Flight Dispatch Officer Jobs in USA | Spirit Airlines Career

Job Summary


The Flight Dispatcher’s primary role is to provide the highest level of safety, service and joint decision-making to Spirit Airline’s flight crews and passengers.

Responsible for dispatch release and operational control for Spirit’s flight operations in accordance with regulatory requirements and company policy in order to provide safe, comfortable, and on-time service to guests.
Making tactical economic decisions to drive efficiency and optimization for the airline.
Analyzing meteorological data from multiple sources to identify hazards such as convective activity, turbulence, icing, and other factors. Work in conjunction with flight crew to mitigate meteorological threats both in pre-flight and enroute phases.
Proactively monitoring enroute aircraft, providing flight crews with timely updates to changes in dispatch parameters and taking action to deal with unplanned events/situations.
Keeping all stakeholders informed of significant changes in flight status, aircraft substitutions, delays, unscheduled landings, diversions, or cancellations.
May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change when circumstances dictate (e.g., emergencies change in workload, rush jobs or technical developments).


Licensed airman certification by the FAA (Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate).
6 months minimum of dispatch experience with a Part 121 Air Carrier (preferred).
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Thorough knowledge of Federal Air Regulations.
Thorough knowledge of aviation meteorology and practical application of weather synopsis and forecast products.
Strong attention to detail.
Satisfactory completion of the training, testing, and checking requirements as defined in Spirit Airline’s Flight Operations Training Manual (FOTM).
Willingness to work rotating shifts, rotating days-off, weekends and holidays within a 24 x 7 x 365 operation.
Selected candidates will be notified about the job location and other details at the time a job offer is extended.
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We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to our team members including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, travel benefits and much more. We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our Team Members.


At Spirit Airlines, our mission is to deliver the best value in the sky and be the most successful airline on Earth! We are leaders in providing customizable travel options and make it possible for our Guests to venture further and discover more than ever before by serving destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean! Imagine making your mark on an organization introducing 100’s of new aircraft that will double our fleet!

Fly With A Winner: Our constant growth and improvement mean boundless career opportunities. Team Members develop their careers rapidly while building key skills that drive long-term success.
The Giving Spirit: We are committed to inspiring positive change in the cities where we work and live. That starts with giving back through Corporate Social Responsibility and The Spirit Airlines Charitable Foundation.
Be Yourself: We want Team Members to feel empowered to bring their whole self to work and contribute to our success – that’s why we’re committed to building progress in the areas of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. Our Spirit Family is strong, not despite our differences, but because of them.
Travel The World: We offer competitive base salaries with robust health & welfare benefits, including travel & flight benefits for you and your family.

EEOC Statement

Spirit Airlines is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.