The Portland International Jetport has a new position for an Airport Maintenance Manager. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Operations and Maintenance. This is a senior management position in the oversight of airport maintenance and requires the exercise of judgment and the application of expert knowledge of civil aviation, airports, maintenance operations and personnel management. Responsible for the oversight, evaluation, professional development and disciplinary procedures of maintenance personnel. The successful candidate develops a team environment which fosters professional growth and development with a focus on attaining industry best practices; directs all aspects of airfield maintenance, including snow removal of the runways, taxiways and ramp; directs the airfield construction and equipment portions of the FAA-funded Airport Improvement Program. Non-union - pay band C44. Deadline for applications for this position if Friday, January 19, 2019.
This position will be front and center in reinforce the Jetports core values of Safety, Service, Teamwork and Trust. Minimum Requirements of Work: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university; Minimum three years prior senior level airport operations, maintenance, and construction experience at a Part 139 airport with snow removal operations; Ability to be on-call for emergencies; Knowledge of current operational procedures on preparation, repair, maintenance, and modifications of various sites and facilities as required; Ability to anticipate situations thoroughly and in detail to ensure a safe flying environment; Ability to make on-the-scene decisions affecting airfield safety; Knowledge and understanding of the principles and techniques of personnel management and supervision; Knowledge of the current materials, methods, tools, and equipment used in journey level building trades (painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning), and custodial maintenance; Ability to manage several situations simultaneously and to assure a safe airport; Knowledge of the principles and practices of airport operations and airfield maintenance; Knowledge of Federal and State rules and regulations as well as funding methods; Ability to prepare budget recommendations; Knowledge of safe operations of vehicles and equipment; Ability to prepare reports and keep records; Knowledge of flight operational procedures; Knowledge of heavy construction; Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to deal and work effectively with others, often under pressure; Ability to coordinate the work of subordinates in a variety of activities; Ability to obtain a valid State of Maine Driver’s License; Ability to contract for and supervise civil engineering services. Successful completion of TSA Criminal Backound Check in accordance with TSR Part 1542 to acquire and maintain an airport security badge. Training and Experience Desired: Master’s Degree in Aviation or Business Administration; Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) of the American Association of Airport Executives.
Additional Salary Information: This is a 40 hour per week position that will benefit from additional wages earned during overtime situations. Employees receive a generous benefits package which includes: 12.5 paid holidays, fully funded employee health insurance, sick/vacation leave, shift differential, pension options, and optional dental/life/income protection insurance. Tuition reduction/scholarship programs with Kaplan University and USM are available.
About Portland International Jetport
The Portland International Jetport (PWM) is owned and operated by the City of Portland and managed by its Department of Transportation. The largest in the state, PWM is a small hub airport serviced by six air carriers with average annual enplanements just under one million. Learn more about PWM by visiting our website: www.portlandjetport.org.
About the City of Portland: All permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays, fully funded employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; defined benefit pension options; optional dental, life and income protection insurance; and tuition reduction/scholarship programs with Kaplan University and University of Southern Maine. The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its work force. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
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