What does a Flight Attendant do for Allegiant?
Allegiant Air Flight Attendants provide extraordinary service to our Customers and Fellow teammates. Flight Attendants are responsible for the security, safety and comfort of passengers, from pre-boarding the aircraft until they arrive at their final destination. Flight Attendants are the “front lines” in providing quality service to our customers and representing Allegiant to the public. Just as important, Flight Attendants contribute to the smooth functioning of the business by accurately accounting for passengers and the goods they are required to serve them. Flight Attendants promote the sale and usage of products and services offered by Allegiant and specified industry partners. The position responsibilities are performed in accordance with the dictates of the FAA. In addition, certain duties are assigned to satisfy mandates of the TSA. These standards are clearly articulated during training, as well as, in the ongoing performance of the job.
What are some of the daily duties of a Flight Attendant?
REQUIRED TRAINING: (PROVIDED BY ALLEGIANT) INITIAL/PRE-EMPLOYMENT
Trainees will be offered employment and put on payroll upon successful completion of the entire training program. No Salary will be paid during training, although trainees are paid a per diem to cover miscellaneous expenses during that time.
Able to deal with people from all walks of life, using diplomacy and tact; good communication skills; able to relate to other cultures with respect and concern; able to work as part of a team; able to work under pressure; able to assess situations in a timely manner; exercise good judgment, flexibility; ability to respond calmly and effectively in an emergency.
What are the minimum requirements to be a Flight Attendant?
What other skills, knowledge, and qualifications are needed to be a Flight Attendant?
What are the physical requirements of a Flight Attendant?
Airport/Aircraft environment; extreme temperatures ranging from below zero to above 100 degrees Fahrenheit at times
Work schedules are bid on monthly basis. Length of duty period may be in excess of fourteen (14) hours as allowed by the FAA Regulations. Often work weekends & holidays. Gone for extended periods of time, including days, weeks, or months depending on business necessity.
CHANGEABILITY OF SCHEDULE:
New flight attendants may be placed on “Reserve” status, which requires the Employee to be on call. Any flight attendant who is on Reserve must be able to arrive at the Crew Operations check-in area within 90 minutes of a call from Crew Services. Any flight attendant who is on Reserve may also be required to be on “Ready Reserve,” which means being at the airport, in uniform, for a specified duty period.
Travel in varying climatic conditions and different time zones are the norm. May be required to relocate residence based on the needs of the Company. May be assigned temporary base relocation due to company needs. Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a motor vehicle are required, as rental cars are used on occasion.
Changes in pressurized cabin altitude (sea level to 39,000 feet). Variable positive and negative “G” loads. Occasional turbulence in flight; Works in confined spaces, aircraft aisles and galleys. Experience multiple take offs and landings. Extreme temperatures ranging from below zero to those above 100 degrees Fahrenheit; Exposure to loud engine noise.
In continuous contact with the public, which may include unaccompanied minors, ill, injured, and incapacitated passengers; customers with disabilities, or on occasion disorderly, inebriated and/or irate individuals.
Good general health, with no condition that would be adversely affected by flight; Physically fit; able to push/pull cart/boxes in excess of 200 pounds; Professional appearance and demeanor; neat and well groomed in uniform. Must have physical dexterity sufficient to perform repetitive tasks and motions, including bending at the waist, knees, squatting, kneeling, crawling, twisting and sustaining those positions for extended amounts of time. Meet all FAR guidelines. Ability to physically respond to a disruptive passenger involved in a level 2 or higher threat, with appropriate level of physical response. This may include the use of restraints. Ability to jump onto and use an evacuation slide. Must be comfortable in a water environment. Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as protective breathing equipment. Ability to secure one’s self in an Allegiant cabin jump seat with seatbelt and shoulder harness fastened.
Allegiant is an equal opportunity employer and will not unlawfully discriminate against qualified applicants or Team Members with respect to any terms or conditions of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, military service status, union/non-union activity, citizenship status, or other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. This includes compliance with all federal, state and local laws providing for nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all aspects of the employment process and the requirement to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with those laws.