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Republic Airways Holdings Dispatcher Trainee in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category:

Dispatcher

At Republic Airways, our vision is to be America’s regional airline of choice, and our 6,000 associates work together each day to achieve that by providing a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. Whether the role is on the aircraft or in the office, every person at Republic contributes to our success and our family-oriented work environment.

Since our founding in 1974, we’ve grown to become the world’s largest operator of the Embraer 170/175 jet, flying more than 1000 flights daily for our partners, American Airline, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Beyond our operations, we’re focused on sharing our time, talents and treasures with our community—both locally and globally.

Join Republic Airways where you will find opportunities, reach new heights and be part of something bigger than yourself. Republic Airways, opportunity elevated.

#WhyRepublic

POSITION PURPOSE

Authorizes, regulates and controls airline flights according to government and Company regulations to expedite and ensure flight safety.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitors flight operations, individual flight planning, releases, aircraft routing, flight monitoring, weather and operation advisory service duties.

  • Records departure and arrival times of flights and keeps computer systems up to date.

  • Establishes and publishes to all stations the planned aircraft routing. Adjusts plan for maintenance issues, weather, airport closures or other issues.

  • Arranges for ferrying of flights as needed.

  • Provides weather information for flight crews. Updates the flight crew of significant changes to weather or flight plan and recommends flight plan alternates, such as changing course, altitude and, if required, en route landings in the interest of safety and economy.

  • Releases flight crews to operate flights on their scheduled block.

  • Coordinates with ground operations on any crew or aircraft changes.

  • Coordinates diversions with Airport Operations to ensure the best possible passenger convenience.

  • Records all non-routine incidents in the station log and completes appropriate forms and reports.

  • Initiates emergency procedures and notifications when necessary.

  • Coordinates with all appropriate parties any unscheduled operation of aircraft due to weather, airport closures, emergency situations, etc.

  • Provides coaching and on-the-job training as directed.

  • Adheres to recurrent training.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Possess a valid Aircraft Dispatcher License.

Possess Microsoft Office skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Previous experience in Dispatching. Previous airline experience.

REGULATORY

Able to pass an FAA required 10 year work history review and pass criminal background and fingerprint checks.

Possess and maintain a valid US passport or foreign passport.

Authorized by law to work in the United States and able to travel in and out of the United States.

Willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.

Must be 23 years of age or older.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, interpret and understand technical procedures and governmental regulations,

sometimes quickly and under stressful or emergency situations. Able to effectively present information

to and respond to questions from management, crew, air traffic control, and internal associates. Able to

speak and be understood in English in person, on the phone and over a radio headset.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only

limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,

diagram, or schedule form.to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and

maintenance instructions. Must be able to remain calm, think and react quickly in all types

of emergency situations.

DECISION MAKING

Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be short term and usually moderate cost. Able to process information quickly and react in a positive manner during unexpected and/or serious situations. Capable of controlling personal and emotional responses and acting appropriately under high levels of stress.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to sit for prolonged periods.

  • Able to hear clearly verbal communications in person, on the telephone, and over a headset with ambient noise.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Able to work nights, evenings, weekends and holidays to support 24 hour operations.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

None.

Equal Opportunity Employment and Disability Accommodations

Republic Airways is committed to achieving a diverse workforce by providing equal employment opportunities to all Associates and applicants, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to any characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We are committed to providing applicants and Associates reasonable accommodation to enable the individual to perform the essential duties of the job. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources.

At Republic Airways, our vision is to be America’s regional airline of choice, and our 6,000 associates work together each day to achieve that by providing a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. Whether the role is on the aircraft or in the office, every person at Republic contributes to our success and our family-oriented work environment.

Since our founding in 1974, we’ve grown to become the world’s largest operator of the Embraer 170/175 jet, flying more than 1000 flights daily for our partners, American Airline, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Beyond our operations, we’re focused on sharing our time, talents and treasures with our community—both locally and globally.

Join Republic Airways where you will find opportunities, reach new heights and be part of something bigger than yourself. Republic Airways, opportunity elevated.

#WhyRepublic

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