Senior Licensing Officer Job Opportunities – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Job Title:     Senior Licensing Officer
Organization: Civil Aviation
Authority (CAA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/03/2017
Reports to: Principal
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 carry out the 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 Aviation Personnel:
Maintain an up-to-date, effective and secure
personnel record system for licensing, certification, designation, approval and
authorization actions.
Maintaining lists of civil aviation authorised
and designated examiners;
Maintain PEL office library;
The incumbent will ensure current Regulatory and
PEL Guidance material are available and are referenced and used by the PEL
Staff in execution of their duties.
Participate in the development and update of
Civil Aviation Regulations and Guidance Materials
Coordinate with other FSS Sections and prepare
and effectively implement examination schedules. Ensure timely distribution of
invitation letters to the candidates.
Advise Manager FSS on any necessary
Participate in setting of examinations both
practical and oral;
Maintain record of all licenses of applicants as
per regulations;
Processing all license forms and preparing
licenses for official signatures;
Evaluation of foreign licences and certificates,
and military pilot qualifications, and taking appropriate action, including
consultation with the State of Issue;
Tasked with reviewing the limitations and recent
experience of flight crew members, maintenance personnel, aircraft controllers
etc and taking appropriate action.
Work closely with the Document Centre on storage
of personnel files;
Ensure that records kept by Document Centre are
complete and sufficient to provide documentary evidence of each licensing
action and allow the history of each license issued to be traced
Perform duties as may from time to time be
Properly discharge all delegated powers;
Brief and liaise with examination supervisors
and supervise examinations if required;
Keep schedules of licenses to monitor renewal;
Ensure the production and dissemination of
examination results through appropriate methods;
Provide detailed requirements for issuance and
renewal of licenses
Ensure that all licenses pay the appropriate
examination/renewal fees.
Allocate examination centers to candidate and
ensuring that the relevant examinations are ready;
Advise public where the conduct of medical
examinations is done;
Recommend the renewal, endorsement and issue of

Qualifications, Skills and
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 Commercial Pilot’s
License (CPL) and a minimum of 300 total flying hours.
A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license and at
least four years work experience as a licensed aircraft maintenance Engineer
A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized
University. Air Traffic Controllers’ (ATC) License with at least 2 ratings and
at least four years’ work experience as ATC license holder
Computer literacy skills
Age: Between 30 to 55 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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