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R202319739

Flight Operations Coordinator / Dispatcher

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Aviation

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises

Location:

  • 4193 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, Georgia
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Description

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Cox Enterprises is the $20 billion parent company of Cox Communications and Cox Automotive, as well as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Cox Cleantech. As we continue to grow and innovate, we stay true to our roots as a values-driven, family-owned, people-focused company. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Aircraft Scheduler/Dispatcher.  

The Cox Enterprises Corporate Aircraft Scheduler/Dispatcher will organize, plan, and oversee all company aircraft scheduling. They will ensure compliance with FAR’s and ICAO flight standards and regulations for each flight. Communicate with executives, flight crews, FBO’s and third-party providers on the most recent schedule and logistical needs. This role has the highest visibility within the department.

Responsibilities

This position will report to the Director of Flight Coordination. It will work closely with corporate Dispatchers and flight crews, ensuring executive travel requests are safely and expediently. Some of them include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Organize and oversee all scheduling and planning of company aircraft, reconcile all flight department expenditures, and monitor the progress of all company aircraft through established flight-following procedures.  

  • Ensure crews, maintenance department, and executives are aware of the latest company aircraft schedule. 

  • Obtain current fuel pricing; log flight records and crew training into TP.Biz software. 

  • Meet and greet arriving passengers and assist with their needs. Schedule and confirm hotel accommodations, ground transportation, and catering services.

  • Crew scheduling, maintaining crew currency, and valid medical certificates. Ensure that all flights adhere to the approved company SMS program and FAR’s. 

  • Assist with compiling the department’s annual budget and perform other duties as required or assigned. 

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED and 5 years experience in aviation. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as any level degree/certification beyond an HS diploma/GED in a related discipline and 3 years experience in aviation or 7 years experience in aviation. 

  • Ability to work flex shift hours with some weekend on-call coverage possible. 

  • Ability to work a variable schedule to support a 24/7 operation

  • Effective communication skills with the ability to communicate with executive-level management.

  • Strong Computer and organizational skills with excellent decision-making abilities are required. 

  • A comprehensive understanding of weather theory, systems, and abbreviated aviation weather reports with previous flight planning is required.

  • Successful completion of FAA Dispatchers license within one year of employment

  • Aviation career-minded individual looking for long-term employment

  • Ability to work a variable schedule to support a 24/7 operation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree- preferred concentration in Aviation 

  • Familiar with Tripplanning.Biz software


About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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