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TAIC Commissioners, CEO and staff - Dec 2016
TAIC Commissioners, CEO and staff - Dec 2016

We advertise staff vacancies on our home page, this page, and on the website.

A typical job description for a Transport Accident Investigation Commission Investigator is available at right in the Document downloads box.


CURRENT VACANCY: Manager, Air Investigations (Applications close on 19 June 2019)

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) investigates significant aviation, rail and marine accidents and incidents with a view to avoiding  future similar occurrences. The Commission has set a visionary goal of “No Repeat Accidents – Ever!”

The Manager Air Investigations provides strong leadership and thorough management of the air investigation team, supporting the Chief Investigator of Accidents. 

Following a recent internal promotion, we seek a Manager to continue providing high quality and timely transport accident investigation services.

  • Utilise your leadership, investigation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate credibility with your air transport experience 
  • Medically and physically fit, current passport and drivers’ licence essential 


Experience, Skills and Qualifications

The successful applicant will have
  • relevant air transport experience;
  • strong leadership and investigative skills
  • professional or technical aviation qualifications eg pilot, engineering (mechanical, aeronautical, or avionics)
As the Manager, you will effectively lead those who provide high quality and timely air transport accident investigation services.  Key competencies and experience include:
  • Leadership and business skills and experience 
  • Investigative and QA experience and skills
  • Strong analysis and reasoning skills
  • Ability to anticipate and identify risks/issues and identify possible solutions 
  • Communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal 
  • Understanding of quasi-judicial processes, particularly the rules and requirements applicable to a Commission of Inquiry
  • Emotional and psychological maturity to handle stressful and emotionally difficult situations
  • Medically and physically fit with a valid passport and current driver’s licence. 
TAIC is looking forward to hearing from those interested in progressing their career within this pivotal organisation based in central Wellington, New Zealand. Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 19 June 2019 or sooner if a suitable applicant is identified. 


► If you are interested in the position CLICK HERE TO APPLY. 
► All applications will be acknowledged electronically. 
► For further information contact TAIC's recruiter, Jacaleen Williams at People and Co,  on 021 732 996 quoting job number 19042.