Emergency Communications Dispatcher
Orlando, FL, United States
DEPARTMENT: Communication Center
SALARY: $23.68 per hour
CLOSING DATE: Friday, October 20, 2023
We are the Orlando International Airport! The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) operates OIA and the Orlando Executive Airport. Our airport is a world-class facility serving more than 46 million guests each year and growing.
We offer a comprehensive benefit package for full & part-time positions to include first day eligibility for health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday, and growth opportunities (see details below).
Dispatch Police, Fire, Medical and Airport Operations response personnel to emergency and non-emergency situations including aircraft emergencies. Operate 800 MHz CRT Public Safety Communications System, Airport paging system, and other complex computerized safety and security systems. Serve as Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and answer all 9-1-1 calls originating on airport property, including TDD equipment. Operate Florida and National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) computer systems and relay information to Criminal Justice personnel when appropriate. Perform other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent and at least two (2) years experience with fire/security alarm systems and emergency dispatching in fire, rescue, medical or police operations; or an equivalent combination of closely related education, training and experience. Three (3) years of experience preferred.
Current IAEMD and NCIC/FCIC certifications preferred. Familiarity with 800 MHz public safety systems and 911 computerized answering systems preferred.
Must know and follow Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) regulations.
Must pass 25 CWPM typing test, and possess the ability to input information accurately into CAD and utilize computerized information systems.
IAEMD, NCIC/FCIC, CPR, TDD certifications, and Florida State Certification for Public Safety Dispatchers required or the ability to obtain within one year of employment.
Florida driver license or state ID required.
Must be able and willing to work rotating shifts, weekends, evenings and holidays.
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.
• Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick and Personal Leave Days
• Retirement Plan with Company Match
• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Wellness Programs
• Short Term Disability Plan, Long Term Disability Plan and Life Insurance
• Education Reimbursement (Full-time Employees Only)
To apply: For complete information on the hiring process, benefits and application process visit https://orlandoairports.net/about-us/#employment . Reference this CFEC Job Posting when applying.
To be able to apply for jobs on CFEC site, Register as a Job Seeker.