Grant Aviation, Inc •
JOB SUMMARY: Dispatch Agent, Flight Follower, assists the Director of Operations and the pilots in initiating, following and terminating flights. The Dispatch Agent is responsible for providing proper notification to the pilot for the carriage of hazardous materials, and is subject to the 12-month training requirements for hazmat. There is no regulatory requirements for Dispatch Agents, but Grant Aviation uses persons that we have locally trained to assist with these duties and provide support to the Pilot-In-Command. Dispatch Agents may assist the Pilot-In-Command with the preflight planning and coordination of a flight. They monitor and issue information helpful for the safety of flight, and when necessary, along with the Pilot-In-Command, cancel a flight that cannot operate safely as planned.
The following duties are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Dispatch Agents report to the Station Manager.
Determines flight routes.
Designates Pilot(s) and aircraft for each flight.
Records required fuel load.
Records passenger and freight load.
Prepares Flight Manifest forms.
Conducts flight following duties.
Responsible for the notification of the Director of Operations of any abnormal occurrence regarding any phase of operation.
Responsible for notifying maintenance when advised by flight crews of maintenance issues.
Ensure revision data for Grant Aviation aircraft are forwarded to those aircraft as expeditiously as possible.
Help track and maintain crew operational legality such as rest and flight and duty time.
Assist with the financial recording and tracking for receipts and billings, as directed by the Station Manager or President.
Monitors the departure of the flight from the place of origin and arrival at the place of destination, including intermediate stops and diversions.
Passes along information about maintenance and mechanical delays encountered at place of origin and destination and intermediate stops.
Advises the flight crews and the operations staff of any known conditions that may adversely affect the safety of the flight.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory Three (3) years professional work experience in the aviation field operating under Part-135 or Part-121 preferred.
Supervisory No supervisory experience required.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to lift approximately 20 pounds.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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