Captain Job Careers – Uganda Airlines


Organisation: Uganda

Duty Station: Entebbe
International Airport, Uganda

About US:

Uganda Airlines is
the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International
Airport. It is headquartered in Entebbe, Wakiso District, Uganda, and operates
from its hub in Entebbe International Airport. 

Job Summary:   The Captain will be designated for each
flight under the Uganda Airlines Operations. The Captain will be in-charge of
the safety, security and conduct of flight while on duty and supervise all
actions and activities of other crew members who work on that flight.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Have authority for overall management of
    the entire flight, ensuring safety and security of the Aircraft and
    persons on board.
  • Have authority to give all operationally
    required commands as he deems necessary for the purpose of securing the
    safety of aircraft and of persons or property carried therein.
  • Have authority to disembark any person,
    baggage or any part of the cargo, which in his opinion, may represent a
    potential hazard to the safety of the aircraft or its occupants.
  • Not permit any person to be carried
    on-board the aircraft who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or
    drugs, to the extent that the safety of the aircraft or its occupants is
    likely to be endangered.
  • Have the right to refuse transportation
    of inadmissible passengers, deportees or persons in custody if their
    carriage poses any risk to the safety of the aircraft or its occupants.
  • Ensure that all passengers are briefed
    on the location of emergency exits and the location and use of relevant
    safety and emergency equipment.
  • Ensure that all operational procedures
    and checklists are complied with in accordance with the Operations Manual.
  • In an emergency situation that requires
    immediate decision and action, he may take any measures deemed necessary
    under those circumstances. In such cases he may deviate from rules,
    operational procedures and methods in the interest of safety.
  • Not permit any crew member to perform
    any activity during take-off, initial climb, final approach and landing
    except those duties required for the safe operation of the aircraft.
  • Ensure that, during a particular flight,
    the entire crew adheres to duty and rest time limitations.
  • Not permit a Flight Data Recorder to be
    disabled, switched off or erased during flight nor permit recorded data to
    be erased after flight in the event of an accident or an incident subject
    to mandatory reporting.
  • Not permit a Cockpit Voice Recorder to
    be disabled or switched off during flight.
  • Ensure that the pre-flight inspection
    has been carried-out and decide whether or not to accept the aircraft with
    unserviceability allowed by the CDL or MEL.
  • Ensure that sufficient fuel is uplifted
    for the trip and aeroplane refueling is supervised.
  • Check fuel caps/cover for security and
    correct installation after refueling.
  • Ensure that during taxi, take-off and
    landing or in turbulence, all passengers are safely secured in their seats
    with the seat belt sign on and all cabin baggage properly stowed.
  • Ensure that cockpit crew wear shoulder
    harnesses up to Flight Level 150 and Cabin crew are properly secured in
    their seats during take-off and landing.
  • Ensure that private /personal letters or
    parcels are not transported on Company aircraft.
  • Be familiar with duties to be performed
    on the respective aircraft systems regarding handling of normal/abnormal
    and emergency procedures.
  • Other than his overall responsibility,
    he is authorised to delegate tasks to his crew and to other suitable
    personnel. It is his duty to co-ordinate, supervise and check the tasks of
    his crew.
  • He maintains good CRM, encourages
    teamwork and ensures that his crew members receive all information
    essential for the performance of their tasks.
  • He co-ordinates the performance of
    flight deck related tasks and duties and decides on who acts as Pilot
    Flying (PF)
  • In order to promote the aeronautical
    experience and knowledge of his Co-pilot, the Commander shall give him the
    opportunity to plan and conduct the flight, or portions thereof, under his

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda
    Airlines Captain job placement must hold a valid ATPL and IR.
  • 4000 hours flying experience of which
    500 hours as pilot-in-command on CRJ900 aircraft (or similar aircraft for
    no type rated Captains)
  • A valid type rating on CRJ900 aircraft.
  • Hold a Class 1 Medical.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with Uganda’s
    aviation regulations and the company’s operations manuals.
  • No Accident or Incident record.
  • No criminal record.
  • Minimum of level 4 of proficiency in
  • Individual assessments for satisfactory
    command ability will be carried out as part of the interview process.
  • Being a member of an aviation
    professional body is an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Uganda Airlines should send their application letters, Curriculum
Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional
certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for
Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online, Click Here
or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should
be addressed to:

The Manager Human

Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.

P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.

Deadline: 15th August 2019

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