Provides guidance to dispatchers and other members of the OCC as necessary to maintain a safe and efficient operation
Provides additional guidance to dispatchers with regard to FARs and Company manuals
Assesses and interprets NOTAMs and their real-time impact to the operation
Provides additional guidance to dispatchers with regard to operational decisions involving MELs / CDLs or flights with adverse weather concerns
Assists during irregular operations by ensuring flights are planned safely, with consistency and operational efficiency. Assists dispatchers with diverted flights including building routes and weather briefings for subsequent reposition flights
During emergency situations, assists the Shift Manager and dispatchers as needed
Keeps dispatchers informed of necessary operational and safety information by updating the OCC Status Board in a timely manner
Ensures dispatchers are aware of and flights are planned following ATC-mandated reroutes or other traffic initiatives. Participates in ATC conference calls and disseminates ATC information in absence of the ATC Supervisor
Assists dispatchers working with weight-restricted flights to maximize payload and minimize passenger disruptions
Assists dispatchers to resolve flight planning or other software issues
Assists dispatchers and Shift Managers during extended ground delays
Mentors and monitors dispatchers’ performance on a daily basis.
Ensures focus flights (VIP movement, curfew issues, etc.) are identified and monitored
Assists with audits of OCC functions in accordance with the DTM.
Performs other quality control and auditing functions for the OCC.
Maintains aircraft equipment suffix database
Maintains working knowledge and understanding of the SkyWest Airlines Ground Deicing Program (GDP)
Performs all other duties as assigned by the Vice President OCC, Director OCC Standards and/or Manager OCC Dispatch
Currently qualified as a SkyWest Dispatcher
Thoroughly familiar with SkyWest and OCC policies and procedures
Dispatch training experience preferred
Physical and Other Requirements
Sitting at a computer for extended periods of time.
Please complete the online application. Those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.