Berry Aviation, Inc. San Marcos, Texas



    • Job Tracking ID: 512478-582756
    • Job Location: San Marcos, TX
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 12, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: August 7, 2017
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Job Description:

About Us:

Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) is a trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes Government, Private Charter, Scheduled and On-Demand Freight, Maintenance, and FBO operations. BAI was formed in 1983 in Austin, Texas. Shortly thereafter, in 1987, BAI extended its aviation services by becoming a Department of Defense CARB Approved Air Carrier with worldwide operating authority and has provided specialty aviation services to various branches of the U.S. Military and other U.S. Government organizations. BAI conducts CONUS and OCONUS operations with a fleet of over 31 aircraft, with past and current OCONUS operations including, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Afghanistan, Peru, and Africa.

Our customers include all branches of the U.S. Military, Fortune 500 companies, NASCAR teams, and other Part 135 and 121 Air Carriers. BAI has twice been awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Award for Excellence. BAI has grown into a dynamic, customer-focused company with the knowledge, experience and manpower to operate on short notice with turnkey safe aviation services. All flight operations are conducted by comprehensively trained and experienced pilots working closely alongside our 24-hour dispatch personnel to maintain a thorough emphasis on safety and on-time arrivals.

We are experiencing continued success and growth as BAI is always expanding our operations into new markets. Services are provided with the utmost security and safety measures.

Berry Aviation, Inc. is a privately held certified small business employing approximately 200+ employees. Today the corporate headquarters that oversees the worldwide operation is located at the San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI) 1807 Airport Drive San Marcos, TX 78666.

Mission Statement

'To continuously raise the bar for safety and customer satisfaction while demonstrating an uncommon ability to execute under the most challenging circumstances and the most difficult client requirements'.

Purpose of the job:

The Dispatcher assists the flight crew in planning flight paths, taking into account aircraft performance and loading, en-route weather, departure station and destination weather as well as forecasts for the route of flight. Dispatchers provide a flight following service for each flight. The dispatcher shares responsibility for the exercise of operational control with the captain of each flight which gives them authority to divert, delay or cancel a flight.

Experience and Skills:


  1. Plan flights as assigned and obtain information regarding purpose of the flight, weather, operating procedures, passenger/cargo loads, origin and destination airfields, requested schedule and special instructions

  2. Ensure proper preparation of flight plans, considering such factors as altitude, terrain, weather, range, weight, cruise control data, airport facilities and navigational aids

  3. Ensure all flights are released in accordance with FAR part 135 guidelines and all of the necessary documentation is provided to the flight crew for legal and safe completion of each flight

  4. Follow all assigned missions on tracking software and report deviations to operations management

  5. Maintain historical data on all flights and provide necessary reporting to operations management.

  6. Ensure each flight is completed as assigned by the company/customer, strictly adhering to schedules, routes of flight and load manifests.

  7. Communicate routinely with on site management personnel on any issues with regard to safety of flight, aircraft maintenance status, flight crew status, operational communication issues, customer concerns or personnel issues.


Minimum years of experience necessary to perform essential functions of the job:

Preferred: Have at least one year of experience as an aviation dispatcher operating under FAR part 135 flight rules.

Minimum education level to perform essential functions of the job:

Minimum High School diploma (Preferred: Undergraduate degree)

Unique skills or certifications needed to perform essential functions of the job:

  1. FAA Dispatch Certification required
  2. Driver license

  3. Aeronautical weather knowledge

  4. Ability to perform duties without direct supervision, work odd hours.

Physical requirements of the job: Incumbent to be required to: be able to lift a minimum of 50 Lbs., perform aircraft dispatching duties for extended hours without supervision.

Work Environment: Incumbent will be expected to perform his/her duties in an office like environment with minimum distractions. Be able to sit for long periods of time while performing required duties.

Berry Aviation, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics.

All new employees will be required to verify employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Berry Aviation participates in E-Verify.

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Berry Aviation Corporate Office


Our Address:                            Hours of Operation:                   
1807 Airport Drive,                     Mon. to Fri. 8am to 5pm
San Marcos, TX, USA 78666