This position is the primary operational point-of-contact for the King County International Airport's (BFI) manufacturing, corporate, and general aviation tenants, as well as commercial operators. The successful candidate will lead the Airport's FAA Part 139 program, participate in major airfield construction and tenant improvement projects, as well as various safety and security initiatives. A key element of the duties of this position is examining current programs to improve efficiencies and effectiveness through the use of technology. This manager in this position is expected to be a customer-focused, relationship builder. This position is a working manager and will be expected to serve fulfill the role of a duty manager in being a designated as the point of contact for information regarding safety, security, compliance, construction and interaction with airlines, passengers, tenants, and the public.
Bachelor's degree in aviation or business management
3 to 5 years of progressive current airport duty management experience at a Part 139 Airport, in airport operations and safety (Note: in lieu of education, 7 to 10 years of current professional experience in an airport managerial position with responsibility for operational activities at a Part 139 Airport.
Specific knowledge and experience in hands on day to day in operation of an FAR Part 139 Airport.
Experience in of airport operations including but not limited to aircraft operating characteristics, airport tenant requirements, standards and protocols.
Experience with various airport safety and security programs.
Knowledge and experience in interpreting and applying federal regulations
Experience with airport emergency planning to include developing airport emergency plans and standard operating procedures to improve safety and efficiency.
Experience in supervising staff including schedule development, delegating and assigning duties, evaluating performance, recommending hiring as well disciplinary actions.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing in order to prepare reports, training materials and communications.
Ability to work effectively with others within the airport organization as well as tenants, federal regulatory and operational authorities.
Ability to effectively lead a team that contributes to a work environment that embraces and encourages diversity in its workforce and where differences are valued.
Ability to demonstrate behaviors that include fairness, respect, and inclusiveness.
Internal Number: 2018MD07725
About King County International Airport (BFI)
King County International Airport, commonly known as Boeing Field, is owned by King County and managed by the Aviation Division of the King County Department of Transportation. It is one of the busiest general aviation airports in the country—used by aircraft of all sizes and types, and filling a wide range of commercial and recreational needs. It receives no general tax dollars and is financed by rents, fees and some FAA resources.
Boeing Field was opened in 1928 to serve multiple functions: as a municipal airport, as a testing and delivery facility for the Boeing Company, and as a major air freight center for the region’s industries. Today, the airport continues to fill a multitude of needs and averages around 200,000 operations annually. It is a base for about 150 businesses, including air cargo companies, flight schools, charter operations, and helicopter services. Other tenants include hundreds of small aircraft owners who use planes for recreational and business purposes. The Museum of Flight, located at the airport’s southwest corner, features a wide variety of aircraft and exhibits showcasing aviation history from the earliest days of manned flight until today.
Please note—the information below is not to be used for air navigation.
Location: 4 miles south of downtown Seattle in the Duwamish Corridor
Elevation: 21.0 MSL surveyed
Latitude: 47 31.80' N
Longitude: 122 18.12' W
Based Aircraft: 418
Weather Data/ASOS: 206-763-6904
Services: U.S. Airport of Entry—U.S. Customs, Immigration, Public Health and Agricultural Inspection Facilities (find more info under Retail Services on our tenant directory)
Area: 634 Acres
Fuel: 100 LL, Jet A
Runway 13R/31L: 10,000' x 200', 340,000 lbs. double tandem wheel, ILS, LOC/DME
Runway 13L/31R: 3,710' x 100' Limited to use by aircraft up to 12,500 lbs.