St. Joseph County Airport Authority (SJCAA) is seeking an enthusiastic, forward-thinking individual for the position of Operations Specialist. This position is responsible for maintaining airport compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations Part 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulations 1540 series, and all other applicable statutes, regulations and requirements to ensure the safety and security of all airport users. Duties will include airside and landside inspections, response to all emergency situations, NOTAM management, and serve in a liaison capacity between airport management, tenants and the public. All employees are expected to be part of our customer service team as Dedicated Customer Care Specialists. Weekends, holidays and shift work required. Starting wage is $14.00 per hour.
Applications must be received by February 28, 2018.
A Bachelor's degree in aviation management, business administration, or a related field is preferred; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of two years of work experience at a commercial airport. Ability to pass a 10-year background and Criminal History Records Check required. Valid driver's license is required.
About South Bend International Airport
The South Bend International Airport (SBN) is located just a few miles west of the city center of South Bend, in the very northern part of the State of Indiana and close to the border of Michigan. It is approximately a 35-mile drive west to the shores of Lake Michigan. The airport has easy access to Interstate 80/90 and US 20/31. Thanks to its multi-modal transportation complex, SBN is the only non-hub airport in the United States featuring air, interstate rail, and interstate bus services at one multi-modal terminal location.
SBN’s three airlines (Allegiant, Delta, and United) provide non-stop flights to 10 cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Newark, Phoenix-Mesa, Minneapolis, Orlando/Sanford, Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg, and Punta Gorda/Ft. Myers. SBN’s multi-modal terminal serves over one million air, rail and bus passengers each year. According to the 2012 Economic Impact Report from the Aviation Authority of Indiana, the South Bend Airport's total annual economic impact on South Bend and surrounding communities is in excess of $ 1.7 Billion. In 2011, over 600,000 origination and destination passengers used SBN. The airport has 48 full time employees and 7 part time employees.