Oversee and ensure the continuity of airport operations including the safe operation of air carrier aircraft, public safety, security, communications and passenger services. Involves: Monitor airport operations and provide guidance and direction to ensure compliance with safety and security requirements set forth by existing City, State and Federal regulations and standards. Inspect airfield to include runways, ramps and taxiways to ensure compliance with FAR Part 139. Investigate safety hazards and initiate corrective action for airfield and terminal discrepancies. Coordinate with air traffic control (ATC) for closing and opening air traffic movement surfaces as necessary. Maintain all records required by FAA for airport operating certificate. Issue Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS), weather advisories, and maintain daily log used to document airport activity for critical decision making. Enforce FAR Part 139, Part 77 and the TSAR 1540 series regulations to comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements.
Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in business, Aviations Administration or a related field and two (2) years of professional or managerial Airport operations and administration experience at an F.A.A. certified civilian or comparable airport, or Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management and one (1) year experience in a comparable Assistant Airport Operations officer position at a similarly sized F.A.A. certificated airport.
El Paso International Airport (ELP) is the gateway to West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Mexico. It provides airline passenger services, air cargo, and general aviation services.
The airport is a small HUB airport serviced by five legacy airlines and two low cost airlines, with 55 daily flights and provides service to 15 destinations. The airport provides service to over 3,200,000 passengers annually.
El Paso International Airport has two air carrier runways and one general aviation runway. Precision and non-precision instrument approaches are available at El Paso.
The airport is favored with abundant land (nearly 7,100 acres) with two developed industrial parks containing 800 acres and beautiful weather. The ariport is located 6 miles east of downtown El Paso and 1.7 miles north of Interstate 10 Exit 25 (Airway Blvd.)