The County of Volusia is seeking an Airport Operations Safety and Security Agent.
This position is located at the Daytona Beach International Airport and is responsible for work overseeing daily airport operations and activities on a shift basis in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Parts 139, 77, and all appropriate Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements.
The primary duties include, but are not limited to, conducting periodic daily airfield and terminal facility inspections and/or sweeps, documenting and reporting airfield conditions and/or discrepancies; preforming random security screenings of vehicles and personnel; coordinating and responding to aircraft accidents or emergencies; coordinating and responding to airport security incidents, managing special programs as assigned, mitigating airport wildlife hazards within the airport operating environment, coordinating and monitoring airfield construction activity and assist airport tenants or guest with request for service or information.
Bachelor’s degree in Aviation, Airfield Management, Aviation Safety, Aviation Security, Law Enforcement, Public Protection or similarly related field with a minimum of one (1) year of operational experience, working in a commercial or military aviation environment with direct experience in reading, understanding and applying federal regulations as they apply to aviation safety and/or security in the commercial airport environment.
Associate’s degree in Aviation, Airfield Management, Aviation Safety, Aviation Security, Law Enforcement, Public Protection or similarly related field with a minimum of three (3) years of operational experience; working in a commercial or military aviation environment with direct experience in reading, understanding and applying federal regulations as they apply to aviation safety and/or security in the commercial airport environment. OR
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED and five (5) years of operational experience; working in a commercial or military aviation environment with direct experience in reading, understanding and applying federal regulations as they apply to aviation safety and/or security in the commercial airport environment.
A comparable amount of education, training, or experience in aviation or security may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. License and certification requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at time of appointment.
May be required to obtain a Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B with Passenger Endorsement within two (2) years of appointment.
Must have or obtain the Airport Certified Employee (ACE) accreditation through the American Association of Airport Executive (AAAE) within the first three (3) years or as directed by Supervisor.
Must successfully complete Wildlife Hazard Management Training to include Pyrotechnic and Firearms training within six (6) months of appointment and maintain certification.
May be required to obtain an Airport Security Coordinator Certification within two (2) years of appointment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of airport operating procedures to include airside and landside operations.
Knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations, which apply to the use of airport facilities, property, and land use agreements.
Knowledge of and ability to enforce airport security regulations and operating procedures in an impartial manner outlined in CFR 14 part 139, CFR 14 part 77, TSR 1540 and 1542, state and local ordinances, and other applicable codes and regulations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external agencies and with the general public.
Ability to work without close supervision and to make independent judgments based on established policies and safety standards.
Ability to work and multi-task in a high stress environment during emergency and non-emergency situations.
Must be proficient in the use computers, electronic devices, and associated software to disseminate critical information to airport supervision, tenants, and outside agencies; organize and maintain electronic based records; issue notifications of change in airfield conditions.
Knowledge of safety standards, federal regulations, and publications established by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), American Society for Testing and Materials (ATSM), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and similar agencies or organizations.
Knowledge of safety procedures and standards on airports during construction.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to read and interpret sketches, diagrams, engineering plans, blueprints and charts, technical instructions, and aeronautical charts.
Ability to maintain multiple and mutually respectful relationships with a wide spectrum of co-workers, agencies, airport tenants, and the general public.
Knowledge of runway design criteria, aircraft operations, and requirements.
Knowledge of airport engineering, master planning, construction planning, airport zoning, property management, noise mitigation, maintenance procedures and best practices.
Knowledge of airport lighting systems, electrical systems, pavement systems, marking systems, signage and navigational aids and must be able to resolve issues with these and other airport facilities as problems arise through communication and follow-up with maintenance or construction support activities.
Ability to use firearms safely and effectively for the purposes of wildlife mitigation.
Ability to understand and apply digital communications and computing techniques to maximize productivity and communication of all department personnel, contract employees and supporting agencies.
Strong interpersonal communication skills are required for this position.
Ability to follow instructions of superiors as required.
Ability to work under stressful conditions.
Ability to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
ADA REQUIREMENTS Physical Demands: Ability to talk and hear clearly. Visual acuity (peripheral vision, depth perception, color acuity) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle, operate a firearm and/or review diagrams. Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull, a minimum of 80 pounds at waist height (e.g. airfield lighted Xs, pavement paint sprayer, asphalt grinder, paint bucket, glass beads). Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit for prolonged periods (4+ hours). Ability to climb, reach, grasp and handle small and large objects. Must have good finger and joint dexterity to manipulate small objects, controls, latches, button clips and fasteners within limited or confined spaces. Ability to lift and/or reach above heads with both arms.
Environmental Demands: Inside and outside work. Ability to tolerate inclement weather including wind, rain, humidity, heat and cold. May be exposed to chemicals, insects, odors, dust, fumes, noise and vibration.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend reports, blueprints, layouts, safety instructions, memos, letters, product directions, work orders, financial statements. Ability to write instructions, directions, procedures, memos, reports, financial statements. Ability to perform shop math. Ability to speak clearly and concisely relaying information to workers and laymen. Ability to identify and resolve problems. Ability to analyze data and develop conclusions. Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Internal Number: 20-00615
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