The City of Phoenix Aviation Department is seeking a results-oriented professional to serve as the Aviation Business and Properties Special Projects Administrator in the Business and Properties (B&P) Division at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This position reports to the Deputy Aviation Director – Business and Properties and will be responsible for the profit and loss of the parking services and rental car center business lines within the Business and Properties Division. This position will provide both the leadership and management direction necessary to achieve business line goals and objectives in support of the department’s business and strategic plans and manages resources and cross-functional personnel, primarily through subordinate managers/supervisors. The position will assume the duties of the Deputy Director in the Deputy Director’s absence.
The Aviation Business and Properties Division is comprised of four Sections: Airline Affairs, Concessions, Parking, and Commercial Real Estate. This diverse group is responsible for the management and development of the Aviation Department’s real property assets at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), and two General Aviation Airports – Phoenix Deer Valley (DVT), and Phoenix Goodyear Airport (GYR), ensuring their long-term viability through revenue generation, contract administration and management of land and development of improvements. The team manages over 4 million square feet of facilities, ground leases for approximately 2000 acres of land, developing, negotiating and managing agreements with over 1,600 tenants.
The ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively manage relationships with all Operators, Airlines, Concessionaires, tenants, business partners, local government officials, the community, and other stakeholders.
This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.
Some of the major responsibilities of the position include:
Planning, directing, managing, and overseeing all activities related to the rental car center.
Management of airport parking, developing plans for increasing commercial activities/revenue at the airport.
Preparing reports to the Phoenix Aviation Advisory Board and the Phoenix City Council.
First review of applicants will occur the week of July 14, 2019. Recruitment closes July 29, 2019. All materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
Up to $116,064 annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 8.5% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,360/annual car allowance and $1,200/annual cell phone allowance.
A comprehensive Middle Manager benefits package is offered which includes:
Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days. For more details, visit: Middle Manager Benefits.
A minimum of five years’ progressively responsible experience in public administration and research or construction management
A bachelor's degree, preferably in business or public administration, finance, aviation, or related field.
An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.
All positions in the Aviation Department require individuals to pass a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background check prior to hire.
The following list is not all inclusive but are TSA general factors for disqualification of employment for working at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Other factors will be assessed that may also lead to disqualification. Qualified candidates should consider these factors when applying. Aviation Employment Disqualifiers
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Includes the job requirements listed above plus:
Three years in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a large commercial airport environment.
Working knowledge of aviation industry agencies, tenants, and airport functions.
Experience in parking management, facilities and/or property management,
Knowledge of full range of real estate principles and practices including property management, development and leasing.
Experience managing capital improvement programs and budgets.
Experience managing and negotiating large projects from concept through implementation
Knowledge of compliance in contracts, agreements, leases and permits, etc., with all Federal, State and Local laws, grant assurances, Aviation Rules and Regulations and other applicable requirements for Aviation’s Business programs.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list.
During the online application process, please be advised that you will need to provide responses to the following open-ended questions (the system allows copying/pasting into the answer fields):
In approximately 100 words or fewer, indicate your primary areas of expertise as well as unique and common deliverables for which you were directly responsible.
In approximately 100 words or fewer, describe major achievements that you anticipate will be relevant to this position.
Describe your experience in developing and monitoring a business plan, including the use of key performance indicators (KPI’s), for an organization or company within the past 3-5 years.
YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
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About City of Phoenix
The City of Phoenix is a four-time recipient of the "All American City" award, Governing magazine's only "Grade A City" in 2000 and the 1993 winner of the Carl Bertelsmann prize "Best Run City in the World". It has over 15,000 employees and values the diversity of its community and is a equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Some of the benefits include: Medical and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Annual Vacation and Sick Leave, Educational Reimbursement, Deferred Compensation Program, and Retirement Plan.