Perform duties to monitor airfield, airport facilities, and personnel to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) a Sanford Airport Authority (SAA) regulations, in compliance with instructions and within the limitations of standard methods and procedures.
Ensure compliance with 14 FAR Part 139 and 49 CFR Part 1542.
Monitor the airfield and airport properties and perform inspections three times daily and after accident/incident, severe weather or closure. Check runway pavement before plane departures for foreign objects, debris, and wildlife. Inspect lighting and signage, and report on issues. Check vehicles, gates, and doors for security. Report findings that compromise security.
Check aircraft and gates on Airport Operation Area (AOA) for security. Check terminal buildings and perform perimeter inspections to identify potential breaches in fences and ensure gates are locked and secured. Utilize a work order system for Maintenance to address issues. Follow up on work orders.
Respond to accidents/incidents inside AOA and assist emergency personnel as needed. Implement the Airport Emergency Plan. Coordinate with the Incident Command Center in conjunction with Police and Fire supervisors.
Enforce the airport security plan. Check badges of persons entering secure areas and escort unbadged persons as appropriate.
Patrol grounds for suspicious bags, items or vehicles, cleanliness, and faulty lighting. Patrol terminal and check for cleanliness, that doors and gates are working, and hazardous areas need repair.
Check ground transportation for proper permitting.
Inspect fueling facilities and vehicles.
Issue Notice to Airmen as prescribed based on conditions.
Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements. Notify supervision of unusual equipment or operating problems and the need for additional materials and supplies. Maintain safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules keeping work area in a clean and orderly condition. Participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain a specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies. Perform other related duties as assigned.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED: Use hand tools, vehicle, radio, propane cannon, pyrotechnics, shot gun, bug spray, designated safety equipment and computer.
It is the mission of the Sanford Airport Authority to operate, maintain, improve, expand and professionally manage the Orlando Sanford International Airport for the convenience and benefit of the air traveling public and economic development of the Central Florida community. In furtherance of this mission, the Authority shall seek both aviation and non-aviation business and industry to utilize the land, services and facilities located at the airport, and shall manage the airport resources in a prudent, lawful, community-conscious and fiscally responsible manner.