Occ. Code 2528300
AIRCRAFT SCHEDULING ASSISTANT, GRADE 15
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
Aircraft Scheduling Assistants oversee the dispatch operations of the Aviation Unit at the Division of State Police. These positions coordinate the Aviation Units aircrafts and equipment, and maintain records of missions and flight conditions.
AIRCRAFT SCHEDULING ASSISTANT: non-competitive; maintains roster of available crews, aircrafts, scheduled missions, and points of contact; and oversees the dispatch operations of the Aviation Unit.
Under the supervision of an Aircraft Pilot, oversees the dispatch operations of the Aviation Unit; informs crews and support personnel of scheduled missions and status, including weather condition delays and changes to equipment; acts as central point of contact for requests for Executive Airlift; receives incoming requests for travel and makes initial determination of eligibility and availability of equipment; provides usage reports for Executive Airlift travel; assists in advance planning for all executive and utility missions; evaluates crew duty limitations and rest criteria and advises if guidelines are exceeded; maintains records of flight dispatch and flight following; coordinates changes in itinerary and/or equipment; supplies weather and maintenance conditions to determine if operating environment permits execution of assigned airlift tasks; and responds to incoming calls, correspondence, and reports, and answers inquiries.
Non-competitive: five years of experience dispatching aircrafts.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.