Director - Airport City of Tallahassee, Aviation Department
CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Applications requested by March 1, 2019
Salary: $73,403 - $168,604 annually New hire salary may not exceed $135,137 annually
This is responsible managerial work directing the operation, maintenance and security of the City's international airport. Work involves responsibility for the efficient and economical management, operation and maintenance of the airport and coordination of airport activities with federal and state agencies. Work is performed under the administrative direction of an Assistant City Manager and considerable independent judgment, discretion and initiative is exercised in carrying out the daily operations of the department with efficiency and effectiveness.
Minimum Training and Experience
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in airport management, public or business administration or a related field (i.e. Engineering) and seven years of administrative and managerial experience, three of which must have included airport facilities, administration and management, and at least one of the following: long range airport planning, airport marketing, and contracts negotiations and administration. Three years of the required experience must have been in a senior supervisory capacity in an airport environment.
Necessary Special Requirements
In accordance with 49 CFR Part 1542, employees must successfully complete a fingerprint-based criminal history records check and personal background check prior to employment. Must possess a valid Class E State driver's license at the time of appointment.
Equal Employment Opportunity The City of Tallahassee is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: New hire salary may not exceed $135,137 annually
About Tallahassee International Airport
The Tallahassee International Airport serves a diverse group of users, including airlines, commuter and charter services, scheduled air cargo operations, corporate aviation, light aircraft training, and a wide variety of other business-oriented and private general aviation activities.
The City of Tallahassee owns and operates the Tallahassee International Airport. The Airport facility is located on a 2,743 acre site, seven miles southwest of the city's central business district and within the corporate city limits. The Airports market service area includes a 100 mile radius, Tallahassee and 32 counties in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.