Department: Flight Operations
Reports To: Director of In-Flight
Basic Function: Passenger Safety
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language
Must be 21 years of age or older
Possess good verbal communications skills
Must be poised, tactful, resourceful, and be able to interact comfortably with strangers and remain calm under duress
Must have excellent health and ability to speak clearly
Vision must be correctable to 20/30 or better with glasses or contact lenses (uncorrected no worse than 20/200)
Must not have visible tattoos, body piercing, or unusual hairstyles or makeup
Successful completion of initial and recurrent flight attendant training, which includes, but not limited to: emergency passenger evacuation management, use of life rafts, firefighting, emergency landing and ditching procedures, Crew Resource Management, security and instructions on administering first aid, CPR, and defibrillation.
Physical Abilities Required:
Physical strength, dexterity, stamina and mobility to follow evacuation procedures, including emergency exit operating mechanisms.
Must be able to stand and walk continuously during work shift, with infrequent periods of sitting
Must be able to reach up to 72 inches in height with both arms
Height must be 5’10” feet tall or less.
Able to frequently bend, twist, push while handling luggage, and lift weights up to 50 pounds
Primarily on the aircraft in a pressurized cabin environment
Must be able to pass pre-employment and random drug tests
PenAir operates around-the-clock, year-round, flight attendant must be able to work nights, holidays and weekends
On-duty time is usually limited to 12 hours per day, with a daily maximum of 14 hours
Must be flexible and reliable
Work conditions can be strenuous. Must stand much of the flight time and remain pleasant and efficient, regardless of how tired or demanding passengers may be.
Must occasionally deal with disruptive passengers
Possibility of injuries because of the job demands in a moving aircraft.
Medical problems can arise from irregular sleeping and eating patterns, working in a pressurized environment, and breathing recirculated air.
B. Authority: N/A
Ensure passenger and cabin safety including compliance with all Company policies and Federal regulations. Maintains high level of energy while working independently and in a team environment. Represents PenAir in a positive manner in all interactions. May be scheduled to perform duties relative to inplaning and deplaning passengers and other clerical/office duties as assigned.