American Airlines is seeking Full-Time Office-Based International AAdvantage Reservations Representatives at the Dallas/Fort Worth Reservations Center.
The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the CWA-IBT Collective Bargaining Agreement.If you are a member of CWA-IBT union workgroup, you must submit a transfer request and not apply to this job posting. Please go to https://transfer.aa.com and submit a transfer request.
**Training Classes will Begin Mid-May.**
**Join us for a career with endless possibilities.**
Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.
You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.
What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.
Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.
**Why You’ll love this job**
This full-time, in office position is based at our newly-renovated Dallas/Fort Worth Reservations Center, located at 4700 American Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76155 .As a member of our Global Reservations organization, you will work together with fellow team members in multiple offices around the world,and deliver elevated sales and service to customers.
Successful Reservations Representatives care for people on life’s journey by connecting with customers and providing solutions to their travel needs.
**What you’ll do**
+ Master several weeks of fast-paced, intensive training on products, processes, policies and tools; and continue learning with recurrent training each year
+ Handle contacts from Gold/Platinum/Platinum Pro customers and gain their trust by providing solutions to their international award travel needs
+ Provide assistance pertaining to confidential accounts status (e.g., mileage award claims, current mileage levels, etc.)
+ Listen to the customers’ needs and proactively offer options
+ Generate revenue by selling tickets and related products/services
+ Offer a high level of customer service
+ Work on a full-time basis, working continuously at a workstation, with scheduled breaks and lunch periods
+ Work in an operation that covers a 24-hour period, which includes weekends and holidays and day/evening/overnight shifts that could vary throughout the year, and as determined through seniority bidding
+ On occasion, be offered voluntary overtime and required to work mandatory overtime
+ Be assigned performance goals and receive coaching towards continuous improvement
+ Work within a caring environment with a passion for culture and diversity with a strong sense of community, volunteer groups and support of various causes
**All you’ll need for success**
+ **Qualified Applicants:**
+ Will be at least 18 years of age
+ Will have a high school diploma or GED Equivalency
+ Can read, write, and fluently speak and understand the English language
+ Will be able to perform duties while remaining at a workstation for extended periods of time
+ Can work as scheduled and in accordance with the American Airlines Attendance policy
+ Will concentrate on details and handle multiple tasks with accuracy while providing outstanding customer service
+ Are self-disciplined and accountable for performing job functions with minimal supervision
+ Are resourceful, skilled in problem-solving and are able to handle difficult/stressful situations
+ Will be able to work a variety of shifts, including p.m. shifts, weekends and holidays assigned by seniority according to our 24-hour operational needs, and overtime as required
+ **The most competitive applicants:**
+ Are confident in using technology and navigating through multiple applications during a single call
+ Have previous Reservations and/or Customer Service experience in a contact center environment
+ Thrive on continuous improvement and goal attainment
+ Have a passion for travel with the interest, knowledge, and experience to become a customer’s trusted advisor
+ The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the CWA-IBT Collective Bargaining Agreement.Candidates should expect a thorough screening and interview process. The most competitive candidates will progress to a face-to-face interview.
**What you’ll get**
Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:
+ Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network
+ Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more
+ Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need
+ 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year
+ Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
+ Join at a starting rate of pay of $15.74 per hour which is inclusive of a $1 Elite Premium
+ Opportunity to earn additional income through revenue generating promotions and various programs
+ Annual step increases up to $32 per hour (under current contract)
+ Accrue up to two (2) weeks vacation in the first year for use in the subsequent calendar year
**Language/Communication Skills/Physical Abilities**
+ Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization
+ Physical ability necessary to safely and successfully perform the essential functions of the position, with or without any legally required reasonable accommodations that do not pose an undue hardship. _Note: If the Company has reason to question an employee’s physical ability to safely and/or successfully perform the position’s essential job functions, the HR team generally will engage in an interactive process to determine whether a reasonable accommodation is appropriate. HR (working with the operation) ordinarily first speaks with the team member directly and they mutually identify the physical demands of the job that are or may be impacted by the employee’s obvious or known condition. Then, if necessary, HR would request medical documentation from the team member’s treating physician or others to confirm the employee’s ability to perform those essential job functions safely and successfully._
**Feel free to be yourself at American**
From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.
Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.
*Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.
Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.
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