16 Assistant Operations Officer – Airside Services Job Opportunities – Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)

Job Title:     Assistant Operations Officer – Airside
Services (16 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Uganda
Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)

Duty Station: 
Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Airport
Operations Officer-Airside Services

Job Ref:

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 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 UCAA regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

allocate aircraft parking bays and inform:

o   ATCs

o   Handling agents

o   Airline representative

aircraft parking bay prior to aircraft arrival to ensure the bay is free of

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.

aircraft engine run-up and aircraft towing.

aircraft engine start-up and push back with aircraft apron ATC.

general cleanliness of movement areas and outbound co-ordinate with personnel
in the Bird Hazard Control activities 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

and update AODB required data.

docking of passenger boarding bridge onto the aircraft.

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

disseminate aircraft parking stands to all authorized interested parties.

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

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

coordinate assistance in the event of aircraft emergency and other safety

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

AODB system for the following output of the system. i.e. – Manage Flight
Schedules and related information

o   Manage proper Airport Resource allocation and

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.

with UCAA IT support to provide the required UCAA IT Services to the AODB
systems deployed making sure AODB data output is what is supposed to be

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

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.

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, VIPMVIP, Customer Care and AODB Administrators.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Assistant
Operations Officer – Airside Services career opportunity must hold a bachelor’s
degree Geography or Metrology or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering or
Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Statistics from a recognized University

have a working knowledge of computers

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

in airport operations, safety management, people skills, customer care, public
relations and leadership skills are essential.


in Geography or Metrology or Mechanical or Civil or Electrical engineering.

Must be
trainable with ability to adapt to dynamic aircraft Marshalling procedures.

have a working knowledge of computers

in airport operations, safety management, people skills, customer care, public
relations and leadership skills are essential.

have experience of at least 5 years in airport operation-airside services

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

be between 25 to 45 years of Age.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send a well-written application letter with a detailed CV, daytime phone
contact and copies of academic certificates with the job reference number
clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be addressed

The Director Human
Resource & Administration

Uganda Civil
Aviation Authority Head Office

P.O. Box 5536,
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 27th March 2020

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