Flight Operations Inspectors at Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure.
The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions in its establishment:
Ref: ASSR/FO/08/15
Department: Flight Operation
Reports To: Chief Flight Operations Inspector
Job Purpose: To organize and supervise the inspection and surveillance activities with respect to general aviation to ensure compliance with aviation safety standards, regulations and recommended practices.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform inspection and surveillance duties with respect to general aviation.
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of the operator’s training programmes for pilots, including training facilities, equipment and simulators with respect to the aircraft being used.
  • Evaluate, for approval purposes, the training programmes / curricula offered by training organizations, including the appropriateness of facilities, equipment and training personnel.
  • Perform continuous surveillance, ramp and en route, of Kenyan registered aircrafts as well as foreign aircrafts operating in Kenya and reports on incidents and occurrences.
  • Prepare, conduct and / or oversee where outsourced, the processes leading to Pilot licensing, such as preparation of examination and evaluations, including carrying out flight tests to evaluate pilot proficiency for aircraft type endorsement for check airman approval.
  • Work closely with Airworthiness, Licensing and other departments as and when required.
  • Maintain and update own level of professional knowledge and standards.
  • Perform duties at the satellite stations as may be assigned by the Chief Inspector Flight Operations.
  • Ordinary level certificate of education with mean grade c+ or its equivalent.
  • Commercial pilot’s license with at least 1000 hours
  • Type rating on at least two aircraft types in the Kenyan register.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as, Aviation is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years flying experience (civil or otherwise).
Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to identify non-compliance issues and unsafe practices and to advise operators on remedial actions.
  • Establishes follow-up and monitoring mechanisms with operators on issues identified by audits.
  • Ability to coach for high performance Knowledge of the inspection process, with an ability to diagnose issues and propose improvements in the process.
  • Good verbal and written communication / reporting skills.
  • Proficiency in office suite and desktop publishing tools.
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates for the job vacancies should submit their applications quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating current day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below to be received not later than 5th May 2015. 

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex – JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
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