Sr. Recruiter - Flight Operations

Frontier Airlines   •  

Denver, CO

5 - 7 years

Posted 175 days ago

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Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Dominican Republic and Mexico on about 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

The Sr Flight Operations Recruiter offers full-cycle strategic recruitment and staffing support to Frontier Airlines' flight operations organization.  The Recruiter will work independently to recruit pilots and all flight operations positions. 


Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support and execute pilot staffing strategies in a competitive hiring environment
  • Plan and coordinate pilot recruitment events in conjunction with flight operations 
  • Manage staffing goals and dashboard metrics
  • Provide input into the flight operations department budget regarding staffing and recruiting and be responsible for monitoring expenses to meet budget goals
  • Provide collaborative and consultative guidance to flight operations department staff and leadership\
  • Collaborate with the corporate staffing unit in the areas of developing sources of qualified applicants, conducting screening process, assisting line management in development of interview processes, tracking of applicants, and providing timely management reportsto the Chief Pilot and others as needed
  • Develop and provide reports and information to assist with workforce planning
  • Lead the generation of pipeline and pilot candidate flow for open positions through candidate searches on networking sites, search engines, social networks and other sources
  • Travel in- and out-of-state as required to support the company’s staffing needs for pilots
  • Developing pilot candidate pools for on-going recruitment efforts
  • Identify new recruiting strategies to source quality talent
  • Other duties as assigned by Sr Manager, Recruiting & Onboarding
  • May be asked to take on additional responsibilities in the Manger’s absence


  • Minimum 5 years of high-volume recruiting experience
  • Bachelors' Degree in Human Resources or related field; combination of education and relevant human resources experience considered in lieu of degree
  • Prior airline experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively with other departments and all levels of staff
  • Strong analytical aptitude combined with exceptional organizational ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly efficient, detail oriented, and organized
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Presents a professional, business-like image while representing Frontier Airlines
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Knowledge in the areas of EEO, government regulations, and employment law
  • 20% travel required