This position is responsible for the administration & management of the Pierre Regional Airport an FAR Part 139 operation. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all FAA & TSA rules & regulations. Directs the operations of the airport fire rescue unit. Formulates, recommends, & implements policies related to federal & state aviation programs, rules & regulations. Oversees airport planning & administers the airport’s Capital Improvement Plan. Acts as Airport Security Coordinator. Inspects, reports, & acts to remedy operational deficiencies. Oversees the maintenance of runways, taxiways, & ramps to include snow removal & sanding. Develops & monitors department budget. Oversees the purchase of supplies & equipment.
Bachelors degree in airport management or a related field. C.M. accreditation from AAAE, or a pilot license. Minimum two years progressive experience in airport operations & management or combination of experience & advanced related degree with preference given to airport management experience, particularly Part 139 management experience. The candidate must possess good computer skills & be fluent in Microsoft Office. Excellent communication, organizational, & interpersonal skills are essential.
About City of Pierre
Pierre, SD is nestled along the Missouri River in Central South Dakota. Hunting and Fishing opportunities abound. The City of Pierre is an EOE.