Posted Mar 16
Horizon Air

Inflight Training Specialist

Portland, OR, United States Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 29274

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Portland, OR

Job Title: Inflight Training Specialist


Horizon Air: behind the name are men and women with a "can-do" spirit and a passion for excellence. Launched in 1981, Horizon Air provides service to cities throughout Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Baja California Sur (Mexico), and British Columbia and Alberta (Canada). Together, Horizon Air and partner carrier Alaska Airlines serve more than 90 cities and are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK).

It's a heartfelt approach, as much as technological innovations and customer-pleasing onboard service, that is at the core of the "Horizon experience". This has brought us national and international recognition: Horizon Air was named "Regional Airline of the Year" by Air Transport World magazine in 2007 and was also ranked among the top 10 domestic single-class airlines by Travel+Leisure magazine readers from 2002 through 2009. .


Role Summary The Inflight Training Specialist identifies training needs, develops content, and ensures training compliance in accordance with federal and company requirements.

Scope & Complexity

  • This position supports inflight training activities for Horizon Air Industries (QX).

Key Duties

  • Identifies training needs and improves training delivery through FAA requirements, classroom evaluation, and outcome analysis.
  • Partners cross-divisionally and with outside agencies and vendors to develop, maintain, and implement accurate and compliant flight attendant training programs.
  • Leverages an in-depth understanding of training standards and regulations to develop well-organized, consistent, and compliant training content using PowerPoint presentations and other training software.
  • Creates training modules that enhance the learning experience and remain on the cutting edge of technology.
  • Supports department initiatives and identifies ways to enhance training effectiveness and improve the learning process.
  • Audits training classes and records to ensure compliance with FAA and other government regulations and QX policies.
  • Delivers inflight training with a professional, warm, and caring tone and manner.
  • Provides a safe, fair, and successful training environment for learners.
  • Ensures flight attendants meet the requirements for attendance, conduct, and professional standards during training events.
  • Ensures 100% compliance with training records.
  • Attends company-sponsored career development training for leaders (i.e., Performance Partnership training, Practical Coach, Drug & Alcohol Training, Leaders Challenge, etc.)
  • Provides quarterly training subject feedback and updates to training team, which may require multi-day travel.
  • Completes SMS Training and is a SRM participant
  • Involved in the hiring and termination process of new flight attendants while attending initial training

Job-Specific Skills

  • Required
  • A minimum 2 years of customer service experience.
  • Highly enthusiastic with exceptional facilitation, presentation, and listening skills.
  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal, and influential communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to manage changing priorities, meet deadlines, and adapt to a changing business environment
  • Team-oriented with excellent ability to build relationships and tactfully communicate with others.
  • Self-starter who takes the initiative in finding solutions to difficult/unique problems and opportunities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Strong operational knowledge of Apple products (iPad, iPhone 6+).
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to travel overnight (i.e., multi-day events) on a quarterly basis.
  • Minimum age of 21.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Preferred
  • Experience as a Horizon Air flight attendant.
  • 2 or more years of classroom facilitation.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

  • Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree is preferred.


The location for this position is in Portland, Oregon


For eligible employees, our company offers a competitive total rewards package that includes insurance coverage (medical, dental and vision care), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program (with flight privileges on Alaska Airlines as well). Key to Horizon Air's success is its distinctive culture, where partnership thrives and co-workers go out of their way to help each other. Each day, employees are guided by the shared values of Integrity, Heart, Partnership, Innovation/Initiative and Continuous Improvement. Horizon Air also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. .


Please apply on or before: March 27th

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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alien, age or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.

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