AIRPORT DIRECTOR – COEUR D’ALENE AIRPORT KOOTENAI COUNTY is seeking applications for our AIRPORT DIRECTOR position. This position is responsible for the management, development, operation, and financial control of the Coeur d'Alene Airport; represents the County on Airport issues; establishes policy guidance in areas of airport operations, safety, security, planning ARFF operations, construction development, equipment procurement, budgetary matters, community relations, and liaison activities with local, state and federal agencies; supervises airport staff concerning snow removal, grounds keeping, maintenance of airport facilities, runway and taxiway maintenance, and office administration.
Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting, 11.94% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement.
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with a degree in Business Management, and a minimum of 48 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess strong FAA knowledge for airport administration and have an in-depth understanding of airport operations
Excellent communication skills and a track record of working well with people of all backgrounds and experience levels in aviation
Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid driver's license, and be insurable; valid First Aid card and CPR certification.
THIS POSITION IS A GOOD FIT FOR YOU IF:
Possess a strong ability to establish effective working relationships essential to the long range development of airport operations
You have a proven track record of effective planning, formulating and directing all aspects of organization development and property acquisition to accommodate growing enterprise.
You are skilled in presenting and able to participate in public meetings and hearings as needed to solicit public response and explains policy and project options.
It is the mission of Kootenai County government to provide professional service with regard to public safety, essential service, preservation of natural resources and the responsible management of public assets for the common well-being of our citizens. Established in 1864 and named after the Kootenai Tribe, Kootenai County is located in northern Idaho, an area known as the Panhandle. Kootenai County is surrounded by scenic mountains and more than twenty pristine lakes, making it an outdoor enthusiast's dream. The largest city and county seat is located in beautiful Coeur d'Alene and is on the majestic shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. The county is 1,310 square miles, including 70 square miles of navigable waterways, 245,000 acres of national forest and 33,000 acres of state timberland. Kootenai County is a destination location for regional, national and international travelers; hence, the seasonal population increase is well beyond the local population of 171,362 (2020 Census). Kootenai County is the third-most populous county in Idaho and by far the largest in North Idaho.