Aerodromes and Ground Aids Technical Advisor
● Exciting opportunity to support the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Audits and Inspections Programme, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu
● 12-month contract working from your home location until international borders re-open
● Work with an experienced and diverse Pacific aviation team
The Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) is an international organisation providing quality aviation safety and security service for Member States in the Pacific. PASO is the sole Pacific regional organisation responsible for regulatory aviation safety oversight services for the 10 Pacific States - Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu - who are signatories to the Pacific Islands Civil Aviation Safety and Security Treaty (PICASST).
The Aerodromes and Ground Aids Technical Advisor provides advice to the General Manager and Operations Manager on all matters relating to the administration, support and implementation of the PASO Audits and Inspections Programme (AIP) and ensure that these matters are managed in an effective and productive manner.
The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring effective day to day communication and liaison with the PASO Operations staff on State work requests and matters requiring aerodromes and ground aid inputs, support and actions to ensure that PASO respond to and action States request in a timely manner while adhering to PASO policies and procedures.
PASO requires the selected candidate to commence in this role in early February 2021. Given border closures, the selected candidate would be expected to work remotely from their home location but would be prepared to relocate to Port Vila, Vanuatu once international borders open.
Essential Selection Criteria
► At least 10 years in an aviation technical field (air crew, ATC, engineering, management, airport operations), quality assurance or in civil engineering.
► Undertaken specific training in: Annex 14 Aerodrome Design and Operations; auditing, and quality assurance.
► Previously undertaken aerodrome inspector duties for aviation a recognised safety regulator or similar organisation.
► Experience in conducting audits or inspections that involve quality management systems.
► Internationally recognised safety and quality management systems certificate or have experience working in an integrated quality and safety management systems.
► Extensive commercial experience in the aviation industry, including management experience and check and training experience within an airline.
► Further suitability criteria and specifications can be found in the Position Description
Should you be shortlisted for a panel interview you will be contacted and requested to send through verification of relevant licenses and certificates.