Chief Advisor Standards at Civil Aviation Authority of NZ, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Civil Aviation Authority and the Aviation Security Service offer distinctively different career opportunities and embrace diverse talent. All jobs at the Authority contribute to ensuring safe and secure skies to help New Zealand fly.
The Civil Aviation Authority is the regulatory arm of our organisation and the Aviation Security Service is the nationwide provider for aviation security.
About the role
Reporting to the Manager, Licensing and Standards, the Chief Advisor Standards is a pivotal and critical role within CAA. This newly created role sits alongside two other Chief Advisors within the Aviation Safety Group. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to influence to the most senior levels of both CAA as well as external organisations.
The Chief Advisor Standards is accountable for all the management, leadership, mentoring and oversight of all regulatory decision-making of their team of aviation and delegated flight examiners. Ensuring that the required regulatory standards are met and regulatory decision-making with respect to personnel licensing ensures a safe and secure aviation system.
The role is responsible for monitoring national and international standards and where necessary advising and leading developments to keep NZ aviation in line with best practice; this includes training and operational standards. It provides oversight for the creation and writing of aviation standards, the provision of advice and support for the development of rules, advisory circulars and policy, and the delivery of sound aviation safety advice.
The role may be required to provide expert advice in the conduct of investigations into participants failing to meet the requirements of their aviation documents. The position will require the holder to engage with internal and external stakeholders and participants in the aviation system.
What we’re looking for
- A proven track record of performance and experience in regulatory oversight and/or an indepth understanding of the aviation regulatory framework and systems with particular reference to operational and training aviation standards.
- Has a minimum of 5 years experience in a supervisory position with oversight of aviation standards in a certified aviation organisation.
- Holds or has held an NZCAA Part 61 Pilot, 65 ATS or 66 AMEL individual aviation document.
- Proven history of developing high performing teams through effective motivation, empowerment and delegation.
- Desirable to hold or has held for at least 5 years a relevant examiner qualification attached to their licence and has experience of and has worked within the NZ regulatory environment
The Civil Aviation Authority as a safety regulator, exists to enable safe flight for social connections and economic benefit for New Zealand. We believe in keeping people safe and secure, enabling participation in the aviation system, and making a difference. We have a strong commitment to achieve Safer Skies and have a unique opportunity for you to help accomplish this.
The Authority embraces diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.
Our values are central to shaping our behaviours and the way we work.
- Me mahi tahi – Collaboration.
- Me mahi pono – Transparency
- Me mahi tika – Integrity
- Me manaaki – Respect
- Kia tū rangatira ai – Professionalism
Why join us?
The Civil Aviation Authority is temporarily located at modern offices within Wellington CBD. Our employees enjoy benefits including up to 4% Kiwisaver employee contributions and discounted health insurance premiums.
We invest in our people by helping them develop skills to make a great job of their current role and preparing them for potential future roles within the organisation. This extends to the health and wellbeing of our employees, where we offer flu vaccinations, eye tests and contributions towards eyewear.
Be a part of something from day one by joining one of our sports teams, and an active social club running a variety of events for members and their families.
The Authority is implementing change to deliver better regulatory outcomes and ‘safe and secure skies to help New Zealand fly’. Join us at this exciting time while we work to develop our new organisational culture and way of working.
Due to the New Zealand border being closed and new visa applications not currently being considered, we are only able to consider applicants who are currently residing in NZ or who have NZ Citizen or Permanent Residency status.
Covid-19 continues to present significant health, safety and wellbeing risks. This offer of employment is therefore conditional upon you being vaccinated against Covid-19 and maintaining full vaccination status throughout the course of your employment.
Please take a look at the Position Description for this role to find out if you have the relevant skills and experience and apply now!
Applications close Friday 4th of February
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Civil Aviation Authority of NZ|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
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