Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Flight Operations Inspector Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Flight Operations Inspector Jobs in Kenya

  • The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is responsible for providing regulatory oversight on air safety, air navigation services and aviation training in Kenya.

  • The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions in its establishment.

    Flight Operations Inspector

    Scope of work / Duties / Responsibilities

  • This is the entry and training grade for Flight Operations Inspectors.

  • On appointment, Flight Operations Inspectors shall be required to undertake the following over a twelve (12) months period:

  • KCAA Induction Course

  • Government Safety Inspector Course (Flight Operations)

  • Safety Management System

  • Auditing techniques for Regulators

  • Dangerous Goods Safety Oversight Course (For Dangerous Goods Inspectors)

  • On-job-Training (OJT)

  • During the OJT, the Inspectors will perform a variety of tasks associated with technical
    administration, certification, and surveillance under guidance and supervision.

  • The deployments will specifically be in the following areas;


  • Ensuring that aviation organisations and flight crew comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Reporting any noted gaps and non-compliance.

  • Assisting in enforcement of investigations and in preparation of the final reports and recommendations.


  • Assisting in reviewing manuals and other documents associated with certification requirements of airlines, air agencies and air operators for accuracy and compliance with Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations and making recommendations.

  • Providing assistance in the evaluation of air operators for purposes of certification and making recommendations to the chief inspector or the supervisor.

  • Assisting in the evaluation of training programs to ensure they meet the requirements of CAA regulations, training facilities and making appropriate recommendations to the Chief inspector or supervisor.

  • Assisting in performing a variety of flight crew certification functions.


  • Performing surveillance duties in conformance with the surveillance manual.

  • Taking appropriate corrective action for deficiencies noted and making recommendations to the Chief Inspector or Supervisor


  • Assisting in performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Manager Flight Operations.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Aviation, Physics, Geography, Mathematics, Information
    Science, Statistics or equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Have a minimum of KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) with at least a C+ (plus) in Mathematics, Physical Science/Physics and English Language or any other
    equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Hold an Air Transport Pilot License (ATPL) with a minimum of 5000 hours as pilot-in-command of civil or military air transport aircraft


  • ATPL with a minimum of 1500 hours total flying time in addition to holding specific relevant qualifications such as Aviation Safety Auditor, Certificate in Dangerous Goods Category 6 (IATA).

  • Be qualified on the type or similar type of aircraft in use by Registered Air Operators and be experienced on type and areas of operations applicable.


  • Possess a minimum of four (4) years' broad air transport background as a Pilot.

  • A minimum of one (1) year’s work experience gained at an operational management level with an air operator or in the military service where knowledge in applicable air transport operations would have been acquired.

  • Experience gained as an Examiner or Instructor.

  • Experience gained as a technical trainer in such areas as visual aids, training devices and aircraft flight simulators.

  • Qualifications and experience in auditing techniques.

    Knowledge and skills

  • Be knowledgeable in and familiar with the problems of operating Transport aircraft.

  • Proficiency in Computer Applications.

  • Demonstrate high level of integrity

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good analytical skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Flight Operations Inspector Jobs in Kenya

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