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Jeppesen Hiring Dispatchers

MaceyHold

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Job Title: Flight Dispatcher- Denver, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Work Hours: Shift Position - 24/7 Department
A leader in aviation is looking for the best to journey with us into the future of navigation !
For more than 70 years, Jeppesen, a Boeing subsidiary, has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations.
We are the world's leading provider of aeronautical data, and are combining our company's enduring spirit of innovation with a legacy of leadership in aviation to deliver 21st century navigation and optimization solutions. We have now expanded into the Marine and Rail industries, and are rapidly growing on a global scale.
At Jeppesen, we believe in a balance between personal growth and professional development. We hire the best to grow our company's future. Visit our website to learn more about Jeppesen's pioneering spirit, and to apply for our open positions.
Job Description:
Responsibilities are to answer and resolve customer trouble calls as a first tier support flight planning specialist and to prepare and send accurate flight release/dispatch paperwork. Calls will be generated from worldwide markets served with all Jeppesen Products. Flight Dispatcher will serve as communications focal point for day to day technical support issues as well as initiating consistent reporting on products supported.
Apply knowledge of meteorology as applicable to aircraft operations, (i.e., icing, turbulence, thunderstorms, fog and low ceilings, winds aloft, pressure pattern flying, the influence of terrain on meteorological conditions, and general principles of weather analysis and forecasting, etc). Knowledge of communication facility operations and procedures for both normal and emergency conditions. Knowledge of navigation procedures, air navigation facilities, and Air Traffic Control procedures. Skill in providing flight planning and dispatch services for aircrews, coordinating delivery flight planning with contracts, weights, traffic management personnel, and customer, company or transient flight crews. Ability to prepare and deliver domestic or international weather briefing folders, computer flight plans, and over flight coordination through subcontractors and/or various government agencies.
Provides flight planning and dispatch services for company and customer aircrews using policies and procedures for guidance. Monitors ground and flight activities to ensure compliance with established policies and directives. Ensures that proper documentation is completed for flight dispatch and that aircrews are adequately briefed on weather conditions. Charters aircraft and provides flight following to support company programs, aircraft, and aircrews. Maintains and updates publications related to flight operations and maintains internal records and files of departure and arrival flight information for company and customer flights. Coordinates aircraft catering as required. Prefer 1 to 2 years' company or related industry experience demonstrating a working knowledge of domestic and international aviation regulations, aircraft systems, flight operations, and emergency procedures. Prefer strong communication, coordination and analytical skills.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Advanced knowledge of computer flight plan systems
* In-depth knowledge of Airline Operations, Dispatch and Flight Operations
* General understanding of how information systems relate to the business functions of an organization
* Advanced knowledge of Jeppesen Charts, Jeppesen Navigation Data
* Quick, urgent problem resolution
* Ability to master new concepts and new products
Education/Experience:
* Ability to work and function in a 24x7 by 365 operational environment
* Bachelor's Degree in an aviation related field or 3-5 years experience in an airline operations/dispatch office. Strong communication and computing skills
* FAA Dispatch license is required. Pilot's License, A&P Mechanic license are highly recommended
* Previous experience in crew scheduling, air traffic control or other aviation related occupations are a plus
* Secondary language skills are a plus
 

OneBadLT123

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I dont really know much about the Jeppesen side operations wise. What kind of ops do they do?
 

MaceyHold

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Denver does dispatching for international airlines - Europe and Asia, as well as some domestic corporate stuff (FAR 125 stuff). They also do some military mission planning. Pretty good pay (DOE), Boeing Benefits, and schedule that provides plentiful days off.
 

MaceyHold

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Pay is depending on experience, but ballpark is mid 30k-mid 40k to start. Average experience is ~10 years with 121 regionals, majors, and most have SOC management background.

Positions being filled are for growth (1-2 being filled this round).
 
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