The Associate Director Airport Security is a direct report to the Airport Manager to manage, monitor and enforce the Airport Security Plan (ASP) - Serve as primary contact for airport security-related activities - manage airport security-related matters, in compliance with regulations, including but not limited to: monitoring, evaluating quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, planning, overseeing daily operation, initiating corrective actions, recommending and implementing enhancements/required changes, preparing for an performing audits.
Essential Job Functions:
Be available to Transportation Security Administration (TSA ) on a 24-hour basis as required in 49 CFR Part 1542.
Act as the program manager between for Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport Authority and TSA, stakeholders, tenant/operators, air carrier station managers, and other federal, state and local government agencies.
Conduct training sessions, briefings and presentations on airport security for management officials, tenants and government agencies.
Use discretion and integrity when handling sensitive matters and ensure communication of key information in accordance with Title 49 CFR Part 1520.
Exercise tact and strategy in interaction with people.
Managing the Airport Security Plan:
Maintain the ASP in compliance with TSA regulations and its amendments.
Create, review and implement Action Plans in accordance with TSA directives.
Create and maintain policies and standard operating procedures related to airport security.
Investigate, initiate corrective actions and respond to Letters of Investigations (LOI) from TSA.
Work closely with Airport Operations and Maintenance departments in implementing security-related policies and procedures.
Work closely with Airport Operations and Engineering consultants on construction projects in access-controlled areas of the airport.
Assist Airside Operations Manager in holding staff accountable for responsibilities in relation to enforcing the ASP and performing certain routine audits.
Managing Badging Office:
Manage scheduling, training, assignment of duties
Create and maintain policies and standard operating procedures related to airport credentialing
Responsible for the credentialing process including criminal history background checks, security threat assessments, airport badge issuance/renewal/deactivation, and recordkeeping in compliance with TSA regulations and Authority policies.
Managing Security Systems:
Responsible for managing and coordinating maintenance/repairs aspects of Access Control system in collaboration with Airport Operations
Responsible for managing access cards and cyber key software in compliance with the established airport policy
Oversee, prepare, coordinate and conduct security training and performance compliance of contracted security personnel.
Design, implement and manage security-related projects.
Research, review and recommend purchasing needs, such as equipment and systems.
Prepare and manage the security operating and capital budgets while monitoring expenditures on a regular basis.
Apply project and team management skills to implement programs in timely and cost-effective manner.
Prepare for and perform security audits:
Perform quarterly 10% audits of airport staff and businesses
Perform annual 100% audits of airport staff and businesses
Conduct quarterly and annual audits of security badging software
Experience in Airport security environment fulfilling duties like those stated in this job description.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including word processing, spreadsheet applications, Excel, PowerPoint and database programs.
Obtain and maintain a security clearance as required by role and TSA regulations
Lead a functional area in performing work which is highly visible and complex in nature and scope.
Manage program, maintain compliance, and continually improve processes.
Develop goals and accomplish objectives.
Analyze problems/issues and identify and implement solutions.
Interpret and analyze the complex regulatory, industry and technical data and information for decision-making and reporting purposes, including decision-making in stressful situations.
Objectively, consistently and fairly enforce rules and regulations.
Manage complex projects, from planning through implementation.
Review detailed reports and determine relevant information or anomalies which require further review.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, tenants, department directors, regulatory agencies, direct reports, colleagues and the general public.
Interact effectively with others, exhibiting tact, flexibility, tolerance for different viewpoints, and composure in stressful situations.
Clearly and effectively communicate verbally and in writing to convey information, conduct fact-finding, prepare and make presentations and write management reports.
Speak in front of groups for training or meeting presentations.
Be dependable, show initiative, attentive to detail, and make decisions with confidence.
Internal Number: LWSASC2019
About Nez Perce County Regional Airport
Located in the northwestern, central region of Idaho, the Lewiston-NEZ Perce County Regional Airport serves the Lewis and Clark Valley. The City of Lewiston, Idaho shares the banks of the Snake River with the City of Clarkston, Washington. Outdoor recreation abounds with a wide range of activities. Our large catchment area for travelers, the community and businesses utilize the Nex Perce Airport with a trough put of over 30,000 enplanements per year.