Coordinate Airport’s redevelopment efforts including the research and analyses on possible opportunities for existing property. Develop and execute marketing strategies for outside terminal properties and work with potential tenants to increase revenue. Conduct long and short range studies pertaining to the optimum usage of the City’s airport facilities; survey other airports and consults with officials regarding the usage of facilities; develop lists of potential bidders; formulate recommendations regarding the feasibility of proposed concessions; study economic programs of other airports for possible applications.
Perform background research related to the acquisition of property for the expansion of airport facilities; participate with departmental administrators in the formulation and negotiation of contract terms for the acquisition of property and the management of airport facilities. Represent the New Orleans Aviation Board during business development events and meetings.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
A valid driver’s license. *Applicants must be eligible for coverage under the airport’s auto liability insurance policy.
Three (3) or more years of experience in either airport commercial development, economic development, or another closely related field.
A résumé must be submitted to the hiring agency prior to appointment into this classification. * Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify any credentials claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification. NOTE: Pay above the minimum for superior qualifications may be granted under Civil Service Commission Rule IV Sec. 2.7 based on a review of the applicant pool, candidate's verified experience, education, and/or possession of related certifications. This position requires a one year probationary period. Aviation employees must maintain all required licenses, permits, certificates, and auto liability insurance eligibility during the duration of their employment. Failure to comply with any of the above listed provisions may result in termination.
About New Orleans Aviation Board
The New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) oversees the operation of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and the Downtown Heliport as an unattached board of the City of New Orleans. The nine member board is appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans.
Armstrong International serves over 13 million passengers annually with 15 airlines to 53 non-stop destinations. NOAB has annual revenues of $115 Million and has a $1 Billon Capital Improvement Program underway, including the construction of a new 35-gate terminal facility.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the gateway to one of the top travel destinations in the world – New Orleans. Conveniently located 15 minutes from downtown and the historic French Quarter, Armstrong International is poised for the future as the Airport of the Gulf South providing safe, first class customer service to travelers from around the world.