We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.
The Network Planning Department is tasked with planning Southwest’s point-to-point network of cities we serve, scheduling our aircraft, and creating flight schedules that best serve the travel needs of our valued Customers. Through heavy analytics, the Network Planning Department focuses on building schedules that are most effective and profitable for Southwest Airlines.
The department is built of various teams where each has its individual functions that cross functionally work together in planning and producing the most marketable, operational, and the most profitable schedules. The teams collaborate heavily with other departments, including Ground Operations, Revenue Management, Marketing, Properties, General Counsel, Communications, and Financial Planning, and the Fleet Planning Team.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop knowledge of general industry and competitive issues as it relates to Network Planning.
Conduct analysis and report on specific operational, traffic, and competitive issues.
Learn department tools and project development process.
Learn sources of schedule and planning data.
Some travel required.
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
Major/Minor in an Aviation, Aeronautical, Operational Research, Economics, Finance, orBusiness related undergraduate degree program.
Minimum junior level.
To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours).
Maintained 2.75 or above cumulative GPA.
Interest or experience in the Aviation industry is a plus.
Analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to use Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) required.
Ability to create basic analyses and graphics using Excel required
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Ability to use Access is preferred.
Ability to use Word and PowerPoint to write memos and build presentations.
Participation in Academic Associations and extracurricular activities is preferred.
Ability to manage time and multiple tasks effectively.
Looking for an individual who is highly motivated.
Able to work with minimum guidance and professional in their conduct.
Must adhere to all Southwest Airlines Company policies including the protection and security of confidential and proprietary information
PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):
“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author).
Letters of Recommendation.
Full time - 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday).
$12.00 hourly + flight privileges
This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.
Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.