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Credence Management Solutions, LLC Flight Scheduler in Peoria, Illinois

Credence Management Solutions, LLC (Credence) is seeking a Flight Scheduler for a contract contingent position supporting flying squadron operations. The focus of work is supporting non-flying duties in ANG squadrons that traditionally utilized aircrew to fill the duties.

Scheduling is a challenging, dynamic process. Even after the schedule is printed, numerous changes are normally required because of aircraft mechanical problems, medical issues, flight evaluation requirements, expiring event currencies, deployments and student training continuity. Weather conditions and other factors beyond the control of the scheduler also limit flying opportunities. The scheduler needs to be able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances in a medium-to-high stress environment.

  • Coordinate with the training officer, scheduling officer, squadron aviation resource management (SARM), UDM, squadron weapons officer, and Operations Officer (DO) to arrange a schedule & airspace to facilitate operational, qualification, upgrade, test, exercise, and continuation training accomplishment to meet required currency and progression standards, in accordance with DO priorities.

  • Build long and short-range shift schedules to ensure full coverage of all aircrew, instructor, evaluator, support personnel, and supervisor positions. Coordinate with senior squadron leadership on a daily and weekly basis.

  • Keep track when crewmembers are scheduled leave, temporary duty, have scheduled medical appointments or other scheduling commitments. Contractor shall correct crewmember schedules and work with flight leadership to ensure crews are available to meet assigned sortie tasking’s.

  • Track daily flight/ground/academic training requirements and accomplishments to facilitate accurate flight scheduling as directed by the operations officer. To the maximum extent possible, schedule aircrew based on experience to mitigate Operational Risk Management (ORM). Updates shall be reported to squadron and wing leadership.

  • Facilitate last-minute schedule changes to ensure full coverage by working with the current mission commander/operations supervisor (or equivalent) and flight responsible for the shift that is not fully manned.

  • Obtain aircraft and equipment availability data from maintenance and schedule crewmembers for training, exercises, simulators, and operations, as required.

  • Coordinate with Maintenance for scheduling and configuration changes due to operational flying needs. (Takeoff & Land time changes, add lines, Functional Check Flights, Operational Check Flights, operations cancellations, configuration limitations)

  • Publish/post scheduling data for unit long/short-range ground/academic, flying, and simulator training event schedules on PEX, or equivalent computer database systems.

  • Comply with Operations Group and scheduling chiefs’ locally-developed guidance when building the schedule.

  • Act as the point of contact for Air-to-Air refueling scheduling and coordination. Maintain continuity with regional aerial refueling entities.

  • Determine flight, ground, and simulator schedule requirements for upgrade, initial qualification, requalification, transition, currency, and continuation training based on syllabus requirements, student progression, weather, and daily equipment/training range availability.

  • Perform daily updates of scheduling data to compensate for changing conditions and training completion rates.

  • Coordinate with Operations Support Squadron (OSS) Plans department, outside agencies/exercise participants and higher headquarters, for example: RED FLAG, GREEN FLAG, Weapons School support, for reporting and to facilitate exercise and special event schedule coordination.

  • Provide inputs to OSS Scheduling and update daily Supervisor of Flying (SOF) and Top 3 schedules.

  • Correlate sortie length and airspace requirements with syllabus requirements.

  • Assist in alert pilot scheduling as required by Air Combat Alert.

  • The Contractor shall attend:

  • Weekly special use airspace scheduling meeting for schedule coordination and conflicts.

  • Weekly planning/coordinating airspace restrictions meeting for schedule coordination and conflicts.

  • Monthly range scheduling meetings

  • High School Graduate

  • Candidates must be able to complete a favorably-adjudicated background investigation in accordance with HSPD-12 to access a Government furnished information system or environment


  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Experience working in a DoD flying unit (Active Duty, Guard/Reserve, Contractor or Civilian).

  • Scheduling experience working in a DoD flying unit within the past 10 years (Active Duty, Guard/Reserve, Contractor or Civilian).

  • Experience working with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Experience using a DoD scheduling system such as Graduate Training Integrated Management System (GTIMS), Patriot Excalibur (PEX), or a similar system.

Job ID: 2020-4318

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