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Experienced Civil Engineer - Mead & Hunt, Inc.

Organization: Mead & Hunt, Inc.

Date Needed: 11/20/2020

Post Until: 12/10/2019

State: California

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Description & Details

Mead & Hunt, Inc., a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced civil engineer to join our aviation team. This position could be located in our Santa Rosa, Sacramento, or Ontario, California offices. Responsibilities include leading the design of aviation engineering projects; determining fees and scopes of work; developing construction documents; assisting with contract agreements; preparing reports, budgets, cost estimates, specifications, plans, schedules, studies, and permits; leading proactive client interactions and communications with aviation clients; project management tasks including scheduling; and serving as the onsite project engineer on construction projects. Travel will be required.

The successful candidate must have all of the following:

• a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in civil engineering

• at least eight years of relevant experience

• PE license in any state with ability to obtain California PE within six months of start date

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following: leading aviation engineering design projects; project management; plan design and specification writing; scope and fee development; construction cost estimating; report writing; client interaction and management; construction observation and administration; AutoCAD Civil3D design software.

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are someone who takes initiative, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at OR submit your cover letter and resume (with the pdf application, if possible, printed from our website) to the address below by Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.


Attn: Req. #2019-3400

2440 Deming Way

Middleton, WI 53562

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Chief Financial Officer - CFO - Birmingham Airport Authority

Organization: Birmingham Airport Authority

Date Needed: 01/15/2020

Post Until: 12/15/2019

City: Birmingham

State: Alabama

Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: $100,00 – $150,000

Description & Details

The Birmingham Airport Authority is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to direct and manage all financial and fiscal management functions of the Authority’s operations and to be responsible for adhering to GAAP for safeguarding the Authority's assets. This position also provides leadership and management of the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the Authority.

The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is Alabama's largest airport serving the Greater Birmingham area and surrounding Southeastern cities. BHM offers over 100 daily flights to 18 airports in 15 cities throughout the United States and presently ranks in the country's top 100 airports in terms of passengers served annually.

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting, Master's Degree preferred and ten (10) years of experience in senior-level finance or accounting position with five (5) years’ experience in airport finance or management with familiarity with airport revenue sources and FAA federal grant programs. CPA and AAE or CM preferred and must be obtained within two (2) years of start.

Experience must include the following:

• Experience in strategic planning and execution.

• Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.

• Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

• Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.

• Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.

• Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections

Salary & Compensation:

The salary range for this position is $100,00 – $150,000 depending on qualifications and is accompanied by an attractive benefits package. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: December 15, 2019

Applications must be received by 12/05/2019. To apply, please visit:

Deputy Director of Aviation - Marketing - City of Palm Springs

Organization: City of Palm Springs

Post Until: 12/16/2019

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: Annual salary up to $133,686 DOE/DOQ

Description & Details

The City of Palm Springs is seeking a Deputy Director of Aviation – Marketing. Under direction of the Director and City Manager, the Deputy Director of Aviation for Marketing is responsible for delivering and directing full range of marketing and business development services, strategies, and opportunities that further develop best practices. Requires Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of increasingly responsible aviation experience, of which 3 years of experience in the last 10 years are directly related to air service development, airport business development, or airport marketing and communications. Master’s degree desired. Annual salary up to $133,686 DOE/DOQ. City offers attractive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.

Candidates submit cover letter and resume to First review of resumes week of December 9, 2019. Recruitment may close at any time. Closing date Monday, December 16, 2019. Confidential inquiries to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Brochure

Director of Finance - RSW - The Lee County Port Authority

Organization: The Lee County Port Authority

Post Until: 12/15/2019

Date Needed: 01/05/2020

City: Fort Myers

State: Florida

Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: $101,000 to $142,641

Description & Details

The Lee County Port Authority (LCPA) is seeking a Director of Finance. The Director will direct and manage the financial, accounting and budgetary functions for the Authority. This position is responsible for managing and maintaining all financial, accounting and budgetary systems involving a large volume of transactions. The Director is also responsible for processing and analyzing all financial records, requiring the applications of established financial and general accounting principles, theories and practices and the application of the specific requirement placed on accounting within a governmental unit.

