Seeking an experienced airport manager to operate and manage a mid size regional airport located in Texas (KCLL- Easterwood Airport, College Station, TX). The airport manager will be responsible for all operations to include customer satisfaction for all airlines, operators, and passengers. He/she will advocate for and determine accountability for quality service delivery of all stakeholders in the airport environment. He/she will be the primary liaison in all matters related to the airport community.
Easterwood Airport Management LLC is an EEO company. Please apply on the company website at https://eam.applicantpro.com/jobs/1097750.html
Duties and responsibilities:
· Regularly interact with airline management to measure the level of customer satisfaction.
· Effectively manage and ensure that all operations are consistently conducted within FAA, airport owner, and company policies, lawful statutes, and regulations.
· Leads company personnel and contractors to manage and utilize equipment and resources to ensure the most efficient return on investment.
· Recommends changes in standards, administrative procedures, facilities, methods, and practices.
· Ensures conformity to established quality, health, safety, legal, business, ethical or other standards.
· Support the administrative and technical requirements to ensure employees have sufficient resources to perform assigned duties.
· Facilitate and conduct accident investigations to determine root causes, including all regulatory reporting requirements related to the event.
· Manage all budget, fiscal, audit and capital functions in coordination with company requirements.
· Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the airport within the authority vested through the airport owner and in compliance with FAA 14CFR139 and 14CFR1540, 1542 regulations.
· Acts as media contact regarding airport activities and responds to all airport emergencies and incidents (as defined by NTSB Part 830) • Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public.
· Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the airport.
· Coordinates between ARFF, ATC and Airport Maintenance for all airport emergencies.
· Determines necessity of closing airport in conjunction with the airport owner; confirms with company officials and contacts the FAA; notifies airport tenants of closing, as necessary.
· Directs and supervises airport maintenance and custodial staff.
· Enforces security in restricted areas, if necessary.
· Negotiates and leases airport space and handles related tenant problems.
· Prepares recommendations and specifications for airport purchasing and capital improvement projects; coordinates any construction work with airport owner, airport tenants and the public.
· Prepares annual airport budget and submits proposed annual budget to airport owner.
· Writes and administers airport grants in conjunction with the airport owner.
· Accompanies Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspectors during inspections of the airport.
· Reviews and makes changes, as necessary, to Airport Certification Manual, Airport Emergency Plan, Airport Layout Plan and Airport Security Plan.
· Performs administrative duties in an office environment; supervision and maintenance duties are often performed out of doors within the confines of the airport.
· Handles airport related noise complaints and promotes good public relations at the airport and surrounding communities.
· Bachelor’s degree in airport or business management and three years of relevant experience in airport management or equivalent degree and experience.
· Experience in expanding airline scheduling or addition of new carriers preferred.
· Experience in airport grant writing and awards preferred.
· Minimum of five years experience at a FAR Part 139 certified airport.
· Knowledge of FAR Part 139 regulations and airport owner requirements sufficient to operate an airport in a safe and lawful manner; knowledge of airport operations sufficient to move onto and around the active airfield.
· Knowledge of FAR Part(s) 1540 and/or 1542 Airport Security Regulations.
· Knowledge of Airport Certification Manual and Airport Emergency Plan.