The City of Renton Public Works Department is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as the Airport Director for the Renton Airport. The Renton Airport is located at the southern end of Lake Washington in the Seattle area, and one of the few facilities that has both a paved runway as well as a seaplane ramp. In addition to having general aviation uses, the facility also has designated manufacturing space at the airport due to the immediate adjacency of Boeing Company ‘s 737 Manufacturing Plant which utilize the airport as the departure point for every new Boeing 737 aircraft produced. Under general direction of the Public Works Administrator, the selected individual will be responsible to manage, direct, and coordinate the activities, operations, and maintenance at the Renton Airport.
Bachelor's degree in Airport Management, Public or Business Administration or related field.
5+ years of increasingly responsible experience in the management and /or operations of an airport facility.
Or 9+ years relevant education and experience.
3 years direct management experience.
Budget management experience.
Valid driver’s license.
Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) or Certified Member (CM) from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is preferred.
Successful passing of a required background check.
About City of Renton
The City of Renton embraces a diverse and inclusive workforce and prides itself on promoting collaboration and teamwork in a positive environment while providing high quality services to the community. The Renton Municipal Airport, owned by the City of Renton, is a general aviation airport serving Renton and nearby communities. The airport provides regional aviation services and is a FAA -designated "Reliever" airport, diverting general aviation traffic from Seatac. The airport is also home to several tenants ranging from flight clubs, flight schools, helicopter and float plane charters and fixed base operators providing fuel, maintenance and other services.