Inspector Aerodromes Standards at Civil Aviation Authority

Lusaka, Full Time

Civil Aviation Authority
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), a statutory body has been established by the Government of the Republic of Zambia under section 3 of the Civil Aviation Authority Act No.7 of 2012. Air transport plays a significant role in the economic development of any nation. In this regard, there is need to appoint a vibrant and visionary team that will ensure that the Zambian aviation industry is effective, efficient, self-sustaining and in compliance with industry standards and best practices. The CAA is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Inspector Aerodromes Standards under the Directorate of Aerodromes Safety and Standards and reporting to the Senior Inspector Aerodromes Safety and Standards.
To undertake effectively the regulation of aerodrome design/operations to ensure adherence to ICAO standards.
a) Undertake airport certification, audit and surveillance of aerodromes operations and facilities are take on effectively and ensure that they meet national requirements while following all phases defined in the aerodrome certification process, including all the required verifications.
b) Conduct aerodrome inspections effectively to meet national requirements for issuance of aerodrome operating licences.
c) Undertake the regulation of aerodromes operations to ensure adherence to Zambia Civil aviation Requirements.
d) Undertake effective control of developments in the vicinity of aerodromes to conform with obstacle height restrictions and wildlife management in relation to civil aviation operations.
e) Undertake effective approval and auditing of the airport safety management system and ensure that aerodrome operators implement a safety management system through a progressive implementation approach in order to minimize hazards and risks at aerodromes.
f) Undertake the effective development and implementation of a national plan for the reduction of Carbon Dioxide emissions due to international civil aviation activities.
g) Undertake effective management and monitoring of pavement surface conditions, including the assessment of the surface friction characteristics of the runway and ensuring that the aerodrome operator takes appropriate action if necessary.
h) Undertake the formulation and promulgation of aerodrome regulations and technical guidance material are in line with ICAO SARPs and ICAO docs.

Full Form V /Grade 12 Certificate with minimum of five (5) œO Levels with credits including English and Mathematics.
BEng/BSc in Civil/Electrical/Mechanical or any other related qualifications
The applicant MUST be a member of Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ) with a current Engineers Registration Board (ERB) practicing licence.
At least 3 years experience.
Must be a Zambian citizen.
Women are encouraged to apply.


Negotiation skills,
Computer literate,
Analytical skills,
Diplomatic, and,
Familiarity with ICAO Convention, functions, standards and recommended practices.

Method of Application
All applications should reach the undersigned not later than 30th September, 2022.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates shall be responded to. Applicants that previously applied for this position are advised NOT TO APPLY.
Apply to: The Director General
Civil Aviation Authority
Former Zambia Airways Technical Base Hanger 38/947
Kenneth Kaunda International Airport
P.O. Box 50137