The City of La Crosse, La Crosse Regional Airport, WI is recruiting for the position of AIRPORT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR at the La Crosse Regional Airport. This position involves performing a variety of specialized and detailed tasks in support of Airport Operations, Aviation Security, and Public Safety. Position responds to aircraft fire emergencies, complies with Transportation Security Regulations Parts 1540 and 1542 and Federal Aviation Regulations Part 139, and completes various logs and reports supporting airport operations. The perfect candidate for this position is a team orientated self-starter who has the drive and desire to learn on a daily basis and to master the various skills needed in airport operations. Candidates must be able to work in a team atmosphere as well as individually with minimal supervision. Customer service skills are a must as the Airport values positive interactions with all of our customers including internal stakeholder, tenants, and airline passengers.
Applicants must have a High School diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of 1 year of Airport Operations experience required; or equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Preference will be given for a 4 year college degree in Aviation Management or experience in aviation in general. Strong customer service skills required. Ability to complete ARFF certification with schooling provided by the Airport. Ability to complete and maintain Non-Federal Weather Observation certification in accordance with FAA requirements. Must possess valid unrestricted driver’s license. Ability to pass rigorous background security check to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge. Selected candidate subject to post-offer/pre-employment drug screen.
This is a full time position with irregular working hours including 1 day on, 2 day off, 24.5 hour shifts (approximately 2,980 hours annually), nights, weekends, and holidays. The base wage for this non-exempt position is $41,926.16 - $54,990.62 annually and the maximum starting range is between $41,926.16 and $48,006.06 depending on qualifications. Holiday payments are in addition to the stated base pay. All hours paid are considered hours worked for overtime calculations. The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision plan, Wisconsin Retirement Plan, deferred compensation, life insurance, income continuation insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. The Airport pays AAAE professional dues. The City of La Crosse supports attaining a representative workforce and workplace equity. Applications must be received by March 9, 2018. A CITY OF LA CROSSE APPLICATION FORM IS REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, submit your completed City of La Crosse employment application to:
City of La Crosse Human Resources Department, 400 La Crosse Street, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Phone (608) 789-7595
More information is available at http://www.cityoflacrosse.org/hr/jobs
Additional Salary Information: In addition to base salary this position provides paid holidays and additional overtime availability.
About La Crosse Regional Airport
The La Crosse Regional Airport is a Part 139 Airport serving approximately 100,000 enplanements annually. The Airport is served by American Airlines and Delta Airlines.