Location: JHB
Closing Date:
31 October 2013

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Matric Certificate/ Grade 12 results/N3 or relevant tertiary qualifications (SAQA accredited)
  • Compulsory subjects include: Mathematics or Statistics 101, Physical Science and English. Subjects are to be passed with D symbol on Higher Grade, C symbol on
  • Standard Grade or Level 5
  • Candidates with/without previous flying experience/valid pilot license will be
  • considered
  • Pass a security competency assessment
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Be willing to relocate for approximately 54 weeks
  • Sign a training bond

Job Specification…

DO YOU DREAM OF A CAREER IN AVIATION?South African Airways (SAA) is providing an opportunity to aspiring pilots to participate in the SAA Cadet Pilot Development Programme, a bursary award programme aimed at assisting successful candidates with funding to obtain a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence.

On completion, successful cadets will be required to seek employment in the Aviation sector to gain further flying experience to facilitate employment within SAA among other employers in the aviation industry. Once sufficient flying experience has been obtained and should suitable vacancies arise in SAA, successful cadets will be eligible to apply for an appropriate position in line with SAA’s recruitment and selection processes. Being part of the Cadet Pilot Development Programme does not guarantee employment at SAA.

All applicants who meet the minimum criteria outlined below are invited to submit applications for the bursaries.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Matric Certificate/ Grade 12 results/N3 or relevant tertiary qualifications (SAQA accredited)
  • Compulsory subjects include: Mathematics or Statistics 101, Physical Science and English. Subjects are to be passed with D symbol on Higher Grade, C symbol on Standard Grade or Level 5
  • Candidates with/without previous flying experience/valid pilot license will be considered
  • Pass a security competency assessment
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Be willing to relocate for approximately 54 weeks
  • Sign a training bond

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Communication
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Problem solving ability
  • Multi-tasking

ATTRIBUTES

  • Must be medically fit
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Technically orientated
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confident and assertive

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Matric results transcript
  • Aviation training records (where applicable)
  • A summary of all the types of aircraft flown and the number of hours flown in each type (where applicable)
  • Copies of the following: Matric Certificate, South African Identity Document / Passport, Academic transcripts, Last page of Pilot logbook, Pilot Licence, Passport Photograph

Please note: SAA is committed to empowering previously disadvantaged groups (black people and women) and all bursaries / funding will be awarded in this context.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • The onus is on the applicant to prove that he/she meets the minimum requirements, therefore please ensure that your CV is detailed enough, in other words, makes reference to qualifications, knowledge, skills, experience (inclusive of duties, tenure, designation etc.) and attributes.
  • Please note that no applications will be accepted without a certified copy of the applicant’s ID and all relevant qualifications.
  • Closing date will be on 2013-10-15 at 15H00 Please be mindful of the closing date as NO late applications will be considered.
  • Applicants will go through a comprehensive assessment process which may include competency and/or psychometric assessments;
  • Applicants will undergo pre-employment checks i.e. criminal, credit, reference, authentication of qualification etc.
  • SAA is committed to Employment Equity. All appointments will be made in this context.
  • SAA reserves the right not to make an appointment to any of the positions contained in this advert.
  • Queries relating to the above positions may be directed to the relevant HRBP.
  • Should you not receive a response in 21 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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