AAR CORP Airlift Flight Attendant OCONUS in Germany

Title: Airlift Flight Attendant OCONUS

Location: Germany

Job Number: 7530

Position contingent pending Contract Award


Will provide personal services to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers during flight. Are administratively responsible to the Chief of Inflight and functionally responsible to the Pilot in Command of the assigned flight. AAR Airlift will not operate an aircraft with more than 19 passenger seats in revenue passenger service unless a qualified Flight Attendant is onboard the aircraft.


  • This position requires a U.S. Security Clearance

  • Attend pre-flight briefings concerning weather, altitudes, routes, emergency procedures, crew coordination, lengths of flights, and number of passengers.

  • Inspect and clean cabins, checking for any problems and making sure that cabins are in order.

  • Verify that first aid kits and other emergency equipment, including fire extinguishers and oxygen bottles, are in working order.

  • Brief the passengers in accordance with 14 CFR 135.117.

  • Perform pre-flight cabin inspection.

  • Oversee boarding and deplaning process.

  • Report cabin irregularities and discrepancies to the PIC.

  • Conduct periodic trips through the cabin to ensure passenger safety and compliance with federal regulations prior to take-off and landing.

  • Reassure passengers when situations such as turbulence are encountered.

  • Determine special assistance needs to passengers.

  • Perform in-flight and post-flight cabin duties.

  • Prepare passengers and aircraft for landing, following procedures.

  • Announce flight delays and descent preparations.

  • Serve as host and representative of the company.

  • Administer first aid to passengers in distress.

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of all functions in the aircraft as assigned.

  • Must ensure that all passengers are fully briefed regarding the use and location of aircraft seat belts, flotation devices and emergency exit doors and the use of Portable Electronic Devices as specified in the Flight Attendant Manual (FAM).

  • Must conduct emergency evacuation as determined in the FAM under the direction of the PIC.

  • In the event both PIC and SIC (and other pilots on duty) become incapacitated, the FA must take command and ensure the safety of the passengers.

  • During passenger boarding, the FA will monitor passengers for the following:

  • Monitor passenger carry-on baggage for weight and size.

  • Determine if any carry-on baggage needs to be placed in the baggage/cargo compartment.

  • Assist passengers with carry-on baggage to ensure proper stowage.

  • Determine if any passenger is transporting hazardous materials.

  • Determine if passengers seated in the emergency exit seats meet requirements.

  • Reseat passengers in emergency exit seats, if necessary.

  • Monitor cabin for any irregularities and report to the Captain using established procedures.

  • Determine if any passengers may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

  • Monitor the lavatory for status; i.e. vacant or occupied.

  • This position requires a U.S. Security Clearance.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Must have a Certificate of Demonstrated Proficiency from the FAA, but are not required to carry the certification card.


  • B.A./B.S. from an accredited college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Shall meet all applicable FAA regulatory requirements including maintenance of adequate rest periods before each assigned flight.

  • Must be computer proficient.

  • Able to problem solve by developing and implementing new ideas to improve processes.

  • Able to continuously learn new procedures and adapt to change.

  • Strong customer orientation.

  • Creatively makes constructive suggestions and creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing problems.

  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have the ability to independently carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrates initiative by planning work and carrying out tasks without detailed instructions, by preparing for problems or opportunities in advance, and by undertaking additional responsibilities.

  • Strong judgment and decision making.

  • Works harmoniously with others to get a job done and responds positively to instructions/procedures.

  • Must have superior interpersonal skills.


  • 10 years previous Flight Attendant experience.

  • 10 years previous Load Master experience.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran