The duties and responsibilities for the position of Airfield Operations Specialist (AOS) but is not limited to such description. Under the direction of the Airfield Operations Managers, the AOS performs liaison work with the FAA, Airport Tenants and WCAA personnel. Inspects Airport Facilities and equipment for FAR Part 139 compliance (Airport Safety Self-Inspection), safety, and security, in accordance with governing criteria. The AOS works on and around the Airport including the Airport Operations Area, terminals, dispatch center and various Airport assets. This position is a 24/7/365-day operation which includes weekends, holidays and overtime. Overtime may be required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management: AND
One (1) year experience at a general aviation or commercial service airport in airport operations including experience conducting field inspections, issuing NOTAMs and ensuring compliance to Part 139 requirements: OR
Successfully completed and passed the AAAE Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Airfield Operations Program; OR
2. High School or General Education Diploma; AND
Three (3) years’ experience at a general aviation or commercial service airport in airport operations including experience conducting field inspections, issuing NOTAMs and ensuring compliance to Part 139 requirements; AND
Successfully completed and passed the ACE Airfield Operations Program.
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES
A valid driver's license and a safe, acceptable driving record.
Must complete Airfield Certification requirements within three (3) months of job start date. Passing and maintaining the Airfield Certification (including training and testing) is a condition of employment in this classification.
Internal Number: Req. 250
About Wayne County Airport Authority
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) welcomed nearly 35 million passengers in 2017 and is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs. With service from 14 scheduled passenger airlines, Michigan’s largest airport offers more than 1,100 flights per day to and from more than 140 non-stop destinations on four continents. With two award-winning passenger terminals, six jet runways, and an onsite AAA Four-Diamond Westin Hotel, DTW is among the world’s most efficient, customer friendly and operationally capable airports in North America. DTW is operated by the Wayne County Airport Authority, which also operates nearby Willow Run Airport – an important corporate, cargo and general aviation facility. The Airport Authority is entirely self-sustaining and does not receive tax dollars to support airport operations. Visit www.metroairport.com for more information.