Airport Manager/Exec. Dir./Pres./Ceo, Business Development, Landside Operations
4 Year Degree
AvPORTS is a growing US airport management and operations company, which was recently acquired by Goldman Sachs's West Street Infrastructure Partners. The Company needs an Airport Manager for our Republic Airport location. With your experience and talents, you will be able to lead the FRG team to be efficient, productive, and effective in meeting our client needs. This high visibility position requires strong communication skills and responsible not only to AvPORTS internal clients, but the airport client as well. Our ideal candidate has a record of accomplishment of ethical leadership within the airport industry combined with a business development mindset and experience. You are responsible for the compliance with rules, regulations and policies affecting the airport and airport personnel, as issued by all pertinent authorities.
Responsible for the effective and efficient daily operations and maintenance of Republic Airport, and to see that its operation is in the best interest of the public and within the goals set forth by TEAM-FRG.
More specifically, his/her responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Establishing such controls as are needed to assure the economic operation of the airport.
Promoting business development of the
Instilling in all airport personnel the realization that the airport is operated for the benefit of the airport users and clients, with a high degree of service consciousness, in a manner which will enhance the corporate image in the eyes of the airport users and adjacent
The physical condition of the airport facilities and ground equipment in conformance with established standards of safety, efficiency, appearance and identity, coordinating in this regard with the Assistant Airport Manager and Maintenance Manager.
All aspects of airport security, including the protection of the public, airport personnel and property.
Maintaining a readiness to handle emergencies, including airport emergency procedures and for providing medical aid as
Working with NYSDOT to establish and maintain an operational community relations program which has the express purpose of showing the public that Republic Airport is their facility and operated for their interest and
Be prepared to respond and manage requests made by and received from the NYSDOT.
Determining that all airport employees study and comply with established regulations regarding accident emergency
Preparing the annual operating budget for submission to the Vice President – AvPORTS, coordinating with Divisional staff in such preparation to be approved by the NYSDOT.
Participate in all scheduled Republic Airport Commission meetings
In the performance of the foregoing, he/she establishes and maintains effective working relationships with airport tenants and users.
SPECIFIC ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Direct participation in the establishment of policies relative to tenant agreements and in tenant
Review and update the airport rules and regulations and schedule of charges as
Direct participation in the issuance of space or privilege permit at FRG and the establishment of necessary coordination with federal, state and local
Maintaining effective liaison with state, county and local agencies towards the end of maintaining political support for the airport and “good neighbor” relations with affected communities.
Coordination of “sales” programs to attract new tenants and airport
Direct participation in furthering Division business
Maintain an open line of communication with other divisional offices for the exchange of information, ideas and personnel data to assure divisional
Ensure and maintain contract compliance for the fully executed agreement between AFCO AvPORTS Management LLC (dba AvPORTS) and the New York State Department of Transportation.
AvPORTS’ experience has been forged in the most developed and active aviation sector in the world. Our 90 years of U.S. aviation experience coupled with our current portfolio gives us an unassailable advantage in all aspects of airport management, operations, service delivery and a working familiarity with the FAA.
AvPORTS' 90 year history is made possible by our people. From our executive leadership to our airport-based staff and every employee in-between, AvPORTS prides itself on putting our people first. We recruit, train and retain employees who are passionate about the aviation industry.