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Chief Aviation Security Officers, Job Grade C5

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05 Jul 2019


19 Jul 2019

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2 X Chief Aviation Security Officers, Job Grade C5,

1 X Eros Airport

1 X Ondangwa Airport


The incumbent reports to the Airport Manager: Ondangwa Airport and at Eros Airport to the Strategic Executive: SBU 2


Purpose of this position:

Plan, direct and administer the comprehensive security program for the Aviation security division and to ensure security compliance with national and international aviation security measures and regulations.


Job competencies include:

·     Implement, monitor and recommend updates to the airport security program and ensure compliance with all aviation security regulations;

·     Conduct Aviation security compliance evaluations for the Airport; 

·     Work closely with Nampol to ensure that security procedures conform to the national and International Aviation security;

·      Assists team members and other staff members to understand and interpret various policies and procedures related to the National civil aviation security programme and Airport Security Programs;

·      Must be able to plan emergencies and crisis management in line with the airport security Contingency plan in consultation with other security clusters;

·      Provide input to the drafting of the security budget and ensure that security needs and requirements are catered for;

·      Ensure and recommends amendments of the Airport Security Programme and Contingency plan.


Educational Requirements/Experience:

·     Diploma in Aviation security, Police or military studies or any aviation industry qualification that is relevant to aviation security. A Degree will be an added advantage; 

·      At least 6 - 9 years’ experience in the area of aviation security of which at least three (3) should be at a supervisory level;

·     Valid driver’s license.


Required Specialisation and Certification

·     Prescribed aviation security training courses


Personal Competencies:

  • Good understanding of the aviation industry, aircraft and airport operations;
  • Good knowledge of airport, aviation security rules, regulations, laws, law enforcement regulations and security principles, concepts and methodologies;
  • Understanding of national and international aviation security governing legislation;
  • Knowledge of modern aviation security techniques and security precautions required at the airport;
  • Able to communicate and motivate teams as well as relate meaningfully to the team;
  • Good writing skills and communication skills; 
  • Analytical, decisive and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, handle work pressures and to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to train and guide subordinates to implement access control measures;
  • Demonstrate aptitude for learning new technologies;
  • Good supervisory, planning, organising and administrative skills;
  • Ethical conduct and high integrity; 
  • Ability to train and conduct user training. 


All candidates seeking employment in Aviation Security should complete a prescribed Aviation Security Employment application form which is available on the NAC official website ( following the link or at the reception, Head Office, which should be accompanied by a detailed application letter, Curriculum Vitae (including career path to date, and references), and non-returnable certified copies of qualifications and identity documents should be forwarded to:

Please note all applicants who are shortlisted for the Aviation Security positions are required to be vetted by the Namibian Intelligence Service, the Namibian Police, and other Government Agencies as part of the Security clearance process.