This is a 40 hour per week position that will benefit from additional wages earned during overtime situations. Employees receive a generous benefits package which includes: 12.5 paid holidays, fully funded employee health insurance, sick/vacation leave, shift differential, pension options, and optional dental/life/income protection insurance. Tuition reduction/scholarship programs with Kaplan University and USM are available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Under the direction of the Airport Security and Operations Center Manager, the Operations Coordinator I provides centralized security and communications oversight for the airport while working in the 24/7/365 Airport Operations Center. Primary duties include monitoring surveillance cameras, access points, alarms, energy management systems, weather-related equipment, phones, and radios, assist with terminal, TSA & FAA inspections, tests and audits as well as assisting airport management on matters involving safety, security, and customer service. Acting as “Trusted Agents”, Coordinators are responsible for viewing, recording, and processing background checks for airport badge holders. All employment candidates must possess a working knowledge of FAA and TSA rules and regulations. Candidates must be able to pass all local and federal background investigations, specifically TSA Regulation 49 CFR, Part 1542 as published in the Federal Registrar, possess a valid Maine State Class C Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one subject to employment.
Airport Operations Coordinators work holidays, rotating shifts, and are subject to mandatory overtime call-ins. All employment candidates must possess a working knowledge of FAA and TSA rules and regulations. MS Office Suite Computer competency, excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills, as well as the willingness to always go above and beyond providing exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers (airport tenants, the general public, and City, State and Federal agencies) are also required. Candidates must be able to pass all local and federal background investigations, specifically TSA Regulation 49 CFR, Part 1542 as published in the Federal Registrar, possess a valid Maine State Class C Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one subject to employment. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Airport Management or comparable airport related experience, experience at a commercial non-hub or larger airport in the fields of Airport Operations, Airport Security, or other applicable experience.
The Portland International Jetport (PWM) is owned and operated by the City of Portland and managed by its Department of Transportation. The largest in the state, PWM is a small hub airport serviced by six air carriers with average annual enplanements just under one million. Learn more about PWM by visiting our website: www.portlandjetport.org.
About the City of Portland: All permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays, fully funded employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; defined benefit pension options; optional dental, life and income protection insurance; and tuition reduction/scholarship programs with Kaplan University and University of Southern Maine. The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its work force. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
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