The Lee County Port Authority owns and operates Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and Page Field (FMY) in Fort Myers, Florida.

Experience, Knowledge, Abilities & Skills

A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or closely related field is mandatory, and an MBA and/or CPA is preferred. Five to ten years of progressively responsible financial experience necessary. Experience at a commercial airport is required for airport financing and PFC applications. Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) certification from AAAE is a plus. Possession of a valid Florida driver license is required.

• Skills in a combination of the following areas:

• Superior organizational, oral, and written communication, proofreading, and critical thinking

• Logical strategic thinker with unquestionable integrity in the commitment to manage the fiscal affairs of a demanding organization

• Consistently demonstrating excellent problem-solving skills

• Experience with governmental budgetary practices, long term capital financing practices and modern accounting theory

• Strong analytical skills, well-developed financial analysis capabilities, financial policy analyses, financial planning and development and projections • Must have knowledge of financial analysis techniques, activity-based costing/management, statistics, and related analysis tools

Due to the nature of the transportation industry, this position may be required to be on site at any time during an emergency. Must be available 24/7 if needed.

Salary & Compensation

The starting salary range for this position is $101,000 to $142,641 and is accompanied by a very attractive benefits package. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: December 15, 2019

To apply, visit:

President and CEO - The National Association of State Aviation Officials

Organization: The National Association of State Aviation Officials

Post Until: 12/12/2019

Date Needed: 01/05/2020

City: Washington, DC

Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: $180,000 - $220,000

Description & Details

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) is seeking a President and Chief Executive Officer. NASAO is currently looking to leverage strengths and undergoing several business enhancements including reassessing its office location and operational management needs including staff working arrangements, office space requirements, as well as IT, human resources, accounting and other administrative/support needs. The Association’s new President/CEO’s first task will be to lead this analysis, develop potential options, and collaborate with NASAO leadership to define and implement the association’s future operational structure.

The Position

Knowledge & Background

1. Demonstrated leadership experience with ability to motivate, guide, mentor, and professionally develop subordinate staff in a mutually beneficial manner

2. Thorough background, familiarity and experience with issues affecting NASAO members, such as FAAAIP funding, air traffic control privatization, federal regulatory and certification issues, taxation, and emerging issues such as aircraft electrification, eVTOL technology and environmental impacts

3. Experience with aviation governmental affairs and advocacy, preferably on behalf of a larger membership constituency such as that of NASAO

4. Familiarity and recent demonstrated practical experience with association management practices and standards

5. Ability to work effectively with a broad variety of stakeholders, some of whom may have different positions on issues affecting NASAO members

6. Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key NASAO partners such as the U.S. DOT, FAA, and other aviation associations

7. Familiarity and recent demonstrated practical experience with developing and evaluating budgets that includes pursuing creative ways for increasing revenue

Position Preferences

The ideal candidate will have at least 12 years of experience in the key areas outlined in the position description in the online brochure, and a bachelor’s degree in aviation/aeronautics, association management, public administration, political science, governmental affairs, etc., or a related field. A master’s degree is highly desirable. Completion of the Certificate Program in Association Management from the American Society of Association Executives preferred, or the ability to obtain within eighteen months of hire.

Salary & Benefits

The starting salary for this position is $180,000 - $220,000.

Filing Deadline: December 12, 2019

To apply, visit:

Deputy Aviation Director - Facilities and Services - City of Phoenix

Organization: City of Phoenix

Post Until: 12/11/2019

City: Phoenix

State: Arizona

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: Up to $134,472 annually

Description & Details


The City of Phoenix Aviation Department owns and operates three airports: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Deer Valley Airport, and Phoenix Goodyear Airport. Deer Valley and Goodyear are general aviation airports. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has a worldwide reputation for excellence, serving more than 44 million passengers annually. The Deputy Aviation Director of Facilities and Services manages the day-to-day maintenance operation at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Deer Valley Airport, and Goodyear Airport leading airfield, building systems, grounds and fleet maintenance activities.

