08 March 2023

United Airlines | Pilot



There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run “Business Resource Group” communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

Our Network Operations team works around the clock running United’s global operation, safely, reliably and efficiently. From dispatching and routing our fleet to coordinating with maintenance line planning and crew scheduling, this team makes caring connections with our internal customers and ultimately, United’s customers. From pushback to landing, the Network Operations team is the eyes and ears on the ground no matter where in the world your United flight takes you.

Key Responsibilities:

The Pilot Crew Scheduler position presents an exciting opportunity to take a leadership role within United’s fast paced operation. You will work closely supporting our pilots with their schedules, ensuring on-time flight departures throughout United’s worldwide network. If you are detail-oriented, enjoy problem solving and are looking for a nontraditional schedule this is the position for you. This position comes with the potential for further career development and an interesting and satisfying professional challenge.

This opportunity is in-person at our Network Operations Center in Arlington Heights, IL. It’s a fast-paced operational position working different shifts 0600-1430, 1400-2230 and 2200-0630 as well as all days of the week including weekends and holidays. Reliable, punctual attendance is essential for this position.

+ Assign open flying to qualified flight crew members according to Federal Aviation Regulations, Pilot Contract and Company policies

+ Analyze pilot staffing, time off requests, assignments and trip trades

+ Apply cost effective strategies while adhering to all FAA and contract work rules.

+ Assist pilots with monthly schedule management, documenting absences, and performing transactions to ensure accurate crew pay, preservation of pilot activity records, and quality assurance (FAR compliance, flight time, qualification data, etc.)

+ Maintain proficiency in the application of Federal Aviation regulations, pilot contract rules and company policies

+ Provide 24/7 support to flight crew members

United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!


What’s needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

+ High School Diploma

+ 1-2 years scheduling operations experience in a fast-paced environment

+ Demonstrated track record of strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills

+ Perform multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions

+ Perform with a high level of accuracy

+ Ability to exercise flexibility and good judgment

+ Ability to manage stress in high-pressure situations

+ Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Good computer knowledge

+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 1-2 years relevant crew scheduling experience

+ 1-2 years airline operational experience

United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact JobAccommodations@united.com to request accommodation.