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Airfield Operations Specialists
District Of Columbia

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Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel dispatching using airfield landing and navigational aids implementing airfield safety procedures monitoring and maintaining flight records and applying knowledge of weather information.

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Long-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Implement airfield safety procedures to ensure a safe operating environment for personnel and aircraft operation.
  • Assist in responding to aircraft and medical emergencies.
  • Manage wildlife on and around airport grounds.
  • Coordinate with agencies such as air traffic control, civil engineers, and command posts to ensure support of airfield management activities.
  • Plan and coordinate airfield construction.
  • Perform and supervise airfield management activities, including mobile airfield management functions.
  • Coordinate communications between air traffic control and maintenance personnel.
  • Train operations staff.
  • Provide aircrews with information and services needed for airfield management and flight planning.
  • Maintain air-to-ground and point-to-point radio contact with aircraft commanders.

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