Crew Scheduling Senior Officer

Hiring of a Crew Scheduling Senior Officer

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy finding solutions? Are you passionate about aviation and ensuring optimal crew utilization? If so, then the Crew Scheduling Senior Officer role at Marathon Airlines might be perfect for you!

Position Title: Crew Scheduling Senior OfficerDepartment: Operations

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Athens, Greece

About Us

Marathon Airlines offers an all-Embraer jet fleet of E-175, E-190, E-195, and Legacy aircraft, catering to ACMI needs ranging from 88 to 118 seats. Beyond scheduled services, Marathon Airlines provides ad-hoc charters for corporate clients, group travel, and sports teams. The company’s ACMI solutions address diverse airline requirements, including seasonal capacity increases, new route launches, and unforeseen Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.

In 2023 alone, Marathon Airlines transported over half a million passengers through more than 7,200 flights, demonstrating its commitment to excellence and reliability. The company is a member of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA).

About the Role

We are searching for a meticulous and organized Crew Scheduling Senior Officer to join our team. In this role, you will play a vital part in ensuring the efficient and safe operation of our airline by creating and managing crew schedules for both flight deck and cabin crew members. You will work collaboratively with various departments to create fair and optimized rosters in compliance with regulatory requirements, company policies, and operational needs. This role ensures optimal crew utilization while maintaining adherence to safety standards and minimizing any operational disruptions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain crew rosters in accordance with flight schedules, ensuring optimal utilization of crew resources.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies, including crew duty time limitations, rest requirements, and other legal obligations.
  • Coordinate with various departments, including Flight Operations, Flight Dispatch, and Training, to align crew availability with operational requirements and ensure optimal crew utilization.
  • Analyze crew needs and proactively identify potential scheduling conflicts, proposing solutions to maintain smooth operations.
  • Maintain clear and effective communication with crew members regarding their schedules, changes, and any other pertinent information.
  • Address crew inquiries and resolve scheduling conflicts, crew absences, and other operational challenges in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of crew duty and rest times, and ensure data is accurately entered into the scheduling system.
  • Generate and analyze reports related to crew utilization, compliance, and efficiency, to identify opportunities for improvement and cost-effectiveness.
  • Act as the point of contact during irregular operations and emergencies to reassign crew as needed to maintain flight schedules.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in crew scheduling or a similar operational role in the airline industry.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in using Leon (or a comparable) crew scheduling & management software and related technologies, with the ability to navigate and utilize all its functionalities effectively.
  • Thorough understanding of aviation regulations related to crew duty times, rest requirements, and other compliance issues.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to analyze scheduling data, identify potential issues, and develop solutions to optimize crew utilization.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address scheduling conflicts and operational disruptions promptly.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with crew members and other stakeholders effectively, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks effectively, and manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various departments and contribute to a team-oriented environment.
  • Flexibility to be a part of and support a shift-based work schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing schedules and priorities.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • The right to live and work in the EU without restriction or limitation.

Why Join Us

  • Competitive salary above market standards, based on experience and skills.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • Be part of a team that is passionate about aviation and safety.

How to Apply

Are you a highly motivated and skilled crew scheduler who thrives in a challenging environment and ready to take on an exciting opportunity to advance your career with a growing airline? We’d love to meet you!

Please forward your motivation letter and CV by using the form below.

Application deadline

2 August 2024

Disclaimer: Marathon Airlines collects and processes personal data in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are committed to using the information provided in your job application for recruitment purposes only and will not share it with any third parties. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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