This position directs the activities of Deputy Directors in the administrative, technical, operations, maintenance, public safety, and auxiliary airports operating areas of the Aviation Department. The incumbent resolves problems and conflicts and establishes good management practices within the department. This class serves under the general direction of and in close coordination with the Director of Aviation Services.
Responsibilities include managing several key functions of the Aviation Department, such as administration, operations, facilities and services, business and development, technology, financial management, capital management, contracts and services, airport planning and environmental programs, and public relations. Day to day duties will include working with elected officials and advisory boards, managing business in a regulatory environment, and developing strategic initiatives for improved efficiency or customer service. This recruitment may be used for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.
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Five years of professional experience in the management, operations and development of a medium or large hub commercial service airport, three of which must have been in a position supervising professional level staff.
Bachelor's degree in airport management, business administration, civil engineering, or a related field.
Must reside within the boundaries of the City of Phoenix within 24 months of appointment or promotion.
Only the highest qualified will be posted to the eligible to hire list.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The job requirements listed above, plus:
Experience working in a complex urban environment and an understanding of the operational and regulatory setting of a large scale municipal government.
Experience working with elected officials and advisory boards.
Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration or a closely related field.
Airport certification or accreditation from an industry association such as American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) or Airport Council International (ACI).KNOWLEDGE OF:
Federal, State, and local rules and regulations pertaining to airport management, security, emergency preparedness, and operations.
Effective operations, safety, security, maintenance, sustainability, and asset management practices at General Aviation and Large Hub International Airports.
Public Safety and Security practices including National Incident Management System, Incident Command System, Safety Management Systems, and Security Masterplan initiatives.
Principles and practices of airport business management.
Lease negotiations, regulations and rate scheduling.
Principles and practices of finance and budgeting.
The City of Phoenix is a four-time recipient of the "All American City" award, Governing magazine's only "Grade A City" in 2000 and the 1993 winner of the Carl Bertelsmann prize "Best Run City in the World". It has over 15,000 employees and values the diversity of its community and is a equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Some of the benefits include: Medical and Dental Insurance,... Life Insurance, Annual Vacation and Sick Leave, Educational Reimbursement, Deferred Compensation Program, and Retirement Plan.