United States, Georgia, Atlanta
How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview &
At Delta, we move the people who move the world. With an industry-leading global network, we offer service to 306 destinations in 52 countries on six continents. Recognized as the best in the business, our Flight Attendants touch the lives of our 180 million annual customers every day. Keep climbing and join us today with a career as a Flight Attendant.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Do you want to join a stable, profitable company, while building a lasting career with outstanding flight privileges?
Delta Flight Attendants are safety- and customer-centric professionals who love to be on the go, help others, and enjoy variety in their work. They are problem solvers and provide a memorable and positive experience to our customers.
What You Need to Know:
Delta is seeking both English-Speaking and Bilingual Flight Attendants to join the In-Flight Services team. When completing the application, Bilingual applicants will have the option to apply as a Bilingual Flight Attendant, also known as Language of Destination (LOD). You must be fluent in English and another language to be eligible for the Bilingual Flight Attendant opportunity.
Since our flights operate day and night and all year-round, Flight Attendants must be flexible with their hours. Shifts include nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours when needed.
New hires must successfully complete six weeks of training located at our World Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. During this time, participants receive a training wage and some meals, as well as lodging for those who do not live within 2 hours of the training facility.
Once training is complete, Flight Attendants will report to their base to join their 25,000+ colleagues in In-Flight Service. We operate out of 14 bases across the United States including Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale/Miami, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Orlando, Minneapolis, New York, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City. Base options may differ for Bilingual, or LOD, Flight Attendants.
Provide exceptional customer service at an altitude of at least 8,000 feet
Assist customers in lifting and stowing luggage into overhead bins
Demonstrate the use of safety and emergency equipment and ensure safety requirements are met
Prepare, serve, and sell beverages (including alcohol) and meals (which may include beef, pork, seafood, peanuts, etc.)
Answer questions and assist customers when necessary, particularly those with unique needs and circumstances
Actively seek to ensure the safety and comfort of customers if an aircraft experiences delays or hits turbulence
Administer and coordinate emergency procedures or provide emergency care (e.G., performing CPR and basic first aid) when needed
Respond to and provide clear and accurate directions (verbally and/or non-verbally) to customers in the event of an emergency
Make decisions to address issues keeping in line with Delta policies, procedures, and core values
Work both independently and as part of a team to accomplish work tasks
Manage unexpected changes in a time-sensitive and stressful environment
Practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures
Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing
Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork – every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:
Competitive salary, industry-leading proﬁt sharing program, and performance incentives
401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%
Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave
Comprehensive health beneﬁts including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life beneﬁts
Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages
Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health
Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members
Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals
World-wide partnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint
Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion, provide perspective and help implement strategies
Recognition rewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together
Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare
What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)
Eligibility to work in the U.S.
Be at least 21 years of age at time of application
Have a high school diploma or GED
Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English fluently
Ability to acquire and keep current a passport and travel documents to freely enter and exit places where Delta flies. Must have a valid passport with a minimum of 30 months validity remaining before first day of training. Additionally, non-US passport holders must be able to produce documents demonstrating their ability to exit and enter the United States without restriction.
Complete a pre-employment Department of Transportation (DOT) drug test, and comprehensive background check, including government-required fingerprint-based criminal history record check
Ability to sit in an assigned jump seat with seatbelt and shoulder harness fastened
Ability to open emergency exits and close aircraft doors weighing up to 60 pounds and use of a food/beverage cart requiring 32lbs of force when pushing or pulling
Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data
Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles
Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours when needed
Ability to work in a physically demanding role which requires frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, and lifting (i.E., pushing/pulling beverage or food carts and lifting and opening emergency aircraft doors)
Ability to retrieve and store items in the overhead bins which can be as high as 74"
from the floor
Willingness to accept assignment to any Flight Attendant base after graduation from training, as dictated by the needs of the operation. Bilingual, or LOD, candidates will be required to stay within their assigned base for a minimum of 4 years after completing training.
Flexibility to relocate or commute (i.E. standby travel) to and from your assigned base location and able to fly both International and Domestic routes
Must be willing to change and adapt to meet the demands of the job, including dealing with scheduling changes on short-notice
What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)
1 or more years of experience in jobs with responsibilities similar to those of a flight attendant
Completion of a degree beyond high school or GED preferred