Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Aviation, this position assists in the daily operation of the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. Duties include ensuring that the Department of Aviation and its' tenants are in compliance with federal, state, local, and/or county regulations for the safe and orderly operation of the airport.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management or a related field. Two (2) years of experience at a commercial service airport is preferred. A valid Texas driver's license is required. NIMS ICS (National Incident Management System Incident Command System) 100, 200, 700, and 800 series training required, or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire. American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Certified Member (CM), Airport Certified Employee (ACE), ACE Operations and Security, Airport Security Coordinator certificate, and Private Pilot's License preferred. Must be able to pass a TSA background check for airport badging.
The City of Amarillo has a Commission-Manager form of government. This means that elected officials make policy decisions, and the staff, led by the City Manager, implements them. The Mayor and the four members of the City Commission are elected for two-year terms. They receive input from 34 boards and commissions. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the organization, responsi...ble for carrying out the City Commission's policy decisions and directing the City's 2,000 employees.