The Airport Supervisor is responsible for the daily safe and efficient operations of the Beaufort County Airport, KARW. Beaufort County Airport is a general aviation airport located on Lady’s Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina. The Airport Supervisor consults frequently with the Airports Director and is responsible for all daily business operations, including all FBO activities, airport maintenance, and customer service.
The position entails staffing, supervising, coordinating, and reviewing airport operations, buildings and airfield maintenance, community relations, staff leadership, compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to airport operations and safety, planning for future growth, and other duties assigned. Assists in developing and implementing operational and capital budgets for airport. Responsible for all retail sales activities, inventories, and quality control. Ensures all fuel trucks, pumps and fuel farm are safe and operational; responsible for compliance with all required subject matter tests and certifications.
Extensive knowledge of general aviation airport operations and regulations. Applicants must have knowledge of, and experience with, airfield maintenance requirements. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of airport business management, knowledge of lease management and airport development, and the ability to effectively lead a team. Must be a proven problem solver and innovative thinker. Mechanical skills are a benefit. Work occasionally requires lifting of items weighing up to fifty pounds. Environmental factors include work in all weather conditions. Airport supervisor is a full-time position and must be reachable via typical communications during off-duty times.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by college level course work or vocational training in aviation; supplemented by five (5) years previous experience and/or training involving general airport operations, airport equipment maintenance, mechanical repair/maintenance, staff supervision, budget administration, business development, and customer service. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Beaufort County Employee Benefits Apply
About Beaufort County
Hilton Head Island Airport is a Division of Beaufort County Government and is located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.