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Flight Attendant

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
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Jul 30, 2022

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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

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:
Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.

Job DescriptionAbout usGilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

About the RoleGilead is seeking a Flight Attendant to join a close-knit team based out of the San Jose Airport. This key position reports directly to the PIC during the assigned flight and administratively to the Lead Flight Attendant on all other matters.

Key Responsibilities:Responsibilities for this key role include but are not limited to:
  • Assists the flight crew in the safe and efficient conduct of the flight.
  • Notifies the PIC immediately of any emergency situation in the cabin or any inoperative equipment.
  • Participates in the Safety Management System.

  • Ensures that the appropriate safety equipment is onboard and in an operating condition;
  • Understands the proper use of safety equipment;
  • Instructs passengers on the use and location of aircraft emergency equipment;
  • Instructs and assists passengers during an aircraft emergency;
  • Performs specified safety actions in the event of an onboard emergency;
  • Understands all details of the flight from the crew briefing;
  • Maintains the aircraft cabin, baggage, and galley area in an orderly, safe, and secure fashion;
  • Stocks and maintains standardization within the aircraft cabin.
  • Provides menu planning, catering, and food preparation and presentation;
  • Ensures food safety;
  • Assists passengers and ensures their comfort throughout the flight and upon arrival;
  • Assumes any duties delegated by the Chief Pilot and/or PIC.

Experience/ Knowledge / Qualifications:
  • A minimum of five years' experience as a Corporate Flight Attendant with High School Diploma or 4+ with AA
  • Has a college degree (preferred);
  • Possesses knowledge and training in aircraft safety procedures and the use of aircraft safety equipment, to include first aid kits, oxygen equipment, survival equipment, and AED;
  • Demonstrates familiarity with meal planning, safe food storage and handling, international and domestic catering procurement and inflight meal service;
  • 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)

Gilead Core Values:Integrity (Doing What's Right);Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity);Teamwork (Working Together);Excellence (Being Your Best);Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility).
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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S., Canada, Australia, and Singapore employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.​

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.



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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

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