Overview

Flight Training Scheduler Job at Cirrus Aircraft – 3.4 in Knoxville, TN

Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.

Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.

Job Summary

The Flight Training Scheduler is responsible for supporting, coordinating, and maintaining the flight training schedule in support of all flight training, corporate flights, and other internal and external needs. The Flight Training Scheduler will also be responsible for maintaining adequate records, supportive data, and auditing the scheduling software. The Flight Training Scheduler serves a key role in the Flight Training and Ownership team as a single point of contact for scheduling needs between Flight Operations, Executive teams, and other departments within Cirrus Aircraft. As a Scheduler with Cirrus Aircraft, will be expected to maintain the schedule far enough in advanced to allow for all departments to adequately prepare, coordinate, and plan for the events scheduled.

Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions

Plan, coordinate, build, and maintain the flight operations schedule far enough in advanced to allow departments adequate time to plan, coordinate, and prepare for the demand and capacity needs.

Assist the Flight Training and Ownership team, Flight operations team and Delivery experience team with capacity and demand modeling.

Coordinate with the Fleet Administration team regularly to schedule aircraft that are needed for flight training, corporate movements, and ferries to meet the needs of Cirrus Aircraft.

Assist the Flight Training and Ownership team with adjusting the schedule to meet internal and external customer needs.

Coordinate with and schedule the movement of customer aircraft from Duluth, MN to Knoxville, TN and various locations around the United States.

Receive, coordinate, and schedule all corporate flight requests.

Manage the supportive data that allows for proper scheduling and record keeping.

Schedule personnel in accordance with FAA FAR’s and Cirrus Aircraft policies and procedures.

Maintain, track and schedule pilot currency for company pilots.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The

requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

2 years of Dispatcher, Crew Scheduling, or Business administration

Associates degree in Aviation Management

Ability to demonstrate sound judgement and effective communication skills (written and verbal).

Ability to effectively manage stress, including competing work demands and multiple projects at the same time.

Exhibit exceptional problem solving, resource management, and time management skills to fix problems in an

efficient and effective manner.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes, contradictory information to

effectively solve problems.

Optimizes Work Processes: Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on

continuous improvement.

Organizational Savvy: Maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational

dynamics.

Situational Adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match shifting demands of different situations.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or

responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at

any time with or without notice. Work beyond 40 hours per week may be required.

This opportunity is located in Knoxville, TN. Chosen as the location for our Vision Center Campus, the hub of our customer experience activities, Knoxville is often described as a hidden gem. Surrounded by the Smoky Mountains and home to the rambling Tennessee River, the town offers a plethora of outdoor activities and a vibrant downtown. Very few places feature the opportunity to experience live music, culture, outdoor adventures and acclaimed cuisine in one location. It’s no wonder why Knoxville was recently named as a Top 10 Destination on the Rise by Trip Advisor.

Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will

receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion,

pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information

or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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About the Company

Company: Cirrus Aircraft – 3.4

Company Location:  Knoxville, TN

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