JOB TITLE:Airport Manager JOB CODE:509 CLASSIFICATION: Exempt DEPARTMENT/PROGRAM:Public Works/ Airport SUPERVISOR:Public Works Director
Position Summary: Under general direction of the Public Works Director, manages, administers, and coordinates the daily operations, promotion, development, special events, and long-range strategic planning for the Los Alamos Airport in accordance with associated federal and state regulations, and the county’s established goals and policies. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications: •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Airport Management, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. •Five years’ experience in managing both the operational and administrative functions of a general aviation airport. •Two years in a supervisory capacity across all years of job related experience. •Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license. •Must successfully complete mandatory drug screening and subsequent random drug and alcohol screenings. •Must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain status as a Certified Member (CM) of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) within 1 year of employment. •Must have Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist School from AAAE within six months of hire date.
Preferred Qualifications: •Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Airport Management, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or related field. •Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) member of the American Association of Airport Executives. •Air Traffic Controller or pilot experience. •Possess a New Mexico Commercial Driver’s License. •Experience with economic development activities related to airports and airport operations.
Internal Number: 21035
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