important industry. Star has a great culture which allows all employees equal opportunity to improve and grow, one reason I’m proud to be part of such a great company!”
“One of the many things that I loved most about working for a business like Star is that every day is something different and fantastic. You are always interacting with different people, you always have the chance to learn something new and most of all, the environment and atmosphere of the team is always so enjoyable.”
“Our people are our success” Peter Georgiou: General Manager
Star Aviation Services is proud of our diverse culture and talented employees. Star currently employees 300 people nationwide which continuous to grow.
Star would like to take the opportunity to highlight some of our talent across Australia. We also invite you to gain a better understanding in regard to Stars culture and employee recognition program (SuperSTAR).
Peter founded Star Aviation Services in 2012 with the vision for Star to be Australia’s most dynamic Ground Handler.
With over 24 years experience within the security and aviation sector, Peter is responsible for the operational management for Star Aviation Services.
Iszy joined the Star team in February 2018 with in-depth knowledge across operations, safety and compliance.
Iszy’s experience spans over 7 years in aviation Ground Handling.
As the Head of Ground Handling, Iszy is responsible for managing Star Aviation’s Ground Handling portfolio’s nationally and overseeing all operations requirements of the respective airports that fall under her control.
Renee joined the Star team in 2018 with over 8 year’s experience in customer service and marketing.
As the Head of Customer Service and Marketing, Renee facilitates the continuous improvement and growth of Star Aviation’s PRM (Passenger Reduced Mobility) services, identifies new opportunities as well as supports cultural change across Star Aviation’s Customer Service portfolio.
Manjit joined Star Aviation in November 2018 as the Airport Manager for Albury.
Manjit Singh brings to the team an array of management and leadership skills.
As the Airport Manager, Manjit is responsible for overseeing all ground handling operations in Albury, managing the team and maintaining service performance standards.
“Manjit has adapted to the aviation industry extremely well. Since Manjit has joined he has been investing time in learning our client’s KPIs and implementing improvements with the help of the Albury team. Manjit is an excellent leader and I look forward to being apart of his journey” -Isabelle Roach
Catherine started with Star in June 2018 as a Cabin Cleaning Officer for the Melbourne team.
Throughout her career at Star, Catherine has demonstrated excellent leadership and management skills and has received multiple Employee Recognition certificates for assisting the Melbourne team’s development.
In March 2019, Catherine was promoted as a Cabin Cleaning Team Leader.
Catherine was also announced as Star’s March SuperSTAR in 2019. She was nominated by a number of employees and management for her extremely hard work and dedication to the Melbourne Cabin Cleaning team.
Andrew joined the Star family in April 2015 as a Cabin Cleaning Team Leader for Canberra.
In 2018, Andrew was introduced to the business and clients as Canberra’s Airport Manager.
As the Airport Manager, Andrew is responsible for overseeing all ground handling operations in Canberra, managing the team and maintaining service performance standards.
“Star stands for something different. Star is all about family, working with one another and trying to create one of the best working environments out there. With a lot of bigger companies, you don’t get the same level of care between the Managing Director and employees, but here you will often see all levels working together on the tarmac and behind the scenes to make Star the best it can be.” – Andrew Georgiou
Jacinta joined the Star Aviation Sydney team in April 2018 as a Passenger Service Officer.
Throughout her career at Star, Jacinta has continuously grown and stepped up to new challenges.
Jacinta’s career progression at Star includes:
- Passenger Service Officer
- Passenger Service Officer 2ic
- Passenger Service Manager
- Duty Manager 2ic
“I love working for Star Aviation because there is such great opportunity to develop and thrive. With leaders that always support you and always have your back I wouldn’t want to work anywhere else! Star Aviation – to infinity and beyond!” – Jacinta Carvalho
Matt joined the Star family in July 2017 as a Ramp Officer.
Throughout his career at Star, Matt has continuously displayed leadership skills and consciousness for safety.
In May 2018, Matt was promoted to Emerald Team Leader.
Matt is responsible for managing both the Ramp team and the Customer Services team in Emerald.
His role incorporates overseeing all ground handling operations in Emerald, managing the team and maintaining service performance standards.
Yianni joiend Star Aviation in September 2018 as a Passenger Service Officer.
Since commencing with Star, Yianni has been eager to grow within his role and accepted new challenges.
Yianni’s career progression includes:
- Passenger Service Officer
- Passenger Service Officer 2ic
- HR and Marketing Officer
- Passenger Service Manager
Yianni is currently studying a Bachelor of Marketing and Media.
He is responsible for leading the Passenger Reduced Mobility team and ensuring excellent customer service is achieved.
“Yianni is hard working, reliable and passionate. His people focussed approach and high level of integrity has seen his successful progression into a management role with Star Aviation. I am proud to have him as part of the team and look forward to continuing to develop his skillset and career.” – Renee Mifsud
Sajna joined the Star team in January 2020 with over 2 year’s experience in Human Resources and Business Management.
As the HR and Administrative Coordinator Sajna is responsible for managing the end to end recruitment process and for managing internal HR queries nationally.
Throughout her role Sajna supports Star employees and assists with the implementation of new processes and procedures.
Kristal joined the Star team as a Customer Service Officer in October 2018.
Due to continuously going above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction whilst supporting her team, Kristal was promoted to 2ic Airport Area Manager.
Kristal now assists in ensuring all KPIs are met, across both Moranbah and Emerald.
“In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”- Maya Angelou
At Star we understand the importance of having a diverse workforce to create an enriched and inclusive culture.
As an equal opportunity employer Star invites all to apply for our current opportunities.
Star’s most proud achievement is our commitment to closing the gender balance gap.
“In 2012 when I first started the business, I was told that the industry was primarily male dominated. My mission within the first 3 years was to at least have 25% of our workforce female. I have watched with excitement that our percentage increased to being almost equal. A wonderful achievement.” Peter Georgiou: General Manager
“The success of our business has been built on the commitment, professionalism and positive attitude our staff bring to work each and every day. It is for this very reason Star continues to shine.”- Peter Georgiou, General Manager
To recognise our people, Peter Georgiou introduced employee recognition program: SuperSTAR in January 2019.
SuperSTAR is a recognition program whereby anyone can nominate a fellow employee for going above and beyond.
All nominations received monthly will be assessed by the programs judging panel against the SuperSTAR programs criteria.
SuperSTARs of the Month will receive a visa gift card and a certificate.
In December the 11 employees announced as SuperSTARs of the month will go in the running to be awarded SuperSTAR of the Year.
The SuperSTAR of the Year will receive a trophy, certificate and a holiday for 2 people, including flights and accommodation for 5 nights in Fiji!
All SuperSTAR winners are announced on Star Aviation’s LinkedIn page at the end of each month.