Eire – UAS Inspector (Non-Licensed Ops) – sUAS Information – The Enterprise of Drones

Closing Date for Functions
29 Sep 2022

Enquiry Contact Particulars

[email protected]


Irish Aviation Authority, The Instances Constructing, 11-12 D’Olier Road, Dublin 2

Hybrid working preparations could also be agreed in step with IAA Distant Working Coverage.

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UAS Supervisor

Job Function

The aim of this function is to enact the IAA’s programmme for the promotion and regulation of drones, to maximise aggressive and socio-economic advantages whereas making certain the best stage of security, safety, and safety for residents.

Important Duties and Duties

The UAS Inspector tasks embrace:

  • Issuing, amending, suspending, limiting, or revoking certificates of competency of distant pilots
  • Issuing, amending, suspending, limiting, or revoking operational authorisations and LUCs
  • Verifying completeness, issuing confirmations of receipt, and issuing confirmations of completeness for operational declarations
  • Creation and Upkeep of UAS Geographical Zones and the related AIP entries and customary distinctive digital format
  • Finishing up risk-based oversight and audits of:
    • UAS operators which have submitted a declaration, maintain an operational authorisation, or an LUC
    • Recognised entities
    • Mannequin golf equipment and associations that maintain an authorisation
    • Financial operators with respect to market surveillance
  • Examine incidents of non-compliance by:
    • UAS operators working within the ‘open’ or ‘particular’ classes
    • Recognised entities
    • Financial operators with respect to market surveillance
  • Help within the upkeep and preservation of paperwork, information, and stories regarding UAS operational authorisations, declarations, certificates of competency of the distant pilots, LUCs, recognised entities, and financial operators with respect to market surveillance
  • Present info and assist (consists of giving recommendation on rules and requirements) to UAS operators for the aim of:
    • Security promotion
    • Clarification
    • Coverage announcement
    • Technical info
    • Accident info
  • Advise the UAS Supervisor on particular or normal issues regarding UAS and supply technical recommendation and assist to different departments internally
  • Periodic conferences with UAS pilots, operators, trade, recognised entities, and financial operators
  • Train corrective motion (administrative and if vital authorized measures) to make sure compliance with the required requirements
  • Help within the provision of technical recommendation within the growth of security requirements and within the growth of rules in relation to UAS
  • Signify the UAS Supervisor, the place required
  • Present OJT to different UAS Inspectors
  • Help with the features of the Market Surveillance Authority function of the IAA
  • Carry out acceptable checks on the traits of Class Recognized UAS on an sufficient scale:
    • Documentary
    • Bodily
    • Laboratory
  • Help with sustaining a database of financial operators to file check stories, certificates of conformity, and many others
  • Help in establishing procedures and processes
  • Co-ordinate with different State MSAs and Customs
  • Actively take part with counterparts in different member states via EU Fee UAS Administrative Cooperation Group

Abilities Required

The profitable candidate ought to have the next {qualifications} and expertise:


  • A related third stage qualification or equal aviation expertise
  • At the very least 5 years’ expertise working in UAS operation and/or regulation
  • Expertise and understanding of security requirements and regulatory necessities
  • Detailed information of related Worldwide, EU and Irish regulatory necessities and requirements
  • Detailed information of the framework of worldwide organisations with which the IAA works together with, ICAO, EASA and ECAC
  • Familiarity with the working of the Aeronautical Info Administration
  • Familiarity with Airspace Administration
  • Have information of future UAS necessities and developments
  • The power to work successfully as a part of a crew
  • The power to undertake work in a diligent, conscientious, and meticulous method
  • The power to research and to succeed in justified conclusions
  • The power to manage concurrently with a number of duties and to work below time strain
  • A willingness to journey extensively
  • Glorious written and oral communication expertise with the flexibility to supply coherent and well-constructed stories
  • Good personnel administration and organisational expertise along with the flexibility to take care of the UAS trade on the highest stage


Functions should include the next to be thought of for shortlisting:

  • A canopy letter (max. two A4 pages) outlining why you want to be thought of for the publish and the place you imagine your expertise and expertise meet the necessities of the place.
  • A complete CV.

Please click on right here to entry the Candidate Info Booklet: UAS Inspector Candidate Info Booklet

Full full functions together with a CV and canopy letter needs to be emailed to [email protected] and acquired no later than 5pm on Thursday the 29th of September 2022 utilizing the reference IAAUASI0922.

The IAA is an equal alternatives employer and welcomes functions from individuals from various backgrounds and under-represented teams together with ethnic minority and folks with disabilities.

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