The Airport Operations Center Attendant staffs the Airport’s Operations Center 24/7/365 and works closely with the Operations Supervisors to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Airport Authority safety and security regulations; issues or cancels Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs), as directed; disseminates airport operations information; dispatches personnel according to established procedures during emergencies involving aircraft, airport buildings or infrastructure, public safety and security, and personal injuries; monitors various airport critical systems including: security, fire, and other related building operating systems; monitors changing weather conditions; transmits and receives information over two-way radio; maintains the daily operations log; performs duties outlined in the Airport Emergency Plan; conducts security and airport compliance inspections; develops and maintains information references, maps, directories, reports, etc., in manual and computerized form to include spreadsheets and databases; and performs such other duties as may be assigned.
Knowledge of 14 CFR Part 139 and 49 CFR Part 1542; knowledge of airport operations practices and procedures; profiecient in Microsoft Office.
Must possess excellent customer service skills for working with airport tenants, the general public and City, State and Federal agencies; the ability to multitask in stressful a environment; and the ability to work effectively and harmoniously with others.
Applicant will be required to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, as needed. Must be able to pass all local and federal background investigations, specifically TSA Regulation Part 1542.
Must possess a bachelor's degree in Aviation Management, Airway Science, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field. Directly related professional experience in airport operations or securtiy may be substituted for the above education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
About Des Moines Airport Authority
The Des Moines Airport Authority operates the Des Moines International Airport, a small-hub commercial airport serving 2.5 million passengers annually.