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RPAS Pilot (Security)

Following rapid expansion, our client is looking to hire a highly motivated RPAS Pilot (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System Pilot). The Security RPAS Pilot will be based at customer sites, working in close partnership with clients. He/She will be responsible for effectively operating a drone to gather and detect any incidents and/or threats using a drone.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executing and supervising all flights and maintenance activities at the site of operation which includes conducting thorough preparation to fly a drone, completing the relevant documentation and accurate flight planning processes
  • Conduct aerial surveying using drones for security procedures by determining the location and the nature of any abnormal or irregular activities
  • Recognise and respond immediately to emergency situations by following company’s and the Client’s Emergency and Safety procedures
  • Determine and communicate the location and nature of any abnormal or irregular conditions
  • Responsible for taking corrective measures within the scope of security operations
  • Accountable for the safe operation of each RPAS
  • Submitting flight and maintenance documentation, inclusive of all flight operational documents per flight
  • Maintaining a high level of compliance with the SACAA regulations and requirements by aligning all documentation and processes to company’s ROM (RPAS Operations Manual)
  • Being a brand ambassador for the company
  • Ad-hoc duties

Minimum Requirements

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Grade 12 (Matric certificate)
  • 1-2 years’ experience in the Security Industry (Advantageous)
  • Driver’s license (Code 08)
  • Own reliable vehicle
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Willing to work night shifts
  • Willing to relocate, if required
  • Clear Criminal record

Skills and Attributes

  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment, in a team and/or independently
  • Hold a valid SACAA RPL, PPL or CPL (Advantageous)
  • An Aviation and/or Security background (Advantageous)
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to think quickly and decisively
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving kills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An inherent drive to achieve company goals and objectives


  • Basic salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Travel and vehicle maintenance allowance
  • Fuel allowance
  • Cell phone allowance

Relevant training will be provided. Apply online or forward your CV to nico@aviationlink.co.za.


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