The General Aviation Officer is responsible for the development, promotion and conduct of general aviation activities in the State of Hawaii including the establishment of rules, regulations, standards and operational procedures. Drafts and recommends plans for promoting the establishment and location of light aircraft landing fields and provides technical advice, direction and information of such facilities. Promotes general aviation through activities in public education; develops flying safety through operational procedures in cooperation with general aviation users and the Federal Aviation Agency; and recommends procedures for the licensing of private landing fields.
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four(4) year college or university.
Administrative Experience: Applicants MUST meet ONE of the following requirements:
A) Four (4) years of administrative experience involving the management, operations and maintenance of an airport.
B) Four (4) years of experience involving the management operation AND development of aeronautical activities related to general aviation
C) Four (4) years of experience which have provided a thorough knowledge of methods of supervision, administration and management which have demonstrated ability to deal with others AND three (3) years of experience as an aircraft pilot, pilot instructor, investigator of aircraft accidents, flight operations inspector, inspectors of aircraft, aircraft engines and aircraft repair shops; or other responsible positions which have provided the applicant a good knowledge of flight techniques and practices or standards and criteria for safe flying operations, or standards governing airworthiness of aircraft as applied to flying activities.
Administrative duties and responsibilities MUST have included the following activities:
1) Development and execution of written policies
2) Enforcement of pertinent laws, rules and regulations
3) Planning, developing and directing of various airport or other aeronautical operations and facilities, or operations and facilities which are associated with type "C" experience above.
Substitution of Experience for Training: Administrative, professional, technical, investigational or other responsible work experience.
Additional Salary Information: Staring salary is at the minimum rate advertised.
State employment benefits include: Paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, health insurance, group life insurance, retirement plan, temporary disability insurance and more.
Internal Number: DOT-AIR-2020-14
About State of Hawaii- Department of Transportation, Airports Division
Aloha from HDOT! The Hawaii Department of Transportation is responsible to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain State facilities in all modes of transportation, including air, water, and land. Coordination with other State, County, and Federal programs is maintained in order to achieve these objectives. AIRPORTS MISSION STATEMENT To provide an Airports System that reflects the unique spirit of Aloha and connects Hawaii with the world.