JOB SUMMARY: This position exists to comply with FAA and TSA regulations required to operate a commercial airport and is responsible for dispatching Milwaukee County Fire Department, ensuring the efficient flow of passengers and traffic through MKE’s facilities and roadways, and to handle several forms of communication and dissemination.
Answer emergency calls and dispatch Milwaukee County Fire Department (MCFD).
Monitor the following systems: Fire Alarm System, security, cameras, paging, radio counsel, weather, flight tracking and digital NOTAM system.
Perform inspections of airport facilities and roadways.
Dispatch airport emergencies, incidents, and accidents of various size, scope, and scale.
Monitor and ensure that various airport construction projects will not have an adverse effect on the efficient operations of airport facilities and patrons.
Coordinate international flight arrivals and assist with coordination of special events, irregular operations, and special weather events.
Enters information concisely in accordance with FAR PART 139.
Possession of valid driver’s license at time of application with the ability to obtain a Wisconsin driver’s license within six (6) months of hire and maintained throughout employment.
Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Business Administration or in a related field. Note: Additional four (4) years relevant experience required to substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.
At least one (1) year of work experience at a Commercial Service Airport (Part 139) in an Airport Operations Department or one (1) year experience at a Commercial Airline in an Operations/logistics department OR have completed an internship at a Commercial Service Airport in an Airport Operations Department.
Demonstrated high level of customer service experience.
Intermediate knowledge of all computer related and software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, GIS applications, and communications platforms.
Must undergo a criminal history background check to maintain security clearance for unescorted access to secured area of the airport.
Ability to work assigned shift any day or night of the week, weekends, and holidays is required. Position is subject to 24-hour emergency call-in.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of airport operations practices, and procedures; knowledge of applicable Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation and Security Administration rules and regulations regarding operational safety; knowledge of Airport Emergency procedures; knowledge of airport facilities; oral and written communication skills; customer service skills; skilled in the use of computers, hand held radio, portable signs; decision making ability in stressful conditions; ability to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; ability to write clear and comprehensive reports; ability to solve problems using applicable regulations under stressful conditions; ability to walk or stand for eight (8) hours consecutively; ability to lift 20 pounds as needed; and ability to work effectively and harmoniously with others.
Note: This Original Examination is open to all applicants authorized to work in the United States. Appointee must establish residency within six (6) months of hire. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.
Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts job related criminal background checks and pre-employment screenings.
About Milwaukee County - Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is one of the region’s major economic drivers and an exciting area of growth for Milwaukee County.