Alerion Aviation provides unsurpassed service safety and
privacy for private jet charters as well as aircraft management, maintenance
and worldwide aviation consulting. The company’s commitment to safety and
quality has garnered the highest possible industry ratings, including ARGUS
Platinum, Wyvern Wingman and IS-BAO Stage 3 certification. Alerion is a clear
leader among private aviation companies with facilities in the top three
private jet markets including, Los Angeles , New York and Palm Beach. We invite
experienced applicants, meeting the minimum qualifications below to, apply for
our Southern California based Director
of Operations position:
Director of Operations (DO) reports directly to the CEO. The primary
responsibility is over site of domestic and international aircraft operations,
ensuring compliance with international and federal aviation administration
regulations, in accordance with company values and financial goals. The DO
ensures all company flight operations are carried out with the utmost regard to
safety and efficiency. The DO will implement systems and processes providing
for best customer service practices, while balancing business needs and
operational requirements. Positions reporting to the DO include the Chief
Pilot, Operations Manager, Training Manager, Safety Manager and Dispatch team
Duties & Responsibilities:
Operational Control over all flight operations conducted by the company.
- Develops and maintains company-controlled manuals, e.g. General Operations Manual.
modifies and coordinates FAA approval of the Operations Specifications for Part
operations policies and procedures, communicates those policies and procedures
to all employees and coordinates required training.
with the FAA Flight Standards District Office, DOT, CBP, TSA, NTSB, along with
all other applicable government and international agencies. Ensures all
required reports and documents are filed timely.
accountable for all quality and 3rd party audit results such as ARG/US
Platinum, ISBAO, Wyvern and EJM.
the Chief Pilot and flight operations personnel.
all fight and ground operations are conducted safely and in compliance with all
Federal Aviation Regulations, Operations Specifications, Company policies,
procedures and organizational standards.
with the Director of Maintenance for scheduling aircraft inspections and timely
correction of mechanical irregularities and discrepancies.
all aircraft are properly equipped for intended operations.
and ensures compliance to the company Safety Management System.
for overseeing HAZMAT program.
for overseeing Drug and Alcohol Program.
annual expense and capital budgets for the department and manages spending to
systems and metrics to monitor safety efficiency, and efficacy of flight
operations at all field bases, use trending information to modify standards,
improve safety and customer satisfaction.
execution of operational standards, drives a culture of continuous improvement
in operations, leads highest standard of safety, and is a collaborative member
of the executive team.
Alerion through active participation in general aviation industry associations,
including NBAA and NATA committees and working groups. Maintains knowledge of trending regulatory
issues and safety improvements for inclusion into our planning for future
and skills required:
years supervisory or managerial experience within the last 6 years in a
position that exercised operational control over turbojet, worldwide and 10 or
more operations conducted under part 121 or part 135.
all requirements listed in 14 CFR Part 119.71(b) as applicable.
computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications
(Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
using Flight Operations management systems such as Avianis, FOS, PFMSYS or
leader and team player; strong communicator; able to give and get direct
to prepare and present programs to the FAA, company leadership, other
government agencies, and commercial customers.
operating in Gulfstream IV or similar category aircraft is desirable - but not