The Airfield Operations Specialist (AOS) performs liaison work with the FAA, Airport Tenants and WCAA personnel. Inspects Airport Facilities and equipment for FAR Part 139 compliance (Airport Safety Self-Inspection), safety, and security, in accordance with governing criteria. The AOS works on and around the Airport including the Airport Operations Area, terminals, dispatch center and various Airport assets.
This position is a 24/7/365-day operation which includes weekends, holidays and overtime. Overtime may be required.
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management or a related field, and One (1) year paid experience at a civil or military service airport in airport operations including experience conducting field inspections, issuing NOTAMs and ensuring compliance to Part 139 requirements. AAAE Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Airfield Operations certification may be substituted for One (1) year of experience. Or
High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and Three (3) years’ paid experience at a civil or military service airport in airport operations, or an airport operations related role ensuring compliance with Part 139 requirements; and AAAE Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Airfield Operations certification. Or
High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and Four (4) years’ paid civil or military equivalent experience in one or more of the following areas: Pilot, Air Traffic Control, Airfield Operations. Successful completion of the AAAE Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Airfield Operations Program may be substituted for One (1) year of required experience.
Office Suite Software (Core - Email, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation)
ST of MI Driver License and a safe, acceptable driving record. If current driver's license is issued in another state, a Michigan driver's license must be obtained within four (4) months of job start date. (within 120 Days)
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) welcomed nearly 35 million passengers in 2017 and is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs. Established in 2002 by Michigan Public Act 90 (2002), the Airport Authority is an independent agency responsible for the operation of Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Willow Run Airport and Crosswinds Marsh. The Airport Authority directly employs more than 600 individuals across a number of disciplines, while the airports themselves are home to more than 18,000 jobs.