Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)
Reports to: Assistant
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/01/2021
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
Job Summary: The Trainee Fire – Fighter is an entry level
position to the acquisition of the skills in rescue and firefighting and for
participation in preparations for preparedness for firefighting activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
in training responses of simulated aircraft crash fires, fire alarms, airport
fires and other related emergency situations in accordance with existing
Emergency Policy and Regulations
having the right tools and equipment when responding to those emergency
all reports accurately and disseminates the information promptly for
standby and ready status on hazardous work operations such as aircraft
refueling or de-fuelling with senior firefighters.
preparedness for firefighting
presence with adequate tools and supporting personnel during refueling and de
fuelling and other hazardous work operations on each occasion.
in routine physical fitness exercise is carried out daily to ensure readiness
to attend to duties.
to routine medical check-up program as per regulations.
Adhering to the
standard operating procedures
strict adherence to the standard operating procedure during each incident
Routine checks of
equipment and appliances
out routine checks of equipment and appliances and adheres to the checklist and
the approved schedule while checking equipment.
Carries out routine checks of communication system to
ensure that it is in recommended condition for use
Carrying out any
other lawful assignment allocated by the
jobholder is cooperative and readily responds to any adhoc tasks assigned to
that all serviceable equipment are in place for use from time to time
general cleanliness of equipment daily as per required regulations
a healthy team spirit between team members and other users to facilitate
effective execution of duties.
attainment of all targets through full participation in firefighting and
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
candidate for the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Trainee Fire – Fighter
job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution OR
Diploma with a post education work experience of 3 years in Mechanical
/Automobile/Electrical Engineering/Medical discipline from a recognized
level certificate and five credits at ‘O’ level two of which should be in
English and Mathematics.
hold a certificate in the following: – Firefighting or Airport operations or
Diving or Open water life saving
Age: Between 22 to 35 years.
How to Apply:
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,
Aviation Authority Head Office,
P.O. Box 5536,
Deadline: 15th February 2021 by 5:00pm
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CAA is an equal opportunity employer.
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