Position responsible for day-to-day airside and landside operations of the airport. Assists with rescue and post-accident recovery operations. Conducts ramp and hangar inspections to ensure safe and efficient operations of the Airport. This employee responsible for representing management on all matters concerning airport operations in the absence of higher authority. Acts as the primary contact for Airport management with tenants, FAA Air Traffic Control, Police, Airport Rescue and Firefighting personnel, contractors and other governmental agencies and city departments. Inspects terminal, facilities and grounds; responds to emergencies and incidents and represents management; coordinates and monitors airport construction activities; NOTAM issuance; completes special projects and/or assignments; assists with the badging and training process.
Apply on-line at www.shreveportla.gov. Deadline for applying is 12 noon Friday, January 18, 2019. Qualified applicants will initially be contacted to schedule a skype interview.
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Airport Management, Aviation Science, Business or Public Administration combined with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in airport operations or administration preferred; or a high school diploma and equivalent combination of education, military experience, training and relevant sirport experience. Certified Member designation of ACE (Operations or Security) through the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is strongly preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The City of Shreveport offers health, dental and vision insurance coverage. Employees do not pay Social Security but contribute to the City's retirement system. New employees accrue 10 days of vacation and 10 days of sick leave during their first year of employment. There are 10 paid holidays.
About City of Shreveport
Shreveport Airports are a department of the City of Shreveport. The Director of Airports is charged with management of the Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) which is a commercial air carrier airport and the Shreveport Downtown Airport (DTN) which is Louisiana's largest General Aviation airport. The annual operating budget for the Airport is approximately $25 million, and the department employs approximately 70 people. Downtown Airport logged more than 64,000 airport operations in 2015, has an Airframe & Powerplant school and is experiencing rapid growth.