Aircraft Dispatcher


Vacancy ID: 840749   Announcement Number: CK840749TW   USAJOBS Control Number: 338141200

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1. Title of Job

Aircraft Dispatcher


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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08

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Aircraft Dispatcher

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


403550109 Oklahoma City, OK

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one response that most closely and accurately describes how your background satisfies the specialized experience requirements for this Supervisory Dispatcher, GS-8 position. Read all the responses before making your selection.

A. I have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-7 level. Examples of qualifying experience are as follows: dispatching and monitoring arrival/departure times of aircraft via radio and telephone updates; tracking and evaluating weather conditions and patterns before and during flights; and utilizing knowledge of basic computer skills, reports management, and administrative processes and procedures.
B. I do not meet the experience above.

2. Do you possess an FAA issued Aircraft Dispatcher Certification? (If you select "yes", you must provide documentation that you possess this certification.)

A. Yes, I do possess this certification.
B. No, I do not receive this certfication.

3. Do you possess experience as an Aircraft Dispatcher with a Part 121 or Part 135 operator?

A. Yes, I possess this experience.
B. No, I do not possess this experience.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the
list below that best describes your experience or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the
job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a
supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of my position. I have performed it independently
and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Monitor and track the movement of aircraft throughout scheduled flights.

5. Monitor the arrival and departure times of aircraft via radio or telephone updates.

6. Provide coordination in case of emergencies or requests of maintenance.

7. Compile and evaluate weather information for aircraft.

8. Utilize computers to enter flight hours.

9. Prepare reports by extracting data from a computer database.

10. Operate and monitor voice, electrical and fax communications systems including ground communication networks and ground-to-air systems.

11. Maintain prisoner/alien/cargo manifest records.

12. Enter and retrieve information in a flight database.

13. Send properly formatted administrative messages via a flight computer program.

14. Operate a multiple line telephone system which requires transferring calls, accessing and relaying telephone listings, recording information, and conferencing.

15. Coordinate the use of radio frequencies for field personnel.

16. Operate a multi-frequency, multi-organization radio console with several paging systems, and phone patching capabilities.

17. Facilitate employee safety by monitoring radio transmissions and periodically checking status via radio, telephone, or other means.

18. Maintain computer system security and comply with operating procedures.

19. Process incoming flight paperwork according to office standard operating procedures.

20. Dispatch an incident with other distractions occurring within the same office.

21. Maintain situational awareness of other ongoing incidents being dispatched for priority setting and ensuring support of fellow staff.

22. Share knowledge of public safety issues with others.

23. Prepare grammatically correct reports and correspondence.

24. Document in a shared log, any significant incidents, activities, and information pertinent to shift change and needed follow-up.

25. Utilize internet-based computer programs to research information and generate reports.

26. Utilize a variety of computer software programs to prepare documents, plans, spreadsheets, and graphics.

27. Utilize database software to generate various reports for statistical analysis.

28. Document all incoming and outgoing traffic via radio and phone on a computerized shift log.