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Career Fair: PSA Airlines

 

Maintenance Career Fair 

September 26, 2015 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Hilton Cincinnati Airport

7373 Turfway Road, Florence, KY

PSA is looking to fill maintenance positions including: 

-A&P Maintenance Technicians 

-Stores Clerks 

-Managerial Positions 

-Supervisor Positions 

To see the full list of positions and more company information, visit the PSA Open Positions page at www.psaairlines.com/careers

Job Post: Michigan Aerial Videos

 

WANTED Licensed Pilot (Sport, Recreational, Private or above) to fly DRONES

Technically they are unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and in this case, more specifically, radio controlled quad copters.

Michigan Aerial Videos is seeking people who want to learn to fly quadcopters for commercial work.  We work with the latest RC aircraft for aerial videos and photos.  Check us out at MichiganAerialVideos.com

Email info@MichiganAerialVideos.com for more info or call 269-978-0572

Job post: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

 

Agency Description

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) delivers world-class geospatial intelligence that provides a decisive advantage to policymakers, warfighters, intelligence professionals and first responders. Anyone who sails a U.S. ship, flies a U.S. aircraft, makes national policy decisions, fights wars, locates targets, responds to natural disasters, or even navigates with a cellphone relies on NGA. NGA enables all of these critical actions and shapes decisions that impact our world through the indispensable discipline of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT). 

Position Title

GEOINT Analyst (Aeronautical Intelligence)

Position Location

St. Louis, MO

Position Description

GEOINT Analysts (Aeronautical Intelligence) analyze and exploit worldwide aeronautical source and imagery in support of safety of navigation and national intelligence goals and requirements. They collaborate with partners and co-producers across DoD and the IC to ensure that current navigation and intelligence information is available in databases and products. These analysts apply international certification standards to ensure the quality, accuracy, and currency of products and information.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has a continuing need for high-caliber employees to assist in accomplishing its strategic mission. Applicants for this position may be considered for future employment. Please review the work role descriptions on the Occupations page on www.nga.mil and submit your application if you feel you are qualified for the work role. Your application can be updated by resubmitting a new application at any time. Application status will not be provided.

Salary Range

$58,562- $108,507

Qualifications

1) Experience applying knowledge of aviation business practices;
2) Experience navigating foreign or domestic airspace as a pilot or navigator or experience as an Air Traffic Controller or TERPS Specialist;
3) Experience using military or commercial flight planning and electronic aviation devices, software, or systems;
4) Experience managing multiple competing priorities in an environment where timelines frequently change.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: A. Education: Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Science, Commercial Aviation, Flight, Flight Education, Flight Science, Professional Flight, Professional Flight Technology, Air Traffic Control (ATC), Air Traffic Management, or another related degree that includes actual or simulated experience mandated with the curriculum along with a thorough knowledge of domestic and international air navigation principles as well as airspace and airfield infrastructure and operations. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of completed coursework in Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Studies, Geospatial Information Systems, Global Security and Intelligence, Cartography, Homeland Security, or other areas related to aeronautical navigation and operations. -PLUS- Minimum of 250 hours of flight experience as a pilot, co-pilot, navigator, or flight instructor-OR-Minimum of 3 years of civilian or military work experience as an air traffic controller, flight dispatcher, flight or ground school instructor, mission planner, Aeronautical Information Specialist, Terminal Enroute Procedural Specialist (TERPS), or other filed which provided an understanding of air navigation principles, operations, publications, and airspace and airfield infrastructure and operating procedures. -OR- C. Experience: A minimum of 6 years of work experience within a NGA analytical occupation that involved the acquisition, collection, analysis and evaluation, extraction and population, and maintenance of NGA Geospatial or Safety of Navigation related databases.

Applying

Please apply online at www.nga.mil under “Careers” “Current Openings”. This position is under JOB ID 20150011. Resume and cover letter must address mandatory qualifications.

Job post: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

 

Agency Description

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) delivers world-class geospatial intelligence that provides a decisive advantage to policymakers, warfighters, intelligence professionals and first responders. Anyone who sails a U.S. ship, flies a U.S. aircraft, makes national policy decisions, fights wars, locates targets, responds to natural disasters, or even navigates with a cellphone relies on NGA. NGA enables all of these critical actions and shapes decisions that impact our world through the indispensable discipline of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT). 

