Contra Costa County Public Works - Airports Division
May 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Contra Costa County Public Works Department is recruiting to fill Airport Safety Officer II vacancies for Buchanan and Byron Airports. Airport Safety Officer II journey-level positions perform a wide range of airfield operations and safety duties, maintenance and aviation security activities at the county-owned airports to ensure compliance with Airport, Federal and Transportation Security Regulations. These positions control and enforce airport regulations and provide aircraft crash rescue and fire suppression services in emergency situations, inspect airport properties and aircraft areas, navigation and FAA equipment; perform maintenance and repairs on all airport systems and equipment such as ramps, taxiways and vehicles; uses various heavy equipment to maintain airfield pavements; act independently or as a member of an airport safety crew when responding to security issues, general airfield incidents and emergencies such as fuel spills or during aircraft crash rescue and fire suppression situations and other duties. (Filing Period Closes 5/18/18)
Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Part 139; Terminology used in the operation and maintenance of certified FAA airports to include aviation phonetic alphabet; Terminology, procedure and protocols associated with security of both commercial and general aviation airports; Knowledge of Local and Federal Airport Regulations, Ordinances, Uniform Fire Code, hazardous material handling requirements, safety regulations and practices employed in the operation of an aiport facility; Aircraft rescue and fire suppression techniques to include aircraft firefighting, rescue and first aid for victims and control of hazardous chemicals.
License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process
Special Requirements: Physical Requirements: Must pass an annual physical examination and a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) fit test. ARFF Training: Required to complete annual Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) training. Certifications: Must maintain First Aid, CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Certifications.
Additional Salary Information: Airport Safety Officer II may flexibly promote after demonstrated proficiency and meeting the required years of experience, special physical requirements, training and certifications, to Airport Safety Officer III ($4,904-$5,961/mo)
About Contra Costa County Public Works - Airports Division
The Airports Division currently has a thirteen member staff and oversees two general aviation airports; Buchanan Field and Byron.