DIRECTOR-AIRPORT Posting: # 069-19 Airport Date Posted: 08/19/19 Annual Salary: K-15(A-F) $105,456.00 - $129,417.60 Deadline (must be received by):08/31/19 Shift Varies
Responsibilities: Kalamazoo County is seeking an Airport Director to administer and oversee all functions of the operation of an air carrier/general aviation airport facility.
Direct staff and overall operations of the Airport, seeking development and enterprise opportunities and maintaining compliance with FAA, TSA, and other airport related regulatory agencies. Develop and present policy/administrative recommendations to the Aeronautics Board, implement directives of the Aeronautics Board, and incorporate policy/administrative decisions of County administration. Develop and administer annual operating budget, strategic and business plans, and capital improvement initiatives. Negotiate and oversee administration of tenant and service provider contracts; assist with negotiations of employee labor agreements during collecting bargaining process. Liaison to federal, state, and local agencies, and other County departments. Serve as Secretary to the Aeronautics Board of Trustees.
Bachelor degree in Airport, Business, or Public Administration with five years’ experience in airport operations management or administration, or comparable combination of experience, education, and training. Master’s degree preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills, working knowledge of federal and state airport related regulatory requirements, and a basic understanding of typical airline operations. Must have a valid Michigan driver license and be able to attain license as an Airport Manager (MI-DOT, Bureau of Aeronautics), and certifications as an Airport Security Coordinator (TSA) and a Storm Water Operator (MI-DEQ) within one year of hire.
VETERANS: Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.
Additional Salary Information: County positions include benefits package with medical coverage, paid holiday and vacation time. Available supplemental dental and vision. Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.
Internal Number: 069-19
About Kalamazoo County Government
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Kalamazoo County. With approximately 1,000 employees, Kalamazoo County Government is the tenth largest employer in the County. Opportunities for employment exist in law enforcement, criminal justice, community health, administration, and other areas under the umbrella of county government. Positions offer an excellent, comprehensive flexible benefit package and retirement program.