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International Flight Planner

The International Flight Planner is responsible for all aspects of international trips. This includes, but is not limited to, flight planning the route of the flight, securing ground handling, custom/immigration, and landing and overfly permits as required for each trip.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as the Subject Matter Expert on international requirements for all teams within the SOC and throughout the company.
Perform all international planning duties:
Determine flight plan route considering all applicable SIDs, STARs, NOTAMs, airspace restrictions, aircraft performance capabilities and customs/immigration availability.
Identify, request, and secure:
Appropriate USCBP authorizations
Overflight permits
Foreign/domestic customs/immigration
Foreign/domestic aircraft and passenger handling
Crew accommodations and transport with appropriate security considerations.
Collaborate with the Client Services team to ensure all necessary passenger information is acquired and correct (i.e. personal information, VISAs, etc.).
Perform operational feasibility checks on all trips and follow-up on stated concerns prior to departure.
Perform quality control of future trips to ensure timely collection of passenger information.
Develop relationships and partnerships with service providers.
Assist the Supervisor, International Flight Planning as directed.
Assist the Senior Director, SOC as directed.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
International Flight Planning experience required
Part 135 experience strongly preferred
Dispatcher certificate is a plus
FAA Dispatcher certificate or relevant work experience
Self-starter who thrives in a dynamic, fast-pace environment
Highly detail oriented with excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment
High school diploma or GED required. College degree a plus.
Proficient with PC and Microsoft Office skills (including Word and Excel) and the ability to learn new programs quickly.
POSITION
Department: Operations
Location: McClellan, CA (SMF)
Reports to: Supervisor, International Flight Planning
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt



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