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Airport Operations Officer Hot

Location
Kansas
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
14414270704
Posted
2021-1-13

This is a professional airport operations position which exercises a high level of discretion and judgment regarding a wide variety of duties both independently and supervised for all airport operations. The position exercises considerable confidential and independent decision making in response to difficult situations involving airside landside and terminal operations. The Airport Operations Manager provides work assignments instructions and evaluations through observations reports inspections and discussion. The primary mission of the position is compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 139 Certification of Airports and the Airport Certification Manual.

  • Starting pay: $19.007-$19.970/hour

Relocation expenses will not be provided.

Examples of Work Performed:
  • Performs day-time and night-time safety and security inspections and documents discrepancies.
  • Conducts security patrols issuing security challenges and conducting vehicle security inspections.
  • Responds to aircraft and other airport emergencies.
  • Operates a vehicle on the airfield and in other airport movement areas.
  • Communicates with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT).
  • Performs wildlife hazard management through habitat modification hazing and lethal reinforcement.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of Airport Standard Operating Procedures administrative regulations policies and training programs.
  • Coordinates snow and ice procedures including condition assessments electronic runway friction measurement condition reporting and planning and coordinating runway and taxiway openings and closures with the ATCT and Airfield Maintenance.
  • Plans initiates and coordinates runway and taxiway closures during emergencies routine maintenance and construction projects.
  • Prepares and disseminates information concerning critical airfield conditions and hazards to the national airspace system via Notice-to-Airmen (NOTAM) and to airlines tenants operators the ATCT and other airport divisions.
  • Monitors airport maintenance and construction activity to insure safe operations and compliance with safety plans
  • Prepares and distributes written and electronic reports as required.
  • Attends pre-construction and construction safety meetings.
  • Assists with updating and maintaining airport operations databases records and files.
  • Communicates with tenants operators airlines the ATCT and other airport divisions regarding routine matters and special projects.
  • Conducts movement area driver training Air Operations Area (AOA) training and initial and re-current movement area evaluation and certification checks.
  • Completion of work assignments requires operation of various vehicles - pick-up truck bus and step truck - often on off-road unimproved surfaces.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:
  • Knowledge of federal state and local regulations airport policies and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to learn and apply technical policies standards and regulations
  • Ability to hear and speak over the telephone company radio and VHF radio
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing
  • Ability to record information accurately both in writing and electronically
  • Ability to use a computer to access interpret and record information
  • Ability to read and interpret construction safety plans
  • Ability to learn comprehend and apply 14CFR Part 139 applicable FAA advisory circulars and airport standard operating procedures
  • Ability to operate firearms pyrotechnic devices and handle chemical repellants used in wildlife management
  • Ability to remain calm and effective under stressful conditions
  • Ability to walk on improved or unimproved surfaces up to one mile several times daily
  • Ability to climb up and down stairs ladders and other inclined surfaces
  • Ability to occasionally bend and kneel
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 10 lbs. frequently and 25 lbs. occasionally
  • Far vision sufficient to determine condition of internal and external facilities and equipment during normal emergency and adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to distinguish colors and brightness accurately under day or night conditions
  • Ability to work under sound conditions of up to 100 decibels with appropriate ear protection
  • Ability to tolerate working conditions that may include jet engine fumes odors and exhaust
  • Ability to work outdoors during inclement weather
  • Ability and willingness to work any shift holidays and mandatory overtime during times of critical need
  • Ability to be on-call up to 24 hours per day
  • Ability to pass a federal security background investigation to acquire and maintain DHS/Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandated airport security identification and access control media
  • Ability to pass AOA Movement Area Driver and Wildlife Hazard Management training as required by FAA regulations
  • Ability to pass Airport Security Access training as required by TSA regulations
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates representatives of other organizations and the public
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas drivers license within 60 days of employment
  • An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health and/or safety of other individuals in the work place

Required Experience and Training:
Requires graduation from a four-year college with a degree in aviation management airport management aeronautical science or other related degree. One year of experience or internship in airport operations or administration at a public use airport designation as an Airport Certified Employee (ACE) in Operations and/or a private pilot certificate are preferred.

Must pass a ten-year background investigation including employment drivers license security threat assessment and criminal history. Offers of employment are also contingent upon passing a physical examination which includes drug screening.

Starting pay for current City employees will be determined by City of Wichita policy or applicable bargaining unit agreement.

