Posted on :
13 Aug, 2021
Responsible for ensuring ICAO compliance with regards to medical requirements, compliance of air ambulance operators, appropriate aviation medicine training of flight crew, oversight of airport clinics and first aid rooms and to participate in accident investigation.
Job Title: Aviation Medical Assessor
Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: Aviation Medical Assessor
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Oversight of the medical certification processes and procedures:
Oversight on certification of aviation personnel submitted by DAMEs
Ensure that accredited medical conclusions are reached by preparation and presentation of the Aeromedical committee in line Terms of Reference
Conduct research to analyse trends and with implementation of aviation safety intervention strategies Evaluation of foreign medical records and validations
Preparation of the enforcement the medical cases related non-compliant applicants and DAMEs for submission to the Legal Division
Coordinate medical appeals specialist and conduct research related to the medical appeal process.
Coordinate & Participate in the training of Aerospace Medicine Course
Initiate regulatory review in line with ICAO and International Best Practice, workshop and submit to CARCOM for approval and promulgation relating to medical certification
Provide medical information and advice for accident investigations
Conduct/develop checklist for practical flight test and oversight of the DAMEs practices
Manage medical certification queries & other issues related to aviation medicine.
Initiate enforcement for non-compliance for aviation personnel and DAMES
Public Health Risk Mitigation:
Development of regulations and guidelines related to the spread of communicable disease by air travel Evaluate manuals /procedures to ensure compliance to the spread of communicable disease by air travel
Train industry through presentations and oversight of airports,airlines,charter and other operators
Initiate enforcement for non-compliance of airports,airlines,charter ,ANS and others
MOP evaluations and Part 138, Part 64 and Part 141 Audits:
Evaluate manuals, development of master surveillance plan and conduct audits 141,64 and 138
Initiate enforcement for non-compliance of Part 138 ,141,64 operators and personnel
Train industry through presentations and oversight of operators and ATO
Development of regulations and guidelines related to Part 138,141,64 operators/ATO
The SACAA will process applications as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us within 90 days after your CV has been received by us, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Employment equity candidates will be prioritized in line with our Employment Equity targets .
“All SACAA appointments are subject to Section 98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009 and all successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting”.
MBCHB with Post Graduate Diploma or Higher Qualification in Occupational Health or Public Health
Administrative Medicine or Medico-Legal or Aviation Medicine or other
Minimum 5 years experience as Medical Officer or Medico-Legal or in Aviation Medicine, or other
Application Deadline: 27/08/2021