Flight Attendants

Flight Attendant, In-Flight Crew Member, International Flight Attendant, Purser

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Aircraft Loadmaster; Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, HC-130J; Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-146; Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, WC-130J; Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, EC-130J; Flight Attendant Apprentice; Flight Attendant Journeyman; Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, AC-130W; Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, AC-130W; Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, AC-130J
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Aviation Maintenance Technician; Aviation Survival Technician
Airborne and Air Delivery Specialist
Air Warfare Systems Engineer; C-130 Second Loadmaster; Loadmaster; Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter); Naval Aircrewman (Mechanical); Second Loadmaster
Flight Attendant; Flight Attendant Apprentice; Flight Attendant Apprentice, C-20/C-37; Flight Attendant Apprentice, E-4; Flight Attendant Craftsman; Flight Attendant Craftsman, C-32/C-40; Flight Attendant Craftsman, E-4; Flight Attendant Helper; Flight Attendant Journeyman, C-20/C-37; Flight Attendant Journeyman, C-32/C-40
What they do:
Monitor safety of the aircraft cabin. Provide services to airline passengers, explain safety information, serve food and beverages, and respond to emergency incidents.
On the job, you would:
  • Verify that first aid kits and other emergency equipment, including fire extinguishers and oxygen bottles, are in working order.
  • Announce and demonstrate safety and emergency procedures, such as the use of oxygen masks, seat belts, and life jackets.
  • Monitor passenger behavior to identify threats to the safety of the crew and other passengers.



  • customer service
  • human resources (HR)

Safety and Government

  • public safety and security

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road


Basic Skills

  • talking to others
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements


  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Hearing and Speech

  • speak clearly
  • recognize spoken words


  • pay attention to something without being distracted


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Concern for Others
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Cooperation
  • Social Orientation
  • Self Control


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology

Calendar and scheduling software

  • SBS International Maestro Suite
  • ValtamTech Flight Crew Log


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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