*** All applicants must apply through MNAA’s company website by the application deadline by visiting: https://www.flynashville.com/about/Pages/Careers.aspx
Accepting applications until filled
Starting Salary Range: $71,797 - $$97,683
The Manager, Airport Planning is responsible for performing long- and short-range planning to support organizational initiatives regarding airport facilities, land use, transportation, and infrastructure. Other responsibilities include long- and short-term planning to set organizational direction and ensure compliance with zoning rules, land use ordinances, and federal, state, and local governmental regulations
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Manages planning for the airport, including developing and updating of airport master plans, airport layout plans, terminal area plans, general aviation plans, land use planning, and other long-term comprehensive airport plans.
Conducts preliminary engineering and planning studies to identify issues, justification, and solutions pertaining to planned airport development.
Evaluates airport plans for compliance with federal, state, and local governmental guidelines, zoning, and land use ordinances and other rules, laws, ordinances and regulations.
Participates in the Airport Improvement Request (AIR) program, the Dig Permit process and the document review process.
Assists in the development of alternative solutions for airport facilities, airfield, and terminal area planning problems.
Coordinates strategic airport plans and objectives with other MNAA departments, airport tenants, and private developers and with local, state, and federal agencies.
Directs in-house planning studies and oversees management of consultant planning studies.
Prepares detailed airfield, apron, and support facility plans for aircraft and vehicle movements and passenger flows.
Evaluates the effect of tenant development requests and real property development plans on airport property.
Manages consultants, contractors, and personnel in preparing, maintaining, and development of planning documents.
Supports new business initiatives as they arise in the real estate and property development arena.
Responds to zoning and land use issues and inquiries related to the development of airport property.
Implements best management practices in the planning process in compliance with environmental policies.
Assists other departments with graphic representations of key infrastructure and assets, including ramp markings, potential development areas and other land uses.
Prepares and reviews draft correspondence and documents.
Maintains positive working relationships with local, state and federal planning agencies.
Participates in the development and allocation of the departmental budget.
Oversees the planning process, including infrastructure, roadway, ground transportation, parking, and multimodal transportation.
Reviews, updates and develops policies and procedures for planning activities.
Maintains regular and on-time attendance.
Follows all safety regulations.
Supports MNAA’s commitment to its culture and values, including Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence (RISE).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and other Characteristics:
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Airport Planning: Knowledge of principles, practices, and regulations related to airport planning.
Architecture and Engineering Design: Knowledge of contemporary principles and practices of architecture and engineering design.
FAA Regulations: Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations related to airport funding and operations, air traffic control, and building codes.
Business and Management Principles: Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Environmental Regulations: Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements related to airport operations and environmental compliance.
CADD Software: Skill in using computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) software such as MicroStation, AeroTURN and AviPLAN.
Problem Solving: Skill in identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Analytical Thinking: Skill in analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Computer Use: Skill in using a personal computer, the internet, and software required to perform job-related functions.
Data Processing: Skill in interpreting, defining, analyzing, and presenting data from various sources.
Managing Workload: Skill in organizing and prioritizing work, handling multiple responsibilities, and meeting deadlines.
Construction Plans: Skill in planning, designing, and interpreting construction plans.
Microsoft Office: Skill in using Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Microsoft Windows: Skill in using the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Relationship Building: Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and professional working relationships with others.
Reporting: Skill in preparing and producing timely and accurate oral and written reports.
Supervision of Personnel: Skill in supervising and managing others, including planning work, providing direction, motivating workers, and identifying the best workers for the job.
Presenting: Skill in developing and delivering presentations, both oral and written, to groups of varying size.
Budgeting: Skill in creating and managing budgets.
Written Comprehension: Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Mathematical Reasoning: Ability to understand and organize a problem and then to select the mathematical method or formula to solve the problem.
Attention to Detail: Is careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Professionalism: Demonstrates professional behavior and appearance in all situations.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge.
Community and Public Image:
Ability to effectively and professionally interact with members of the community.
Awareness of local community and political climate.
Identify business opportunities to increase revenue within scope of job duties.
Ability to build value-added relationships with customers, business partners, and potential business partners.
Creates and maintains budget including variance analysis.
Understands financial reports.
Solid knowledge and experience in specific job function.
Leading Functional Area:
Can solve problems and make solid decisions.
Enhances business skills and knowledge.
Manage politics and positively influence others:
Manages the work.
Executes strategy for functional area(s).
Takes risks and innovates.
Understands and navigates the organization.
Ability to manage change.
Builds and maintains relationships.
Embraces diversity and inclusion.
Listens and communicates effectively; honest and direct communication at all levels.
Manages effective teams and work groups.
Current and ongoing knowledge of regulatory compliance issues in airport industry and specific job function.
Focuses on improvement of business processes and procedures.
Demonstrates ethics and integrity.
Develops adaptability, open to new ideas and challenges.
Displays drive and purpose.
Exhibits managerial stature.
Increases own capacity to learn.
Increases self-awareness, accountability and honor commitments.
Treat others as we expect to be treated.
Ability to integrate information.
Critical analysis skills.
Deliver outstanding customer satisfaction.
General knowledge and understanding of the airport industry.
Skill in developing action-oriented plans.
Ability to think long-term impact of decision on organization and other departments.
Bachelor's Degree in in airport management, urban planning, civil engineering, or a closely related field required.
7 to 10 years of airport planning, property zoning, planning and design, or related experience required.
Valid Driver License.
Master's Degree in airport management, planning or related field.
More than 10 years of airport planning, property zoning, planning and design, or related experience.
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Certified Member (C.M.).
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification.
How to apply:
Apply by visiting: flynashville.com/careers
A kiosk is available in the Human Resources Department located on the fourth floor of the terminal.
Human Resources, One Terminal Drive, Suite 501, Nashville, TN 37214
The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) is seeking talented individuals interested in a career with one of the fastest growing airports in the industry. With over 300 professionals, MNAA is committed to the Nashville Airports Experience (NAE) by creating and inspiring a team dedicated to providing superior customer service, facilities and air service in a safe and secure, warm and welcoming environment that reflects the best of Nashville. In all phases of our operations, we value RISE (Respect, Integrity, Service & Excellence). We invest the resources needed to develop our employees, facilities and required policies and procedures. MNAA is currently building for the future, preparing for the unexpected, and has many exciting and unique career opportunities with competitive pay and excellent benefits. We appreciate your interest in employment with MNAA, and look forward to receiving your application.