Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Manager – Flight Operations


SUMMARY:
Performs all coordinative aspects of operations relating to flights, set up of ground handling, airports, ticket counters, monitoring flight status, updating flight information post flight, and other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Ensures compliance with Company and federal rules, regulations and Operations Specifications.

Manages the daily operations of the companies Flight Ops Center which operates seven days a week.  Supervises seven to ten Operations Coordinators.  Ensures employees are trained, prepares weekly schedules, and is responsible for ensuring flights arrive and depart on time and all applicable policies and procedures are followed.

The Operations Center is responsible for the following functions:

  • Sourcing and negotiating of ground, fuel, and other service providers to accommodate the flights of the company. Ongoing monitoring of invoicing to ensure compliance of vendors to pricing terms.
  • Set up ground handling (above and below wing), baggage processes, obtain landing rights/permits, fuel releases, customs approvals, and airport slots for the company’s flights.
  • Prepare flight schedules, arrange for overflight, landing and parking permits, customs requirements/clearances and arrange for fuel and ground handling as needed for all domestic and international flights
  • Prepare and submit manifests for TSA clearance (no-fly list), APHIS, and customs.
  • Responsible for airport reporting (i.e. passenger/aircraft information as required by the airports or other authorities.
  • Entering all pertinent post flight data in the company’s flight operations system to record block times, fuel uplifts, passenger counts, baggage, etc.
  • Ensures that all Company departments and customers are updated and notified of all flight activity.
  • Coordinate all aspects of off schedule flight operations and/or delays which need coordination between the airline, customers, and other employees.
  • Works directly with the airline to coordinate all aspects of the flights and communicate information to other departments and customers.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
4-year college bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years work experience with the above described job duties in a managerial capacity.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to use common sense and sound judgment to deal with situations and multiple problems that occur simultaneously in a highly controlled, fast paced, and regulated environment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Current passport, driver’s license

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to demonstrate a practical knowledge of computer and computer software, including
MS Word and Excel.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including printers, scanners, copiers, and fax machines.
Knowledge of Flight Operations System software, telephones, and to complete forms and other documents.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be available to travel domestically and internationally without restrictions,

Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights and holidays.


  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Categories: Operations / Management
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Mitch Maldonado


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

Address:
Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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