Director of Safety and Compliance

Position: Director of Safety and Compliance Base Pay:
Employee Type: Full-Time Leads Others: Yes
Required Education: Required Experience:
Travel Required: Once per quarter Position Close Date: When Filled

Location: Wilmington, OH

What you will do:
The Director of Safety and Compliance reports directly to the Company Prisident and interfaces with other senior company officials concerning the implementation and performance of the Safety Management System. In addition, he/she functions as the senior compliance manager and oversees all activities related to the Internal Audit and Evaluation Program. This position is also designated authority from the Company President to establish and maintain the Management System Manual, Safety Management System, Internal Audit and Evaluation Program, and the Corporate Emergency Response Plan. This position remains functionally independent from operational management in flight, maintenance and ground operations.

What you need:

  • Must have at least one of the following: FAA commercial pilot or airline pilot certificate OR FAA mechanics certificate OR  FAA aircraft dispatcher certificate
  • Must have Three (3) years' experience in a supervisory position with a part 121 or a scheduled part 135 air carrier OR Three (3) years' experience in a comparable position in U.S. military aviation operations OR Three (3) years' experience in a supervisory position with a U.S. Government department, board, or agency that deals directly with aviation matters
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following: Aviation safety programs, Aviation safety standards, and Safe aviation operating practices
  • Strong oral & written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with the FAA and other outside agencies
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees from executive management to line employees
  • Ability to lead the Safety Committee and maintain positive relationships with union members
  • Demonstrate proactive approach to emerging safety issues and concerns
  • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with Operation Departments
  • Ability to act as the "eyes" and "ears" on safety issues for accountable executive
  • Ability to act as change agent for continuous safety improvement