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Site Maintenance Assistant (Flight Monitor)


About United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian Agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP has been working in Afghanistan since 1963. In 2014, WFP fed over 3.6 million vulnerable Afghans and our operations include: capacity building, Purchase of Progress (P4P), Food Voucher, Food for Assets, Food for Work, Food for Training, Food for Education, Mother-and-Child Health and Nutrition and Emergency Relief. WFP food assistance aims to help the most vulnerable, food insecure Afghans, including women and children, as well as families affected by conflict and natural disasters.

Job Summary

The Site Maintenance (Flight Monitor) reports to the senior air movement assistant (Ramp) and/or the national aviation officer. The incumbent shall be responsible for performing effective and efficient tasks as a flight monitor, at the terminal building and the ramp.

To perform routine site maintenance tasks to support safe, comfortable and reliable working environment.

Job Details

Date Posted: 10 May 2018 Reference: 82021
Closing Date: 23 May 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Airline/Aviation Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Service Contract Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 12 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

•Perform day trips to the deep field locations;
•Undertake a complete search of carry-on luggage, checked-in luggage and cargo, both manually and by use of a hand held metal detector;
•Ensure that all the passengers have valid travel documents i.e. Agency badge/ID/Passport; air ticket;
•Ensure that the actual head count of passengers correspond to the passenger manifest and/or general declaration form, at point of embarkation/disembarkation;
•Provide assistance and guidance to passengers and flight crew on all flights originating from the field stations.
•Assist in control of human/animal incursions and any type of crowd at an airfield in deep field locations;
•Ensure that minimum safety and security is in place during tour of duty at the respective deep field location;
•Complete and submit passenger and cargo manifests as required;
•Conduct a manifest correction through the Takeflite/eFMA each time after a flight has been taken;
•Coordinate with Air Operations Control Centre (AOCC) and Flight Following Centre while in the field, to provide both with all necessary operational information

•Assist in the safeguard/escort of aircraft on the apron when the aircraft is taxiing out/in;
•Removal and collection of FOD to ensure that the ramp, especially the spot where UNHAS fleet is parked, is free of objects that may cause damage to an aircraft;
•Remain vigilant to ensure that all passengers baggage, cargo and pouch are processed through the approved security checks and screening prior to embarking and/or entering the UNHAS Compound;
•Escort Passengers from the terminal building to the aircraft when boarding and vice-versa.

•Prepare tags, boarding cards, etc for the Check-in-Counter.
•Assist the Check-in-Counter in properly identifying, segregating and labelling of baggage according to routes and destinations;
•Assist passengers with their baggage;
•Transfer of luggage from the Check-in-Counter to the Apron;
•Loading and unloading of luggage and cargo;
•Escorting agency focal points between UNAMA Parking and UNHAS Compound;
•Receiving passengers at the UNAMA Gate and guiding them to UNHAS Check-in-Counter;
•Assist passengers (physically challenged) requiring special attention such as wheelchair cases or any other assistance (MEDEVAC/CASEVAC cases Etc).
•Coordinate and communicate cargo handling loading/offloading with the Ramp Supervisor.
•Assist Admin Unit with Loading/Offloading Non-Food Items (NFI);
•Assist Cargo Unit with Aircraft Catering and its distribution amongst the passengers;

•Any other duties assigned by supervisor.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


• Knowledge of safety precautions.
• High sense of responsibility and punctuality.
• Honesty and integrity.
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
• Ability to work in a team.
• Ability to work in all weather conditions.


Education: Completion of secondary school education.
Experience: Two or more years of relevant working experience
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Fluency in Pashto or Dari, preferably both.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)
AF AF 12


High School, General

Submission Guideline

Afghan Nationals meeting the essential qualifications of the position are invited to apply by submitting a letter of interest and an updated CV and P11 form. Please click on the links provided in order to submit your online application through the WFP E-recruitment portal. Please note that application submitted via email or hardcopy will not be given any consideration.

Submission Email

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