Principal Aviation Security Officer Careers – East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA)

Organisation: East African Community Civil Aviation Safety
and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
REF: CAS/HR/004/2017
Reports to: Deputy Executive Director
Grade: P3
About EAC-CASSOA:
The East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight
Agency (EAC-CASSOA) is a self accounting institution of the East African
Community. It is a specialized technical Institution of the East African
Community charged with the responsibility of ensuring the development of a safe
and secure civil aviation system in the region.
Job Summary: The Principal
Aviation Security Officer will support the Partner States in carrying out their
efficient and effective aviation security oversight activities with the
objective of enhancing aviation security in compliance with international
standards and recommended practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist
    Partner States inspectors in performing aviation security oversight
    functions, including certification of AVSEC screeners.
  • Support
    partner States in the revision and approval of AVSEC regulatory and
    technical guidance material documents.
  • The
    jobholder will also assist Partner States with the development and
    execution of an annual aviation security surveillance programme in
    the region, including surveillance of foreign air operators.
  • Actively
    participate in the development of aviation security inspectors’ training
    programme and provision of the on-the-job training.
  • Participate
    in the development and implementation of a regional programme for
    the training and certification of aviation security screeners.
  • Conduct
    aviation security technical missions for purposes of evaluating the
    aviation security oversight status, implementation of harmonised AVSEC
    regulations including facilitation related to aviation security in
    the Partner States.
  • Prepare
    regular regional AVSEC activity reports as required
  • Perform
    any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
     



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the East African
    Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA)
    Principal Aviation Security Officer job opportunity must possess master’s
    degree from a recognized university.
  • Eight
    (8) years experience in aviation security, three (3) of which must be as
    an aviation security inspector or supervisor in a Civil Aviation Authority
    or Airport.
  • Extensive Knowledge of responsibilities
    and administrative procedures for the issuance of documents for approval
    relating to aviation security functions.
  • Knowledge of the principles of operation
    and use of aviation security equipment in relation to aerodrome
    operations.
  • Working knowledge of aviation security
    regulations and technical guidance materials.
  • Sound knowledge of ICAO Standards and
    Recommended Practices and related documentation as applicable to aviation
    security.
  • Excellent communication and report writing
    skills in English language.
  • Proficiency in computer use and general IT
    applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to
    work with colleagues and maintain harmonious working relationship in a
    multinational environment.
  • High degree of integrity.
  • Age: Below
    55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested EAC candidates are encouraged to
send their application letters, duly filled and signed EAC-CASSOA Personal History
Form, download
here
, photocopies of academic certificates and a copy of national
identity card, birth certificate or passport showing the date of birth, 
quoting the job advert reference number of the position applied for. The
applications should be sent via email (all soft copies should be in MS Word or
Adobe Acrobat) or in hard copies and addressed to:
Executive Director,
EAC CASSOA,
P.O. Box 873,
Entebbe- Uganda,
Email to: recruitment@cassoa.org
Deadline: 19th January 2018
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