Professional, leadership position within the Airport Operations and Safety Department responsible for managing the activities associated with the Landside Operations areas of Southwest Florida International Airport. Major functions involve overseeing the operation of various Ground Transportation systems at RSW and supervising the LCPA Ground Transportation Agent staff.GT systems include but are not limited to on-demand taxis, pre-arranged ground transportation service providers, on and off airport shuttle services, transportation network companies, airport parking lot management and shuttle operations, and rental car operational logistics.Ensures safe and effective operations are sustained and remain in compliance with federal, state, local ordinances, contract terms and conditions, and policies of the executive director or his designee(s). Position requires critical thinking skills, sound decision making capabilities, and proactive initiative. Work is performed under the general supervision and/or direction of the Senior Manager of Airside/Landside/Terminal Operations. Position completes special projects as required and performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Considerable knowledge of medium hub, air carrier airport landside and ground transportation operations. Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations, with the ability to effectively apply them to the Airport’s operation. Must be able to plan, assign and review the work of the Airport staff. Have the capacity to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of management, officials, tenants, and the general public. Capable of working without supervision with the ability to make independent judgments and establish workable solutions. Ability to maintain records, prepare correspondence and reports. Ability to plan and coordinate diverse activities. Ability to clearly communicate ideas, both verbally and in writing. Position requires the ability to work flexible hours to include nights, days, weekends, and holidays. Plus, this position is classified as Emergency Personnel in the event of a disaster and may be required to assist depending on the nature of the event. Additionally, this position may also be eligible for limited remote work arrangements.
Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in Aviation Management, Business Administration or related field. Experience must include five years in a medium or large hub air carrier facility or an equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered. Must have experience using two way radios, desktop computer, iPad or Chromebook with a high level of knowledge of Google products and Microsoft Office. Possession of a valid Florida driver license is required. Private pilot license is also desirable.
About Lee County Port Authority
RSW served nearly 6 million passengers in 2020 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. Today, 11 airline partners serve RSW with nonstop service throughout North America. With flights to major gateways like Atlanta, Chicago, New York and more, travelers have access to convenient connections worldwide.