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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