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DAC Aviation (EA) Ltd has been a provider humanitarian air charter services for over two decades, operating in conflict areas including Sudan, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Cote Devoire, Chad, Mali among other areas throughout the African continent and beyond. 

Today DAC operates a growing fleet of aircraft comprised of De Havilland DHC-5 Buffalos, Dash 8 Series 100, 200, 300 & Q400, Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (CRJ 200LR), Cessna Grand Caravans (EX Model), and the Citation CJ4.

DAC Aviation has always tailored all of its operations to meet the demands of humanitarian and peacekeeping missions and to ensure that the highest level of safety is consistently upheld. 

Having worked with numerous international organizations expecting the highest level of quality from its flight operator, DAC has placed much emphasis on providing a value added service that is both safe and reliable. 


Our over 400 staff members make up a team of highly qualified professionals trained to work in the most challenging environments worldwide.

We have the following vacancies which we would like to fill with qualified individuals who wish to be part of our professional team.

Chief Pilot
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • An airline transport pilot license with the appropriate ratings for at least one of the aircraft used in the our operations;
  • Three years experience as PIC in commercial air transport operations;
  • A commercial license with instrument rating in lieu of the airline transport pilot license if the PIC requirements for the operations conducted require only a commercial pilot license;
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar position;
  • Must have managerial/supervisory skills.
Deputy Chief Pilot
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • An airline transport pilot license with the appropriate ratings for at least one of the aircraft used in our operations;
  • Three years experience as PIC in commercial air transport operations;
  • A commercial license with instrument rating in lieu of the airline transport pilot license if the PIC requirements for the operations conducted require only a commercial pilot license;
  • At least 1 year experience in a similar position;
  • Must have management/supervisory skills.
Parts Manager
 
He will oversee the company’s stockroom, procurement and logistics department.

He/she will be responsible for purchasing of materials, services and sub-contracts, vendor maintenance, stores, stock and inventory control, carry out regular audits, oversee parts and material issue, maintain and control of company assets, waste management, budgeting and supervision of staff within the department.
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Degree in Business related studies from a recognized institution.
  • At least 3 years work experience in a similar position preferably within the aviation industry.
  • Computer literate, knowledge about stores controls as well as stock tracking.
  • Able to work well even under pressure when occasionally situations demand.
  • A strategic, independent thinker with very good planning, communication and people skills.
Captains CRJ
 
Qualifications and Experience
 
The successful candidate must have:
  • Must have a valid ATPL
  • Must have current instrument rating
  • Must have minimum 4000 hours total time
  • Must have 750 hours on type (CRJ)
  • Must be current on type (CRJ)
  • 1500 hours minimum on high performance aircraft (Turbo prop)
First Officers CRJ
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Must have CPL/IR (Commercial Pilots License/Instrument Rating)
  • Must have 2000 hrs total time
  • Must have 750 hrs total time as PIC
  • Must have 300 hrs time on type and in similar type of operations
Captains (DHC-8) – 100, 200, 300 & Q400

Qualifications and Experience
  • Must have a valid ATPL
  • Must have current instrument rating
  • Must have gas turbine engines experience
  • Must have 4000 hours total time
  • Must have 500 hours on type
  • Must have a valid type rating on the aircraft type/s
  • Total PIC 1500 , PIC On type 350
First Officers (DHC-8) – 100, 200, 300 & Q400
 
Qualifications and experience
  • Must have a valid CPL
  • Must have current instrument rating
  • Must have gas turbine engines experience
  • Must have 1500 hours total time
  • Must have 250 hours on type
  • Must have a valid type rating on the aircraft type/s
  • Total PIC minimum 500 hours
Captains - Caravan (C 208B)
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Must have a valid CPL
  • Must have 1500 hours total time
  • Must have 500 hours on type
  • Must have a valid type rating on the aircraft type
First Officers - Caravan (C 208B)
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Must have a valid CPL
  • Must have 300 hours total time
  • Must have a valid type rating on the aircraft type 
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may send their applications enclosing a CV, an application letter, copies of academic testimonials, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact. 

Please indicate the position applied for on the envelope. 

The application should reach us by 8th May 2015 addressed to the address provided below. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources Manager,
DAC Aviation (EA) Limited,
P.O Box 44580 – 00100,
Nairobi

All applicants MUST send a copy of their application to:

The Director General, 
KCAA, 
P.O Box 30163, 00100 
Nairobi


DAC Aviation (EA) Limited is an equal opportunity employer

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