Act as a shift lead for other Airport Operations Specialists (Intro, Specialist I and Specialist II), including assigning and performing tasks and coordinating the work of all specialists on shift to ensure safe and efficient operations. Ensure that accurate and high quality work is produced on time by the airport operations department. At all times, comply with the doctrine of completed staff work.
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This position is the top classification in the Airport Operations Specialist series. Successful candidates must have excellent communication skills, a positive team work attitude and are expected to have a minimum of three years’ experience in Airport Operations or equivalent experience in order to qualify. High School education is required. Must be able to work all shifts, including nights, holidays and weekends on a rotating schedule. Must be eligible for or already possess ARFF certification and must maintain the physical ability to perform ARFF duties while employed as an Airport Operations Specialist; this includes the ability to lift and move 75 pounds. Must be able to pass Movement Area Driver’s Training. Must be able to work outside and in all weather conditions. Must be able to pass a TSA Criminal History Records Check, Security Threat Assessment, and an OSHA required Fit Test for the purpose of using a self-contained breathing apparatus. Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management or related field; private pilot certificate; and AAAE A.C.E., CM or other designations relevant to the position highly desired.
Additional Salary Information: Includes excellent benefits
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