The Airport Manager for Pearson Field is an exciting position that works through general supervision of managerial staff within the City Manager’s office. This individual manages the day-to-day activities of the City’s general aviation airport including frequent interaction with not only the users of the field, but members of the community.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for Airport Manager at Pearson Field Airport must be a dynamic, collaborative and highly skilled communicator. The candidate must be able to confidently lead both internal and external teams, advocate for and promote the airport with a wide variety of people and groups and market the airport as a solid economic engine and good community partner. Lastly, the candidate must have a solid working knowledge of airport management, relative regulations and capital planning.
Complete details on the position can be found in the VUO Recruitment Profile located at:www.aviationcareerservices.com/jobs-2
Education & Experience
Candidates are expected to have a minimum of:
Bachelor’s degree in airport/aviation management, airport planning, business, public administration or other closely related field; and
At least 5-7 years of progressive airport management and/or aviation planning experience
An adequate combination of education and aviation experience will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
Preference will be given to candidates holding a master’s degree, licensures and/or certifications relative to airport management (Pilot’s License, IAP, C.M., A.A.E., etc.) and seven or more years of airport management and/or planning experience.
Internal Number: VUO
About Aviation Career Services
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