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Assist the division special operations department in its daily work

  • Organize HQ-SOD approved and national SO events
  • Keep the SO LoA up-to-date
  • Supervisor special operations online and make sure all pilots are following the procedures and the SO directive, in coordination with the div SOC/SOAC and the HQ-SOD
  • Maintaining the SO part of the division website
  • Keeping a regular contact with SO members
  • Taking part to SO activities and trainings


The candidate must fulfil the following basic requirements:

  • Be, before the end of the submission of candidatures period, at least 18 years old (16 years under special conditions)
  • Be a member of IVAO for at least 6 months before the end of the submission of candidatures period;
  • Have a minimum rating of Aerodrome Controller or Private Pilot;
  • Have a knowledge of the organisation, its functioning and structure;
  • Enthusiastic and willing to make a positive impact to the Belgium Special Operations Department and IVAO;
  • Have a fluent capability for speaking and writing in English and one of the following languages: Dutch, French or German. Having a knowledge of additional national languages is an asset
  • Be willing to train and get higher ratings within the months following the appointment (minimum BTA level when available).
  • Follow the conditions fixed by the HQ-SOD, including the mandatory staff training (SO-MIST)

The application will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  Apply by sending a motivation letter to xb-hq@ivao.aero.  You will be contacted to set an interview with XB-SO(A)C and XB-(A)DIR.


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