PSA Airlines

Safety Specialist

Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
Safety & Security
Position Type


Safety Specialist (ASAP) Aviation Safety Action Program

• Location: Dayton, OH
• Work Schedule: Full Time (Mon through Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm, occasional extended periods of time as necessary)
• Reports To: Flight Safety Program Manager - ASAP
• Direct Reports: None
• Relocation: Some relocation assistance available
• Travel: Some travel will be expected for this position

Let your career take off with PSA Airlines

About Us

Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected.


Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 4,000 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team.


Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people – team members and customers alike – feel safe, secure and happy. It is The PSA Way, which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.


Engaging our employees is extremely important to us, and we seek leaders who inspire, enable, and encourage others to succeed using the PSA Way as their model.


Dayton, OH – Dayton is known as the Gem City and the birthplace of Aviation. It is also the home of PSA Airlines headquarters. Here, you will be able to enjoy a rich history in aviation by visiting the National Museum of the United States Air Force and the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park.

Benefits Summary

PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
• A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
• Medical, Dental & Vision
• 401k with company match
• American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
• Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options


Position Summary

As the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Specialist, you will work with the Pilot, Maintenance, and Dispatch ASAP program as well as company managers, union representatives, and the FAA to identify safety issues. In facilitating this safety program, you will be impacting PSA Airlines’ ability to provide reliable and safe flight operations.

Job Responsibilities

• Process ASAP, Operations and Fatigue reports for all frontline working groups.
• Facilitate the Pilot, Maintenance and Dispatch ASAP program.
• Prepare for and facilitate all of the Event Review Committee (ERC) Meetings.
• Integrate Root Cause Analysis into the ERC meetings and trend the data.
• Track and trend the ASAP data to identify safety issues and present the safety data to the ERC and Management.
• Draft ERC Recommendations/Risk Assessments from the ERC
• Track the effectiveness of all ERC Recommendations/Corrective Actions.
• Create Safety Promotional (Quarterly ASAP Briefs, Safety Bulletins, Safety Newsletter etc.)
• Assist the program manager with maintaining all of the ASAP Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) or Partnership Agreement.
• Work with the Confidential Information Sharing Program (CISP)
• Assist the program manager with maintaining the PSA Flight Safety Index.
• Interface with Company Managers by participating in Company Safety Management System (SMS) meetings.
• Conduct various safety promotional presentations to increase the knowledge and awareness of PSA ASAP program and support departmental safety promotional efforts as needed.
• Join and assist in regular meetings with various Departments within the company to share applicable Safety data.
• Assist with the Emergency Response program.
• Responsible for the Company’s Security and Safety Management System (SMS) and associated Safety Risk Management and Safety Assurance outputs.




• Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or Aviation Safety
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Excellent writing/ communication skills required
• Ability to perform statistical analysis
• Ability to speak/read/write in English

• If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US

• Two years’ of ASAP related experience
• Airman Certificate
• Working knowledge of WBAT




To be successful at PSA, you should be:

• Driven
• Reliable
• Caring
• Engaging Communicator
• Decisive
• Results Driven

To be successful in this position, you should be great at:

• Time management
• Organization
• Problem solving
• Handling sensitive situations
• Maintaining confidentiality
• Multitasking

Additional Information

Supervisory Responsibility: This is not a supervisory position.
Delegation: In absence, duties will be performed by the Flight Safety Program Manager.

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.
AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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