The City of South St. Paul is seeking applicants for Airport Manager. Fleming Field Airport is owned and managed by the City of South St. Paul, Minnesota. Fleming Field is the only non-MAC reliever airport in the metropolitan area, providing a first class terminal building for pilots and passengers.
The Fleming Field Airport Manager is responsible for the daily management, operations, security, and maintenance of Fleming Field Airport as assigned by the City Administrator. Supervise two airport employees and seasonal/temporary personnel. Develop, implement, and enforce polices, rules, and regulations. Coordinate airport activities with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Minnesota Department of Transportation – Aeronautics Division (MnDOT), and the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC). Plan and implement airport improvement projects, including pursuit of grants to offset costs. Develop financial objectives to increase profitability through the implementation of revenue enhancement and operational efficiency. Determine needs, develop operational and capital budgets for the airport.
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Facilities Management, or a field related to airport operations AND three years of experience in an airport operations position, which included supervision, customer service, maintenance, budgeting, and project management
In lieu of a degree, five years of related airport operations experience (3 of which included supervision, customer service, maintenance, budgeting, and project management)
Have or able to obtain a Minnesota Class A Underground Fuel Storage Licensures and/or Training within 90 days of hire
Able to effectively manage confrontation
Able to work a flexible schedule
Able to respond to emergency pages and phone calls 24/7 that may require returning to the airport after scheduled work hours
Able to attend and represent the City at scheduled evening meetings (community information meetings, Airport Advisory Commission meeting, City Council meetings, tenant meetings, etc.)
Able to effectively work in a team environment and promote a cooperative and harmonious working relationship with other City departments and employees
Excellent oral and written communication, and presentation skills
Experience with developing presentations and delivering presentations in front of groups
Intermediate skill proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs
Valid state-issued driver’s license and ability to pass a background check
The City of South St. Paul is one of the undiscovered treasures on the banks of the Mississippi River. South St. Paul is a small, family friendly community in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. South St. Paul has an active citizenry and a strong sense of community. It is known for its excellent school system, high quality police, fire, and other public services, and a responsive government.
Sou...th St. Paul owns and manages Fleming Field Airport. Fleming Field is the only non-MAC reliever airport in the metropolitan area, providing a first class terminal building for pilots and passengers.