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Airport Operations Officer

Location: KS

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: Business Operations
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 0

Description: City of Wichita seeks a Airport Operations Officer.

This is a professional airport operations position which exercises a high level of discretion and judgment regarding a wide variety of duties both independently and supervised for all airport operations. The position exercises considerable confidential and independent decision making in response to difficult situations involving airside landside and terminal operations. The Airport Operations Manager provides work assignments instructions and evaluations through observations reports inspections and discussion. The primary mission of the position is compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 139 Certification of Airports and the Airport Certification Manual.

  • Starting pay: $19.007-$19.970/hour

Relocation expenses will not be provided.

Examples of Work Performed:
  • Performs day-time and night-time safety and security inspections and documents discrepancies.
  • Conducts security patrols issuing security challenges and conducting vehicle security inspections.
  • Responds to aircraft and other airport emergencies.
  • Operates a vehicle on the airfield and in other airport movement areas.
  • Communicates with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT).
  • Performs wildlife hazard management through habitat modification hazing and lethal reinforcement.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of Airport Standard Operating Procedures administrative regulations policies and training programs.
  • Coordinates snow and ice procedures including condition assessments electronic runway friction measurement condition reporting and planning and coordinating runway and taxiway openings and closures with the ATCT and Airfield Maintenance.
  • Plans initiates and coordinates runway and taxiway closures during emergencies routine maintenance and construction projects.
  • Prepares and disseminates information concerning critical airfield conditions and hazards to the national airspace system via Notice-to-Airmen (NOTAM) and to airlines tenants operators the ATCT and other airport divisions.
  • Monitors airport maintenance and construction activity to insure safe operations and compliance with safety plans
  • Prepares and distributes written and electronic reports as required.
  • Attends pre-construction and construction safety meetings.
  • Assists with updating and maintaining airport operations databases records and files.
  • Communicates with tenants operators airlines the ATCT and other airport divisions regarding routine matters and special projects.
  • Conducts movement area driver training Air Operations Area (AOA) training and initial and re-current movement area evaluation and certification checks.
  • Completion of work assignments requires operation of various vehicles - pick-up truck bus and step truck - often on off-road unimproved surfaces.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:
  • Knowledge of federal state and local regulations airport policies and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to learn and apply technical policies standards and regulations
  • Ability to hear and speak over the telephone company radio and VHF radio
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing
  • Ability to record information accurately both in writing and electronically
  • Ability to use a computer to access interpret and record information
  • Ability to read and interpret construction safety plans
  • Ability to learn comprehend and apply 14CFR Part 139 applicable FAA advisory circulars and airport standard operating procedures
  • Ability to operate firearms pyrotechnic devices and handle chemical repellants used in wildlife management
  • Ability to remain calm and effective under stressful conditions
  • Ability to walk on improved or unimproved surfaces up to one mile several times daily
  • Ability to climb up and down stairs ladders and other inclined surfaces
  • Ability to occasionally bend and kneel
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 10 lbs. frequently and 25 lbs. occasionally
  • Far vision sufficient to determine condition of internal and external facilities and equipment during normal emergency and adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to distinguish colors and brightness accurately under day or night conditions
  • Ability to work under sound conditions of up to 100 decibels with appropriate ear protection
  • Ability to tolerate working conditions that may include jet engine fumes odors and exhaust
  • Ability to work outdoors during inclement weather
  • Ability and willingness to work any shift holidays and mandatory overtime during times of critical need
  • Ability to be on-call up to 24 hours per day
  • Ability to pass a federal security background investigation to acquire and maintain DHS/Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandated airport security identification and access control media
  • Ability to pass AOA Movement Area Driver and Wildlife Hazard Management training as required by FAA regulations
  • Ability to pass Airport Security Access training as required by TSA regulations
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates representatives of other organizations and the public
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas drivers license within 60 days of employment
  • An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health and/or safety of other individuals in the work place

Required Experience and Training:
Requires graduation from a four-year college with a degree in aviation management airport management aeronautical science or other related degree. One year of experience or internship in airport operations or administration at a public use airport designation as an Airport Certified Employee (ACE) in Operations and/or a private pilot certificate are preferred.

Must pass a ten-year background investigation including employment drivers license security threat assessment and criminal history. Offers of employment are also contingent upon passing a physical examination which includes drug screening.

Starting pay for current City employees will be determined by City of Wichita policy or applicable bargaining unit agreement.

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Date Posted: 2021-1-13

Please Apply by: 2021-1-29