Licensed Flight Dispatcher

Attractive tax-free package
03 Sep 2013
01 Oct 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

The Position:

To exercise operational control and supervision of flights to fulfill the legal requirements of General Civil Aviation Administration (GCAA) Civil Aviation Advisory Publication (CAAP) 17, Civil Aviation Regulation (CAR). To act as a close link between the aircraft in flight and the ground services and also between aircrew and Emirates and handling agent's ground staff.

•Analyze and determine routes and flight altitudes for each Emirates flight, based on economical (such as Overflight Permission charges), meteorological, safety and legal requirements of CAR OPS Subpart G and Operations Manual (OM)-A. This includes, analyzing and negotiating 'User Preferred Routes' on a tactical basis with the relevant Air Traffic Control (ATC) organizations. Calculate and manage fuel requirements for each Emirates flight, based on economical, meteorological and safety standards.
•Ensure selection of takeoff- destination- enroute- fuel- and Extended Twin Operations (ETOPS) alternate airports for each Emirates flight as per legal requirements and OM-A. Conduct ETOPS diversion and ETP strategy analysis for each ETOPS flight as per Joint Aviation Administration (JAA) and OM-A.

Salary & Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local curency of the UAE. Besides generous travel benefits normally associated with an airline.

Essential Requirements:


•Flight Dispatch License according to GCAA or an equivalent recognized by the GCAA. Passed a competency check within last six months

•5+ yrs General airline experience or 2 years as an air traffic controller/technical supervisor of flight operations, air transportation flight operations systems or 1 year experience as a flight dispatch assistant – dispatching air transportation.
•Proficiency in computerized Flight Planning / Flight Watch / Ops Control
•Knowledge of the processes and procedures of an airline's flight operations department.
•Knowledge of the flight dispatch and flight crew briefing processes.
•Working knowledge of the legal provisions of ICAO Annex 6, ICAO DOC 7196-D3, the GCAA CARS and GCAA CAAP 17.
•User level Computer literacy: Unix, Linux, MS Office.

To Apply:
Please submit your application before 15th September 2013 23:59 GMT + 3 hours


About Emirates

Tomorrow you could be living in dynamic Dubai and earning a tax-free salary with global benefits. Starting with two aircraft and a handful of enthusiastic people, we have grown at a phenomenal rate. We are now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, flying to over 125 destinations across 6 continents.

We are looking for people to join our global family of over 54,000 people from 160 nationalities across a diverse range of disciplines. If you are a high performer, seeking unparalleled career opportunities, join the Emirates team and help us create the future of travel.