Tactical Controller

Requisition ID
2022-3225
Location
Columbus

Job Profile

Jet Edge is currently seeking to hire a Tactical Controller for its Columbus, OH location.  Jet Edge, a Vista Global company, and partner brand with Red Wing Aviation, is an integrated large-cabin and super-midsize management operator and maintenance provider. Backed by unparalleled award-winning safety programs and overseen by a leadership team with over five hundred years of collective aviation experience, Jet Edge delivers excellence in aircraft management, charter management, on-demand charter, aircraft sales, and maintenance.

 

As a Tactical Controller, you will be responsible for the Tactical Phase of the flight which starts on the first day of operation and ends after the flight has completed all post-flight operations. The Tactical Controller is required to maintain full overview of the whole fleet on a Tactical level by adhering to the required procedures. 


This is an onsite position located in Columbus, OH. with a rotating schedule - 9.5 hours each shift, 4 days on, 4 days off.

 

Tactical Controller Responsibilities:

  • Updating and maintaining the daily tactical log
  • Movement Control
  • Flight tracking and monitoring
  • Handling of irregular operations by taking action on and communicating delays, diversions, last-minute changes, and other irregularities that may potentially affect the schedule.
  • Monitoring of crew briefing acknowledgements and making crew activations / wake-up calls as applicable by relevant AOC`s procedures
  • Monitoring ATFM restrictions
  • Flight re-routing
  • Managing Ground arrangements and permits that are pending for the day of flight, or by nature fall onto the tactical phase of the preparation such as close-out messages, or ETA updates to CBP.
  • ATS FPL management
  • Weather monitoring 

Tactical Controller Qualifications:

  • 0-2 Years of experience with a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with a course of study/major in business, aviation, or operations management; or 2-4 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of FARs regarding Part 91, 121, 125 or 135 airline operations preferred
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and aptitude to learn customized company software programs
  • Familiarity with core job competencies including, but not limited to, flight planning, international operations, weather, and ATC
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and be flexible to the changing needs of the business
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Multi-tasking effectively, prioritizing appropriately, and providing timely communication of project(s) status
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment with the ability to work independently and solve problems

Benefits Overview:

  • Salary and medical, dental, vision plans are available first day of employment
  • 401k program – dollar for dollar match annually to $8,000/$11,000 – No Vesting period
  • Relocation assistance
  • Career progression – upgrade and flow through to Jet Edge partners/sister organizations

We are committed to developing and training members of our team at every stage of their career. Although our standards are high, we’ll help you reach them.

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