The City of Fort Worth is the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.
The City of Fort Worth Aviation Department has an Airport Operations Officer job available at our Meacham International Airport location. This location operates 24 hours a day and 365 days per year. You must be willing and able to work shifts including nights, weekends, overnight and holidays. You will be responsible for performing duties to ensure airport compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Airport Operations Officer job duties include:
Ensure airport safety and security while providing excellent customer service.
Act as first responder to airport emergencies and coordinate with all involved agencies.
Monitor and evaluate the day-to-day activities of airside and landside operations at the City of Fort Worth airports to ensure compliance with lease provisions, policies and procedures and other governing regulations.
Conduct day and night inspections to ensure compliance with all pertinent FAA and TxDOT regulations.
Check airport facilities for repair and maintenance.
Interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures to lessees and tenants.
Recommend necessary equipment and material purchases.
Analyze specific operational problem areas as assigned by the Airport Manager and or Airport Operations Supervisor.
Conduct research and compile data to make recommendations for alternative operating methods or procedures.
Monitor construction projects for airport safety and governmental compliance.
Notify tenants and or outside agencies of impending construction.
Revise and update Airport Certification Manuals and Airport Emergency Plans.
Ensure proper recording of all documentation and Airport’s 100 percent compliance with all FAA record keeping requirements.
Minimum job requirements:
Associate Degree from an accredited college with major course work in Aviation Management, or related field and no prior experience.
Successful completion of Airport Operations Officer training within the initial six month probationary period.
Valid Texas Driver’s License at the time of hire.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and or a Pilot’s License.
Conditions of Employment
Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 42442
About City of Fort Worth Aviation
The City of Fort Worth Aviation Systems is home to three world-class airports – Alliance, Meacham International and Spinks.
Each airport offers a diverse industrial base, which makes it an attractive location for a variety of businesses.
Both Meacham International and Spinks Airports provide regional aviation services for air charter, corporate, business and recreational flyers. The airports feature full service FBOs, multiple maintenance facilities, flight schools, on site rental car facilities, and hotel facilities only minutes away. Owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by privately-held Alliance Air Services, Fort Worth Alliance Airport provides a state-of-the-art infrastructure servicing air cargo, corporate aviation and military flight needs.