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Airline Flight Dispatcher

Department: Operations
Location: Lansing, MI

Ameriflight, LLC is the nationís largest Part 135 Cargo airline and the unparalleled leader in scalable, outsourced aviation services to the regional express airfreight market.  Our diversified portfolio of offerings allow major cargo integrators, manufacturers, aircraft operators and freight forwarders to adapt to the ever-changing demands and speed of a modern air cargo supply chain.

We operate over 150 dedicated cargo aircraft, including the Saab 340B, Embraer 120, Fairchild SA227, Beechcraft 1900, and Beechcraft 99 from bases across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

About the Position:

  • This is a great way to start a career in aviation, with opportunity for advancement.
  • Provides flight following of company aircraft in accordance with company procedures and Federal Aviation Administration regulations.
  • Coordinates scheduled and on-demand flights with customers and company to ensure safe and efficient service.
  • Works closely with Flight and Maintenance Departments.

Duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Interacts with customers to coordinate the transport high priority work with critical delivery cut-off times.
  • Coordinates with Flight Crew Members to make critical go/no-go flight release decisions to ensure safe and efficient flight operations.
  • Prepares effective and timely contingency plans to recover from services disruptions due to weather, ATC, mechanical issues, etc.
  • Writes routine reports and correspondence.
  • Collect and input flight data.
  • May assist with handling of aircraft including ground power unit to start aircraft.

Requirements: 

  • The ideal candidate has a strong aviation background with a general understanding of aviation weather, flight planning and FAR91 or FAR135 regulations.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a High school diploma or GED certificate.  College or Aviation trade school is preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, government regulations, and procedure manuals, and understand technical instructions furnished in written or verbal form.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Must pass a FAA and Airport Security background check.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

BENEFITS 

Ameriflight strives to provide our employees a good work-life balance and are constantly working to improve our benefits 

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Company provided Life Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Vacation

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