Canyonlands Field Airport desires a highly qualified candidate to fill the Airport Director position in Moab, Utah. The Airport Director serves under the general supervision of the Grand County Council Administrator. This full- time position requires airport operations education and experience and performs various managerial, administrative, supervisory and technical duties to ensure efficient and effective operation of the Canyonlands Field Airport. The Airport Director is responsible for the planning, directing and coordinating the operations, construction and maintenance of the airport and related facilities. The Airport Director is also responsible for assuring compliance with various federal, state and local regulations related to airport operations including, but no limited to fire rescue and airfield security.
The salary range for the position is from $80,382.22 to $121,585.36 depending on qualifications. Major benefits complete the compensation package.
This position will remain open until filled, a review of submitted applications will begin November 4th, 2019.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Education and Experience: A. Graduation from college with bachelor’s in degree aeronautical science or management or a closely related field; AND B. Six (6) years of supervisory experience performing above or related duties; OR C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be or become American Association of Airport Executives Certified Member. Must possess Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) experience. Successful completion of pre-employment drug screening is required. Must possess a valid Utah driver’s license. A twelve-month probationary period is a prerequisite to this position. Must be willing to obtain and successfully complete required training provided by Grand County relating to Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) as defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration AC No: 150/5210-17A and other training required by direct supervisor. Must be willing to obtain and successfully complete training provided by Grand County for relating to the Airport Security Coordinator and acquire a working knowledge of all regulations necessary to fulfill these duties. Employee must maintain grooming standards that allow them to properly wear their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Subject to monthly night meeting for the Airport Board. Employee will be subject to a 5-year background check. Conviction of any criminal offense will be a disqualifying factor. Subject to call-out status including weekends and holidays. Possessing a pilot’s license is desired but not required.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for the position is from $80,382.22 to $121,585.36 depending on qualifications. Major benefits complete the compensation package.
Internal Number: 1100
About Grand County, Utah
Grand County is a small community of about 10,000 full time residents. However Moab sees millions of tourists every year due to the two national parks, one state park and the year round outdoor recreation.