Lead Flight Attendant

Location
Foster City, CA, United States
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Ref
2114614
Discipline
Administration, General
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Lead Flight Attendant
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

About us Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Being here matters. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. About the Role Gilead is seeking a Lead Flight Attendant to join a close-knit team based out of the San Jose Airport. This key position reports directly to the Captain during the assigned flight and administratively to the Chief Pilot on all other matters. Key Responsibilities: Responsibilities for this key role include but are not limited to:

  • Assume responsibility for and provide supervision to, all full-time and contract Flight Attendants;
  • Work with the Training Manager to schedule recurring and initial flight attendant training schedules with approved vendors;
  • Schedule line evaluations;
  • Maintain accurate passenger profiles;
  • Develop and administer the training budget;
  • Ensure that Gilead Sciences flight operation training is at the highest industry standards;
  • Implement, maintain, and participate in the Safety Management System. Duties :
  • Assume quality control oversight over the aircraft cabin;
  • Develop and maintain detailed passenger and cabin equipment SOPs;
  • Develop a training program that is aligned with BASC, CFR, Gilead Sciences FOM requirements and industry best practices;
  • Liaise with the Training Manager for all flight attendant training records and line evaluations;
  • Prepare detailed procedures for passenger service to include food and beverage preparation and operation of cabin entertainment and telecommunications equipment;
  • Coordinate and develop cabin equipment and cabin service training for all full time and contract Flight Attendants;
  • Responsible for the hangar aircraft commissary and works closely with vendors to maintain supplier relationships;
  • Work with the Training Manager to ensure that all training requirements for full time and contract Flight Attendants has been completed in accordance with FOM specifications;
  • Perform supervisory functions for all full time Flight Attendants, including performance management, professional development and trip report review;
  • Manage Flight Attendant scheduling for all flights, determines vacation and hard day off schedules and communicate with Flight Attendants when necessary to resolve problems regarding schedule changes or conflicts;
  • Assist GSOPS with full time and contract Flight Attendant scheduling;
  • Work with the Executive Director of Aviation on the selection and staffing of new hires for all full time and contract Flight Attendants;
  • Assume any duties delegated by the Chief Pilot and/or PIC. Experience/ Knowledge / Qualifications:
    • Has a minimum of five years' experience as a Corporate Flight Attendant;
    • High School Diploma or GED required;
    • Has a college degree (preferred);
    • First Aid Training Certification, including CPR and Tempus.
    • Has extensive knowledge and training in aircraft safety procedures; the use of aircraft safety equipment to include first aid kits, oxygen equipment, survival equipment, Tempus and the AED;
    • Has extensive knowledge of meal planning, safe food storage and handling, and catering procurement from international and domestic destinations;
    • Possesses advanced administrative, communication, and aircraft safety skills necessary to coordinate with the aircrew and attend to passenger needs.
    • Experience in the Gulfstream G650 and/or Falcon 2000 (preferred)
    • Flight attendant specific training from Flight Safety, FACTs or similar is preferred. Annual recurrent training is required. Preference shown to candidates who have completed Flight Safety, FACTs or similar training within the past 12 months.
    • Available to fly on short notice (4-hour response if on standby)
    • Unrestricted ability to travel worldwide (consider health and visa status)
    • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken).


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