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IOC Specialist

DFW Airport, TX, United States
May 10, 2022


Job Description


Job Overview

The Integrated Operations Center (IOC) is the nerve center for the airport with a primary focus of assuring operational efficiency airport wide. As an IOC Specialist, you will provide service delivery coordination and situational awareness during regular and irregular operations to ensure continued safe and efficient operations of DFW International Airport. You will also operate telecommunications equipment to receive, process and disseminate all 311 and general information calls coming into the Integrated Operations Center. You will assess and manage the customer’s operational journey by monitoring the parking control system, commercial ground transportation operators and airside passenger transportation to provide airport customers with exceptional service to all locations. As an IOC Specialist, you will also utilize established IOC procedures, processes, and federal aviation regulations when coordinating airport operational activities.  

What you will be doing:

  • Operating, coordinating, and monitoring the 311 and general information telephone system, radio calls and emails from customers, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Receiving and evaluating incoming service and work order requests and routing them to the appropriate department or contractor for follow up and completion.
  • Providing customer service in the following areas which include but are not limited to flight information, directions to and from the airport, concessions information, custodial dispatch requests for all public areas within the airport, wellness checks, contractor check in/ check out, safety related issues, escalating customer impact calls, irregular operations (IROP) calls, pit burn notifications, hotel and parking information, customer complaints and compliments etc.
  • Providing essential daily coordination for airport incident responses to include: hardstand flight operations, Irregular Operations support, baggage handling systems impacts and Sky Link outages.
  • Processing communications regarding parking control plaza, imports and enters data for IOC and Executive metric tracking and coordinating exceptions and providing potential mitigation actions for Parking Operations and IOC staff.
  • Monitoring flight operations and roadway vehicular throughput to evaluate efficiency and proactively coordinating necessary transportation.

What you need:

•     Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent. 

•     Three (3) years of experience in call center operations, airport operations, emergency dispatch/telecommunications, customer service, parking, dispatch, ground transportation, or related fields.

•     Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.

•     Must be able to work rotating shifts.

•     Must obtain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Airport Identification/Access Badge (badge) in accordance with Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements in Chapter 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 1500 et al., and DFW Airport’s Airport Security Program within thirty (30) days from date of employment and maintain qualification for a SIDA badge upon each badge renewal.

•     This is a designated safety sensitive position as defined in DFW Airport’s Drug and Alcohol Administrative Policy and Procedure. Applicants selected for this position will be required to pass a drug test prior to employment and to submit to drug screening on a random basis during the length of their employment in the safety sensitive position.

•     This is a designated Essential Employee position as defined in DFW Airport’s Categories and Classifications Administrative Policy and Procedure. An essential employee is one whose attendance is required to maintain airport operations during an emergency or inclement weather situation.

•     Ability to obtain and maintain an FBI Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance.


What we desire:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to airport employees, supervisory staff, outside agencies, tenants and guests.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions, analyze and coordinate situations and make decisions rapidly.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and technology including but not limited to call center operations, 311 call systems, parking control systems, TDD systems, paging systems, maintenance management systems, access control and other similar systems critical to airport operations.

About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.


Job Info

Job ID# 1006279

May 10, 2022

United States