28 days old
2018-05-212018-06-20

Dispatcher In Training

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: Integrated Operations Ctr (DFW-IOC0) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19145 

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About The Job

The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the Transport Workers Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Dispatchers are jointly responsible with the pilot in command for the preflight planning and operational control of flights.  Additionally, 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 comes responsibility and accountability for all 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.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 23 years of age
  • Must possess a current Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
  • 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
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and overtime as required
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19145 

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