Bismarck, North Dakota. The Airport Planner is the state aeronautics representative for airports which will require strong involvement with airport planning consultants, airport managers, and FAA officials. The Airport Planner provides an analysis of technical data and project work in the airside and landside planning within an airport setting. Airport Planners manage or participate in the development and implementation of airport master plans, airport layout plans, and statewide aviation planning studies. The Airport Planner will also serve as an airport inspector to collect data at public general aviation airports within the state. A working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, FAA Advisory Circulars, and airport design standards is beneficial. The Airport Planner is also a program manager for state airport grant funds and a major contributor towards the recommendation and allocation of federal Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funds for airports. Visit the agency's website at https://aero.nd.gov to learn more.
This position has a very competitive benefits package that includes a 100% employer-paid family/single health insurance, ten paid holidays, along with vacation and sick leave that accure on day one, an excellent retirement package, and more. Additional benifits can be found on the state website by clicking HERE
Hiring bonus and/or moving expenses may also be provided.
Listing Closes on October 21st
The Airport Planner II position requires a Bachelor’s degree in planning, aviation, business, engineering, or a related field and one year of professional work experience.
Hiring Range for Airport Planner II, dependent on experience: $4,500 to $5,523/month AND the opportunity to receive a salary increase of up to an additional 5% upon successful completion of only a six-month probationary period.
If unable to fill this position as an Airport Planner II, consideration may be made to underfill as an Airport Planner I. An Airport Planner I position requires a Bachelor's degree in planning, aviation, business, engineering, or a related field.
Hiring Range for Airport Planner I, dependent on experience: $3,800 to $4,300/month AND the opportunity to receive a salary increase of up to an additional 5% upon successful completion of only a six-month probationary period.
Previous job-related experience or internship
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, along with the ability to create and conduct oral presentations
Ability to interact with employees, other consultants, airport managers, and the public with respect and professionalism
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), and GIS software which is essential for use in completing tasks and duties, documentation, and the creation of exhibits
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and be responsive to deadlines
Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives with minimal to no supervision
General understanding of an airport/airfield environment
General working knowledge and/or understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations, FAA Advisory Circulars, and airport design standards
Master’s degree in planning, aviation, business, engineering, or a related field
FAA pilot’s license
To apply for this position, visit the ND state employee job portal and search for this position by clicking: HERE
About North Dakota Aeronautics Commission
The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission is North Dakota's state aviation agency. It was established by the state legislature in 1947 to serve the public by providing economic and technical assistance for the aviation community to ensure the safe and effective advancement of aviation in North Dakota.