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Republic Airways Holdings Manager, Safety & Regulatory Compliance in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Safety, Safety PL

At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE

Manages one or more safety areas such as the Company’s Internal Evaluation Program (IEP) or Safety Management System (SMS). Provides independent and objective assessments of operational divisions to ensure adherence to federal regulations, company policies and procedures, code-share partner internal evaluations, IOSA and DOD Standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Oversees the development and ongoing safety risk management processes for all operational divisions

  • Develops and maintains safety manuals and required training.

  • Participates in regular meetings that review safety related information that impact each department.

  • Validates regulatory correspondence status; and prepares weekly reports for Senior Management.

  • Participates in Codeshare Aircraft Ground Damage investigations. Conducts investigations of all Company inducted aircraft ground damages. Coordinates with the finance department to recover damage costs from vendor and reports aircraft ground damage statistics.

  • Participates in regulatory update meetings with the Company and the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • Interfaces with Codeshare partners in safety meetings.

  • Manages the Internal Evaluation Program including evaluations of all operational divisions and Internal IOSA audits. Develops and maintains a schedule of audits and evaluations.

  • Updates the safety implementation plans, training plans and details gap analysis for the company.

  • Attends safety related conferences to provide input on best practices for safety for the company.

  • Develops and maintains an annual budget for the Internal Evaluation Program and the Safety Management System areas.

  • Fosters the Company’s core values and culture throughout the work environment.

  • Screens, interviews and hires potential associates. Coaches and provides leadership, direction, motivation and supervision of direct reports. Appraises performance, provides performance feedback, takes corrective actions and oversees training and development of staff.

  • Performs various other duties as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least 3 years of previous Internal Evaluation, Quality Assurance, or Safety Management System experience.

  • Knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, specifically Titles 14 and 49 and associated regulatory material.

  • Knowledge in aviation safety programs including, but not limited to: Safety Management System (SMS), System Safety, ATOS and IOSA.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is a must.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation or related field with at least 5 years of previous experience.

  • Previous supervisory experience.

  • Airframe and Powerplant, Dispatcher License and/or Pilot Certificate.

  • Auditor Certification and Training; CQA, ISO, CASE and IOSA Auditor.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING

Makes decisions daily on use of resources, performance and budgets. Decisions could require additional expenditure of resources if not sound decisions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Able to move about the work environment.

Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including overnight and weekend travel.

Republic Airline is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/republicairline/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/RepublicAirline and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IOcelXc92JDhi8sIR9F0Q , and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/republicairline/ or Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/republic-airways-holdings-inc-/ .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at www.flywithlift.com at http://www.flywithlift.com/ .

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