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10 Assistant Marine Officer Jobs at Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
10 Assistant Marine Officers 

Jobs at:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Deadline of this Job:
21st September, 2018. 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 7th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
JOB DETAILS:Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible tor 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 till the following positions in its establishment as detailed below:

Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/07/2018
Post: Marine - Trainee
Reports To: Assistant Marine Officer
Salary Level: 7
Vacancies: 10
Age: Between 22 to 30 years of age

JOB PURPOSE: The purpose of the position is to assist in providing the Airports with Fire, Search, Marine and Rescue services in the case of marine related accidents or disasters.
The successful candidates will be trained in the following Principal Accountabilities:


Open Water/Fire Fighting and Prevention process
  • Performs the assigned duties and responsibilities of a Marine Man with the required discipline.
  • When assigned, will respond and perform his/her duties to all alarms and emergency calls.
  • When assigned duties, he/she will ensure maintenance of all search and rescue appliances/equipment in the rescue amphibian vehicles and station is undertaken.
  • While on duty or training programme, he/she will perform assigned work such as precautionary standbys on hazardous work operation, maintenance/cleaning of rescue boat and equipments.
  • Participates in practical training exercises, lifesaving, water safety and full scale water emergency exercises.
  • Performs the duties and responds/operates fire alarm dispatcher while on duty as assigned by the Assistant Marine ofiicer.
  • Participates in all in-house training and practical exercises during the physical training.
  • Will perform related work as required by the Assistant Marine Officer or other superiors.
  • While on duty, is mandatorily obliged to follow the safety rules, regulations and policies of the Aerodrome Open Water/Fire Fighting/Marine Rescue Services procedures.
Five credits at ‘O’ level two of which should be in English and Mathematics plus an ‘A’ level Certificate or Ordinary Diploma.

Knowledge of marine rescue services or boat handling or nursing is an added advantage.

  • Must be mentally and physically fit.
  • Must pass the CAA physical test.
  • Background in open water life saving and diving will be an advantage.
  • Must pass the CAA physical test.
Job application procedure
Hand-written 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 envelope should be sent to the address below, before close of business on 21st September, 2018. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact. THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE), ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, P .O. BOX 5536 KAMPALA 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. Late applications will not be entertained under any circumstances.