Wednesday , February 8 2023

Corpus Christi Careers – Airport Dispatcher

Website City of Corpus Christi

Job Description:

We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Corpus Christi.  We are an equal opportunity employer; no information obtained during the recruitment/selection process is intended for any discriminatory purposes. 


Job Responsibilities:

Directs the appropriate units(s) to answer all emergency calls that originate at the Airport or are transferred from the 911 system.

  • Monitors the 800 MHz radio and aircraft emergency ring-down systems, records all the information generated by a call for service in a computer database for official documentation and relays information to mutual aid agencies such as the Corpus Christi Police and Fire Departments.
  • Serves as the switchboard operator for all phone calls received by the Airport when required.  Required to maintain State of Texas Certification as a Telecommunicator.
  • Safeguards private and personal information generated by law enforcement and Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration activities.
  • Actively monitors the Access Control System (ACS) in order to maintain restricted access into the secured areas of the Airport as required in the Airport Security Program (ASP).
  • Dispatches the appropriate Public Safety Unit(s) to troubleshoot any door alarms that are caused by improper use of the system including incidents where doors or gates are opened without a proper card or use of an outdated card, and suspected unlawful activity.
  • Monitors all doors and access points to the airfield and restricted areas.
  • Deletes and/or suspends access in the ACS as a result of potential security breaches and when directed by the Airport Security Coordinator.
  • Actively monitor multiple screens including a video wall covering more than 50 cameras that are deployed throughout the interior and exterior of the Terminal, other buildings and perimeter of the Airport property.
  • Provides responding officers with accurate information that is essential for the lives and safety of victims and responding officers through the use of the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) System.
  • Utilizes the CCTV System to aid in the investigation of security breaches and unlawful activity.
  • Assists the badging and credential section as needed; may issue airport tenant and contractor employee’s security badges, process paperwork and print badges.
  • Required to handle security sensitive information as mandated in TSA regulation 49 CFR 1529 and 1542.
  • May issue parking citations for violations
  • May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Texas Department of Public Safety – TCIC/NCIC Certification required within 6 months of hire

  • TCOLE-Telecommunicator Certification required within 6 months of hire
  • American Red Cross/First Aid/CPR Certification required within six months of hire
  • Preferential consideration will be given for those that possess these certifications at time of hire
  • Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License required at time of hire.  Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas Class C driver’s license within 90 days of hire

Qualification & Experience:

Requires a High School Diploma or GED

·       Six (6) months to 1 year of related experience

·       Must be able to pass a criminal background check

·       Must be able to utilize Microsoft Office software with accuracy 

·       Must be able to transmit clearly and effectively using both radio and telephone equipment, EBS (Emergency Broadcast System), paging announcement system, mobile data terminals including I leads and I-mobile, Access Control and CCTV Systems 

Job Details:

Company: City of Corpus Christi

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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