Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Pilot Careers Kenya Forest Service

Pilot Career Opportunity in kenya
Kenya Forest Service is a State Corporation established to sustainably manage, conserve, develop and protect forest resources for Kenya’s social-economic development.

The Service seeks to recruit highly competent, self driven & results oriented individuals of high integrity to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Pilot – 1 Post
Reporting To: The Director
Essential Job functions

Specifically the Key tasks for this position will include:
As pilot in command, operates single-engine and multi-engine airplane in support of field missions, including specialized maneuvers including fire fighting, transport, air support, surveillance, mountain flying, patrol, pursuit, search and rescue, medical evacuations and aerial photography.
Inspects and tests aircraft and all mission-related equipment as well as maintaining written reports, logs and records as required,
Schedules flight plans in connection with flight; missions, passengers, passengers baggage and cargo, and analyzes weather conditions.
Operates aircraft tug, tractor, and/or ground handling equipment.
Coordinates aircraft ground handling procedures, maintenance, test flight procedures, pilot training programs and maintains training records.
Administers aircraft systems and operations, aerial navigation and maintenance regarding normal operating procedures, limitations, emergency procedures.
Oversees basic maintenance of aircraft, unit quarters and hangar.

Qualifications, experience & key competencies
Must possess a valid Kenya Commercial Pilot License (CPL), Multi-Engine Rating (MER) and Instrument Rating (IR) licenses.
Must have over two thousand (2,000) hours total Flight Time
Must have over two hundred (200) hours Total Night Time
Must have over three hundred (300) hours on the Cessna grand caravan 208b troupe carrier fixed wing aircraft
At least five hundred (500) hours logged in the preceding six (6) months
Able to work independently, prioritize flight missions & perform operations under highly stressful or emergency conditions
Should possess a current medical certificate from authorized Civil Aviation Medical examiner
Certificate of good conduct
Must have the flexibility to work any hours including weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, call-outs and overtime in varying climatic conditions & weather conditions.

Application Procedure
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send hard copies of their application, detailed Curriculum Vitae with daytime contacts, testimonials and copies of academic and professional certificates on or before 7th January, 2013, clearly stating the position in the subject line to the undersigned.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Kenya Forest Service is an equal opportunity employer

The Director,
Kenya Forest Service,
P.O. Box 30513-00100,


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