The City of Cortez is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the full-time position of AIRPORT MANAGER at the Cortez Municipal Airport.
The successful candidate will manage, direct, and coordinate the activities of the Cortez Municipal Airport. Some essential functions include preparing and monitoring budget, managing all activities including staff and equipment, write Colorado State Department of Aviation grants, maintain records for federal and state review, represent the Airport for FAA sponsored projects, conducts safety and security inspections per FAA and TSA guidelines, controls wildlife hazards on airfield, compose State mandated Stormwater Management plan, in charge of snow removal, acts as Airport Ground Security Coordinator, maintain Airport Security Manual, and supervises maintenance and improvements at the Airport. In addition, this position has responsibilities involving public relations activities working with Federal and State regulatory authorities and with users and lessees of the airport facilities. The City of Cortez is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualifications: Ability to communicate will with others, both orally and in writing, with emphasis on writing and basic math skills. Knowledge in the operation of heavy and light equipment, and mechanical ability for the maintenance of equipment and fixtures. Knowledge of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing. Knowledge of Part 139 of the FAA regulations. High school graduate or equivalent. Aviation Management experience or equivalent.
Applications may be obtained from the City’s website at www.cityofcortez.com, or from the SW Colorado Workforce Center, 2208 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321, phone 970-565-3759. All applications must be submitted to the Southwest Colorado Workforce Center. To email a completed application and resume, use the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. To fax a completed application and resume, send to 970-565-0916, Attention Della. To register online with the Southwest Colorado Workforce Center go to www.connectingcolorado.com. Completed applications must be submitted to the SW CO Workforce Center by 5:00 p.m., November 4, 2020.
About City of Cortez
Situated in the Four Corners, the City of Cortez (pop 9,000) is the county seat of Montezuma County and is the most populous municipality. Cortez is ringed by mountains, mesas, and miles of rolling sage plains. A short drive in any direction will deliver you to fabulous areas of learning and discovery. Cortez, known as the Archaeological Center of America, is home to Mesa Verde National Park, Hovenweep National Monument, and Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Cortez is also close to the San Juan National Forest, as well as to the legendary mountain biking trifecta of Phil’s World, Boggy Draw, and Sand Canyon. Cortez offers an impressive array of parks, trails, natural areas, and preserves – over 650 acres - including a championship golf course. Cortez has a variety of lodging, shopping, and dining opportunities including local breweries and wineries. It also boasts easy access to world class fly fishing on the Dolores River, boating and fishing in McPhee Reservoir, and is a short drive to both Purgatory Ski Resort and Telluride Ski Area. Hunting and camping opportunities abound.