Local School Employees Undergo Active Shooter Traininghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/phxtv/2426PHXTV7/29/2022 6:45:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/cfAbkGGqgaoLocal School Employees Undergo Active Shooter Training<div class="ExternalClassB599FC2F47944C599D4385ECD1E2D2DC"><html> <p></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span> <span style="color:rgb(13, 13, 13);font-family:roboto, noto, sans-serif;font-size:15px;white-space:pre-wrap;">Community stakeholders and local first responders have partnered to provide critical preparedness training to help better equip school employees in case of an active shooter event. Through a generous donation to the United Phoenix Firefighters Charities from </span> <span style="color:rgb(13, 13, 13);font-family:roboto, noto, sans-serif;font-size:15px;white-space:pre-wrap;">#Phoenix</span> <span style="color:rgb(13, 13, 13);font-family:roboto, noto, sans-serif;font-size:15px;white-space:pre-wrap;"> Suns Charities, 120 Phoenix-area school employees will undergo lifesaving training at four different Valley locations. The national program is known as, A.L.I.C.E., Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate. The training provides basic violent incident awareness that demonstrates different techniques on lockdown, classroom security, and how to actively distract the shooter, among other important safety tips. Dignitaries will make public comments regarding the training that was made possible from community stakeholders working together. Dignitaries include Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Councilwoman Ann O’Brien, United Phoenix Firefighters Local 493 President Bryan Willingham, and CEO of Navigate360 JP Guilbault. </span> <div> <span style="color:rgb(13, 13, 13);font-family:roboto, noto, sans-serif;font-size:15px;white-space:pre-wrap;"> <br>​</span> </div> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <br> <br> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtvVideophxtvPHXTVRob McDade602-534-5190 robert.mcdade@phoenix.govcityofphoenixaz



Roxann Favors Named Assistant Director/Chief Revenue Officer at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airporthttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/aviation/2447Aviation8/16/2022 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2447/Newsroom_Aviation_24_Favors.jpgRoxann Favors Named Assistant Director/Chief Revenue Officer at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport<div class="ExternalClassA812888F592145F3A1646A2C6B25E042"><html> <p>​Roxann Favors, a leader with nearly 20 years of management experience at the City of Phoenix, has been named Assistant Director/Chief Revenue Officer for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department. The Aviation Department owns and operates Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport and Phoenix Goodyear Airport.<br> <br>Favors began her career with the City of Phoenix in 2003, in the City's Management Internship Program. She was then promoted to the Aviation Department's Business and Properties Division where she held management positions for the next 11 years, including five years as Deputy Aviation Director. In 2015, Favors was selected as the City of Phoenix Major Events Administrator. She has been instrumental in some of the highest-profile events the city of Phoenix has hosted, including the 2017 NCAA Men's Final Four, 2017 Lost Lake Music and Arts Festival, and the annual M3F Music Festival. And with her leadership, Phoenix successfully bid for and won the opportunity to host Super Bowl LVII and will have the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four and NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four coming to town in the next several years.</p> <p>“We are fortunate to have Roxann returning to join the Executive Team at the Aviation Department," said Chad Makovsky, Director of Aviation Services. “After a national search, it was clear that with Roxann's knowledge and skills, she is the Chief Revenue Officer we need as we continue to grow our operations and enhance the customer experience."</p> <p>As Chief Revenue Officer, Favors will oversee Business and Properties, Contracts and Services, Technology, and Air Service Development. She will join the Aviation Department in early September. </p> <p>“Roxann is a proven leader at the City of Phoenix, and I am excited to see her joining the Executive Team at the Phoenix Aviation Department," said Deputy City Manager, Mario Paniagua. “As a self-sustaining enterprise and the state's number one economic engine, Sky Harbor needs an experienced Chief Revenue Officer like Roxann to guide its business operations into the future."<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/aviationNews
Jay DeWitt Named Assistant Director/Chief Development Officer at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airporthttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/aviation/2448Aviation8/16/2022 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2448/Newsroom_Aviation_25_Dewitt.jpgJay DeWitt Named Assistant Director/Chief Development Officer at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport<div class="ExternalClass4ADBD6EBD3784A89905B84B1BADBC9C4"><html> <p>​Jay DeWitt, a 28-year professional with the City of Phoenix, has been named Assistant Director/Chief Development Officer for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department. The Aviation Department owns and operates Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport and Phoenix Goodyear Airport.