Responsibilities include:

• Ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to the safety of the airfield pavement and markings, airfield signage and lighting, compliance with applicable building, passenger conveyance and fire codes,

• Maintaining compliance with airport rules, policies and procedures that provide the basis for orderly and efficient airport operations while maintaining a strong focus on safety, security and customer service,

• Providing management oversight of several high value maintenance contracts.

• As the owner of all newly constructed facilities, coordinating the Division’s design input and plan reviews and ensuring a smooth turnover and activation process, and

• Leading development and implementation of innovation and efficiency programs to control costs and meet organizational objectives.

This position leads a workforce of more than 375 employees, with four superintendents and a special projects administrator as direct reports. This position exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment and works under the general supervision of an Assistant Aviation Director. Incumbents in this position are expected to resolve problems of a professional and technical nature and must effectively confront problems facing airport management while managing competing priorities.

Currently there is one vacancy in the Aviation Department. This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.

IDEAL CANDIDATE will possess:

• Experience leading a large and diverse workforce,

• Ability to work with a variety of government, state, county and local personnel to secure information and resolve problems,

• Experience in building productive relationships with employees, tenants, vendors, contractors, governmental agencies, and general public, and

• Strong understanding of FAA regulations, Aviation industry standards, State statutes and City ordinances.


Up to $134,472 annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 8.5% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,360/annual car allowance and $1,200/annual cell phone allowance.

A comprehensive Middle Manager benefits package is offered which includes: Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually, dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days. For more details about Middle Manager Benefits, visit:


• Five years of professional experience in airport management (either airport operations or facilities & services), planning and development, airline business management, or financial services, three years of which must have been in a position supervising professional-level staff.

• Bachelor's degree in airport management, business administration, civil engineering, construction management or a related field.

• The City job description can be found at

• All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.

• The following list is not all inclusive, but are TSA general factors for disqualification of employment for working at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Other factors will be assessed that may also lead to disqualification. Qualified candidates should consider these factors when applying. Read more about Aviation Employment Disqualifiers at

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

• Experience managing staff involved with overseeing commercial airfield operations or airport facilities management.

• Experience in planning and managing operational and capital budgets.

• Experience managing large projects from concept through implementation.

• AAAE Credentials (AAE, CM or ACE).


First review of applications will occur the week of November 18, 2019. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications or on December 2, 2019, whichever is sooner.


Apply online at by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


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Deputy Aviation Director, JC: 25200, ID# 34346

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City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Apply online at by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

Communications Center Manager - San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Organization: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Post Until: 12/18/2019

City: San Francisco

State: California

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: $115,232.00 - $147,056.00/year

Description & Details

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) seeks an energetic leader to join our team as a Communications Center Manager. This role will lead and direct a 24 hour/7 day a week/365-day operation at SFO, Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and Paging and Information Center including police, fire, and medical dispatch functions, airfield and maintenance dispatch, and public paging and information services; oversees and directs all functions and activities of the public safety/emergency communications services, including development and maintenance of operating standards, development of policies and procedures, and development and implementation of training program; be responsible for inter-agency coordination and the administration of the section budget; and perform other duties as assigned.

Desirable candidate will have 2 years of supervisory/management experience overseeing at least 25 or more public safety dispatch center staff; possess a valid P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate; excellent leadership skills and experience; excellent oral and written communications skills; excellent knowledge of various communications systems and new technology; knowledge of Airport operations safety and security regulations and issues; and the ability to develop and administer the budget for the whole section.

To learn more about this opportunity and how to apply, visit:

Airport Business Services Manager - Santa Barbara Airport

Organization: Santa Barbara Airport

Date Needed: 01/06/2020

Post Until: 12/05/2019

City: Santa Barbara

State: California

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: $104,522 - $127,047

Description & Details

The Santa Barbara Airport has an exciting opportunity for a Business Services Manager. Under the direction of the Airport Director the incumbent supports and promotes revenue and business development efforts, including developing and managing the annual department budget and two-year financial plan as well as revenue and capital forecasts and expenditures. The position trains and supervises staff for the Airport Business Office; negotiates and manages department lease agreements and contracts; prepares and reviews City Council Agenda Reports; represents the department on various City-wide committees; ensures compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations governing grants and financial reporting; conducts financial, organizational and operational service delivery studies; plans and reviews work plans for special projects; conducts and attends meetings to analyze, evaluate and review administrative programs, policies, procedures; coordinates the preparation of equipment specifications and authorizes requisitions for materials and supplies.

