Senior Dispatcher – Airport Communications

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No.: P-71673 Name: Senior Dispatcher – Airport Communications
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 12/23/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 02/25/23 08:30AM
Salary: CSEA Salary Group 10
Agency/Dept.: Aviation

Description of Duties

This senior dispatcher position, located at the Monroe County Department of Aviation at the Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport, is responsible for supervising the efficient relay of information and dispatch of personnel and equipment used in the protection of life and property, security, and non-emergency services.  Duties involve interacting with various law enforcement agencies at the federal, state and local levels as well as fire rescue and emergency medical services.  This position differs from Dispatcher – Airport Communications by virtue of performing more complex dispatching duties, auditing the daily federal mandated duties of each dispatcher and supervision of staff.   Precise judgment, alertness and responsiveness is exercised in emergency situations while adhering to the policies and procedures of the Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) rules and regulations for airports.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Airport Technical Coordinator or other higher-level staff member with wide leeway allowed to exercise independent judgment in emergency situations.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class in the Monroe County Department of Aviation and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position of Dispatcher – Physical Services or Dispatcher – Airport Communications immediately preceding the date of the written test.


A combination of time served in multiple titles sufficient to meet the maximum period of required service is also qualifying.


Any person, otherwise meeting the requirements for an examination, who was laid off from an agency for which the examination is being held, and whose name is presently on a preferred list is eligible to compete in the examination. When completing the application, such person should be sure to indicate his/her present employment and/or the title and location of his/her last permanent employment in the municipality.


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