Pilot (Cessna caravan 208b) at Kenya Forest Service

On Monday, October 5th, 2015
Kenya Forest Service is a State Corporation established to sustainably manage, conserve, develop and protect forest resources for Kenya’s socio-economic development. 
The Service seeks to recruit a highly competent, self-driven and results oriented fixed-wing pilot of high integrity to fill the following position.

1 Post 
Reporting To: Head Airwing KFS
Essential Job Functions:
  • As the pilot in Command (PIC), be responsible for the operations security and safety of the aircraft and all persons and cargo onboard during flight.
  • Shall operate aircraft in support of field missions, including specialized maneuvers, fire fighting, transport, surveillance, mountain flying, patrol, pursuit, search and rescue, aerial photography and medical evacuation.
  • Shall have the final authority as to the operation of the aircraft while in command
  • Whether manipulating the controls or not, be responsible for the operation of the aircraft in accordance with the Civil Aviation Regulations.
  • Shall inspect and test aircraft and all mission related equipments as well as maintaining written reports, logs and records as required
  • Schedule flights according to mission profile, passengers, cargo and weather conditions
Qualifications, experience and key competencies (Specifications)
  • Must possess a valid Kenya Commercial License (CPL), Instrument Rating (IR) and current flying medical certificate from authorized Civil Aviation Medical Examiner
  • Must have over two thousand (2,000) hours total flight time
  • Must have a valid Night Rating
  • Must have a valid current Rating on type
  • Must have over three hundred (300) hours as pilot in command
  • Must have over three hundred (300) hours on Cessna Caravan 208b (Experience on G1000 will be an added advantage)
  • Able to work independently, prioritize flight missions and perform operations under highly stressful or emergency conditions
  • Must have the flexibility to work any hours including weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, call outs and overtime in varying climatic and weather conditions
Application Procedure:
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send hard copies of their application, detailed Curriculum Vitae with daytime contacts, testimonials, photocopy of log book for the last three (3) months duly signed by KCAA licensing officer as true copy before 5 pm, Tuesday, 13th October 2015, clearly stating the position in the subject line to the undersigned. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
The Kenya Forest Service is an equal opportunity employer.

The Director,
Kenya Forest Service,
P.O Box 30513-00100
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