Job Information Air Navigation Services - Safety Officer Company Information
Contact Name Office of the Services Commission
Contact Email communications@osc.gov.jm
Job Information
Job Type Full-time
Department Executive Agency
Category Security
Posted 09-08-2022
Job Status
Start Publishing 09-08-2022
Stop Publishing 31-08-2022
Description

JAMAICA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY

a Statutory Body and portfolio Agency of the Ministry of Transport & Mining

invites applications from suitably qualified persons to be trained for employment as:

AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES (ANS) - SAFETY OFFICER

(SAFETY & COMPLIANCE DEPARTMENT)

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the ANS Safety Manager, the incumbent uses routine and or specialized procedures, established standards and protocols to ensure that the services and products of the Air Navigation Services (ANS) Division conform to established safety requirements. S/he contributes to the development, implementation of systems for managing the quality and safety performance of Divisional units.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited tertiary institution
  • Certification in two or more of the following areas - Quality Management System, Safety Management System, the conduct of Incident Investigations and Risk Management - Risk    Assessment Techniques
  • Five (5) years practical experience in an Air Navigation Services discipline with particular emphasis on Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS)

KEY TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Sound knowledge of the Civil Aviation Act of Jamaica and the Jamaica Civil Aviation Regulations
  • Sound knowledge of relevant ICAO Annexes 1, 2, 3, 10,11,13,14,15,19 and ICAO Documents 4444, 9859 
  • Sound knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of quality and safety management systems
  • Sound knowledge of productivity software to include word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and meeting tools
  • Working knowledge of Air Navigation Services Automated Systems inclusive of ground-based and satellite-based systems

 KEY NON-TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills including the ability to identify cause and effect relationships in the review of complex technical data and using available information and resources to resolve pressing issues
  • Sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • Good interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and flexibility to work effectively with management, non-management and external agencies in the carrying out of duties
  • Ability to prioritize assignments, follow-through to complete work in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Attentive to details with a good degree of accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Conduct routine safety audits, surveys, and reviews of departmental activities within the Air Navigation Service Division to include site visits to offsite equipment and towers
  2. Maintain up-to-date databases of hazards, risk profiles, compliance issues and resolution strategies undertaken
  3. Implement risk monitoring and assessment mechanisms for the identification of hazards, risk(s) and activities leading to potential or actual breaches within the Division
  4. Monitor corrective action programs for timely and appropriate implementation of recommended/agreed resolution
  5. Report immediately to the ANS Safety Manager all identified hazards, risks and critical compliance issues for resolution
  6. Participate in the conduct of incident investigations and risk assessment exercises as required
  7. Assist in the drafting of impact assessments relating to safety events, incidents, queries, and complaints
  8. Assist with the documentation of operational processes as required and to maintain familiarity with the operational activities of Air Navigation Services Division in general and the Air Traffic Management Departmental (ATM) operations in particular
  9. Frequently scan the ATM operational environment for those human and operational factors influencing alertness and safety behaviour of operatives as specified in the Safety and Compliance Manual
  10. Keeps abreast of relevant industry publications such as CARs, ICAO Annexes, SARPs, supplementary documents, local and international standards for adoption in the execution of duties
  11. Conduct safety promotion sessions as scheduled
  12. Provide support as required in the preparation of evidentiary compliance materials for submission to the Regulatory Agents
  13. Submit monthly and ad hoc activity as well as safety audit reports indicating trends and recommendations to the ANS Safety Manager
Applicants who satisfy the job requirements should submit electronic applications by August 31, 2022 using the online portal 

Cover Letters should be addressed to:

DIRECTOR GENERAL

JAMAICA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY

4 WINCHESTER ROAD

KINGSTON 10

Click Here to Apply Now

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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