Flight Coordinator

Charter · Lincoln, Nebraska
Department Charter
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Salary Negotiable

Coordinator: Do you thrive in a warm and positive environment where there is a clearly defined process and your role requires someone with a friendly and approachable style. Are you naturally efficient and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining high standards for accuracy and follow through?


Company Description

Based in Lincoln, Nebraska, Silverhawk Aviation has been in business since 1991 and our goal is to become one of the largest charter providers in the Midwest. We strive to continue simplifying private travel for our clients and our employees. Silverhawk Aviation has a growing charter fleet of 17 aircraft and plans to add several more next year. We believe that people matter and our employees are an integral part of continued growth.  Enjoying your time at work is extremely important to us and therefore we are looking for someone with a great attitude and someone whom we can laugh with.


Job Description

The Flight Coordinator reports to the Lead Flight Coordinator in growing a department that supports the safe and efficient execution of flight operations consistent with Silverhawk Aviation’s long-term vision. The position will assist the charter department with flight scheduling, trip crewing, and act as a point of contact to our current and future clients. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: prepare trip itineraries for flight crews and coordinate the necessary logistics that are associated with each trip. Flight Coordinators are responsible for ensuring timely and accurate schedule communication to crew members as well as providing clients with the highest level of customer service.


 Benefits

  • Stock Appreciation Rights Program
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision plans/options
  • Employer-paid Medical, Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick time available starting first day
  • 401k with up to 5% employer match
  • Annual profit sharing after first year
  • Holiday bonus pay
  • Relocation allowance as needed
  • Buy-back of up to 1-week of unused vacation each year
  • Free empty leg usage


Other primary responsibilities include:

  • Monitor the flight schedule for efficiencies and adjust to minimize re-position legs.
  • Ensure all airport ground handling, fuel, landing/departure slots, and landing/overfly permits are in order.
  • Identify, anticipate, and take corrective action to minimize potential delays due to scheduling operations, crew legality, and maintenance issues.
  • Responsible for crew and passenger logistics such as coordinating ground transportation, catering, and hotel accommodations.
  • Handle the FBO selection and communication.
  • Conduct safe, efficient, and regulatory compliant practices.
  • Monitor and quote all incoming client charter requests.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma.
  • Customer service experience strongly preferred.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Handle change and multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • The Flight Coordinator role is a full-time position that requires some availability in the evenings and on weekends with at least two full days off.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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  • Location
    Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Department
    Charter
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Salary Negotiable