DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The purpose of the Airport Operations Coordinator is to provide support throughout the Airside Operation section of the Houston Airport System. The Airside Operations business unit is to provide a safe and secure environment for users, tenants, and employees. The Airport Operations Coordinator ensures the airfield meets all FAR 139 and FAA Spaceport requirements to provide a safe and efficient airfield operating environment for aircraft, vehicles and personnel. This position participates in various phases of emergency management and irregular operations, special operations and events, while interacting with airport tenants, federal agencies, and airport management, military, and general public. "Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required."
The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters or records boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis. There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate of heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions. Will act independently, decisively in emergency situations and assume a leadership role in identifying and executing workable solutions to mitigate problems.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Requires a Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management, Airway Science, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Two years of progressively responsible experience in airport operations, airport security or airport safety are required. Directly related professional experience may substitute for the above education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Requires a valid Class C Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2). Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances for working at an airport.
Additional Salary Information: Preference will be given to applicants obtaining an Airway Science, Airport Management, or Airport Management Degree, FAA Pilot License/Certificate, Member of AAAE and/or AOPA. Current knowledge in FAA rules, regulations, directives, procedures and Advisory Circulars governing airport operations is strongly preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to demonstrate competent and effective oral and written communications skills is a plus. Experience in supervising, developing and implementing planning solutions in a large-hub airport environment is a plus.
Application must be submitted to www.houstontx.gov.
Internal Number: 21779
About Houston Airport System
The Houston Airport System provides a safe and dynamic air services network that fosters economic vitality for the transportation industry and facilitates a strong level of global connectivity for diverse and growing population living throughout the greater Houston region.
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH):
• Located approximately 23 miles north of Downtown Houston
• 29 passenger airlines
• Nearly 200 non-stop destinations
• Nearly 43 million passengers in 2015
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):
• Located approximately 7 miles south of Downtown Houston
• 5 passenger airlines
• Nearly 60 non-stop destinations
• More than 12 million passengers in 2015
Ellington Airport (EFD)/Houston Spaceport
•Located approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Houston
•Supports the operations of the U.S. military, NASA and a variety of general aviation tenants
•Home to the nation’s 10th licensed commercial spaceport
•Houston Spaceport is a focal point for aerospace innovation
The three-airport system served more than 55 million passengers in 2015, an increase of almost four percent over the 2014 record-setting mark.
Together Houston Air...ports form one of North America's largest public airport systems and position Houston as the international passenger and cargo gateway to the south central United States and a primary gateway to Latin America.