Unmanned Aircraft System Inspector

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Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA)

Kigali International Airport

B.P: 1122

Opening date: 05th/November/2019

Closing date: 22nd/November/2019

Brief Background:

Rwanda civil aviation Authority is a Government institution established by Law No 03/2017 of 21/02/2017 determining its mission, organization, and functioning as amended to date. RCAA has a legal personality and is governed in accordance with laws governing organs of Public Service.

To achieve its mission RCAA would like to recruit qualified staff to fill the attached vacant positions on its Organization structure. Details on positions advertised including terms of reference, required profile and number of positions are obtained from the RCAA website.

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to RCAA Head Office at Kigali International Airport not later than Friday, 22nd November 2019 at 5 P.M:

  • A filled application form obtained from the RCAA website: www.caa.gov.rw
  • A copy of CV
  • A copy of the required degree or diploma and certificates and equivalency certificate from HEC for foreign degrees
  • Copy of National ID




Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority


  1. Unmanned Aircraft System Inspector (1)

Job title

UAS Inspector (1)

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Summarized Job description  

  • Ensures that the regulations, standards, policies, guidelines and other regulatory and non-regulatory instruments, tools, processes, and instructions governing UAS operations are in place and current to support adequate safety oversight functions.
  • Evaluates and recommends for approval/disapproval requests for permits/certificates to operate a UAS. Determines the need for and establish work programs for surveillance and inspection of UAS operators within manpower and budget limitations to assure adherence to the applicable regulations.
  • Conducts investigations of UAS incidents and accidents. Conducts studies on drone technology development, to conduct awareness workshops to UAS owners/operators on safe and secure operations.
  • Update the existing UAS regulations in force so as to remain relevant to the technological advancement and to maintain the efficiency of TGMS such as Advisory circulars (AC’s) and any other publications that will guide the industry in compliance with standards.
  • Prepare and continuously fill entries of registered UAS (drones) in the RCAA UAS register book. Issuance of activity permits and registration certificates to the UAS operators.
  • Prepare and submit biodata of different applicants (companies, institutions, and different individuals) for registration of drones to the competent authority before the issuance of registration certificates and activity permits.

Job requirements

  • To be below 35 years.
  • University degree or technical qualification in aeronautical engineering, aircraft maintenance or flight operations or any other related field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience.