Aviation Safety Coordinator

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is hiring an Aviation Safety Coordinator to support the Aviation Safety Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Job duties include, but are not limited to: Assist the Aviation Safety Program Manager (ASPM) with ERAU investigations and reporting procedures for hazards, incidents, and accidents. Assist ASPM with On-scene Investigations for accident/incidents. Oversee all Team Safety Leader (TSL) responsibilities and maintain the TSL training program. Assist the ASPM with the implementation of all Aviation Safety programs – i.e. Safety Management System (SMS), Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP), Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) Program and Emergency Response Plan (ERP).

Safety Report Submissions (ASAP, event, fatigue reports)

  • Analyze, investigate and provide recommendations for all ASAP, event and fatigue report submitters

  • Use all available Aviation Safety Department resources for investigations (i.e., ADS-B tracking, FDM program, ATC audio)

  • Provide Flight Department leadership with safety report trend analysis derived from safety report submissions

  • Engage in continuous feedback and communication for all safety report submitters

  • Open, assign and close safety report submissions within the hazard reporting system for effective data analysis and tracking

Aviation Safety Programs (SMS, ASAP, FDM, ERP and Risk Management)

  • Manage the Flight Department Safety Management System (SMS) program with continuous monitoring and safety improvements

  • Assist ASPM in the management of the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP)

  • Spearhead the Aviation Safety Departments expanding Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) program to include transition to new FOQA program

  • Assist ASPM the SMS risk management process and oversee frequent risk assessment meetings regarding current/potential/predictive hazards associated within the Flight Department

Aviation Safety Data and Statistics (monthly, quarterly and annually)

  • Manage all Aviation Safety databases and routinely conduct trend analysis based statistics within the hazard reporting system

  • Oversee and manage the distribution of data statistics to key leadership personnel within the Flight Department

  • Provide TSL data specific trend analysis statistics for routinely schedule team meetings

Accident/Incident Investigation support – at campus and on-scene investigations

  • Assist with all Flight and Fleet Maintenance Department incident/accident investigations

  • Manage the investigative preliminary report process to include factual information and brief summary of incident/accident

  • Participate as a go-team member for all off-site aviation related incidents/accidents

  • Prepare regularly scheduled team meetings for incident/accident investigation documentation and review

Team Safety Leader (TSL) Training Program

  • Provide new TSL Instructor Pilots (IPs) Aviation Safety Department specific training to include WBAT, ADS-B, FDM, ERG and ATC audio programs for all safety report submissions

  • Administer and oversee all TSL Aviation Safety specific access program (i.e. ETA, RMS and WBAT) training

  • Train all TSL members on Aviation Safety specific investigative processes to include interviewing, proper documentation and hazard identification trend analysis

  • Manage TSL training program for team meeting presentations

Aviation safety Communications (newsletters, safety shorts, safety scoops and emails)

  • Manage all outgoing Aviation Safety communications, publications and newsletters

  • Oversee creative content for all Aviation safety social media platforms

Secondary Job Functions or Duties:

  • Social media content

  • Represent ERAU Aviation Safety Department at meetings, presentations and professional organization discussions

  • New Hire Aviation Safety Emphasis Training

ERAU benefits include:

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions

  • Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children will cover one undergraduate and graduate degree per person

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail room and enjoy observation flights

  • Bachelor’s degree. ( Area of study: Aeronautical Science/Aviation Safety/Related Field )

  • Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:

    Commercial Pilot License, Certificated Flight Instructor Certificate Preferred

  • Must have knowledge of current 14 CFR Part 61, 91, 141 and 142 regulations

  • Must exhibit strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively speak with employees/students regarding safety related events

  • Must have effective interpersonal and organization skills

  • Working knowledge of 14 CFR Part 5 Safety Management Systems (SMS)

  • Ability to identify adverse trends and safety related hazards

  • Working knowledge of FAA voluntary safety programs

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher

  • One to three years of related work experience

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