Airport Security Dispatcher OUF

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 18, 2019
Full Time Aviation or Harbor Dispatch and Telecommunications Public Safety

Job Description

Department/Division: Aviation Department, Airport Police Division
Salary Range: $15.06- $24.06/hour
Work Location: 1 International Square, KCI Airport
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during training, then bid for shift based on seniority.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

*Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening.


Responsibilities

Receives information concerning airport operations and security. Dispatches personnel and maintains records as well as police-related and other general airport related communications through the use of various devices (e.g. telephone, radio and computer dispatch devices). Provides customer service and information on the Airport Information Line. Communicates with and/or dispatches police officers and maintenance personnel about necessary equipment for the effective resolution of a variety of situations. Operates various technical systems, including, but not limited to, fire alarm and suppression systems, Video Management System, Access control System, 800 MHz Trunked Radio System and various computer information systems. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences and submitted reports. Maintains dispatch log utilizing a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) program, and performs related clerical work to maintain records. Conducts criminal history record inquiries for pre-employment and criminal history checks for persons seeking access to secured airport areas as well as verifies data on warrants/wants for police personnel using REJIS, MULES and NCIC. Reacts quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Transmits messages clearly and accurately via radio and telephone .


Qualifications

REQUIRES High school graduation and 1 year of experience in the operation of radio transmitting and receiving equipment. Must be able to obtain security officer license through the private officers commission. Must be able to obtain state certification to operate the REJIS system. Must successfully complete a 10-year FAA background check. Must attain a passing score on the CritiCall Skills Assessment administered by the Airport Police Division. The work simulated performance tests the following: verbal ability, written and oral comprehension, reasoning ability, deductive reasoning and information order, memory ability, perceptual ability, speed and accuracy and time sharing. Candidates who pass the computer based exam will be contacted to participate in an oral interview. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, post-offer physical examination, and/or psychological evaluation as prescribed by the City.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.

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The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.