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Aircraft Dispatcher Jobs in Oxford, MS at Nicholas Air

Title: Aircraft Dispatcher

Company: Nicholas Air

Location: Oxford, MS

HOURS
24-hour facility, required to work days, nights & weekends on a rotating schedule
POSITION OVERVIEWNICHOLAS AIR is seeking a full-time Aircraft Dispatcher to join our team. This position will be responsible for effectively organizing crew schedules to maximize utility and serve our customer needs. Ensure that both current and upcoming trips are assigned to crews in the appropriate aircraft to meet the expectations of the scheduled trips. This role works closely with all crew members and other company departments to ensure efficiency.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Interact with crew members in regard to flight schedules regarding trip assignments
Coordinate with the Flight Scheduling Department on all trips
Ensure the appropriate crew is assigned to the applicable airplane on assigned trips
Rearrange crew schedules due to unforeseen circumstances
Willing to work a rotating AM/PM schedule. Will be required to work holidays and weekends as the schedule requires
Ensure part 91 and 135 regulations are followed in crew scheduling practices
Ensure that aircraft meet the performance capabilities of the trips assigned
Take into account the weather, both during the journey and at the final destination
Understanding of airline routes and landing characteristics of company aircraft. Reviewing aircraft weight, fuel loads, and cargo loads with pilots
Responsible for operation and updating of the scheduling system (Airplane Manager)
Monitor the flight schedule to ensure highest internal utilization
Escalate any demand concerns to Management and make necessary recommendations
Manage difficult or emotional crew member situations with courtesy and sensitivity

REQUIRED SKILLS

Demonstrate aptitude in crewmember flight, duty and rest regulations
Excellent oral/written communication and problem resolution skills are required to keep Crew Members well informed
High-level computer experience to be used in scheduling systems and flight planning
Communicating in a fast paced and often rapidly changing environment
Experience with a 24/7 on-call rotation preferred
Exhibit good learning and comprehension
Detail oriented mindset a must
Hands-on, high energy approach essential

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High School Degree or equivalent required
3 years of Aviation experience or college degree in Flight Operations or Aviation Management in lieu of experience
Air Traffic Control School training preferred

REQUIREMENTS

This position is required to report daily to Oxford, MS Headquarters
Subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
Must pass a background check
Must have authorization to work in the U.S.

“We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, inquiry or discussion about compensation, or any other characteristic protected by law.”
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Work Location: One location

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