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Horizon Air Pilot Data & Compliance Specialist II in SeaTac, Washington

Company Horizon Air

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our managerial teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. 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 Pilot Data & Compliance Specialist II is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA) program for Horizon Air (QX). As an individual contributor, this role focuses on analyzing pilot records and compiling accurate PRIA reporting while making recommendations to improve processes. This role also administers the Pilot Bonus Program, utilizing data analytics to ensure compliance to the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) guidelines for Pilot New Hire and Experience Bonus Programs.

Key Duties

  • Act as a subject matter expert for the PRIA reporting program for Horizon Air.

  • Make recommendations to, and collaborate with, Finance and Crew Pay to ensure accurate payouts and recording of Pilot Bonus Program.

  • With minimal direction from leadership, exercise considerable judgement to identify and make decisions based on compliance expectations to develop and implement Chief Pilot Office (CPO) processes.

  • Apply deep knowledge of CBA to ensure current processes & procedures are compliant with the administration of Pilot Pre-Awards, Pilot Bonus Program, and vacation bidding

  • Implement corrective action for Pilot Vacation Audit findings and assess the accuracy of root cause(s).

  • Partner with Onboarding and Employee Data Management to receive pilot new hire information for compilation and distribution to key departments within Flight Operations division.

  • Determine an effective approach to address significant Leaves of Absence (LOA) data compilation and analysis.

  • Manage projects to support and ensure successful completion of all required procedures for Flight Operations division and CPO leadership.

  • Participate in Pilot Review Meetings to evaluate and analyze all available information to ensure PRIA reporting compliance.

  • Guide responses to all Pilot vacation requests through Vacation Hotline ensuring adherence to CBA.

  • Manage and administer all aspects of data management within POSSUM (QX Pilot database).

  • Manage and administer projects to support the VP Flight Operations, Chief Pilot, and base operations.

  • Provide administrative support as needed to the VP Flight Operations.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • A minimum of 2 years of administrative experience supporting any of the following: contract administration, data management, crew support.

  • A Bachelor of Arts or Science degree, or an additional 2 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly evaluate situations, develop an accurate understanding, and develop plans responsive to those situations.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (e.g., verbal, written, presentation) skills to create collaborative relationships that drive outcomes in the best interest of the company, with others in the organization, and with key external business partners.

  • Superior problem solving, planning, organizational, and analytical skills.

  • Exceptional integrity, with impeccable ethics in safety and compliance.

  • Detailed-oriented and highly organized. Able to execute on multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines. Work independently with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment where flexibility is key.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

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


  • 2 years contract compliance experience.

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.

  • Free stand-by travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

  • Comprehensive well-being programs including medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Generous 401k match program

  • Quarterly and annual bonus plans

  • Generous holiday and paid time off

For more information about Alaska/Horizon Total Rewards please visit our career site and view benefits.

FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 12/7/2022
Location Seattle, WA - Corporate Office
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-WA-SeaTac
Requisition ID 2022-9498
Category Corporate & Operations