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Horizon Air Inflight Safety & Compliance Specialist I in Portland, Oregon

Company Horizon Air

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Inflight Safety and Compliance Specialist is responsible for supporting safety and regulatory compliance activities for the Inflight department at Horizon Air. This individual contributor role maintains the Safety Management System (SMS), supports the Inflight department’s reporting systems including aviation safety (ASAP) reports and irregularity reports, and analyzes trends and risks for all reports.

Key Duties

  • Support safety & compliance activities in the Inflight division by developing, implementing, and maintaining SMS processes.

  • Facilitate Safety Risk Assessments and participate in the Safety Risk Management (SRM) Task Force.

  • Conduct analysis to identify risks and trends, and coordinate after-action activities.

  • Participate in investigations and on the Event Review Committee (ERC) for the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) to review findings of non-compliance and act as a liaison with the FAA to conduct root cause analysis to identify process level breakdowns.

  • Serve as an expert of Inflight safety policies for other departments and divisions.

  • Assist with the content review of departmental manuals.

Additional Details

This role can be based in either PDX or SEA.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree or 2 years of airline, administrative or safety related experience.

  • Ability to successfully complete 4 weeks of Flight Attendant Training (if not already qualified as a QX Flight Attendant) and maintain certification as a Flight Attendant.

  • Excellent communication (e.g., verbal, written, presentation) and collaborative skills.

  • Highly organized, with the ability to execute on multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines with a strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to successfully work independently with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment where flexibility is key.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 21.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


  • Previous administrative, data entry, coordination, or related experience.

  • Experience with event investigations and root cause analysis.

  • Knowledge of Inflight policy and procedure.

  • Knowledge of FAA regulatory oversight processes.

  • Knowledge of SMS processes.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

Total Rewards

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.

  • Competitive total rewards package

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k match program

  • Monthly incentive pay plan

  • Annual incentive pay plan

  • Generous paid time off

  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 9/28/2022
Location Portland, OR - Flight Attendan
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requisition Type Management
Job Locations USA-OR-Portland
Requisition ID 2022-9106
Category Corporate & Operations