Experience/Education: Five years of increasingly responsible administrative and accounting experience, including two years of supervisory experience. B.S. in Business Administration, Public Administration or equivalent is preferred.

Knowledge of: Preparation, implementation and administration of departmental budget and revenue control procedures; administrative and business procedure knowledge; fund accounting practices; revenue accounting and expenditure forecasting methods; financial, statistical and comparative analysis methods; project management principles and program evaluation practices; contract administration and grant administration practices; negotiating techniques; supervisory principles and performance evaluation practices; and customer services principles. Knowledge of Airport Finance and Accounting to include debt service/bond management highly desirable.

Ability to: Prepare and administer complex financial budgets; project long-term revenues and expenditures and cash-flow; manage Grant, Passenger Facility Charge (PFC), and Customer Facility Charge (CFC) programs; analyze complex operational and administrative problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend effective solutions; analyze and evaluate new and existing service delivery methods and standard operating procedures; estimate time, materials and equipment needed to complete projects; learn City Municipal Code and departmental administrative practices; select, train, supervise, coordinate and evaluate the work of staff; plan, coordinate and administer projects; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Department and City personnel, vendors, outside agencies and the public; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; prepare clear, concise and complete reports and other materials; exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines; and work independently.

Work Schedule: Incumbents must be available to work a 10/80 or 9/80 workweek.

Additional Salary Information: We offer generous employer paid contributions toward a quality selection of medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and their families. Additional benefits include CalPERS Pension, life insurance, disability insurance, and educational reimbursement. Paid time off includes vacation, personal leave, paid holidays, sick leave, and compensatory time.

About City of Santa Barbara, Airport Department

The Santa Barbara Airport is owned and operated by the City of Santa Barbara and is served by 7 airlines. Located approximately 10 miles west of downtown Santa Barbara, the Airport is conveniently located near U.S. Highway 101. SBA is the busiest airport between Los Angeles and San Jose carrying approximately 750,000 passengers annually. It is an integral part of the transportation system and an economic engine for the region generating a quarter billion dollars of revenue in taxes, sales, and employment to the local community.

Applications must be received by 12/05/2019. To apply, please visit:

Assistant Airport Operations Director - CLT - The City of Charlotte

Organization: The City of Charlotte

Date Needed: 01/01/2020

Post Until: 12/01/2019

City: Charlotte

State: North Carolina

Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Salary: $97,582-$152,472

Description & Details

The City of Charlotte is seeking an Assistant Airport Operations Director to assist in managing the day-to-day functions of Airport Operations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). This position performs management work planning, directing, supervising and reviewing the work of Airport Operations personnel to include Airside Operations, Security Operations, Terminal Operations, Landside Operations, Emergency Management, and the Joint Operations Center. This includes over 300 Aviation Department employees plus numerous contractual relationships.

Position Qualifications

Master’s degree plus five years of experience, or bachelor’s degree plus seven years of experience required. Major coursework should have included an aviation-related field, business or public administration, or related field. Experience must be related to airport management, airport safety and security, airport operations, ground transportation and/or parking, and include considerable direct supervisory/management experience.

