Licensing Officer Job Opportunities – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Job Title:     Licensing Officer
Organization: Civil Aviation
Authority (CAA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/04/2017
Reports to: Senior Licensing
Officer
About US:
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).
Job Summary: The Senior
Licensing Officer will 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Licensing management -Personnel:-
·        
Evaluate applications for issuance and/ or
renewal of licenses, certificates and validations. Ensuring all documents
required are attached.
·        
Register applications in their respective
categories; accurately/appropriately categorize applications recorded in the
register by the various classes of licenses. Prepares examination schedules.
Ensure timely posting of invitation letters to the candidates.
·        
Ensure examination bookings by submitting to the
institution CAA’s duly filled forms indicating the exams to be attempted and
corresponding fees.
·        
Books candidates for the scheduled exams before
expiry of the booking period specified by the examination institution.
·        
Monitoring and ensuring there is adequate supply
of all personnel licensing relevant forms, certificates and checklists.
·        
Participate in invigilating personnel licensing
examinations.
·        
Ensure licensed personnel documents files are
safely and orderly kept.
·        
Process licenses for issue and/ or renewal
recommendation by MFSS and signature of the Director.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the Civil Aviation Authority
(CAA) Senior Licensing Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
from a recognized University.
·        
A pilot with at least a Private Pilot’s License
(PPL) and a minimum of 100 total flying hours
·        
OR
·        
A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized
University.
·        
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license and a
minimum 3 years work experience as a licensed aircraft maintenance Engineer
·        
OR
·        
A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized
University.
·        
Air Traffic Controllers’ (ATC) License and three
years’ experience as ATC license holder
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Age: Between 28 to 40 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: 18th December, 2017 by
5:00 PM
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