The Agency of Transportation is seeking a State Airport Operations Specialist. This position is responsible for assisting the State Airport Manager with enforcing and interpreting laws, rules and regulations for the operation of airports and aircraft, and inspecting State-owned airports. The Specialist coordinates airport functions, including program development, site selection, construction, and maintenance, including the maintenance and operation of the airport, which includes facilities maintenance, air navigational aids and systems, communication systems, and weather observing systems.
This position works closely with Agency staff to provide input regarding airport development, design, and construction activities. Additionally, the Specialist will updates and prepares Airport Operation Manuals, Airport Certification Manual, Airport Security Programs, Airport Fueling Manuals, written agreements, airport regulations and directives in support of federal certification, and security, safety and airport emergency activities. This position will manage plans for airport snow removal, mowing, self-inspections, FBO training, and emergencies.
Bachelor’s degree in aviation management, business management, public administration, or related field AND two (2) years or more of experience in airport administration and operations that includes experience with compliance programs, airport inspections, community relations, marketing, or commercial pilot/flight instructions. OR Four (4) years or more of experience in airport administration and operations that includes experience with compliance programs, airport inspections, community relations, marketing, or commercial pilot/flight instructions.
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