Position Title

GEOINT Analyst (Aeronautical Intelligence)

Position Location

St. Louis, MO

Position Description

GEOINT Analysts (Aeronautical Intelligence) analyze and exploit worldwide aeronautical source and imagery in support of safety of navigation and national intelligence goals and requirements. They collaborate with partners and co-producers across DoD and the IC to ensure that current navigation and intelligence information is available in databases and products. These analysts apply international certification standards to ensure the quality, accuracy, and currency of products and information.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has a continuing need for high-caliber employees to assist in accomplishing its strategic mission. Applicants for this position may be considered for future employment. Please review the work role descriptions on the Occupations page on www.nga.mil and submit your application if you feel you are qualified for the work role. Your application can be updated by resubmitting a new application at any time. Application status will not be provided.

Salary Range

$39,570- $69,289

Qualifications

1) Experience conducting aeronautical research using the internet and or other methods;
2) Experience navigating foreign or domestic airspace as a pilot or navigator or experience as an Air Traffic Controller or TERPS Specialist;
3) Experience communicating in writing as well as briefing verbally or in sign language;
4) Experience working as a member of a team.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: A. Education: Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Science, Commercial Aviation, Flight, Flight Education, Flight Science, Professional Flight, Professional Flight Technology, Air Traffic Control (ATC), Air Traffic Management, or another related degree that includes actual or simulated experience mandated with the curriculum along with a thorough knowledge of domestic and international air navigation principles as well as airspace and airfield infrastructure and operations. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of completed coursework in Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Studies, Geospatial Information Systems, Global Security and Intelligence, Cartography, Homeland Security, or other areas related to aeronautical navigation and operations. -PLUS- Minimum of 250 hours of flight experience as a pilot, co-pilot, navigator, or flight instructor-OR-Minimum of 3 years of civilian or military work experience as an air traffic controller, flight dispatcher, flight or ground school instructor, mission planner, Aeronautical Information Specialist, Terminal Enroute Procedural Specialist (TERPS), or other filed which provided an understanding of air navigation principles, operations, publications, and airspace and airfield infrastructure and operating procedures. -OR- C. Experience: A minimum of 6 years of work experience within a NGA analytical occupation that involved the acquisition, collection, analysis and evaluation, extraction and population, and maintenance of NGA Geospatial or Safety of Navigation related databases.

Applying

Please apply online at www.nga.mil under “Careers” “Current Openings”. This position is under JOB ID 20150012. Resume and cover letter must address mandatory qualifications. 

Job Post: United Ground Express

 

Job Title:  General Manager

Department:  Airport Operations

Job Summary:

As a General Manager, your station will be an important part of our customers’ travel experience.  You’ll lead your stations’ day-to-day operational, service, financial and team performance.  Most importantly, you’ll create a great place to work for your team and a welcoming environment for our customers. 

Key Responsibilities/Activities

  • Responsible for day-to-day operational and financial performance of assigned station, monitoring performance against plan and initiating corrective actions to improve results. 
  • Ensures compliance with safety requirements, including security checkpoint and GSC responsibilities. 
  • Sets a positive example for station team to ensure excellent customer service.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive work environment, strong employee relations, and collaborative relationships.
  • Solicits customer feedback to understand customer needs and opportunities to improve their travel experience.
  • Demonstrates a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or irregular operations.
  • Provides coaching and direction to the station team to achieve operational goals.
  • Manages the station budget, staffing forecasts and resource requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining station facilities, equipment, and professional appearance standards for all UGE employees.
  • Responsible for compliance with Station controls and Internal Audit standards.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with OAL / airport authorities / vendors /  governmental authorities ( FAA / TSA / CBP)/internal divisions.
  • Manage vendor service contracts as required. 

Minimum Requirements

  • College Degree or equivalent work experience 

Knowledge/Skills

  • Ability to manage airport operations independently.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced operational environment.
  • Analytical thinking, goal-directed leadership and service-oriented performance.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills and drive for excellence.
  • Organization and planning skills.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and coach others.
  • Must be flexible to work all shifts and, when necessary, available 7 days a week / 24 hours a day, including holidays and weekends, to deal with any operational and /or unforeseen situations.

