The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is seeking an experienced, energetic, strategic, innovative and results-oriented leader to fill a critical position in the Aviation Department’s executive leadership team. The Airport Operations Director leads several divisions that are responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of essential aeronautical, technical, regulatory and operations support, and airport certification and safety services for stakeholders at the Port Authority’s system of five airports (JFK, LGA, EWR, SWF, and TEB).
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (an advanced degree is desired). The candidate should also possess significant progressively responsible experience at an executive level capacity, preferably working for an organization comparable to the size and complexity of the operation in the Aviation Department of the Port Authority.
Posting Deadline: January 12, 2018.
The Airport Operations Director Oversees:
Aeronautical and Technical Services
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting
The position will be responsible for developing the department’s agenda and implementing short and long term strategies to meet the needs in all of these business areas.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (an advanced degree is desired)
Significant progressively responsible experience at an executive level capacity, preferably working for an organization comparable to the size and complexity of the operation in the Aviation Department of the Port Authority
Certification from the American Association of Airport Executives (C.M. or A.A.E.) is a plus
Additional Salary Information: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
The Port Authority of NY & NJ builds, operates, and maintains critical transportation and trade assets. Its network of aviation, rail, surface transportation and seaport facilities annually moves millions of people and transports vital cargo throughout the New York/New Jersey region. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, home to the iconic One World Trade... Center.
The Port Authority of NY & NJ operates the world’s busiest airport system – John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports – and has a management agreement at Atlantic City International Airport. The Port Authority’s airports produce revenues of $2.4 billion and are staffed by more than 1,500 aviation professionals (70% unionized operations and maintenance staff) from the Port Authority, along with thousands of contracted staff.
In 2016, the agency’s airports handled more than 130 million passengers