This position is responsible for assisting the Deputy Director of Aviation - Operations and the Operations Foreman in daily management of airport facilities, reviewing aeronautical conditions and making recommendations for operational safety.
Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
BA/BS in Aviation/Airport Management or related field required.
Additional experience may be substituted for a degree requirement on a two-for-one per year basis
Six (6) months of experience as an Operation Specialist at a Part 139 air carrier airport preferred.
Required to complete and pass Vermont Hunter Safety Course
In depth knowledge of acceptable conditions for safe operation of aircraft required.
Possesses in depth knowledge of FAR part 139
Must have a working knowledge of TSAR Part 1540 and 1542.
Must pass a ten year fingerprint based criminal background check and Security Threat Assessment (STA) for SIDA badge.
Must pass a FAA approved drivers training course for Movement Area Operator certification.
Ability to work with a diverse population with a strong commitment to equity and inclusion, among City staff and the general public. Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
Ability to determine exact condition of all airport surfaces through visual inspection and reports from subordinates, pilots and other personnel.
Ability to make safe and sound assessments and decisions under pressure of emergency situations such as snowstorms and aeronautical accidents.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written, required.
Must be able to work rotating shifts as required
Ability to work independently required.
Ability to work in all weather conditions required
May be required to be on call.
Must be a flexible team player that takes direction well, is safety conscious, customer-oriented, and willing and able to learn to operate all equipment and perform all tasks as assigned.
About Burlington International Airport
Burlington International Airport (BTV) is northern New England’s most convenient and welcoming airport. For your convenience, our terminal is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Located adjacent to Burlington Vermont, BTV is just ten minutes from Lake Champlain and an hour from five world-class mountain resorts. Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate BTV’s friendliness, excellent on-schedule record, and direct flights to many major cities. Beautiful, friendly, efficient and convenient - BTV is truly your gateway to a new kind of flying experience.