Reporting to Board of Directors. Responsible for airport day-to-day administration, operations and maintenance ensuring facilities and grounds are in compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Maintains strong and productive relationship with air service companies, full service Fixed Based Operator (FBO), limited FBOs, airport tenants, pilots, contractors, government agencies and the general public. Proactively involved in economic development with goal of making OWB a self-sustaining business. Executes annual budget and capital expenditures in accordance with Board approval. Compensation commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits.
• Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Aviation Management, Public Administration or related field. • A minimum of 5 years experience in airport operation, with a minimum of two of those years being in a management position. Progressive responsibility experience may be considered. • Extensive knowledge of FAA Regulations. • Experience with TSA and Airport Security Plans • Knowledge of Kentucky Department of Aviation and FAA funding protocol: A. Airport Improvement Plan Entitlement Funding B. FAA Discretionary Funding • Experience working with commercial airlines. • Part 139 Airport Operation experience.
About OWENSBORO DAVIES COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport (OWB) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6km) southwest of the central business district of Owensboro, a city in Daviess County. The airport is owned by both the city and the county and is governed by a 10-member board. OWB covers an area of 880 acres. The airport has two runways, one with a concrete surface and the other with an asphalt/concrete surface. The airport has two fixed base operators, MidAmerica Jet and Modern Transportation to serve the aviation community. There are approximately 15 businesses and agencies with activity at the airport. OWB Airport is a very productive airport in terms of takeoffs and landings with over 23,000 aircraft operations annually. These operations involve military aircraft training, general aviation activities and commercial flights provided by Allegiant Airlines and Cape Air Airlines. Allegiant Airlines brands itself as a vacation partner to consumers who are looking for value and convenience. Cape Air brands itself as a simple, inexpensive commuter option flying to Nashville and St. Louis.