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"Airport Operations Dispatcher - Las Vegas, NV"

Airport Operations Dispatcher
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 11/01/06 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $33,155.20 - $51,396.80 annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: McCarran, Nevada
Department: Airside Operations

Performs responsible monitoring, operating and responding to computerized security and information systems as well as radio and telephone systems in a centralized operations control center; responds to unusual or emergency situations following established procedures. This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies which may occur within the next six months.
Graduation from high school (or equivalent) and one year of full-time emergency or non-emergency dispatching experience. Satisfactory completion of all specialized training in police dispatch operations, including POST certified 911 operator training, is required prior to completion of probationary period. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician, which includes a pre-employment drug examination.
 Physical Demands:
Mobility to work in a communications setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and multiple VDT screens, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone, the radio and in person. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
 Examples of Duties:
Metro dispatchers respond to airport related law enforcement situations and maintain event logs, dispatching Metro officers using 400 codes and training in Airport Metro Academy curriculum to ensure officer safety in full compliance of Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) codes and regulations. Performs Metro 911 dispatch duties which include dispatching LVMPD Officers to emergency and non-emergency law enforcement situations and related FAA mandated security regulations within the airport property. Monitors and operates a computerized card key security and security alarm system; identifies potential security breaches and dispatches the appropriate responder. Operates highly technical integrated communications system combining radio and telephone technology; reports the need for maintenance and repair as required; following established procedures, notifies airport staff and other agencies in potential emergency situations. Responds to all emergencies at the McCarran property and outlying airports within the McCarran Airport System, including medical emergencies, accidents, altercations, bomb threats, fires and aircraft emergencies; notifies the proper responding staff and agencies and assists in coordinating the action of responders. Monitors, operates, and responds to a computerized facility management system which will alarm in out of the ordinary situations; responds to various problems such as fire, smoke, water flow, HVAC or other maintenance needs in buildings, tunnels, and exterior locations; dispatches the appropriate responders, monitors their actions and resets alarms as events dictate. Regulates and monitors information to motorists via I-215 tunnel Connector Computer System to change lane restrictions, speeds or detours in the event of emergencies with the I-215 Tunnel Connector. Provides direct emergency communication throughout airport garage complex via Distress Alarm System comprised of 130 remote communication drops. Monitors, operates, and responds to 2 lightning detection systems, and makes appropriate notifications. Maintains a variety of computerized records and logs; records incidents and call-outs; prepares summaries of activities and other reports as required. Monitors and operates two computerized tram status control systems for the C and D Gate Terminals; reports any apparent difficulties to management and affected tenants while coordinating response between airport and contract maintenance staff. Monitors, operates, and responds to security surveillance camera system. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Performs ancillary duties, depending upon to which assigned, such as providing information to the public, issuing temporary badges, collecting fees, maintains files and performing office support work. Operates a 24-hour, 7-day a week paging system; pages the traveling public, airline staff, tenant personnel and others as required.

Agency: Clark County Department of Aviation
Address: P.O. Box 11005    Las Vegas,  Nevada  89111-1005  Map/Directions
Phone: (702)261-5110
Web Site: http://www.mccarran.com
E-mail: kathleek@xxxxxxxxxxxx

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