Republic Airways Operations and Administration

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At our headquarters office in Indianapolis Indiana, we have a number of support staff opportunities in Crew Planning, Crew Scheduling, Dispatch, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Safety, Supply Chain, and much more! By joining Republic Airways, you will work for an executive leadership team that has over 100 years of combined aviation experience and outstanding tenure with the organization. Our back office Associates experience a culture of fun and action, while striving for excellence with everything we do!

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Republic Airways Holdings LIFT Academy - Safety Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category:

LIFT Maintenance

At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airways is a great place to get your career off the runway!


Manages and develops LIFT safety programs to include voluntary reporting, flight data analysis, investigations, and reporting. Ensures compliance with corporate, regulatory safety standards and regulations as outlined in program guidance.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manages and promotes voluntary safety programs and reporting activities as applied to industry safety programs and best practices.

  • Serves as focal point for safety information regarding inquiries and the status of safety reports. Ensures all documents and records regarding the program are maintained and made available to appropriate parties as needed.

  • Acts as liaison between the Event Review Committee and departments for implementation of recommended changes and corrective actions. Ensures coordination and tracking of corrective action process.

  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert on the Safety Management System (SMS) Manual. Develops and maintains Safety Risk Management (SRM) processes for all departments.

  • Develops and maintains SMS training for associates.

  • Assists in tracking and trending SMS data and the process flow to ensure effectiveness.

  • Acts as liaison between software vendors and the Company to ensure functionality of infrastructure and administration.

  • Serves as leader of Data Analysis Group and/or Event Review Committee that review safety related information that impact each department.

  • Oversees data collection process of aircraft fleet in conjunction with other departmental organizations.

  • Maintains, develops and enhances flight data event databases.

  • Manages flight data Analysts and Gatekeepers.

  • Serves as industry contact regarding safety programs.

  • Manages the Internal Evaluation Program including evaluations of all operational divisions and Internal audits. Develops and maintains a schedule of audits and evaluations.

  • Manages Emergency Response program for LIFT.

  • Fosters the Company’s core values and culture throughout the work environment.

  • Performs various other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.


  • Bachelor’s (B.A. / B.S.) degree or equivalent with 3 years of related experience.

  • Proven leadership skills in flight training or air carrier operations, quality control, maintenance, safety or a combination.

  • Thorough understanding of System Safety and Risk Management principles.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Aviation.

  • Airman Certificate; Commercial pilot, dispatch or A&P (or comparable military experience) preferred.

  • Five (5) years related experience, preferably in 14 CFR Part 121 air carrier operations, quality control, maintenance, operations, safety or a combination.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be short term and usually of moderate cost.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to move about the work environment.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds up to 70% of the time.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.


Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including overnight and weekend travel.

Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit at for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at , Twitter at and YouTube at , and connect on Facebook at or Linkedin at .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at at .