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Airport Operations Officer job at City of Wichita in KS
Description, duties, responsibilities
- Starting pay: $19.007-$19.970/hour
Relocation expenses will not be provided.
Examples of Work Performed:
- Performs day-time and night-time safety and security inspections and documents discrepancies.
- Conducts security patrols issuing security challenges and conducting vehicle security inspections.
- Responds to aircraft and other airport emergencies.
- Operates a vehicle on the airfield and in other airport movement areas.
- Communicates with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT).
- Performs wildlife hazard management through habitat modification hazing and lethal reinforcement.
- Responsible for the development and implementation of Airport Standard Operating Procedures administrative regulations policies and training programs.
- Coordinates snow and ice procedures including condition assessments electronic runway friction measurement condition reporting and planning and coordinating runway and taxiway openings and closures with the ATCT and Airfield Maintenance.
- Plans initiates and coordinates runway and taxiway closures during emergencies routine maintenance and construction projects.
- Prepares and disseminates information concerning critical airfield conditions and hazards to the national airspace system via Notice-to-Airmen (NOTAM) and to airlines tenants operators the ATCT and other airport divisions.
- Monitors airport maintenance and construction activity to insure safe operations and compliance with safety plans
- Prepares and distributes written and electronic reports as required.
- Attends pre-construction and construction safety meetings.
- Assists with updating and maintaining airport operations databases records and files.
- Communicates with tenants operators airlines the ATCT and other airport divisions regarding routine matters and special projects.
- Conducts movement area driver training Air Operations Area (AOA) training and initial and re-current movement area evaluation and certification checks.
- Completion of work assignments requires operation of various vehicles - pick-up truck bus and step truck - often on off-road unimproved surfaces.
- These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.
Requirements of Work:
- Knowledge of federal state and local regulations airport policies and standard operating procedures
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions
- Ability to learn and apply technical policies standards and regulations
- Ability to hear and speak over the telephone company radio and VHF radio
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing
- Ability to record information accurately both in writing and electronically
- Ability to use a computer to access interpret and record information
- Ability to read and interpret construction safety plans
- Ability to learn comprehend and apply 14CFR Part 139 applicable FAA advisory circulars and airport standard operating procedures
- Ability to operate firearms pyrotechnic devices and handle chemical repellants used in wildlife management
- Ability to remain calm and effective under stressful conditions
- Ability to walk on improved or unimproved surfaces up to one mile several times daily
- Ability to climb up and down stairs ladders and other inclined surfaces
- Ability to occasionally bend and kneel
- Ability to lift and carry up to 10 lbs. frequently and 25 lbs. occasionally
- Far vision sufficient to determine condition of internal and external facilities and equipment during normal emergency and adverse weather conditions
- Ability to distinguish colors and brightness accurately under day or night conditions
- Ability to work under sound conditions of up to 100 decibels with appropriate ear protection
- Ability to tolerate working conditions that may include jet engine fumes odors and exhaust
- Ability to work outdoors during inclement weather
- Ability and willingness to work any shift holidays and mandatory overtime during times of critical need
- Ability to be on-call up to 24 hours per day
- Ability to pass a federal security background investigation to acquire and maintain DHS/Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandated airport security identification and access control media
- Ability to pass AOA Movement Area Driver and Wildlife Hazard Management training as required by FAA regulations
- Ability to pass Airport Security Access training as required by TSA regulations
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates representatives of other organizations and the public
- Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas drivers license within 60 days of employment
- An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health and/or safety of other individuals in the work place
Required Experience and Training:
Must pass a ten-year background investigation including employment drivers license security threat assessment and criminal history. Offers of employment are also contingent upon passing a physical examination which includes drug screening.
Starting pay for current City employees will be determined by City of Wichita policy or applicable bargaining unit agreement.
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