As an Airfield Operations Specialist (AOS) under the direction of the Airfield Operations Managers, the AOS performs liaison work with the FAA, Airport Tenants and WCAA personnel. Inspects Airport Facilities and equipment for FAR Part 139 compliance (Airport Safety Self-Inspection), safety, and security, in accordance with governing criteria. The AOS works on and around the Airport including the Airport Operations Area, terminals, dispatch center and various Airport assets. This position is a 24/7/365-day operation which includes weekends, holidays and overtime. Overtime may be required.
1. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management: AND
One (1) year experience at a general aviation or commercial service airport in airport operations including experience conducting field inspections, issuing NOTAMs and ensuring compliance to Part 139 requirements: OR
Successfully completed and passed the AAAE Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Airfield Operations Program;
2. Have a High School or General Education Diploma; AND
Three (3) years’ experience at a general aviation or commercial service airport in airport operations including
experience conducting field inspections, issuing NOTAMs and ensuring compliance to Part 139 requirements; AND
Successfully completed and passed the ACE Airfield Operations Program.
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:
A valid driver's license and a safe, acceptable driving record.
Must complete Airfield Certification requirements within three (3) months of job start date. Passing and maintaining the Airfield Certification (including training and testing) is a condition of employment in this classification.
Benefit package includes: retirement, paid vacation, sick & holiday pay, tuition reimbursement, health, optical & dental, performance bonus and life insurance. Annual Service Awards are presented to WCAA’s employees for every 5 years of service. Recipients receive a special gift of their choice.
Internal Number: 326
About Wayne County Airport Authority
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) welcomed nearly 35 million passengers in 2017 and is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs. Established in 2002 by Michigan Public Act 90 (2002), the Airport Authority is an independent agency responsible for the operation of Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Willow Run Airport and Crosswinds Marsh. The Airport Authority directly employs more than 600 individuals across a number of disciplines, while the airports themselves are home to more than 18,000 jobs.