16 No Experience Assistant Operations Officer – Airside Services Job Opportunities – Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)

 

Job Title:    Assistant Operations Officer
– Airside Services (16 No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda
Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)

Duty Station: 
Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Airport
Operations Officer – Airside Services

Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/02/2021

 

About US:

Uganda Civil
Aviation Authority (UCAA) is a corporate body responsible for regulation of
civil aviation in the country. It manages Entebbe International Airport (EIA)
and thirteen (13) other upcountry aerodromes. UCAA carries out its work in
conformity with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and
Recommended Practices (SARPs).

 

Job Summary:  The Assistant Operations Officer – Airside
Services will primarily enhance apron safety by enforcing laid down rules and regulations,
doing oversight supervision of all ramp activities and plan for the parking of
all aircraft in compliance with ICAO SARPS and CAA regulations.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

 Planning and execution of aircraft apron
inbound and outbound activities

·       
To
allocate aircraft parking bays and inform:

o   ATCs

o   Handling agents

o   Airline representative

·       
Inspect
aircraft parking bay prior to aircraft arrival to ensure the bay is free of
FOD.

·       
Provide
marshaling and Follow Me services at all parking stands, ensuring safe and
expeditious practices for aircraft entry into and exit from the apron, loading
and unloading of passengers, baggage, mail and cargo, fueling, etc.

·       
Control
aircraft engine run-up and aircraft towing.

·       
Co-ordinate
aircraft engine start-up and push back with ATC.

·       
Ensure
general cleanliness of movement areas and co-ordinate with personnel in the
Bird Hazard Control Unit, Engineering Department and the airside-cleaning
contractor.

·       
Liaises
with ground handling agents and other parties to determine appropriate
allocation of aircraft parking position, for each aircraft.

·       
Maintain
up-to-date records of aircraft movements, incidents/accidents and other airside
activities as will be assigned.

·       
Enter
and update AODB required data.

·       
Safe
docking of passenger boarding bridge onto the aircraft.

Enhancing safety
through enforcing apron rules and regulations.

·       
Carries
out thorough inspection of facilities with a checklist for every shift,
covering 24 hours and reports any irregularities found in any area.

·       
Timely
disseminate aircraft parking stand to all authorized interested parties.

·       
Maintain
continuous and accurate flow of operational information, keeping abreast with
all airport operations, activities and occurrences concerning aircraft
operations and aircraft movements on daily basis.

·       
Liaise
with other agencies such as Security, Oil companies, Customs, Immigration, ATC,
airlines, in all matters pertaining to facilitation and enhanced flight
operations by sharing authorized information in properly agreed procedure.

·       
Liaises
with Government Agencies in event of VIP reception to ensure adequate
facilitation.

·       
Participates
in airside safety programs and activities.

·       
Keeps a
listening watch on radio telephony (RT) and in the event of an emergency, takes
appropriate action as defined in the Airport Emergency Plan, in relation to
aircraft in air.

·       
Handles
all feedback information from airlines, GHA and other airport users and report
them to AOO/AS for remedial action

Incident/accident
Reporting     

·       
Makes
daily operations reports and keeps record of customer complaints, accidents,
and incidents separately.

·       
Prepares
occurrence/ Airport Incident Report (Ref: CAA/EIA/EAOR/010) on each case
promptly and accurately for supervisor’s action.

Coordinating with
other agencies

·       
Liaise
with other agencies such as Security, Oil companies, Customs, Immigration, ATC,
in all matters pertaining to facilitation and enhanced flight operations by
sharing authorized information in properly agreed procedure.

·       
To
co-ordinate assistance in the event of aircraft emergency and other safety
matter.

·       
Enforce
airside regulation in respect of vehicle/equipment and personnel movements on
the airside

Airport Operations
Data Bank (AODB) output        

·       
Monitor
AODB system for the following output of the system. i.e.

o   Manage Flight Schedules and related
information.

o   Manage proper Airport Resource allocation and
utilization.

o   Provide Aviation Statistics and reports

o   Billing information

o   Trend Analysis

·       
Monitor
and report status of AODB connectivity of the AODB system with Legacy Systems
like PAXTRAX, Indra FIDS, etc. Monitor systems performance, data verification
and sharing.

·       
Coordinate
with CAA IT support to provide the required CAA IT Services to the AODB systems
deployed making sure AODB data output is what is supposed to be generated.

·       
Manage
AODB Seasonal Flight Schedules to ensure it is in the correct Format and right
data input.

·       
Daily
Flight Schedule Management: Responsible for the overall data displayed in the
Daily Flight Schedule in AODB system. Make sure all Turn-Around Flights are
entered in the system and are well linked. They will ensure that all flights
information displayed is accurate i.e. flight numbers, Schedules, Estimates,
and Actuals times, On/Off-Block, Bridge-On/Off, Flight Registrations, etc.

·       
Manage
Overall AODB Data: Responsible for making sure that all data in AODB is correct
and reports are generated. Make sure all responsible departments perform as
required in order to complete the correct data flow in AODB system, i.e.
Seasonal Flight Schedule, AFTN, Daily Flight Schedule, Marshallers (Airside
Operations), Statistics, Ground Handlers, Clearance Office, Emergency Response
Team, VIP/VVIP, Customer Care and AODB Administrators.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The idea
candidate for the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Assistant Operations
Officer – Airside Services job opportunity must hold a bachelor’s degree or
Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Geography, Metrology, Engineering
(Mechanical/Civil/Electrical/Electronic), Statistics, Business administration
and Management

·       
Must
have a working knowledge of computers.

·       
Must
have ability to drive and in Possession of a valid permit with class B.

·       
Exposure
or training in any of the following will be an added advantage.

o   Airport operations

o   Safety management

o   Customer care and public relations

·       
Age: between 25 to 45 years of Age.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send a well-written application letter with a detailed C.V and copies of
academic certificates with the job reference number clearly marked at the top
left-hand corner of the envelope should be addressed to;

 

The Director Human
Resource & Administration,

Uganda Civil
Aviation Authority Head Office,

P.O. Box 5536,

Kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 15th February 2021 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CAA is an equal opportunity
employer.

Note: Please indicate your (daytime) phone
contact.

 

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