General Aviation (GA) Air Display Flight Standards Officer

Job Title: General Aviation (GA) Air Display Flight Standards Officer
Location: Gatwick
Category: General Aviation
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Circa £50,000
Reference #: VN1324
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Job Description

This newly created role is to support delivery of the Air Display Implementation Programme and CAA's response to the Shoreham air display accident and subsequent legal and coronial processes.

The role will be responsible for developing policy and regulatory responses to the investigation and contextual developments and act as a point of liaison and communication between internal stakeholders and the GAU for these purposes.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assist in the development of regulatory change and enabling guidance and processes to implement the CAA's air display review and deliver organisational responses to AAIB reports on the Shoreham air display accident.

  • Act as point of liaison with OGC and other internal stakeholders for matters relating to the Shoreham accident and all subsequent enquiries.

  • Prepare and issue Permissions, Exemptions, Approvals and Variations in area of allocated responsibilities.

  • Conduct Inspections and Audits in area of allocated responsibilities including Flying Displays and Ex-Military Aircraft Operators to establish that operators are compliant with the legislative requirements and to establish an assessment of risk for each operator.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Must hold or have held a private or professional pilot (or military equivalent), or have current substantive authority and industry regulatory experience

  • Must have thorough knowledge of all aspects of aircraft operations gained through appropriate flying experience, or through authority and industry regulatory experience.

  • Must be capable of using experience and judgment in making risk-based, proportionate and consistent decisions.

  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing to a high standard.

  • Must be able to understand and analyse complex technical data.

  • Interview dates: w/c 30th October 2017


Closing Date: 18th October 2017

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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