Experience

  • Previous service or operational experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
Ideal candidate will be a Western Michigan University Aviation Management and Operations (Science and Administration) graduate.  Apply online at www.unitedgroundexpress.com

Job Post: United Ground Express

 

Job Title:  Customer Service Representative

Department:  Airport Operations

Job Summary:

As a Customer Service Representative (CSR), you will be an important part of our customers’ travel experience.  You’ll assist customers with check-in, boarding, and manage aircraft arrivals and departures safely and efficiently.  Assignments may consist of, but are not limited to, working at the ticket counter, boarding gates, baggage services, and cargo handling.  Most importantly, you’ll create a welcoming environment for our customers.

Major Responsibilities/Activities

  • Greet customers
  • Communicate with customers and ensure they have information about their flights
  • Assist customers with reservations and boarding passes
  • Resolve disservice situations (e.g., determine alternate flight options for delayed, cancelled or missed flights, change/rebook a reservations)
  • Open/close aircraft door before flight departure and upon flight arrival, including operating jet-way when applicable
  • Ensure compliance with UGE and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and policies
  • Load, unload, and transfer baggage, cargo and mail from carts, conveyor belts, and containers, on and off aircraft.
  • Drive and operate motorized equipment (e.g., conveyor belt)
  • Read and interpret aircraft load sheets, checked baggage tags, and cargo labels
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent, or equivalent experience
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • High level of ownership and accountability.
  • Enthusiastic about aviation industry.
  • Must be able to perform well in high pressure situations
  • Must possess and maintain a valid US state driver's license. (Suspended, expired, revoked or denied licenses are not valid.)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.
  • Must be able to clear a United Ground Express background check and a fingerprint-based criminal history check.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain credentials necessary for the position. Position-specific clearances include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal Service clearances.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen.
  • Must comply with United Ground Express’  Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Policy. 

Experience

  • Previous service related experience helpful (retail, hospitality, etc.)

Essential Physical Functions 

  • Work schedules will span over a 24/7, 7 day/week operation including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Flexible work shifts will be assigned and can include late nights and early mornings.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with United Ground Express’ policies are required. Overtime available/required depending upon operational need.

Work Environment

  • Must be willing to work outside in all weather conditions (e.g., rain, snow, cold, heat, humidity) and in baggage areas that are open to the outside weather conditions.
  • Must be willing to work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Must be willing to work where there will be exposure to high noise levels.
  • Must be willing to work in a high-pressure, safety-sensitive, deadline driven environment.
Apply online at www.unitedgroundexpress.com

Job Post: Northern Jet Management

 

Scheduler/Flight Follower – Part Time;  Saturday/Sunday 6am-6pm. 

Summary:

Assist in the scheduling of aircraft and crewmembers for all company aircraft movements in compliance with 135 or 91 regulations.

Follow the progress of all company aircraft movements after departure, until its arrival and its destination. Record and manage all deviations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate all needed services for the flight crew and client, such as ground services, catering, fuel contracts, contingency plans, etc. Support the flight crew by providing any needed information for preparing the flight or relaying messages to clients.
  • Produce and compile all necessary trip documents prior to each flight, such as Flight Release, General Declarations, fuel release forms, and service confirmation
  • Submit Advance Passenger Information System reports to TSA for all flights, and arrange for U.S. Customs clearance for all international flights.
  • Quote clients for charter requests based on destination and length of stay, and manage and input all flight data for billing purposes per client based on their contract or quote.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Operations any emergency notifications that are required.
  • Supports the front desk by answering incoming phone calls.

Education/Experience:

Aviation Degree or equivalent preferred.

Ability to work independently. 

Aircraft or Travel Scheduling experience required. 

Work Environment:

 Office environment

If you, or someone you know, is in interested in a part time Scheduler/Flight Follower, please email resumes to Shawn McCreery at smccreery@northernjet.net.

Career Fair: PSA Airlines

 

Maintenance Career Fair 

August 19, 2015 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Ohio Means Jobs Hamilton 

1916 Central Parkways, Cincinnati 45214 

PSA is looking to fill maintenance positions including: 

-A&P Maintenance Technicians 

-Stores Clerks 

-Managerial Positions 

-Supervisor Positions 

To see the full list of positions and more company information, visit the PSA Open Positions page at www.psaairlines.com/careers

Internship: Executive Jet Management

 

Executive Jet Management is seeking an intern in Battle Creek, MI

Responsibilities for aircraft and line services including, but not limited to...

