Aircraft Technician (Open to Kenyan Nationals Only)

Vacancy Announcement Date: 13th March 2023

The Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) is a Regional Organization established in 1962 by an International Convention signed by the Governments of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Our mandate is to control Migratory Pests and Vectors in the Region namely; Desert locusts, Quelea birds, Armyworms and Tsetse flies.

The Organization invites applications to fill the following positions. The applicants must be nationals of the contracting Member States.


Job Title: Aircraft Technician (2 positions)
Job classification: General Staff
Terms of Appointment: 3 years Contract (Renewable)
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
Report to: Head of Maintenance


Job Summary

The Aircraft Technician serves as an assistant to Aircraft Engineer.  Among other things; he/she is required to perform routine maintenance and repair of DLCO-EA Aircraft; Troubleshooting systems formal functioning and rectification; Carry out component change and spares sourcing from stores; Carry out minor tasks such as tyre change, fueling, lubrication, cleaning. He/She is required to perform any other duties assigned by the Engineer.


Salary and Benefits

Salary and benefits package according to the Organization’ salary structure as per Service Regulations. Benefits include: housing allowance, cost of living allowance; annual leave of 30 working days, indemnity fund entitlements (10% of salary) and health insurance.


Qualifications Required

  • Diploma in Aircraft Engineering
  • Experience in Aircraft Maintenance with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Applicants who have completed a course on Aviation Apprentice will have an added advantage.
  • Ability to work in harmony with people of different nationalities and cultural background will be an added advantage.
  • Age 25- 40 years.


How to Apply:

To apply, visit our website www.dlco-ea.org/careers/  and download the Application Form.  Interested applicants should submit the filled application form together with a cover letter, detailed CV, copies of Certificates and Testimonials and submit electronically to the emails addresses provided below within 30 days after the publication of the Advert.

Email to:         careers@dlco-ea.org, 

Copy to:          director@dlco-ea.org, berhane@dlcoea.org

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