Salary & Compensation

The salary range for this position is $97,582-$152,472 with a starting salary anticipation of up to $125,000 DOE. There is an attractive benefits package and relocation assistance. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: December 1, 2019

Applications must be received by 12/05/2019. To apply, please visit:

Airport Director - LWS - The Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport Authority

Organization: The Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport Authority

Date Needed: 1/15/2020

Post Until: 12/08/2019

City: Lewiston

State: Idaho

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: >10 years

Salary: $125,000

Description & Details

The Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport Authority is seeking an Airport Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Airport and develop and oversee the Airport’s business development, marketing, communications, finances, strategic planning, budget, capital projects, and air service development. The Director must have operations experience and expertise to make sound decisions guaranteeing the safe and efficient daily operation of the Airport. The Director must be able to effectively capitalize on the Airport’s opportunities to expand while ensuring accountability to the public.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in aviation management, business administration, or a related field. An advanced degree in a related field is preferred. Minimum 10 years of progressive and professional experience in aviation management or airport/airfield operations and management, including at least five years of administrative/supervisory responsibility. Designation of CM or AAE from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is desirable.

Salary & Compensation

The salary for the Airport Director position is $125,000 with a very attractive benefits package. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: December 8, 2019

To apply, please visit:

Airport Manager - SOP - The County of Moore

Organization: The County of Moore

Date Needed: 01/01/2020

Post Until: 11/24/2019

City: Carthage

State: North Carolina

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Salary: $65,000 - $100,000

Description & Details

The County of Moore is seeking an Airport Manager who will be responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Moore County Airport (SOP) in accordance with the goals of the Airport Authority. The Manager also needs to be responsive to the demands of high-profile visitors, the commercial needs of the resorts of the area, any applicable County policies, State mandates and, of course, Federal procedures and regulations.

The incumbent will provide comprehensive leadership and management of Moore County Airport and will maintain and develop the Airport with a culture that delivers continuous improvement in safety, capacity and capability, customer satisfaction, constituent satisfaction and financial strength. The Airport Manager is responsible for delivering competitive results and high customer approval ratings and responsible for management of all employee matters.

Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree preferably in aviation management, transportation, business administration or related field and ten (10) years (or equivalent) of experience in airport operations or administration (or equivalent), five (5) years of which are in a supervisory / management position. The candidate should have experience in supervising engineering and construction contractors to ensure contract and FAA regulatory construction compliance and knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) compliance. Preferred qualifications include accreditation from the American Association of Airport Executives and a valid FAA pilot certification.

Salary and Benefits: The salary range for the Airport Manager is $65,000 - $100,000 commensurate with experience. An attractive range of benefits is included. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Posting closes November 24, 2019.

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Assistant Airport Director - IFP - The Mohave County Airport Authority

Organization: The Mohave County Airport Authority

Date Needed: 12/31/2019

Post Until: 11/22/2019

City: Bullhead City

State: Arizona

Education Requirement: Bachelor's

Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Salary: $80,000 - $90,000

Type of Position: Full-time

Description & Details:


The Mohave County Airport Authority is seeking an Assistant Airport Director. This position is responsible for aiding the Airport Director in oversight and management of all airport activity at Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (IFP), a Part 139, non-hub primary commercial service airport.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Extensive knowledge of Federal, State, County, and municipal rules and regulations applicable to the operation of a Part 139 commercial service airport;

• Extensive knowledge of airport maintenance requirements, to include necessary supplies, materials, and equipment;

• Thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of airport business management;

• Thorough knowledge of airport real estate management, to include leases and contracts;

• The ability to analyze and effectively report on operating conditions and problems and to recommend or implement appropriate solutions;

• The ability to plan, assign, and direct the activities of the airport staff.

Position Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management, Business Management, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in the supervision and management of an airport is desired. A combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties for this position will be considered. AAE accreditation or CM designation is a plus.

Salary & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $80,000 to $90,000. A starting salary at or above the top-of range is possible for the exceptional candidate. There is also an attractive benefits package. Relocation assistance will be offered. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: November 22, 2019

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Airport Operations Supervisor - County of Ventura Department of Airports

Organization: County of Ventura Department of Airports

Post Until: 11/30/2019

City: Oxnard

State: California

Salary: The salary range for the Airport Operations Supervisor is $54,155.35 - $75,946.28. An attractive benefit package is included.

Type of Position: Full-time

Description & Details

The Airport Operations Supervisor under direction, plans, organizes and directs airport(s) operations, performs related administrative functions, supervises Department of Airport employees and serves as a member of the Ventura County Airports' supervisory/management team.

