LocationLas Vegas, NV
DeptCrew Planning & Scheduling / OCC
Provide advanced forecasting expertise for decision support products and services to airline operations and flight crews. This position requires an understanding of airline operations and the air traffic control environment, along with delivering timely products with the accuracy and quality to meet operational expectations. Additionally, the person must have excellent communication skills in order for them to convey complex concepts and risk assessments to a diverse set of operational users with the airline. Producing and disseminating Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts, trending weather observations and aviation weather briefings to our Dispatchers and flight crews.
Visa Sponsorship Available
Combination of Education and Experience will be considered. Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986. Must pass a Criminal Background Check.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Education Details: Meteorology, Military Weather Forecasting or related field required. Master's Degree preferred.
Years of Experience: Minimum three (3) years' experience in forecasting required.
• Strong work ethic.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Detail orientated, good decision making skills.
• Strong customer service orientation.
• Ability to handle and resolve problems.
• Ability to establish priorities, work and proceed with objectives independently and in a team environment.
• Familiarization with FAA operational weather requirements for FAR part 121 and FAR part 135 flights.
• Professional Demeanor.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, as well as meteorological software used in forecasting.
• Complete understanding of applicable FAR’s.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high stress environment and have the ability to make quick decisions.
• Master's Degree preferred.
• Deliver operational forecast content consistently and accurately within rigid time constraint.
• Evaluate data and then issue written, graphical and oral aviation forecasts and alerts including hazardous weather advisories request.
• Produce forecasts and advisories for en-route weather hazards for 0-24 hours.
• Provide written briefs for terminal and weather conditions for use by both dispatchers and flight crews.
• Develop knowledge of airspace, air traffic control programs affecting the airlines primary markets.
• Actively collaborate with our Air Traffic Control Coordinator to mitigate or prevent effects of Airspace Programs.
• Analyze weather products / data, such as; Computer Model Data, Textual Weather Data, SIGMETs, AIRMETs, Satellite Images, Radar Imagery, etc., in order to produce operational weather briefings and forecasts.
• Prepare and deliver daily flight movement forecasts for designated airfields.
• Produce and deliver destination, alternate, and en-route airport TAFs, when no official TAF is produced or available.
• Conduct and evaluate the Station Surface Weather Observation Program.
• Maintain Enhanced Weather Information System Program (EWINS).
The Physical Demands and Work Environment described here are a representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role.
Office - While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, see, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, key board, printer, and phone. May be required to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 20 lbs. May be required to work various shifts/days in a 24-hour situation. Regular attendance is a requirement of the role. Exposure to moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones, printers, and foot traffic), temperature and light fluctuations. Ability to work in a confined area as well as the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Some travel may be a requirement of the role.
COVID-19 Vaccination National Mandate
Allegiant requires new team members to complete a record in Allegiant’s Vaccination Tracking Tool within 48 hours of receiving the notification via company email immediately after being hired. New hires may opt to provide records documenting their fully vaccinated status or agree to alternative means of compliance with the federal vaccination mandate. Requests for medical and religious exemptions for those who cannot be vaccinated will be considered with substantiating documentation. More information will be provided immediately after hire on how to record your vaccination status in our Vaccination Tracking Tool.
Essential Services Provider
Allegiant as a national air carrier is deemed an essential service provider during declared national and state emergencies. Team Members will be required to report to their assigned trip or work location during national and state emergencies unless prohibited by local, state or federal order.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
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People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.