Senior Meteorological Inspector Employment Opportunity – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Organization: Civil Aviation
Authority (CAA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/07/2016
Reports to: Principal Air
Navigation Services Inspector
About CAA:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible for the
regulation of Civil Aviation in Uganda. It manages Entebbe International
Airport and 13 other aerodromes upcountry. 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
positions in its establishment.
Job Summary: The Senior
Meteorological Inspector will conduct efficient and effective safety oversight
activities of Meteorological Services for air navigation to ensure compliance
with the Civil Aviation Regulations and Standards. The incumbent will also develop
technical guidance material to enable effective implementation of Civil
Aviation Regulations. The jobholder will develop and recommend changes to civil
aviation legislation and regulations as may be appropriate.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Provide technical specialist input to the
    review, development and amendment of the Uganda Civil Aviation Act,
    Regulations and Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) in respect of
    Annex 3;
  • Actively participate in investigation of
    ATS incidents and report non- compliance with regulations and procedures;
  • Develop, review and provide technical
    guidance and interpretations regarding the application of the
    requirements/ standards of Annex 3;
  • Work closely with the Meteorological
    service provider on regulatory matters associated with the provision of
    meteorological services;
  • Take part in the development of criteria,
    standards, guidelines and performance measures governing auditing,
    inspection, monitoring and evaluation with respect to meteorological
    services for air navigation;
  • Actively participate in analysis of ICAO
    State letters related to ICAO Annexes 3 and recommend appropriate action;
  • Actively participate in the development of
    a program for audit, inspection and monitoring safety and regulatory
    oversight to assess compliance with provisions of Annex 3;
  • Carry out regular audits and inspections
    to ensure compliance with the provision of Meteorological Services for air
    navigation;
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    immediate supervisor and/or Management from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicants for the Civil Aviation
    Authority (CAA) Senior Meteorological Inspector career opportunity should
    hold a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology, atmospheric sciences or
    natural sciences; or p
    ossession of a Bachelors of Science
    degree in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or electronic Engineering and
    post graduate diploma or Masters in meteorology.
  • At least ten years’ experience in the
    provision of aeronautical Meteorological services with 5 years at
    supervisory level.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    Civil Aviation Act, Civil Aviation Regulations and fully conversant with
    ICAO Annex 3; Meteorological service for international air navigation,
    ICAO Documents: Doc 8896 – Manual of Aeronautical Meteorological
    Practices, Doc 9323 – Manual of RVR Observing and Reporting practices, Doc
    8937 – Manual of Automatic of Meteorological Observing System at Airports,
    Doc – 9377 – Manual Coordination
    between ATS, AIS and Aeronautical Meteorological services, Doc 9817 –
    Manual of Low level wind shear, Doc 9873 – Manual of the quality system for
    the provision of meteorological Service for International Air Navigation;
  • Broad knowledge of Meteorological
    facilities available at aerodromes and forecast offices and provision of
    such services in air navigation;
  • Detailed working knowledge of
    Meteorological instruments, their use, application and calibration;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Meteorological
    requirements in Air Traffic services.
  • Attributes
  • The candidate should possess a high degree
    of integrity, be impartial in carrying out their tasks, tactful and able
    to relate with people.
  • Good management, communication and
    interpersonal skills.
  • Age: Between 25 to 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who desire to join the
aviation industry should send their hand-written applications with detailed CV
and copies of academic certificates plus transcripts with the Job reference
number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be
sent to the address below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.   
The Director, Human Resource and Administration,
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office),
P.O. BOX 5536, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 26th August
2016 by 5:00 PM
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