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Title:  Coordinator Load Planning


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52231

Position Summary

The Coordinator Load Planning performs weight & balance calculations to ensure safe and efficient use of JetBlue aircraft.  The Coordinator takes proactive measures to avoid potential weight & balance issues, in-turn reducing delay risk, and ensures that the aircraft load is within acceptable center of gravity condition for takeoff, flight and landing. 


Essential Responsibilities

    • Perform weight and balance related activities on JetBlue Airways flights
    • Plan and communicate payload data and compartment load plans on a timely basis
    • Manage the processing of flights including weight restrictions and closeout procedures
    • Communicate with and supports Station Operations, Flight Crews, System Operations and Dispatch as it relates to weight and balance activities
    • Work with Dispatch and Flight Crews to resolve payload, fuel, and weight restriction issues
    • Ad-hoc administrative duties, as directed


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
    • One (1) year airline Operations or educational background in aviation
    • Must be available to work shift work, which includes nights, weekends, holidays, and shifts of varying lengths
    • Ability to work well with others, perform under pressure and under fixed time constraints
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
    • Available for overnight travel (10%)
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
    • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
    • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

    • Holds FAA Dispatch license
    • Two (2) years JetBlue Airport and/or Ground Operations experience
    • Experience in determining aircraft weight and balance limitations
    • Experience using Sabre applications


Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report (SAR))
  • Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Upholding JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities



  • Computer and other office equipment


    Work Environment:

    • Normal Work Environment
    • Flexible shifts, weekends, holidays and extended hours


    Physical Effort: 

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)



  • The base pay range for this position is between $23.00 and $30.00 per hour. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.

JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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