United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Air Operations Assistant (Air Traffic Controller)

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Job Description


Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters Duty Stations.

Under the direct supervision of OIC Air Operations, Rumbek , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Pre-planning activities within the state, which is submitted to Mission Air Operations Center(MAOC) for approval;

  • Preparing Air tasking Orders (ATOs) from the daily flight schedule (DFS) and providing them to crew for execution;

  • Processing Daily Flight schedule into AIMS;

  • Monitoring all flights in the states and those transisting from Juba or other Air Regions and providing timely resources to enable turn round;

  • Providing Flight Information service at Rumbek tower According to Established ICAO Annexes, Documents and ATC Manual, AIP etc;

  • Coordinating with Local Civil Aviation Officials for smooth and efficient air operations;

  • Briefing Aircrew and state aviation personnel on Notice to Airmen (NOTAMS) and other available information concerning flight operations;

  • Liaising with the Field State Administrator (FAO) re all aviation requirements for the state and any TOB/COB/CSB within the state;

  • Securing mine and Security-clearance" id="link" class="link">Security Clearance, and threat assessment reports;

  • Taking charge of of all aviation property in the state including air assets and aviation equipment;

  • Providing weather reports at destinations and alternate airfields;

  • Reporting all changes and deviations to OIC Air Operations Rumbek, MAOC duty officer and Chief Air Operations;

  • Reporting and filing all observed safety hazards in the state;

  • Maintaining a database of crew lists and Risk/Threat assessment forms;

  • Checking Fuel status and availability both in the state and any relevant TOB/CSB;

  • Preparing daily Sitreps and submit to Juba after last flght;

  • Verifying the Aircraft Use Reports for state based air assets on daily basis and file information in the relevant Electronic databases in accordance with UN requirements;

  • Ensuring for all AUR’s are forwarded to Technical Compliance Unit in Juba on time;

  • Monitoring crew duty times and air assets flight hour utilization;

  • Participating in Capacity Building to National staff members;

  • Checking for service & ability of aviation Equipment on daily basis;

  • Checking for Runway condition and submit HLS & Ramp hazard report to Juba before flight Operations;

  • Providing apron management and bay allocation for accommodating different categories of aircraft during peak Hour;

  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the OIC Air operations, Chief Air opertaions or the Chief Aviation Officer.

Secondary education

Mandatory: Air Traffic Control Certtificate

Desirable: Private Pilot License (PPL), Commercial Pilot License (CPL), Ramp Operations, Dispatch, Flight Operations trainings.

36 Months

At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry (Air traffic control certificate is mandatory).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Air transport, air traffic control and safety

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)


Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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