  • Opening and closing the hangar doors to allow for aircraft operation
  • Aircraft marshalling on arrivals and departures
  • Aircraft towing including wing walking
  • Aircraft cabin cleaning
  • Ground support equipment including tug, lav and water carts
  • Ground power units
  • Loading and unloading of passenger baggage
  • Assistance with owners' transportation
  • Restocking onboard products, including snacks, drinks and toiletries
  • Cleaning of all ground service equipment
  • Cleaning of Hangar floors and ramp. This includes disposing of garbage in Hangar.
  • Assisting in winter operations including plowing and shoveling of service areas and the ramp
  • Facilitation of crews with quick turns.
  • Coordinate with vendors for parts, paperwork, catering, etc.
  • Other duties, as may be assigned by the Supervisor or Operations Manager.

Safety/Security/Quality

  • Responsible for ensuring that the company's goals for safety, security and quality are met by continual compliance with the company Safety Management System (SMS) program reporting through the appropriate process any safety, security, or quality recommendations or non-compliance observations.

Outcomes and Deliverables

  • Build crew relationships and communication by meeting all crew members inbound/outbound and delivering exceptional service according to their needs.
  • Performance of all duties in a safe manner in accordance with EJM standards.
  • A valid driver's license that meets the operational standards of NetJets.

Significant Interfaces/Partners

  • Guest Services and Maintenance
  • Flight Crews
  • Owners
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Local Vendors
Interested candidates may contact Gilberto Sanchez at gsanchez@ejmjets.com.

Job Post: Grant Aviation

 

Pilot in Command 

Grant Aviation is an Alaska-owned Regional Air Carrier operating under FAA Part 135 serving rural Alaska since 1971. Grant currently operates 26 aircraft, maintaining bases of operations in Bethel, Emmonak, Dillingham, King Salmon, Cold Bay, Dutch Harbor, Kenai, and Anchorage Alaska. Grant provides scheduled air transport of passengers, cargo and mail, as well as providing air ambulance and aircraft charter service on demand.

Grant currently employs approximately 200 individuals, with the majority being Native Alaskan residing in our market hubs or the surrounding village communities. In the past decade, ridership has grown from 40,000 to more than 130,000 passengers annually. Transport of U.S. Mail has increased from 3 million to over 8 million pounds transported annually during the same period.

Grant is looking for Pilots to fill some Pilot in Command positions who will report to the Chief Pilot. 

General operational duty requirements include:

  • The Pilot in Command has command of, and the responsibility for, the flight crew, passengers, cargo, the safe conduct of the flight, and provides guidance and coordinate the activities of every individual connected with all phases of the aircraft operation.
  • Operate aircraft in compliance with the FAR’s at all times.
  • Pilots are team members with all other operational departments and are expected to present a professional image at all times.
  • Assumes other duties as may be assigned including loading and unloading plane.

Experience & Qualifications:

       C207/GA8 Pilot

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate
    • 1,000 hours of total time
    • Minimum 135 pilot in command qualification required
    • Second Class Medical Certificate

       C208 Pilot

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • 1,500 hours of total time/ATP equivalent experience
    • Second Class Medical Certificate 

PA31 Pilot

  • ATP Certificate
  • 250 hours of Pilot in Command MEL minimum
  • Minimum 135 Pilot in Command qualification required
  • First Class Medical Certificate

All candidates must be willing to work in the Alaska Bush year round on a schedule offering 15 consecutive days on and 15 consecutive days off.  Transportation and housing is provided. Alaska flight time is preferred. 

Grant Aviation Inc. offers pilots a competitive compensation package including medical, dental and vision benefits. Travel benefits on Grant Aviation Inc. planes and limited jumpseat agreements with some major airlines. Relocation reimbursement of $2,000 upon completion of training. Pilots may be based at Bethel, Emmonak, Dillingham, King Salmon, Cold Bay, Dutch Harbor, Kenai or Anchorage, Alaska. 

Pilot Applicants should send their resume and cover letter via email to:

Grant Aviation Inc.

ATTN: Elizabeth Stoddard

Senior Recruiter & Staffing Manager

4451 Aircraft Drive

Anchorage, AK 99502

Phone: 907-644-4333

Email: estoddard@flygrant.com

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