CITY OF BOISE invites applications for the position of: Airport Operations Manager
SALARY: $46,717.00 - $54,496.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 08/28/14
CLOSING DATE: 09/18/14 05:00 PM
SUMMARY STATEMENT: Manages an Airport Operations and Security team at the Boise Airport. Responsible for developing and managing several programs within Airport Operations including FAR 139 airport certification program, airport self inspection, foreign object debris (FOD), winter operations, wildlife program and airport safety. Oversees several inspection programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations. Requires considerable independent discretion in decision making.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ensures Boise Airport is fully compliant with all sections of FAR 139 Airport certification program. Maintains Airport Operating Certificate pursuant to Federal Aviation Regulation 139. Promotes and ensures adherence to the FAR 139 Safety Program, and prepares, manages, and facilitates annual FAR 139 airport inspection, in addition to maintaining and administering the Airport Certification Manual. Oversees team completion of the airport self inspection program on a daily basis. Updates and maintains the Airport Certification Manual. Ensures compliance with self inspection programs pertaining to paved and unpaved areas, taxiways, runways, safety areas, airfield lighting, marking and signage requirements. Coordinates with the Boise Fire/ARFF Department to ensure fueling and ARFF records are FAR 139 compliant. Manages the airport foreign object debris (FOD) program, surface movement guidance and control system (SMGCS) and winter operations programs. Ensures that Airport Operations coordination and field condition reporting during snow removal operations are FAR 139 compliant. Coordinates with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), air traffic control tower, airlines, tenants and airport operations to keep the airport open and in compliance with FAA standards. (30%) Manages, through subordinate supervisors, a team of Airport Operations Specialists. Maximizes team efficiency through staff development. Creates and maintains a high performance and customer service-oriented work environment. Develops employee work schedules and manages all personnel issues as they arise. Assists team members with assigned work as needed. Conducts annual goal achievement and performance assessments as well as performance improvement plans when needed for the team. (25%) Co-manages the airport safety program to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Meets regularly with the City of Boise risk management and safety team. Facilitates and leads airport safety meetings. (10%) Completes all necessary audits, reports, and correspondence with internal and external customers. Develops, writes, and implements new programs required under new or changing federal regulations or to meet training needs identified by internal review, inspections or events. (10%) Supervisory responsibilities: Employees in this position are authorized to recommend and/or effect the full range of duties (with appropriate managerial review), including hiring, performance evaluations, transferring, promoting, assigning of significant duties, rewarding, disciplining and terminating employment; exercise independent judgment to direct others work and have the authority to take corrective action; and, utilize people skills to communicate, motivate and direct or oversee a person, group, department, or organization. (25%) Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
REQUIREMENTS: Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training Requires education and/or experience to attain the following: Bachelor's degree in Airport Management, Aviation Science, Business or Public Administration, or closely related field with five years experience in airport operations or administration including demonstrated experience conducting FAR 139 airfield inspections with three years experience supervising staff, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Functional knowledge of federal, state, local and airport regulations including (49 CFR parts 1540, 1542 and 14 CFR part 139); supervisory principles and practices; safety practices and procedures; maintenance principles and practices; 14 CFR part 139 and FAA Advisory Circulars; 49 CFR parts 1540 and 1542 and TSA Security Directives; airport operations; wildlife control techniques; the National Incident Management System (NIMS); effective public speaking and group facilitation practices. Ability to coordinate and supervise activities related to multiple programs; recognize and correct hazardous situations; exercise initiative, judgment, and decision making in solving problems and meeting organizational objectives; review work for accuracy and completeness; use Word, Excel and PowerPoint; maintain and organize files, records and documents; write management reports; analyze and resolve problems; develop and implement policies and procedures; evaluate the effectiveness workplace processes and procedures and recommend modifications and improvements; use a firearm and/or pyrotechnic devices for wild animal control; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance; and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation . Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record. Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training Five years supervisory or management experience in an airport/aviation field environment. Four years experience conducting FAA FAR 139 and TSA 1542 Compliance Inspections, or experience as a pilot, crew member, flight dispatcher or military experience. Advanced American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) training/credentials. FEMA NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 Certification. Licensing And Other Requirements Valid Idaho driver's license. Airport Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) permit. Special Requirements All applicants must be able to successfully pass City of Boise background check processes which include reference checks and criminal history checks. Applicants must be able to pass, or have: Education Verification Transportation Security Administration background check (SIDA) Drug Free Workplace: In accordance with the City of Boise Drug Free Workplace Regulation, this position is designated as safety sensitive and is subject to testing requirements including Post Offer Applicant Testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Suspicion, Post - Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for illegal drug use prior to hire. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test. This position is required to qualify and maintain qualification standards to carry firearms.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Efforts While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs, rarely lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs. Also the employee is occasionally pushing/pulling up to 10 lbs, rarely pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs. The noise level is rarely very loud. Work includes sensory ability to talk, hear, smell, touch and feel. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, run, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, climb and balance. Position requires hand/finger dexterity. Working Environment The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, extreme temperatures, in wet and humid conditions, with areas of dust, odors, mist, gases or other airborne matter. Employees work in/at heights and are exposed to mechanical, electrical hazards. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position. Employees may encounter uneven unpaved ground, dirt, mud, ice, and snow, and must be able to climb ladders and walk on open catwalks. Work includes protected exposure to chemicals. This position works: a rotating on-call schedule.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: www.cityofboise.org
Job Posting #03613