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Acuity International

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I. BASH (BIRD/WILDLIFE AIRCRAFT STRIKE HAZARD) LEAD

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Ii. Job Overview

THE BASH LEAD CONDUCTS AND SUPERVISES BOTH ACTIVE AND PASSIVE WILDLIFE CONTROL TECHNIQUES TO REDUCE THE THREAT OF BIRD AND WILDLIFE STRIKES TO AIRCRAFT FROM WILDLIFE IN AND AROUND THE AIRFIELD.

ASSISTS THE AIRFIELD SAFETY MANAGER WITH ACCIDENTS INVESTIGATIONS, OVERALL SAFETY OVERSIGHT OF AIR OPERATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS AND SUPPORT WITH IRAQI FLYING SQUADRONS, AND DEVELOPMENT OF AIR SAFETY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. SUPPORTS AIRFIELD MANAGEMENT AS NEEDED.

Iii. Roles And Responsibilities

THE BASH LEAD SUPERVISES AND EMPLOYS TECHNIQUES TO MITIGATE WILDLIFE STRIKES, VARYING IN COST AND EFFECTIVENESS DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION AND TYPES OF PROBLEM WILDLIFE SPECIES. ACTIVE CONTROL INVOLVES FORCED DISPERSAL OF WILDLIFE FROM AN AIRFIELD TO GIVE SHORT-TERM RELIEF FROM AN IMMEDIATE SAFETY HAZARD. ACTIVE CONTROL METHODS MUST BE COORDINATED WITH AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER PERSONNEL TO PREVENT OTHERWISE RESTING BIRDS FROM BECOMING AIRBORNE AND BECOMING A STRIKE HAZARD. PASSIVE TECHNIQUES ARE USED FOR MANY FLYING SCENARIOS INCLUDING AIRFIELDS, LOW-LEVEL ROUTES, AND RANGES. THESE TECHNIQUES ARE MORE LONG-TERM IN NATURE INVOLVING THE MANAGEMENT OF THE AIRFIELD FACILITY, AIRSPACE AND/OR FLIGHT OPERATIONS TO ELIMINATE OR REDUCE THOSE CONDITIONS BIRDS AND OTHER WILDLIFE FIND ATTRACTIVE.

ASSIST OR PERFORM IN THE ABSENCE OF THE AIRFIELD SAFETY MANAGER, AIRCRAFT MISHAP INVESTIGATIONS. TRACK TRENDS IN FOD, WILDLIFE AND OTHER AIRFIELD DISCREPANCIES. CREATE AND SUGGEST PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS. PARTICIPATE AND PROVIDE INPUT DURING SAFETY MEETINGS AND DEVELOPMENT OF POLICIES PERTAINING TO SAFETY FOR AIR OPERATIONS AND THE IRAQI AIR FORCE. WORK ALONGSIDE AIRFIELD MANAGEMENT IN AIRFIELD INSPECTION AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT. COLLABORATE WITH OUTSIDE AGENCIES AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS ON AIRFIELD SAFETY EFFORTS. MANAGE THE AIR OPERATIONS GROUP TOOL BOX TOPICS FOR EACH SECTION. WORK WITH A CULTURALLY DIVERSE TEAM ON INTERACTIVE SAFETY EDUCATION.

Iv. Qualifications & Certifications

  • ADVANCED AIRPORT WILDLIFE HAZARD MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE

(OR EQUIVALENT) HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

  • PREFER GRADUATE OF USAF OR EQUIVALENT AVIATION MISHAP INVESTIGATION COURSE AND AVIATION SAFETY COURSE
  • MUST HAVE A US DRIVERS LICENSE AND ABILITY TO OBTAIN AN AIRFIELD DRIVERS PERMIT; NORMAL COLOR VISION

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V. Skills, Abilities And Years Of Experience

  • PREFER GRADUATE OF USAF OR EQUIVALENT AVIATION MISHAP INVESTIGATION COURSE AND AVIATION SAFETY COURSE
  • ASSOCIATES REQUIRED; BACHELOR’S PREFERRED
  • DEMONSTRABLE PROFICIENCY OF BASH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
  • TECHNICAL AND TACTICAL EXPERTISE WITH THE VARIOUS SMALL EQUIPMENT USED IN SUPPORT OF BASH OPERATIONS.
  • KNOWLEDGE OF UFC, ICAO AND FAA REGULATIONS
  • KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF WILDLIFE CONTROL TECHNIQUES.
  • ABILITY TO OPERATE MANUAL TRANSMISSION MOTOR VEHICLES OF VARIOUS WEIGHTS BOTH ON AND OFF-ROAD.
  • MUST DEMONSTRATE CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS AND THE ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY OR AS PART OF A TEAM EQUALLY WELL.
  • MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN A SUPERVISORY/LEADERSHIP POSITION.
  • MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR EXPERIENCE WORKING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY WITH AIRFIELD OPERATIONS
  • EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH DIVERSE CULTURE AND VARIOUS TRADE SKILLS IN AN AUSTERE, HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENT.
  • PRIOR MILITARY AND/OR AFCAP/LOGCAP EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED.

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

For OFCCP compliance, the taxable entity associated with this job posting is:

Sallyport Global Holdings

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