Dispatcher - Airport Communications

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No.: OC-67306 Name: Dispatcher - Airport Communications
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 12/23/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 02/25/23 08:30AM
Salary: $35,297 - $48,362 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for the efficient relay of information and dispatch of personnel and equipment used in the protection of life and property, security, and non-emergency services for the Monroe County Department of Aviation at the Greater Rochester International Airport.  Duties involve interacting with various law enforcement agencies at the federal, state and local levels as well as fire rescue and emergency medical services.  Employees must exercise precise judgment, alertness and responsiveness in emergency situations while adhering to the policies and procedures of the 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 a senior-level employee and is given leeway to exercise independent judgment in emergency situations.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus one (1) year paid or volunteer** full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience utilizing two-way radio equipment as an emergency services*** dispatcher, or a dispatcher in the military.


** Volunteer experience must be documented by the participating agency and signed by the appointing authority. Employment dates, average number of hours worked per week, and job duties must be included.  Documentation must be included with your application.


***Emergency services includes, but is not limited to, firefighting, ambulance, and police organizations.

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