Airport Communications Operator Featured
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Airport Communications Operator job at City of in Houston TX
Description, duties, responsibilities
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The purpose of the Airport Operations Center (AOC) business unit at William P. Hobby Airport of the Houston Airport System (HAS) is to centralize activities and focus on the end-to-end business processes of the airport which creates operational efficiencies eliminates duplication efforts monitors critical and non-critical systems supports customer tenants and stakeholders interests and provides critical information to improve resiliency during irregular and emergency events. The Airport Communications Operator operates communication equipment to receive and process emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance. This position processes paging and information calls and monitors and responds to alarm system signals aircraft emergency alerts airport terminal/roadway incidents fires accidents bomb threats and facility security. The Airport Communications Operator provides and distributes real-time information to assist in efficient airport operations. "Must be able to pass a criminal background check obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required."
The AirportCommunications Operator duties include but are not limited to:
The position is physically comfortable most of the time with occasional periods of stooping bending and/or light lifting of materials of up to 10 pounds. There are occasional minor discomforts from exposure to less-than-optimal temperature and air conditions. The position may involve dealing with modestly unpleasant situations as with occasional exposure to office chemicals and/or extensive use of a video display terminal. Requires the ability to make coordinated gross motor movements in response to changing external stimuli within moderately demanding tolerances; or the ability to make coordinated eye/hand movements on a patterned response space within low tolerance demands with no real speed requirements. This job requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time on a hard-surfaced floor.
Requires a high school diploma or a GED.
One year of experience in a major airport terminal handling a variety of communication activities or in a related major facility handling a variety of communication equipment is required.
Preference will be given to applicants with experience in CCTV repair or service of malfunctioning access card readers and hardware Incident Management System (IMS) software and/or security software program. Dispatch certification and proficient skills in MS Office Suite is a plus. Candidates that are able to handle complexity situations and willing to work a flexible work schedule are preferred. Aviation industry experience is highly desirable.
Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.
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