The Aviation Department which operates the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and the North Perry Airport (HWO) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Emergency Manager. This role includes planning, organizing and directing the activities in the Emergency Management area of the Aviation Department. This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports. The Airport Manager will lead the departmental mission essential function that develops and updates airport emergency plans, Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), fosters a culture of emergency preparedness throughout and beyond the airport community.
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Aviation Management, Business Administration, Emergency Management or closely related field.
Requires four (4) years in airport emergency management or closely related field including one (1) year of supervisory experience.
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class.
Perform high level management and professional administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Airport's Emergency Management Section.
Under administrative supervision, develop and implement programs within organizational policies and report major activities to executive level staffing through meetings, conferences and reports.
Lead emergency management personnel to carry out all emergency management functions: planning, preparing, training, exercising, response, recovery, and mitigation.
Lead the development and delivery of airport emergency training, and the design, development, and follow-through of discussion and operations based exercises.
Lead the research and development of evolving technology and best practices in the development of the EOC and communication platforms of the future.
Respond to airport emergencies at the Emergency Operations Center, Command Post, or directly on-scene as applicable.
Actively engage/solicit collaborative synergy amongst internal and external stakeholders with regards to emergency planning, resource allocation, and asset utilization.
Conducts employee training and development and response to employee issues; prepares employee performance evaluations.
Provides oversight and management control of special projects, contracts administration, and daily work assignments for office and field personnel; provides regulatory compliance oversight to include the development of policy and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance; interacts with airport stakeholders to build relationships and respond to issues.
Special Certifications and Licenses:
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License with authority to drive a county vehicle for the duration of appointment.
Must obtain and maintain Security Identification Display Access (SIDA) memorandum*Must obtain and maintain Customs and Border Protection Seal.
Ability to obtain/maintain Airfield driving privileges on movement and non-movement areas.
Completion of incident command courses within six (6) months of hire: FEMA ICS-100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Aviation Management, Business Administration, Emergency Management or closely related field.
About Broward County Aviation Department\Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport
The Broward County Aviation Department operates the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and the North Perry General Aviation Airport (HWO). FLL is a large hub airport and has had scheduled airline service since 1953. This airport system serves the needs of 26.9 million passengers and the general aviation community throughout South Florida. The Aviation Department functions with a $195 million operating budget and capital budget of approximately $387 million. Based on passenger counts, FLL is currently the 21st largest airport in the country and 13th in domestic origin and destination passenger. Each day over 73,000 travelers pass through the four terminals at FLL. The Department is comprised of 7 divisions and over 600 employees.