Join an innovative company with over 40 years of success in the airline industry! Empire Airlines, known for our “WE CAN DOTHAT!” attitude, is looking for a Flight Dispatcher to join our team! Empire Airlines has been a FedEx Feeder operator since 1988, providing flight and maintenance services thro

Flight Dispatcher (COE)

Empire Airlines • 
Hayden, Idaho, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Join an innovative company with over 40 years of success in the airline industry! Empire Airlines, known for our “WE CAN DOTHAT!” attitude, is looking for a Flight Dispatcher to join our team!
 
Empire Airlines has been a FedEx Feeder operator since 1988, providing flight and maintenance services throughout the western United States. Our fleet consists of ATR 42s, ATR 72s, and Cessna 208 Caravans which operate throughout our 18 bases and service over 40 cities.
 
Employee benefits include Personal Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, travel benefits, paid holidays, healthy lifestyle incentives, referral program, and other optional benefits.
 
To be considered for this position, candidates must apply on our Jobs Page which is accessible through our website at:
https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/9ca75aad-6dd5-498d-92de-8e2436d281f4/Empire-Airlines
 
INTRODUCTION
The Flight Dispatcher is responsible for supporting flight operations through flight following duties and responsibilities.
Job Requirements:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Analyze weather date; evaluate trends along routes and notify flights of adverse weather conditions; maintain surveillance on all flight in progress.
-Prepare flight releases on hour prior to each flight departure operating under FAR 121 domestic, flag and supplemental flight rules; record flight status and any changes of each aircraft on the aircraft schedule log; ensure crew coverage for all flights during shift and next shift; remain on duty until the replacement dispatcher has been fully briefed on all operational flight, aircraft, crewmember or other irregularities.
-Collect and monitor flight and duty times; coordinate scheduling, delay or cancellation of aircraft with Dispatch Manager; process crew check in and after hours crew scheduling and record changes on the master schedule; compute fuel loads as required to ensure on time operations and schedule aircraft accordingly.
-Assist in collection and dissemination of flight/crewmember/aircraft information as directed by the Dispatch Manager; maintain a complete shift report; control and monitor Flight Following information; enter all required pilot and flight information into computer and maintain computer files.
-Serve as positive role model for ethical behavior and promote an awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles that is consistent with these principles; promote and support the mission of Empire Airlines.
-Other related duties as assigned.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
-High school or equivalent with valid FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate.
-Must maintain familiarity with the use of and information contained in FAR 91, 121, 135 and MEL of each type of aircraft operated, company manual and dispatch policy manual.
-Must have excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
-Must have a valid driver’s license with insurable record through Empire’s policy.
-Must adhere to the company’s FAA/DOT required Drug and Alcohol Program.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
-Work is performed primarily indoors, some travel required.
-Requires standing, walking, sitting and bending for extended periods of time.
-Requires manual dexterity, speaking, seeing and hearing to conduct business.
-May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.
-Must be willing to work irregular or rotating hours.
-Empire Airlines is a drug, alcohol and smoke-free workplace.
 
PAY & BENEFITS
-This is a full-time position (40 hours per week).
-Starting pay for this position is $18.25 per hour, and will increase to $19.50 per hour once qualified.
-Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with matching, PTO, Paid Holidays, Travel Benefits, and more!
 
To be considered for this position, candidates must apply on our Jobs Page which is accessible through our website at:
https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/9ca75aad-6dd5-498d-92de-8e2436d281f4/Empire-Airlines
Salary Range: 18.25-19.50
Relocation:
Travel: Less than 25%
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