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Dispatcher - Aviation Science (Part Time Variable Hour)
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Oct. 21, 2019
Title Dispatcher - Aviation Science (Part Time Variable Hour)
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Aviation Science
Application Deadline 8/26/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
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    Public Safety

Dispatcher - Aviation Science (Part Time Variable Hour)

Position Category: Staff - Part-Time (Variable Hour)


Are you looking for opportunities to grow within the aviation industry? Do you enjoy working with an active team of professional, safety-minded people? Apply now to join our adept dispatch team and start building experience and connections that will propel you along your chosen aviation pathway.
  • Staffs the Flight Training Center Dispatch area and dispatches aircraft to students, instructors and staff members while ensuring that all requirements of the department's policies and procedures are followed
  • Uses the Aviation Information Management System (AIMS) flight program to fulfill various functions
  • Maintains student accounts, including the creation of new accounts and receives payments
  • Communicates fuel, aircraft cleaning, deicing, and other needs to maintenance
  • Ensures aircraft are used in priority order. Accommodates and monitors local practice areas for all active flights
  • Maintains the flight schedule and tracks and coordinates required maintenance inspections
  • Provides emergency assistance and incident response and other job related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma, or GED Equivalent and six months related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of safety procedures and programs required to operate FAA Part 61 and Part 141 certified pilot schools, as well as basic flight operations
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), requirements for student pilots, weather minimums, night flight requirements and endorsements.
  • Skills in computers and computer applications
  • Interpersonal human relations, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work under high stress situations
  • Ability lo adhere to the Aviation Science Dispatch dress code
  • Ability to lift 15 lbs

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to perform manual work, walk, sit, bend, stoop, talk, hear, see, and lift up to 15 lbs.

Benefits Summary:

You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $10.75 - $13.44

Advertisement Number: STA183218

Aviation Flight Operations



Open Date: 08/07/2018

Review Start Date: 08/20/2018

Close Date: 8/26/2019

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of two references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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