The North Platte Regional Airport is seeking qualified applicants to serve as the Airport Manager. Duties include planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting and budgeting of all activities for the North Platte Airport Authority. Candidates should be familiar with FAA regulations; air carrier and general aviation operations; experience developing and administering Federal and State grants; marketing and business development; strategic planning; and public relations. Applicants should have an air service development background and experience with Federal grants and FAR Part 107 and 139 operations. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related aviation field with experience in airport management and or administration preferred, but not required. Salary range $75,000-$110,000. Resumes by June 29, 2018 to Mike Jacobson, Chairman, North Platte Airport Authority, P.O. Box 829, North Platte, NE 69103. Call Mike Sharkey, 308-532-1900 (Airport Manager) or Mike Jacobson (Airport Authority Chairman), 308-534-2100 (ext. 205) with any questions.
A short list of candidates will interviewed at the North Platte Regional Airport located at 5400 E. Lee Bird Drive, Conference Room North Platte NE 69101. Candidates will be contacted to arrange intereview date and time.
Additional Salary Information: Benefit package available
About North Platte Airport Authority
The North Platte Airport Authority operates the North Platte Regional Airport Lee Bird field in North Platte, NE. The Through the Essential Air Service Program, the Airport has commercial air service to Denver CO twice daily with United Airlines operated by SkyWest Airlines. There are fifty T-Hangars on the field as well as an FBO, restaurant and two car rental agencies. The FAA has offices in the terminal building and the National Weather Service has their own facility located just west of the main terminal building. The primary Runway 12/30 is 8,000 x 150 ft and the cross wind Runway 17/35 is 4,436 x 100 both have parallel taxiways.
The Airport Manager has a support staff of an Assistant Airport Manager; four full time facility workers; and 2 part time facility workers who also provide ARFF coverage for all flights.