Job Description includes ( but are not limited to):
Being responsible for the safety and security of all crew members, passengers and cargo on board.
Being responsible for the operation and safety of the aircraft from the moment the aircraft is first ready to move for the purpose of taxiing prior to take-off until the moment it finally comes to rest at the end of the flight and the engine(s) used as primary propulsion units are shut down;
Familiarising himself with all applicable regulations, documentation and briefing materials for the intended route of flight, destination and alternate airfields. Additionally, the commander shall familiarise himself with both oxygen escape routes and terrain escape routes.
Having authority to give all commands he deems necessary for the purpose of securing the safety of the aircraft and of persons or property carried therein;
Having authority to disembark any person, or any part of the cargo, which, in his opinion, may represent a potential hazard to the safety of the aircraft or its occupants;
Ensuring that all crew comply with all operational checklists prior to, during and after all phases of flight operations, and in abnormal and emergency situations
Ensuring the proper implementation and application of the manufacture provided procedures and checklist approved for use by the airline.
The commander or the pilot to whom conduct of the flight has been delegated shall, in an emergency situation that requires immediate decision and action, take any action he considers necessary under the circumstances. In such cases he may deviate from rules, operational procedures and methods in the interest of safety.
Operating the aircraft within the scope of all the Operational Manuals
Taking all reasonable measures to ensure that all persons carried in the aircraft obey all lawful commands given by him for the purpose of securing the safety of the aircraft and of persons or property carried therein.
Operating efficiently in accordance with company fuel policy.
Ensuring On time Performance.
Ensuring Customer awareness.
A minimum of 5500 hours total flying time (CA).A minimum of 2500 hours total flying time (FO)
A minimum of 2500 (1500 h for FO) PIC hours on multi crew, glass cockpit (1) jet aircraft of which 1500 hours should be on one of the A320 Family types. (500 for FO)
Unrestricted and current ICAO ATPL.
Current on A320
Unrestricted and current Class 1 medical.
Must not have attained the age of 62 years old upon the date of joining (50 year old for FO)
Current TRE/TRI is an advantage
English Language Fluency ( written and verbal ) Level 4 or better
In case of hours accumulated on flights with inflight relief, 75% of the total hours shall be counted towards the required minimums
(1) Glass Cockpit: aircraft with a FMS coupled to APFDS