PSA Airlines Ground Training Supervisor in Vandalia, Ohio

Ground Training Supervisor

Req #: 2450-POST

Location: Vandalia, OH

Facility: Vandalia (Dayton International Airport)

Job Family: Flight Operations - Pilot Training

Ground Training Supervisor

Location: Dayton, OH

Department: Air Operations

Reports to: Manager of Ground Training

Summary/Objective: The Ground Training Supervisor is responsible for supporting PSA Airlines Ground Instructors located at DAY, CLT and CVG and also providing new hire training as a Ground Instructor.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Serve as a Ground Instructor – providing training to NH pilots

  • Mentor new instructors and be a resource regarding standardization questions

  • Assist the Manager of Ground Training with student progress tracking, developing Extra training plans as required

  • Observe classes and training sessions to ensure standardization

  • Coach Ground Instructors when standardization lapses are observed

  • Assist with planning and efficient scheduling of all Ground Instruction activities.

  • Assist in the selection, hiring, and performance evaluation of Ground Instructors.

  • Responsible for maintaining standardization with PSA’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Work with the Development Team as required to help update and implement courseware

  • Assist with establishing new curriculum as required to meet the changing training needs of PSA.

  • Ensure all ground training meets regulatory compliance standards and is properly documented in accordance with the PSA Training Manual.

  • Provide point of communication for students before and during Ground Training.

  • Effectively and positively resolve issues related to hotel, travel, dress code, behavior, etc.

  • Monitor student progress and intervene with additional training or counseling when needed.

  • Assist in maintaining operational effectiveness of IPTs, FTDs, iPads, and VSIM.

  • Responsible for issuance and accounting of company issued items.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.

Required Education and Experience: Must meet the qualifications of Captain or First Officer, must be able to successfully complete PSA’s training program for Captain or First Officer.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: Ability to speak/read/write in English. Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs and in producing professional deliverables.

Competencies and Knowledge: The successful candidate should have demonstrated skills in the following: leadership, mentoring, approachability; time and performance management; strong organizational skills; proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving; positive communication skills (verbal and written); ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment; ability to interact with all levels of company personnel; strong team player; professional aptitude; ability to manage multiple projects at one time with time sensitive deadlines; ability to delegate and lead work groups; ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations appropriately when performing job duties; prepare presentations; and adaptability in an aggressive growth environment.

Supervisory Responsibility: This is a supervisory position.

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position that may require occasional extended periods of time as necessary to support airline operations.

Travel: Occasional travel may be expected for this position.

Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.

AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.