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Director of Aviation

VanAllen is pleased to partner with Seminole Hard Rock in their search for a Director of Aviation. Individuals are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to search@vanallen.com in pdf format. Please refer to position #2112 in the subject line of your submission.

The Director of Aviation is responsible for planning, directing and supervising the daily administration, operations, and maintenance activities of the Aviation Department ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Association regulations and company policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Acting as the Business Unit leader for the Aviation Team.
  • Assuring integration of the Aviation Team with Seminole Hard Rock culture and goals.
  • Managing functions which impact on operational control (e.g. maintenance, crew scheduling, load control, equipment scheduling and controlling operational standards of all aircraft).
  • Actively supporting the safety management system.
  • Validating and addressing safety-risk management deficiencies in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Developing and maintaining the Company Operations Manual.
  • Liaising with the regulatory authority on all matters concerning flight operations.
  • Liaising with any external agencies which may affect aircraft operations, including emergency responses with local, state and federal agencies.
  • Ensuring that flight operations and aircraft maintenance activities are conducted in compliance with all applicable safety regulations, national and international regulations, standards and company operating policies.
  • Plans, directs and supervises the activities of professional and administrative staff; coordinates division budgets, purchasing, personnel and record keeping activities and reports consistently to Executive Vice President.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience in a leadership position within a Part 91 Aviation Team.
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired, but not required.
  • International operating experience is preferred.

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Bellevue, WA

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Bakersfield, CA

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Atlanta, GA

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Houston, TX

Family Office

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Lafayette Hill, PA

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I have worked with VanAllen for over 3 years now and they have been instrumental in helping our part 91 Aviation department in several areas. We went through an aircraft acquisition, SMS vendor selection and migration of data, ISBAO stage 3 certification, leadership development, and day-to-day consultation as needed. They have a team of very experienced and talented aviation experts to help in any area of an operation.”

William P.