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Job Description

GOOSE Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of a utility operator based in South Africa for an experienced Chief Flight Instructor.
Our client has a requirement for a self-confident, quick thinking, committed individual to fill this position within their company.

Primary responsibilities:

• Responsible for ensuring standardized techniques and discipline among the flight personnel, and that training is carried out as per TPM.
• Responsible for competency checks of all instructors, to monitor and develop
instructors within the company, and for Student dual checks as specified in TPM.
• Maintain complete oversight of all Grade III Instructors including their theoretical lecturing.
• Responsible for the finalising of any contract required reports.
• Responsible for discussing month end reports with contract students and monthly check-ins with civilian students.
• Check and monitor that all administration relating to Instructors (training files, documentation, reports, debriefs, etc) is kept up to date and current.
• Ensure all standard requirements, systems, aircraft equipment and processes are in place to pass a CAA audit.
• Ensure that all operational irregularities (incident & accident reports) are thoroughly investigated and actioned in conjunction with the CI and Safety Manager.
• Responsible for ensuring the thorough and comprehensive induction and orientation of new flight training staff and students.
• Manage and promote the Company's non-punitive just safety culture.
• Maintain a professional image when dealing with students and perform all duties relating to flying and ground instruction in accordance with the TPM.
• Compliance with all Company and SACAA policies and procedures with specific reference to Flight and Duty, timeous licence currencies (Incl. CRM/DG) and the TPM.
• Remain current with regards to red tags, all aspects of aviation law, CATS & CAR's, AICs, AIPs and Notams at all times.


The following is essential for this position:

• Grade II.
• SACAA CPL (H) License, Instructor Grade II rating.
• Minimum of 1000 hours instruction.
• Excellent written and oral ICAO ELP.
• In depth understanding of all relevant SA CAA Manuals and Regulations.
• Willing to conduct domestic and international travel as required by the company.

The following is preferred for this position:

• 3 years Training Management (CFI) Experience.
• Military Flying Training Experience.
• NVG Instructor.
• Human Factors Instructor.
• Flight Safety Officer.
• SMS Experience.
• Experience in Course Design.

If this sounds like the job for you, our client are also offering the following:

Salary circa R75K per month 
  • Medical Aid 
  • GAP Cover 
  • Group Life 
Please note you must have the right to live and work in South Africa in order to apply for this position.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.