Why Work for Frontier Airlines?
At Frontier, we believe the skies should be for everyone. We deliver on this promise through our commitment to Low Fares Done Right. This is more than our tagline – it’s our driving philosophy. Every member of Team Frontier has an important role to play in bringing this vision to life. Our successful business model allows travelers to take advantage of our fast-growing route network while our bundled and unbundled pricing options allow our customers to personalize their travel experience and only pay for the services they need – saving them money along the way.
What We Stand For
Low Fares Done Right is our mission and we strive to bring it to life every day. Our ‘Done Right’ promise means delivering not only affordable prices but making travel friendly and easy for our customers. To do this, we put a great deal of care into every decision and action we take. We must be efficient with the use of our resources and make smart decisions about how we run our business. We must also innovate and be pioneers – we’re not afraid to try new things. While our business requires us to fly high in the air, we also consider ourselves down-to-earth in our approach, creating a warm and friendly experience that truly demonstrates Rocky Mountain Hospitality.
At Frontier, we like to think we’re creating something very special for our team members. Work is why we’re here, but the perks are nice too:
- Flight benefits for you and your family to fly on Frontier Airlines.
- Buddy passes for your friends so they can experience what makes us so great.
- Discounts throughout the travel industry on hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages.
- Discounts on cell phone plans, movie tickets, restaurants, luggage and over 2,000 other vendors.
- Enjoy a ‘Dress for your Day’ business casual environment.
- Flexible work schedules that support work/life balance.
- Total Rewards program including a competitive base salary, short term incentives, long-term incentives, paid holidays, 401(k) plan, vacation/sick time and medical/dental/vision insurance that begins the 1st of the month following your hire date.
- We play our part to make a difference. The HOPE League, Frontier Airlines’ non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing employees financial assistance during catastrophic hardship.
Who We Are
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 100 destinations and growing in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 350 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Low Fares Done Right service to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2018 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 Manager, DEN Airport Operations is responsible for delivering outstanding and safe operational performance, customer service and financial performance at DEN (Denver International Airport). The Sr. Manager, Station Operations is the primary Frontier representative to the airport, governmental agencies and multiple business partners for the station and serves as both a liaison and representative for all customers, internal and external. The Sr. Manager, Station Operations reports directly to the Sr. Director, Airport Operations and has regular / daily interaction with Frontier Officers and Directors.
- Safety – Be a champion for safety through accountability, awareness and communication. Ensure that all employees, direct and business partner, understand the importance of safety and require that they conduct themselves in a manner that reflects this value and enhances the level of safety of the company.
- Operational Performance – Ensure outstanding operational performance through effective cross-functional leadership during day to day operations. Work with other operational and planning departments to influence and improve day-to-day performance. Ensure front-line visibility to station and corporate goals and drive continuous improvement through effective management and development of processes and procedures.
- Customer Service – Lead a team to deliver superlative customer service through engagement, motivation, coaching and leadership. Be a tireless advocate of Low Fares Done Right and effectively communicate its meaning to Frontier’s business partners and front-line teams.
- Fiscal Responsibility – Continuously strive to lower costs through identification and elimination of inefficiencies and improvement of local contracts.
- Executive Interaction – Interact with Frontier Officers and Directors. Collaborate with senior management to provide strategic and operational planning input for the Customer Service Division as well as the company. Report progress and results to senior management on a regular basis.
- Regulatory Compliance – Ensure compliance with all airline and government agency regulations and protocols. Monitor compliance to all FAA, TSA and DOT regulations. Establish sound working relationships with FAA, TSA, Customs, Immigrations, airport authorities, and business partners. Where applicable, ensure all international requirements are met and complied with, working with CBP and governments where necessary to procure rights and slots.
- Vision – Keep an open mind to new ideas and ways of conducting business, while focusing on the company’s goals and business plan. Foster an environment where employee suggestions are vetted and implemented when in line with the company’s direction.
- Visible and Active Leadership – Be a willing, motivational leader who seeks out opportunities to get in front of employees and business partner employees/leadership to establish excellent two-way communication. Be a role model for others to follow.
- Data Analysis – Have the ability to interpret and pull reports from multiple company reporting platforms.
- Business Partner Satisfaction – Ensure DEN is led by experienced, motivated, energetic, polished, professional business partner managers and supervisors who focus on safety, operational performance, customer service, communication, employee engagement, and fiscal performance.
- Reward and Recognition – Identify successes and seek ways to recognize superior performance while ensuring high standards are set and maintained.
- Appearance – Ensure that a high standard is set regarding the appearance of our business partners, facilities and equipment.
- Administration and Quality Assurance – Manage the contractual requirements of the stations, ensuring that local management is adhering to set standards. Monitor compliance with all training, safety, financial and operational goals, ensuring that business partners understand and perform to the level of expectation and operational excellence expected by Frontier.
- Technology – Assist in the assessment, justification, implementation, and performance of technology to make our stations as efficient as possible, working with the Information Technology Division (IT).
- 10+ years of supervisory or managerial experience in a large, complex operational environment required
- 5+ years prior passenger airline experience in a leadership role is highly preferred
- Bachelor’s degree required; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu
- Master’s degree preferred
- Departmental budget experience required
- Experience with labor relations and union workforces preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Professional demeanor with the ability to model dedication and support for company goals
- Ability to promote positive attitudes and company loyalty within a large (100+) employee group
- Excellent interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and employees
- Ability to define problems and work through solutions in a team building, non-threatening manner
- Highly ethical and trustworthy leader that will represent and serve the employee group
- Ability to make decisions under extreme pressure and to prioritize multiple tasks
- Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, policies and procedures governing all airline/airport activities
- Ability to use discretion and good judgment in ambiguous situations
- Ability to maintain large deadline-oriented projects within project timelines and budget
Positions Supervised of Team Members Supervised:
- Manager, DIA Station Operations
- Manager, Aircraft Appearance
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.
Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Frontier Airlines, Inc. is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana (THC), Cocaine, Amphetamines (including methamphetamines and MDMA), Opiates (including codeine, heroine, 6-Am, and morphine) and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier and their offer of employment rescinded.