The purpose of this classification is to manage and direct all airport maintenance and operations functions for the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport, to ensure the safety of the arriving and departing public and all aircraft using these facilities. Under general supervision of the Transportation Director, monitor and coordinate all operational activity occurring in the Air side Operations Area to ensure compliance with FAA Part 139, TSA 1542 and Airport regulations and policies. This is professional, administrative and supervisory work assisting in directing airport operations, security and safety. Work is performed under the general direction of the Transportation Director. The incumbent is expected to exercise considerable independence and initiative in the performance of daily tasks. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports and by results obtained.
Bachelor's degree in Business Management or closely related field, additionally, three (3) years progressively responsible supervisory experience in airport operations, maintenance and safety to ensure compliance with FAA Part 139, TSA 1542 and Airport regulations and policies or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.
Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (ABY) is a non-hub commercial service airport with approximately 30,000 annual operations and 39 based aircraft. The airport hosts one scheduled airline - Delta Connection Carrier Endeavor. Endeavor operates three daily flights to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport with 50-seat regional jets. United Parcel Service (UPS) also has a large presence on the airfield. There is an air cargo sort facility at ABY that services Southwest Georgia, Southeastern Alabama and the Florida panhandle. UPS serves Albany with Airbus A300-600 equipment. ABY serves a market area that includes the five-county Albany MSA which in 2000's U.S. Census had a population of 157,833. Albany is known as the Quail Hunting Capital of the World, so private jets from all over come to Southwest Georgia from November to February to take in the excellent hunting. That hunting traffic contributes much to the local economy. The Airport also hosts thousands of military operations from all over the country throughout the year to keep our military pilots in a state of readiness.Southwest Georgia Regional Airport is owned by the City of Albany. The Albany-Dougherty C...ounty Aviation Commission is charged with the day-to-day operations of the Airport through its designee, the Airport Director.