Monday, August 30, 2010

Delta is Now Hiring Flight Attendants

After a hiring freeze for several years, Delta has once again opened its doors to aspiring flight attendants. Although Delta has traditionally hired only applicants with English and a second language background, the company is now accepting applicants with English as their only language.

Here are the minimum qualifications if you are interested in applying:

Must be authorized to work in the US; 21 years of age or older; have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Prefer 2 years of college or equivalent customer service experience. Must be able to read, write, speak, understand English.Must be willing & able to fly both International & Domestic routes. At graduation, must be willing to be based in NYC or any open base. Must be able to pass oral/written exams in the timeframe as specified for each exam; work in a time sensitive environment & effectively handle stress that is associated with meeting deadlines & managing unexpected change. Must have valid passport or equivalent travel documents to freely enter & exit all destinations where Delta flies. Must assume flight leader role to facilitate aircraft readiness, coordinating, conducting, managing evacuation; other emergency situations; completing paperwork as needed. Prefer basic computer skills. Must be willing to serve alcoholic beverages; meals containing beef &/or pork. Must perform CPR & basic first aid/safety-related functions. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays & extended hours; accept lack of scheduling control & be ready to report on late notice. Must be punctual & dependable. Must exhibit good judgment, strong work ethic & excellent customer service skills. Must pass a DOT/FAA required drug & alcohol screening & submit to random drug/alcohol testing. Must pass a fingerprint-based criminal history records check. Must attend & successfully complete anticipated 8 week paid training at one of our training facilities. Must maintain Delta uniform standards & all appearance guidelines; no visible tattoos or body piercing permitted; neat, professional demeanor.

To learn more about the Delta flight attendant positions available, visit the Delta Company Website.

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