||What are the minimum requirements to be a Flight Attendant?
• High School diploma or equivalent; college course work or degree an asset.
• Minimum one (1) year direct customer service preferred.
• Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
What other skills, knowledge, and qualifications are needed to be a Flight Attendant?
• Must be able to perform all functions as needed for this position
• Must be able to attend a minimum of 4 1/2 weeks of training in Las Vegas (If necessary, relocation to assigned base is at the expense of the applicant)
• Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English
• Must be able to react quickly using good judgment
• Must have basic computer skills
• Must pass a background check and five (5) year pre-employment drug screen
• Must have authorization to work in the U.S. as defined in the Immigrations Act of 1986
• Must have a valid passport to meet minimum application requirements
• Must have a valid driver’s license to meet minimum application requirements
• All required forms of identification presented, i.e., passport, driver’s license, and social security card, must match one another
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.