Flight Attendant jobs – Mesa Airlines, Washington, D.C.
|Date Posted||24th October 2022|
Flight Attendant Jobs
Cabin Crew Jobs
- Provide constant attention to our customers, providing them with a safe and reliable onboard experience
- Greet passengers, monitor carry-on baggage, and direct passengers to assigned seats
- Ability to remain positive, respectful, and understanding during challenging situations and/or passenger conflict
- Maintain physical health and professional appearance standards
- Maintain a thorough working knowledge of all emergency procedures and the ability to operate all emergency equipment onboard the aircraft
- Explain the use of safety equipment to passengers in a clear, concise manner
- Serve beverages, snacks, and meals where applicable
- Assist passengers to store carry-on luggage in overhead or under-seat storage
- Inform passengers of Federal Aviation Regulations
- Perform duties required to assist with inflight medical emergencies, special needs passengers, i.e., unaccompanied minors, visual or hearing impaired, language impaired, elderly, physically challenged, etc.
- Abide by policies outlined in the Code of Conduct, Employee Handbook, Flight Attendant Manual, and Code Share Partner standards
- At least 18 years old
- A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required; college credits OR a minimum of two years of customer service experience is preferred
- Demonstrate reliability, punctuality, and dependability
- Read, write, and speak English fluently
- Upon completion of training, willing to be assigned to any of Mesa Airlines crew bases (may involve relocation or commuting) based on the company's operational needs
- Willing and able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
- Height between 4'11'' and 6' without shoes - must be able to reach in overhead bins and galley compartments to retrieve emergency equipment
- Ability to perform all safety-related procedures, including the ability to operate aircraft doors, lift emergency window exits (approx. 40 lbs.), assist with carry-on baggage stowage, operate meal & beverage carts
- Maintain a professional appearance with no visible tattoos; multiple ear piercings; extreme hairstyles, or colors
- Ability to sit in the flight attendant jumpseat without modification; walk comfortably down the aisle facing forward, and fit quickly through the overwing exits
- Minimum 20/40 vision, corrected or uncorrected
- Authorized to work in the United States
- Possess and maintain a valid passport
- Have the legal ability to travel unrestricted to/from all countries that are served by Mesa Airlines, including Canada, Mexico, Bahamas & Cuba
- Applicants must have the authorization to make multiple entries into the United States at will
- Successfully complete a background investigation, including F.B.I. fingerprinting and criminal history.
- Pass a DOT/FAA pre-employment drug, alcohol, and random screening throughout your employment, which includes screening for marijuana, cocaine, opiates, P.C.P., and amphetamine. Please be aware that the D.O.T. prohibits medical marijuana for safety-sensitive employees
Mesa Air Group offers comprehensive health plans, travel benefits, bonuses & much more.
Starting pay for Flight Attendants is $16.77 per flight hour, increasing to $18.18 after six months, and $20.15 after 12 months with annual increases thereafter. Flight hours will be discussed during an information session if you are to move forward in the application process. The average earnings for a Flight Attendant in the first year of employment are approximately $22,000.
Other Compensation Opportunities:
Flight attendants have numerous ways to earn extra monthly income, including a crash-pad assistance program. Additionally, when Flight Attendants elect not to stay in company-provided hotel accommodations, Mesa Airlines will pay a portion of the hotel cost to the Flight Attendant.
A Flight Attendant can earn an additional $500 per month ($6,000 annually) utilizing other compensation opportunities.
The location for this position is based on the company's operational needs and seniority. Current bases are as follows and are subject to change:
P.H.X. (Phoenix, AZ)
DFW (Dallas, TX)
IAD (Washington, D.C.)
I.A.H. (Houston, TX)
S.D.F. (Louisville, KY)
New hires will be assigned to one of the above bases during training.