New York, United States

FAR 135 VP of Charter Operations – Long Island, NY area

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of Position:  VP, Charter Operations

Employment Location:   Farmingdale, NY (Long Island/Farmingdale, NY based but possible to work 2-3 days a week in Farmingdale, NY office at the Republic Airport and the remainder of time can be remote).


Well-established and growing Long Island-based aircraft management and charter company seeks a proven charter operations management executive. This individual will oversee the Charter Ops and Scheduling Departments managing a team of eight charter coordinators who ensure that all flights (Part 135 and Part 91) are handled flawlessly.


The company offers future growth opportunities for a motivated leader. The ideal candidate will come from a top-notch aviation company and is looking to make positive contributions to an expanding organization.

  • Minimum of 7 years RECENT FAR 135 Flight Charter Coordination leadership experience – experience managing a team of FAR 135 Flight Coordinators/Followers, Dispatch, etc.  – Must be currently working for a Part 135 Charter flight company
  • Experience using JetInsight (preferred)
  • Successful history in charter operations and leadership management
  • Manage a team of eight professionals who handle all dispatch and flight coordination 24 hours per day/7 days per week.
  • The team performs these tasks below, but the person we’re looking for is the leader of the team…a much more senior level position:
    • Coordinate all Owner and Charter flight services 24/7 including: scheduling, revisions, permits, clearances, ground handling, aircraft storage away from home base, passenger ground transportation, catering, and special concierge services.
    • Arrange aircraft handling with FBOs
    • Pre-and-post communication with flight crews
  • Ability to collaborate well with individuals across the organization
  • Ability to guide and mentor operations staff
  • Ability to design and implement a successful operations strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills
  • Outstanding planning, organization and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a timely and confident manner
  • Advanced time management skills
  • Ability to build and maintain the respect of clients and co-workers
  • Knowledge of quoting and operations systems, JetInsight is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Location: New York, United States
  • Categories: Operations / Management
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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