<br></p> <p>DeWitt is a Phoenix native, whose career has spanned Municipal Court, Fire, Development Services, Community and Economic Development and for the past 15 years, the Aviation Department. He has extensive experience in the areas of accounting, infrastructure finance, project management, and Airport finance. DeWitt led the programming, financing, as well as the design and construction of the 1,000-room Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, and the development of the $1.6 Billion PHX Sky Train project. He has held senior positions at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Planning, Design and Construction, Business and Properties, and since August 2021 has been the Acting Assistant Aviation Director. DeWitt has Bachelor of Science and MBA degrees from Arizona State University and is a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives.</p> <p>“Jay has led some of the highest profile construction projects in the city of Phoenix and most recently, was essential in helping to lead Sky Harbor through the COVID-19 pandemic, the most difficult financial period in the history of aviation," said Director of Aviation Services, Chad Makovsky. “After a national search, I am confident that he is the Chief Development Officer we need for the continued growth and success of the Phoenix Airport System." </p> <p>As Chief Development Officer, DeWitt will oversee the Planning and Environmental, Design and Construction Services, and Financial Management divisions at the City of Phoenix Aviation Department. His promotion is effective immediately, although his organizational responsibilities will not be effective until September 5.</p> <p>“We are fortune to have Jay on the Executive Team at the City of Phoenix Aviation Department," said Deputy City Manager Mario Paniagua. “With Phoenix Sky Harbor among the top ten U.S. Airports for passenger traffic, Jay's leadership will be essential in ensuring we continue to offer our millions of customers a world class airport experience."​<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/aviationNews
Phoenix Fire Department Opens Applications for Firefighter Recruit and Fire Emergency Dispatcherhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/2446Fire8/15/2022 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2446/12605433_869287169850527_3957164299248164436_o.jpgPhoenix Fire Department Opens Applications for Firefighter Recruit and Fire Emergency Dispatcher<div class="ExternalClass4206723C3F45452C9204F5F659D91D61"><html>​The Phoenix Fire Department is now hiring for multiple positions. If you would like to join the team and become a Phoenix Firefighter or Fire Emergency Dispatcher now is the time.<br><br><a href="https://hcmprod.phoenix.gov/psc/hcmprodtam/EMPLOYEE/COP_TAM/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U&" target="_blank">Applications for firefighter recruit opened Monday, August 15, 2022 and will close August 29, 2022.</a> <br>​<br>There are several steps those interested must take to be eligible to become a professional firefighter. Every Phoenix Firefighter is required to obtain and maintain a State of Arizona Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification. Proof of successful completion of a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) from a licensed agency within six months is required at the scheduled date of your final selection interview. Additionally, candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and drivers license. <br><br>The City is offering a $7,500 hiring incentive to new hires for Firefighter Recruits that are either National Registry or Arizona State certified Paramedics, which will be paid in accordance with A.R. 2.55.<br><br>To apply, check "CURRENT JOB OPENINGS" on the City of Phoenix Employment website and search for Firefighter Recruit, job opening ID 46592. You must apply online by August 29, 2022, to be invited to take the written exam. <br><br>The study guide will be available online as well, and exam invitations will be emailed to the address you provide in your applicant registration profile – please make the City of Phoenix a “safe sender" in your email. Check out our recruitment page that has all the information you need to know.<br>​<br>The Phoenix Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of public safety services and customer service to our community. That service begins inside the Phoenix Fire Regional Dispatch Center. <br><br><img class="" style="margin:5px 45px;width:379px;height:282px;vertical-align:baseline;" alt="Phoenix Fire Alarm Room" src="/firesite/MediaAssets/12961629_913074818805095_1715597565438352748_n.jpg" /><br><br>Fire Emergency Dispatchers are responsible for operating Computer-Aided Dispatching equipment to quickly and accurately receive and transmit information of an emergency nature for Phoenix and surrounding communities. The work involves answering and evaluating incoming 911 calls to determine the appropriate level of fire or emergency medical assistance required, dispatching units, giving medical pre-arrival instructions, and transmitting information and messages according to established procedures.<br><br>Employees are expected to demonstrate excellent oral communication skills, multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment, handle emergency situations sensitively, and exercise considerable judgment under pressure.<br><br>The ideal candidate to become a Fire Emergency Dispatcher can multitask using different forms of technology; react under time-sensitive, stressful, and critical situations; accurately follow directions in a fast-paced environment; and the ability to spell accurately. <br><br><a href="https://hcmprod.phoenix.gov/psc/hcmprodtam/EMPLOYEE/COP_TAM/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U" target="_blank">To learn more and apply to become a Phoenix Fire Emergency Dispatcher, learn more. Recruitment closes September 5, 2022.​</a><br><br><p>Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to keep up to date on events, testing, and more.​​<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireNews



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