Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Senior Inspector Communications, Navigation and Surveillance

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), is a statutory body established by the Government of the Republic of Zambia under section 3 of the Civil Aviation Authority Act No.7 of 2012. The CAA is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill one (01) position of Senior Inspector Communications, Navigation and Surveillance under the Directorate of Air Navigation Services and reporting to the Chief Inspector Communications, Navigation and Surveillance.

Job Purpose

  • To supervise and undertake to develop the implementation and review of Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Systems, Standards and Procedures in order to ensure safe and compliant Systems are provided to aircraft operations in the Zambian Airspace.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake timely preparation of Work Plans for the Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) Unit in order to facilitate enforcement of regulatory programs and activities.
  • Ensure timely compliance of CNS Standards by the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) with the Legislation and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs).
  • Conduct Inspections, Audits and Surveillance activities on the ANSP’s CNS System in order to ensure compliance with National Regulations and International Standards.
  • Certify the Air Navigation Services Facilities in order to ensure compliance with National Regulations and International Standards.
  • Conduct Licensing of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP).
  • Participate in the implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS) in order to enhance quality organisational output and stakeholder confidence.
  • Participate in the implementation of Performance Management System (PMS) in order to enhance individual and organisational performance.
  • Undertake prudent utilization of resources in order to facilitate attainment of set objectives.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Full Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering from a recognized University
  • Seven (7) years minimum working experience
  • Knowledge of Aeronautical Telecommunication Systems (CNS Systems)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Zambia Civil Aviation Requirements (ZCARs), ICAO Annex 10 and SARPs is a requirement.
  • Must be a member of the EIZ
  • Must be a Zambian citizen

Core Competences

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Player
  • Decision Making
  • Analytical Skills
  • Integrity
  • Result Oriented

How to Apply:

Applicants who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to submit an application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae including two (2) traceable referees and day time telephone numbers. All applications should reach the undersigned:

The Director - Corporate Affairs & Board Secretary,

Civil Aviation Authority,

Former Zambia Airways Technical Base Hanger 38/947,

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport,

PO Box 50137,


Application deadline
10 Jul
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