Republic Airways Holdings Senior Manager Inflight Training in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Inflight PL

At Republic Airline, 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 Airline, 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 Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE

Oversees the standardization and direction of all Inflight Training programs at Republic, including the day-to-day supervision of the Managers of Inflight Training and the development of content, delivery and training methodology that conduct, track and maintain department standards. Establishes overall direction of the department to ensure training goals are achieved.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

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.

  • Develops and maintains Inflight Training Manuals and departmental guidelines.

  • Trains and assists Managers of Inflight Training in regulatory and company policies, including the ultimate goal of standardizing processes among the airline certificates.

  • Oversees the development of curriculum, including review and documentation of Instructor updates.

  • Analyzes data and trending of Inflight training events, including attrition statistics, instructor effectiveness, and exam statistics.

  • Develops new training methods, including computer based training, audience polling, and hands-on methods.

  • Assists the Managers of Inflight Training in the management of their workloads. Covers Managers of Inflight Training duties while Managers are absent from the operation.

  • Trains facility management, including the review of maintenance, technology, and equipment needs.

  • Conducts training programs for all carriers as a Subject Matter Expert.

  • Has the ability to complete Flight Attendant Training and maintain qualifications by successfully completing all Company required training.

  • Screens, interviews and makes recommendations for hiring potential employees. Coaches and provides leadership, direction, motivation and supervision of direct reports. Appraises performance, provides performance feedback, takes corrective actions and oversees training and development of staff.

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

  • Performs special projects or other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • At least 3 years of aviation experience with one or more of those years as a Flight Attendant or aviation management.

  • Knowledge of CFRs related to Inflight Operations/Training.

  • Familiar with Advance Qualification Programs (AQP) and development of training systems under FAR guidance.

  • Strong computer knowledge in Microsoft Office applications.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Training, or equivalent.

Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office applications.

REGULATORY

Able to pass an FAA required 10 year work history review and pass criminal background and fingerprint checks. Possess and maintain a valid US passport or foreign passport. Authorized by law to work in the United States and able to travel in and out of the United States. Willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess polished and professional interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and a customer-oriented mindset.

  • Able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Able to handle interruptions and a fast paced environment.

  • Able to work with confidential materials and information.

  • Must not have tattoos visible while in uniform.

  • Must not have multiple piercings visible while in uniform.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING

Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Able to process information quickly and react in a positive manner during unexpected and/or serious situations. Capable of controlling personal and emotional responses and acting appropriately under high levels of stress.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

  • Must possess the physical strength to reach and operate all emergency equipment and exits using necessary movements and force up to and including 70 pounds.

  • Capable of lifting objects above shoulders up to and including 35 pounds.

  • Able to push and pull moveable carts weighing in excess of 250 pounds.

  • Able to walk and stand for extended periods, sometimes with aircraft turbulence.

  • Must be able to stoop, crouch, squat, climb and kneel.

  • Able to see clearly at 20 feet or more with corrective lenses or contacts.

  • Able to hear clearly verbal communications in person and over airplane communication systems with ambient aircraft and passenger noise.

  • Must be able to sit in assigned jump seat with seatbelt and shoulder harness fastened without any modifications.

  • Must be able to move about aircraft and perform all required functions freely, effectively and quickly in confined environment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

Willing and able to work a varied schedule to meet operational needs.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Able to travel up to 25% of the time, including nights, weekends, holidays and overnight stays.

Republic Airline 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 https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • 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 Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of approximately 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 950 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. The airline employs about 5,500 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://http//www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the company on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and connect on Facebook or LinkedIn.