The San Diego Airport Authority is proud of its team members, has a high performing culture and we challenge ourselves through innovations...we work fast, value each other and have fun along the way.
We have a vacancy for an avid individual with skills to perform specialized tasks in support of airport emergency and non-emergency communications. Not limited to the following, the ideal candidate:
Supervises the daily operation of the assigned area, facilitates customer focus work environment; assesses work efforts and progress; identifies solutions and resolves operational issues and situations; develops and integrates practicable processes; oversees the successful completion of work assignments.
Participates in the selection of team members, evaluates, coaches and mentors assigned employees; resolves situations, conflicts and drives work alignment with operational goals; encourages continuous learning and professional development; establishes performance requirements; participates in performance deficiency corrective action.
Receives, screens and transmits routine and emergency calls from tenants, passengers and staff members; identifies location and severity of the situation; dispatches and relays information to law enforcement, fire personnel, first responders and internal stakeholders.
Provides customer service to stakeholders; assists with public and tenants concerns and complaints; completes airport notifications on weather, evacuations, or critical situations; analyzes situations and resolves operational issues;
Acts as initial contact on operational issues with stakeholders, contractors and the public; communicates with and provides information to governmental agencies.
Documents call, activities and emergencies; gathers and disseminates information; maintains records and documentation; performs other duties as assigned.
Develops learning the curriculum and assimilates employees with procedures; establishes performance requirements; prepares work schedules and approves time; participates in the preparation of the budget; approves purchases and expenditures; performs other duties as assigned.
Associate Degree or two years of college education in aviation management, business or public administration, criminal justice or security management;
Four years of increasingly responsible operational support experience, of which involved at least one year of supervision of handling emergencies and urgent communications in a public setting;
Or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must have a current California POST accredited Public Safety Dispatcher certificate or obtain one within the first year of employment.
Depending on experience, starting reward is between $62,450 and $75,000 per year.
Technical Knowledge: Of emergency response and dispatch; effective business communication; organizational rules and regulations; proper radio terminology and protocol; effective customer service practices.
Communication: Clearly and accurately convey information through various avenues including verbal, written, logs and radio; practice active listening and tact.
Collaboration: Maintain and strengthen relationships internally and externally; share information and respond to requests; interact frequently and openly.
Critical Thinking: Critically review and translate procedures, situations, information and take appropriate action; multi-task and detail orientation.
Problem-Solving/Agility: Accurately analyze and respond to routine and emergency situations; initiate a course of action and dispatch others; readily adapt to changing priorities, evolving and unexpected situations.
Relationship: Maintain relations with internal and external stakeholders and others encountered in the course of work.
Leveraging Technology: Proficiently operate electronic systems and radio consoles; access and maintain information electronically; prepare reports.
It is the policy of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, SDCRAA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
About San Diego County Airport Authority
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority was established by state law to operate San Diego International Airport and address the region’s long-term air transportation needs. The Airport Authority is governed by a nine-member appointed Board representing all areas of the County. San Diego International Airport – celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2003 – is the nation’s busiest single-runway commercial airport, serving some 14.9 million passengers in 2002.