The ideal candidate will have considerable experience in airport operations including the knowledge of applicable FAA rules and regulations. Past work experience will demonstrate effective time management, the ability to plan, organize and schedule work activities of operations staff creating an environment in which employees are self-motivated, as well as the abilities to train staff, communicate clearly and effectively with airport tenants and users, make appropriate decisions based on sound judgment, and maintain confidentiality.


Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

· Enforces security and operational rules, regulations and procedures concerning landing, taxiing, parking, servicing, loading and unloading of aircraft, operation of vehicular traffic on the airfield, airline activities, buildings, access roads and parking facilities to ensure compliance;

· Supervises airfield activities verifying that security is maintained, major construction and repair projects are communicated to and coordinated with airport tenants/users and inspecting airfield lighting, runways, taxiways and ramp areas to identify and track needed maintenance;

· Supervises staff; trains personnel; carries out disciplinary actions and other personnel matters;

· Supervises quarterly fueling safety inspections of all fuel storage areas and fuel servicing vehicles; coordinates triennial airport rescue/firefighting drills; coordinates annual table top exercise;

· Maintains and updates the airport certification manual and emergency plan to comply with FAA PART 139 regulations;

· Oversees and takes necessary action to comply with the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan and the Spill Prevention and Counter Measures Plan for the airport(s) as mandated by state regulations;

· Responds to inquiries about terminal usage and explains procedures and safety regulations; coordinates terminal building and other facility activities with maintenance and security personnel;

· Investigates and reports to Airport management and regulatory agencies as required regarding complaints and disrupted airport operations, including but not limited to unscheduled plane arrivals and aircraft accidents;

· Prepares fiscal reports on operational expenses; compiles and analyzes operational expenses and statistical data to improve operations, identify program needs, recommend changes to operations and contribute to the budget preparation process;

· Notifies airport control tower to close runway(s) in all airfield emergency calls and disasters; directs emergency response personnel as appropriate; and oversees other safety considerations and activities necessary to resume normal airport operations;

· Tracks and verifies that all landing fees have been submitted to Airport Fiscal with all necessary information for billing as scheduled;

· Exercises authority to halt hazardous or unauthorized activities by tenants, employees or the public in violation of safety or security regulations and procedures and corrects any hazardous conditions;

· Performs other related duties as assigned.


Considerable experience in airport operations which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

The required knowledge, skills and abilities may be obtained by two (2) years of airport operations experience at a general aviation, military or commercial service airport. Some supervisory and/or lead experience is also required.

A Bachelor's Degree in Airport/Aviation Management, Public Administration, or related degree may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of:

· Federal, state and local rules, regulations, practices, policies and terminology;

· Fire safety techniques and practices;

· Uniform Fire Code and the National Fire Protection Association Standards;

· Principles and techniques of supervision;

· Principles of budget preparation;

· Grant writing process.

Comprehensive knowledge of:

· Federal Airport Improvement Program;

· Principles of air navigation;

· Aircraft operational requirements;

· Federal Airport Regulations (FAR) Part 139 related to daily inspections of runways, taxiways, fueling operations and ground operation areas;

· Transportation Security Regulations (TSR) 1542 related to airport security;

· Federal Aviation Airport (FAA) Part 77 related to obstructions to navigable airspace near and around airports.

Working ability to:

· Communicate effectively in an oral and written manner;

· Apply minimum security standards as mandated by TSR 1542;

· Read/interpret blueprints;

· Insure compliance to the airport certification manual and apply minimum safety standards as mandated by FAR Part 139;

· Conduct investigations;

· Plan, organize, and supervise the work of others;

· Prepare a variety of reports and recommendations;

· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal resources, the general public and outside contractors.


The salary range for the Airport Operations Supervisor is $54,155.35 - $75,946.28. An attractive benefit package is included.


This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. First review of applications is anticipated on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Please, submit applications to be included in that review as the recruitment may close at any time thereafter depending on the applicant pool.

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