Manager of Flight Services

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Flight Services


Priester Aviation is currently searching for a Manager of Flight Services to join a dynamic team. We are seeking an ambitious leader with excellent communication skills, detail oriented, who is self-driven and client focused. This individual will be responsible for the management and leadership of a team and should have a focus on providing exceptional customer service, ensuring a safe operation and development of employees.



Training and shifts will take place at Priester Aviation’s main office located in Wheeling, IL.


  • Create and maintain the shift schedule for the Flight Services group, ensuring operational coverage is adequate.
  • Delegate and assign trips and projects to the team as needed.
  • Provide support and guidance to team members in all areas such as international and domestic trip coordination, unplanned events such as diversions and AOG’s and ensure work is completed correctly and efficiently.
  • Review trips details to ensure adherence with FAR 135 / 91 and Priester standards to include compliance with Operational Control requirements for operations and maintenance departments
  • Assist the VP of Flight Services to create, action and organize department goals and metrics.
  • Support team members in their learning, development and training. Ensure department resources and manuals are updated.
  • Ensure the team environment and direction prioritizes customer service throughout all tasks and projects.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and participate in on-call rotation
  • Support and promote the goals and objectives of Priester Aviation’s Safety Management System and Quality Management System


  • Competitive salary and full benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, HSA, 401k (company match), company paid STD/LTD/ Life insurance.
  • Job Type: Full-time

Come be a part of it!

Priester Aviation is a Corporate Jet Management company focused on delivering an exceptional ownership and travel experience for our clients. Priester recognizes that to deliver this experience, we need build strong relationships with not only the aircraft owner, but also the support personnel including flight crew, maintenance, flight logistics, and others. Priester’s pioneering approach to relationship building and transparency has been the foundation for long-term success. This success is seen in safe, efficient aircraft operations and a comfortable work environment.

Priester Aviation is the oldest, privately held Aviation Services company founded in 1945.  Conveniently headquartered in the Midwest just outside Chicago, Priester Aviation has aircraft based around the country and operations around the world. Priester is a destination employer offering a cooperative work environment and a full suite of progressive, industry-leading benefits. From unlimited PTO, pet insurance, a matching 401K, employee wellness, tuition reimbursement, and top-notch health benefits, we invest in our team members. You are Priester.

Position Requirements


  • Minimum 3 years Corporate Aviation scheduling experience to include international operations
  • FAA Aircraft Dispatchers Certificate (preferred)
  • FOS or other Aviation Scheduling software experience (preferred)
  • Experience managing a medium sized work group.
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and work effectively in a high stress, dynamic environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Customer service focused with exceptional attention to detail

Full-Time / Part-Time

Full Time


Manager of Flight Services

Number of Openings


Exempt / Non-Exempt



Wheeling, IL

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