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Director of Safety & Security

Company: Jetlinx
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Manage the Company's Safety Management System, including the identification of trends, hazard mitigation procedures, and oversight of safety programs. Provide Accountable Executive with initiatives to minimize the risks within the Company for all aspects of flight safety.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the leader and motivating voice for spreading the Company's safety culture, programs and protocols on a regular basis to all team members. Communication will include regular emails, calls, meetings, webinars, Safety Summit, etc.
  • Management and oversight of the Safety Management System.
  • Management and oversight of aviation safety programs such as the company's Safety Summit, Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP), Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) program and safety initiatives.
  • Perform data analysis and trending of flight hazards. Work with Flight, Maintenance and Flight Coordination staff to recommend safety improvements for all flight operations.
  • Manage and coordinate risk management and reduction strategies within the organization on a regular and ongoing basis
  • Manage and coordinate the investigation of Company incident, accident and irregular operations
  • Work with local and onsite governmental entities to include the FAA, DOT and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) when required.
  • Attend and represent the Company at industry and safety related functions
  • Serve on the Company's Safety Committee
  • Provide consultation, guidance and technical assistance on matters related to workplace safety and security
  • Develop, implement, and update all safety programs
  • Assist each department in establishing standards and developing controls or work processes specific to departmental operations to minimize risks and eliminate hazards
  • Maintain a company Risk Assessment matrix to establish safe levels of risk
  • Manage the company's Base Safety Managers at all locations
  • Ensure safety publications are consistent with governmental regulations and directives
  • Develop and manage safety and risk related training
  • Manage the Company's Emergency Response Program and training
  • Manage hazardous material training and required reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of aviation safety programs, including Safety Management System (SMS), Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP), Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA); VOCUS, WBAT or other safety related software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and to exercise independent judgment, discretions and initiative
  • Strong verbal written communication skills
  • Great public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to motivate others around safety initiatives
  • Ability to travel as needed

Education and Work Experience:

  • Five or more years of aviation safety experience in Part 121 or 135 operations.
  • Hold an Airline Transport Pilot license. Experience as a Pilot in Command of a multi-engine / multi-crew turbojet aircraft.
  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) or equivalent in Aviation Safety Management or similar program or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Training in the following areas: flight safety philosophy, human factors and the decision-making process, accident prevention, the role of the safety officer as advisor to senior management, risk management, accident/incident management, safety management systems, emergency response planning, and incident investigation.

Physical Requirements:

  • Majority of work is completed in a normal office work environment
  • Operate office equipment such as telephone, computer and printer.
  • Move up to 25 pounds on an infrequent basis
  • Access filing cabinets, drawers and shelves of varying heights

Keywords: Jetlinx, Omaha , Director of Safety & Security, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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