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Exams are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Session times are at 9am and 1pm.
Application must be submitted 10 working days before exam date.

ECCAA Headquarters

ECCAA Heaquarters is located in Antigua, with outstations serving the 8 remaining states of the OECS.

Accident Investigation

Officers conducting an accident investigation involving a Cessna 336

Hewanorra Emergency Drill

Officers overseeing an emergency drill at Hewanorra International Airport

CAL AMO Signing

Photo of Carib Aviation Ltd. representatives & ECCAA team after the signing of AMO certification.

Category One Ceremony

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves officially accepts the Category One certificate from US Ambassador to Barbados & the OECS, Mary Kramer

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The Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) the regulatory and safety oversight provider of civil aviation activities in the OECS and Associate Member States




Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL);
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience as an airline Pilot, at least 3000 hours as pilot-in-command (PIC);
  • Minimum five (5) years experience, directly associated with the development and implementation of aviation operating standards and procedures, operating manuals and flight and ground procedures for flight safety;
  • Working knowledge of the Civil Aviation (Flight Safety) Regulations (CARs) in aircraft operations and Air Operator’s Certificates.
  • Flying Instructor and Instrument Check Pilot experience is desirable.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the required standards of operation are maintained by conducting initial inspections and certification, as well as continued surveillance and monitoring of all OECS air operators;
  • Conduct investigations into incidents and accidents involving civil aircraft in the OECS and OECS registered aircraft outside of the OECS if necessary;
  • Keep abreast of emerging technology and the changing global industry;

Other responsibilities:

(Include but are not limited to the following):

  • Conduct and monitor flight checks and flight simulator checks on pilots for initial issue and renewal of pilot’s licences, instrument flying qualifications and type rating endorsements;
  • Conduct investigations into adverse findings arising from inspection, continued surveillance or monitoring functions and recommend measures to ensure compliance by operators;
  • Assist in the preparation, verification, approval and issue as applicable of: (1) aircrew licences; (2) air operator certificates; (3) other appropriate authorizations, permits and approvals; (4) written examinations for pilots.
  • Assist in the development and on-going improvement of the measures to ensure safe, regular, and efficient aviation services in the OECS;
  • Conduct and manage regulatory safety audits of air operators
  • Conduct ground and en route inspections of air operators, flight training schools, as well as inspections of aerodromes;
  • Evaluate flight operations and other related manuals;
  • Conduct enforcement functions for the aviation industry;
  • Conduct and manage investigation of accidents and incident;
  • Recommend for approval, and monitor designated examiners for pilots;
  • Act as an expert witness in a court of law;
  • Provide expert guidance and direction to the industry on regulatory and safety matters;
  • Assess for approval and then monitor, all training programs used by OECS operators for pilots, cabin crew dispatchers, ramp operations staff, cargo handlers and refuelling personnel;
  • Conduct research as necessary for the development of civil aviation and the enhancement of safety in the industry;
  • Maintain ATPL, instrument rating and type rating currency on aircraft type for which qualified;
  • Monitor and ensure the maintenance of standards for the handling of dangerous goods by air operators;
  • Assist in the training of newly appointed flight operations inspectors;
  • Record current and up-to-date operational information of all aviation activities in which the division is involved, provide regular reports and make recommendations to the Director General on technical matters where appropriate;


Suitably qualified candidates are asked to submit applications including resumes to:


Human Resources Manager, Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority, P.O. Box 1130, St. John’s, Antigua, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Application forms can be downloaded on the ECCAA website: www.eccaa.aero. Only applications from suitably qualified candidates will be acknowledged.


The deadline date for receipt of applications is 28th August 2020.