Position Summary: Under general direction of the Public Works Director, manages, administers, and coordinates the daily operations, promotion, development, special events, and long-range strategic planning for the Los Alamos Airport in accordance with associated federal and state regulations, and the county’s established goals and policies. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications: •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Airport Management, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. •Five years’ experience in managing both the operational and administrative functions of a general aviation airport. •Two years in a supervisory capacity across all years of job related experience. •Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license. •Must successfully complete mandatory drug screening and subsequent random drug and alcohol screenings. •Must have completed Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist School from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) or be an AAAE Certified Member (CM).
Preferred Qualifications: •Air Traffic Controller or pilot experience. •Experience with economic development activities related to airports and airport operations. •A Class CDL-B license. •Experience in coordinating with airport engineering consultants with regard to project plans, specifications, bidding processes, project observation, required FAA project reports, project closeout documentation and grand reimbursement requests.
Additional Salary Information: The hiring salary is based upon relevant education and experience at or beyond the minimum qualifications.
County application is required. Apply at the Human Resources Division, County of Los Alamos, 1000 Central Avenue, Ste. 230 Los Alamos, NM 87544. Applications are available in our office, at www.losalamosnm.us or by calling (505) 662-8040. All vacant positions are listed on the above website.