Published on October 15th, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer0
AAIU Recruiting Air Accident Inspector
The Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport is responsible, inter alia, for ensuring that aviation practices and procedures comply with best international standards; promoting the development of a safe, vibrant, competitive and progressively regulated aviation sector and the provision of adequate airport infrastructure and competitive airport services.
The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) is part of the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, and is responsible for the investigation of aircraft accidents and incidents that occur within Ireland. The AAIU also provides assistance to foreign safety investigation authorities which conduct investigations into occurrences of Irish registered and/or operated aircraft abroad.
An opportunity now exists for the post of Inspector of Air Accidents (Pilot Operations). The Inspector will report to the Chief Inspector and will be required to carry out investigations into aircraft accidents and serious incidents, act independently in the public interest, demonstrate commitment to ongoing learning and keep up-to-date with international developments in air safety and accident investigation.
The successful candidate will:
- Hold or have held a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Airline Transport Pilot Licence – (Aeroplanes) on modern commercial transport and/or military aircraft, and/or an Airline Transport Pilot Licence – (Helicopters) on modern commercial and/or military helicopters;
- Have at least 15 years’ experience in the role as a qualified operational fixed-wing and/or rotor-wing pilot.
The closing date for applications is 31st October 2019. Further details are available here.