14 days old

Dispatcher In Training

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: Integrated Operations Ctr (DFW-SV02) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 47861 

Job Purpose

Dispatchers are jointly responsible with the pilot in command for the preflight planning and operational control of flights.

Essential Job Functions (Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring the progress of the flight. Issuing information or instructions necessary for the safety of the flight and cancelling or re-dispatching the flight (amending the release) if deemed necessary by either the Dispatcher or Pilot in command.
  • The Dispatcher has the authority to release, defer and cancel flights in accordance with regulations and company policies and with this authority come responsibility and accountability for all the decisions.
  • Tracks taxi times and issues direction to stay within the DOT Three Hour Tarmac rule.
  • Dispatchers plan flights based on safety, efficiency and customers comfort.
  • Keeps the stations informed of flight status changes such as anticipated delays, cancellations, diversions, etc and coordinates aircraft and crews for optimum utilization during irregular operations.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements – Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 23 years of age.
  • Must possess a current Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
  • DOT covered position.

Skills, Licenses, and Certifications

  • Must possess a current Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation.

Preferred Job Requirements – Education and Experience

  • Four year college degree preferably with an Aviation Science or Business major.
  • Or five years aviation experience which includes at least four years of operational experience
  • Or three years aviation experience which includes at least two years of operational experience and a two year associates college degree preferably with an Aviation, Science or Business major.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 47861 

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Posted: 2021-09-01 Expires: 2021-10-01
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