Flight dispatchers employed by commercial airlines are responsible for ensuring that flights take off as scheduled. They coordinate closely with the airline’s operations control center, maintenance, passenger, cargo and inflight departments in dispatching the flights with the full complement of crew and the clearance of the various departments concerned. In addition, the flight dispatcher makes certain that all technical aspects of the aircraft such as fuel, total take off weight, wind velocity, prescribed cruising altitude, etc. are properly defined and in their correct values to guarantee a safe take of.
Flight Dispatcher Resume Format
Peter D. Bernard
Phone: (757) 024-7912
To be a Flight Dispatcher in a large commercial airline
Summary of Qualification
- 4 years of experience as a Flight Dispatcher in a large charter airline.
- Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish
Career Experience/Job History
2006 – Present: Flight Dispatcher, St. Morris Aviation Charters
- Secure flight plans for pilot’s acceptance for each flight schedule
- Ensure aviation gas is adequate and the aircraft is correctly balanced for take-off and subsequent landing
- Check weather conditions, alternate landing places, and fuel needs
- Chart a course based on gathered data
- Sign-off aircraft for flight release
- Complete reports and any paperwork required for each flight
- Cited by the company for unblemished record in dispatching chartered flights over the last 3 years
- Received management commendation in 2007 and 2009 for perfect attendance
2007: Obtained US-FAA license as a Flight Dispatcher.
2002 – 2006: BS Aerospace Engineering (undergraduate), Illinois Wesleyan University
Professional and Character References
Can be furnished upon request