SkyWest Airlines

Job Information

SkyWest Airlines Dispatcher in St. George, Utah

Primary Job Duties

Dispatcher primary job duties include but not limited to:

  • Must be highly knowledgeable of FAR's, NTSB, HMR, and Company manuals

  • Jointly responsible with the Pilot-in-Command for operational control on assigned flights

  • Maintain situational awareness of weather, NOTAMs, instrument approach procedures, air traffic initiatives, and the current state of the national airspace system

  • Plan, prepare, and issue dispatch and/or flight releases for all assigned flights.

  • Continuously monitor the airworthiness status of all assigned Company aircraft

  • Monitor the progress of all active flights, including weather, NOTAM, and air traffic issues for all airports listed on the release.

  • Communicate necessary information for the safety of the flight to the PIC

  • Cancel flights or amend releases if, in the opinion of the dispatcher or pilot-in-command, the flight cannot operate or continue to operate safely as planned and released

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess an Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate

  • Must be at least 23 years of age

  • Must possess a current passport or be willing to apply for a passport at own expense

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Ability to demonstrate safety for self and others

  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, shift work

  • Successfully pass FAA background check and mandated pre-employment drug test

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

  • Must be willing to relocate to SkyWest Corporate Office in St. George, Utah

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Sitting at a computer for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to work 10-hour shifts. SkyWest OCC is a 24-hour operation.

  • This position will be onsite and in person, including training

  • This job posting will have an additional online knowledge assessment and video interview. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.

  • The knowledge assessment and interview cover a wide range of topics. All applicants must:

  • Be knowledgeable of dispatch related FARS

  • Be proficient in reading and understanding written weather including, but not limited to, METARS, TAFS, and PIREPS

  • Possess a solid understanding of NAVAIDs and instrument approach procedures

SkyWest is committed to maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees, regardless of race, color, national ancestory, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment.

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