PSA Airlines

DOT Compliance Specialist

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


DOT Compliance Specialist

• Location: Dayton, OH
• Work Schedule: Full Time (Mon through Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm, expectation of occasional evening and weekend hours)
• Reports To: Compliance Supervisor
• Direct Reports: None
• Relocation: Some relocation assistance available
• Travel: No travel expected

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 Compliance Specialist, you will impact PSA Airlines’ growth by ensuring compliance with Pilot Records Information Act (PRIA) regulations and PSA’s drug and alcohol program as required by law and the Department of Transportation (DOT). You will help PSA to maintain safe conditions for our employees and customers.

Job Responsibilities

• Process all PRIA paperwork in a timely and organized fashion.
• Attend the weekly new hire orientation (NHO) as needed to review PRIA with new hires.
• Organize and participate in annual PRIA audit.
• Maintain accurate PRIA records, following PRIA guidelines.
• Development of an effective process within Human Resources that ensures the appropriate, consistent and timely filing of PRIA requests and responses.
• Liaison with other carriers in terms of PRIA responses and requests.
• Responsible for the maintenance and retention of all PRIA documentation, as required by law.
• Work with Human Resources to organize, verify and input new hire paperwork.
• Review existing processes and develop improvement solutions.
• Professionally receive incoming calls from employees and third parties.
• Assist DOT Compliance Specialist in serving random drug test notifications.
• Ensure DOT and Non-DOT paperwork is filled out correctly.
• Schedule pre-employment and return to work DOT and Non-DOT testing.
• Other projects as assigned.



• High school diploma or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as filing and typing, advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office programs
• Two years of increasingly responsible clerical/office-related experience

• High level of accuracy/detail orientation is a MUST
• Willingness to collect, handle, and process urine and breath specimens
• If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.



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:

• Organization
• Telephone skills
• Communication
• Professionalism
• Time management
• Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment

Additional Information

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. 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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