Under the general direction of the Superintendent of Airport Operations is responsible during their assigned shift for monitoring and ensuring the safe, convenient and efficient day?to?day operations of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports through frequent interaction with the public, airlines, tenants, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other government agencies. Serves as the Airport Duty Manager acting as the principal airport management representative, with the responsibilities and accountability commensurate with that position. Responsible for the management and coordination of airport activities and personnel in the absence of senior management, and is frequently required to make immediate decisions in management of airport activities that significantly impact airport liability, cost containment, airport operations and life safety.
This is a managerial position that requires 24 hour availability, uncompensated call outs and assignments to various operational shifts.
Coordinates and manages the actions of airport personnel to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and the delivery of customer service. Coordinates the day?to?day activities of personnel from all operating divisions and provides direction to those work groups that do not have on?duty supervisory staff. Provides guidance and mitigates time?critical issues that cannot be handled by on?duty supervisors.
Ensures that activities conducted at the airports do not create a negative impact on the efficient operation of the facilities. Interacts with senior airline and tenant management to provide information, interpret rules and regulations, and explain procedures.
Supervises and plans subordinate personnel activities to ensure continuous compliance with the requirements defined under Federal Aviation Regulation Part 139 and Transportation Security Regulation 1542. Coordinates runway closures, maintenance of taxiways and runways, aircraft parking and escorts, wildlife management and low visibility operations. Oversees and ensures the safe operation of terminals, concourses, runways, ramps, taxiways, leased airfield areas, Navaids, signs and markings. Ensures necessary paperwork and correspondence is completed to maintain FAA certifications.
Conducts regular inspections and spot checks of airport facilities, with an emphasis on customer service delivery to ensure satisfactory levels of service, repair, maintenance, and that construction activities comply with the current operational philosophy. Receives, responds, and documents complaints received about services. Investigates and resolves operational problems involving airport users.
Conducts studies and projects, as directed, to develop or refine operating policies and procedures. Determines actions to be taken as a basis for making recommendations and decisions on operational matters. Assists in the formulation of standards and implementation of approved programs.
Collects divisional information and provides consultation on a daily basis to other Airport managers and shift supervisors on all airfield, secured terminal areas and landside to ensure daily coordination and understanding of airport-wide operations. Collects, analyzes and disseminates aviation related information to other US airports, the media and the airlines to ensure up-to-date data is available for the daily coordination and decision making processes involved in providing airline and airport services. Coordinates runway closure, surface and security of taxiways and runways, aircraft parking and escorts, wildlife management and low visibility operations. Oversees and ensures the safe operation of airfield concourses, runways, ramps, taxiways, Navaids, signs and markings.
Assumes operational control of the airport as Incident Commander in threatened or actual emergency situations or drills. Updates and provides consultation to Senior Management and Airport Public Relations while coordinating incident response from Airport Police, Fire or other responding Airport personnel.
Responsible for the monitoring and coordination of snow condition assessment and snow removal efforts with the Maintenance Division. Utilizes Saab Friction Testers weather computers, surface scan sensors, runway electrical systems, and other computerized information in the data?gathering process. Coordinates de?icing process with airlines, develops and implements plans for low visibility operations.
Issues notices (NOTAMS) identifying operational deviations for pilots. Utilizes Saab Friction Tester, weather software, surface scan sensors, runway electrical systems and other data collection equipment to assist in accurate analysis of runway and Airport conditions.
Plans, designs, organizes, and implements specific programmatic functions for Airfield Operations including Airport Operations Specialist and Airport Operations Manager Training, Airfield Operations Procedures, Airfield Pavement Maintenance, Wildlife Management Control, Construction Safety, Hiring, Evaluation, Personnel Issues, Administrative Support, etc. Researches applicable FAA/TSA regulations, ordinances, and laws for compliance. Develops policies and procedures to enhance program effectiveness.
Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and conducts performance appraisals on assigned shift Airport Operations Specialists. Provides consultation and management direction to Airport Operations Specialists ensuring that all Specialists operate within Airport and City policies and procedures as well as federal regulations and requirements.
Utilize computer and associated software programs to prepare programmatic reports and daily operational records for Senior Managers which reflect incident coordination, issues in construction areas, equipment condition, staff efficiency, and any other noteworthy operational events.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 2018-3702
About Salt Lake City Corporation
Salt Lake City International Airport is a large hub airport in the beautiful state of Utah. Salt Lake City is one of the nation’s best places to live, work and play. Maintaining that reputation as well as implementing new progressive solutions for sustainable growth, means that we need the best people working here. We’re looking for civic minded individuals who want meaningful work that will directly impact the city that we all love. When you join us, you will have the security and peace of mind that comes from a career in local government. We pride ourselves on our dedication to gender pay equity and a friendly and respectful atmosphere for all. Submit an application and see for yourself why Salt Lake City Corp. is the best place to work!
We choose only the very best to work for the residents of this great city — and we reward our hardworking employees with a generous benefits package.
• Medical+HSA/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
• Medical Premium is only $16 a month for a single and $52 a month for a family
• Paid time off
• 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
• Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
• Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k d...ollars a year
• Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
• Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
• Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Training and Development