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Monday, December 4, 2017

Senior Licensing Officer Job at Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Licensing Officer

Jobs at:
Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5:00 pm, 18th December, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA ) is a corporate body responsible for regulation of civil aviation in Uganda. it manages Entebbe International Airport (EIA) and thirteen (13) other upcountry aerodromes. CAA carries out its work in conformity with international Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs). The Authority now plans to recruit suitably qualified Ugandans of impeccable integrity and commitment to fill the following position in its establishment, as detailed below:
POST: Senior Licensing Officer
REPORTS TO : Principal Licensing officer
AGE : From 38 in 55 years

To discharge responsibilities related to regulation, administration, training, examination and licensing of flight and cabin crew, aircraft maintenance personnel and air traffic controllers in accordance with the Civil Aviation (Personnel Licensing) Regulations.
Licensing Aviation Personnel
  • Maintain an up-to-date, effective and secure personnel record system for licensing, certification, designation. approval and authorization actions.
  • Maintaining lists of civil aviation authorized and designated examiners;
  • Maintain PEL office library;
  • Ensure current Regulatory and PEL Guidance material are available and are referenced and used by the PEL Staff in execution of their duties.
  • Participate in the development and update of Civil Aviation Regulations and Guidance Materials
  • Coordinate with other FSS Sections and prepare and effectively implement examination schedules. Ensure timely distribution of invitation letters to the candidates.
  • Advise Manager FSS on any necessary correspondences.
  • Participate in setting of examinations both practical and oral;
     Maintain record of all licenses of applicants as per regulations;
  •  Processing all license forms and preparing licenses for official signatures;
  • Evaluation of foreign licenses and certificates, and military pilot qualifications, and taking appropriate action, including consultation with the State of issue;
  •  Reviewing the limitations and recent experience of flight crew members, maintenance personnel, aircraft controllers etc and taking appropriate action.
  • Liaise with Document Centre on storage of personnel files;
  •  Ensure that records kept by Document Centre are complete and sufficient to provide documentary evidence of each licensing action and allow the history of each license issued to be traced
  •  Perform duties as may from time to time be directed;
  •  Properly discharge all delegated powers;
  •  Brief and liaise with examination supervisors and supervise examinations it required;
  •  Keep schedules of all licenses to monitor renewal;
  •  Ensure the production and dissemination of examination results through appropriate methods;
  • Provide detailed requirements for issuance and renewal of licenses .
  • Ensure that all licenses pay the appropriate examination/renewal tees.
  •  Allocate examination centers to candidate and ensuring that the relevant examinations are ready;
  • Advise public where the conduct of medical examinations is done;
  • Recommend the renewal, endorsement and issue of Licenses;
Minimum Requirements:
  • A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized University,
  • A pilot with at least a Commercial Pilot’s License (CPI ) and A minimum of 300 total flying hours. OR
  • A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized University,
     Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license and A minimum of 4 years work experience as a licensed aircraft maintenance Engineer OR
  •  A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
    Air Traffic Controllers’ (ATO) License with at least 2 ratings and Not less than 4 years’ work experience as ATC license holder
     Must be computer literate.
Job application procedure
Handwritten applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts; with the Job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelop should be sent to the address shown below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.
The Director Human Resource & Administration
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office)
P.0. Box 5536
To be received not later than 5:00 pm, 18th December, 2017 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CAA is an equal opportunity employer. It is the duty of the applicant to ensure that his/her application is received by the indicated date and late applications will not be entertained under any circumstances.