The Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (BCRAA) is recruiting for the position of Airport Director. BCRAA is a California Joint Powers Authority (JPA) that administers and manages the airport operations of three public airport on behalf of Del Norte County, including one Part 139 commercial airport (Jack McNamara Field - CEC) and two General Aviation airports (Ward Field - 0O9; Andy McBeth Airport - S51), all located in Del Norte County. BCRAA is seeking a dynamic professional who can lead the JPA and improve the services it provides for the community. The “Results Based Accountability” model of delivering and assessing services will be the primary tool by which the new Director will be evaluated. In addition, the successful candidate should have excellent team building skills and be adept at forging and strengthening partnerships with all other related agencies.
Possess a valid Driver’s License.
Five years experience in a journey level capacity that includes administrative, managerial or supervisory duties related to airport operations with recent experience in budget preparation and analysis.
Practical knowledge and experience in general aviation and air carrier operations.
Knowledge of National Environmental Protection Act, California Environmental Quality Act, California Coastal Commission and other associated State and Federal agencies is desirable.
Possession of a valid private pilot license is highly desirable.
About Del Norte County - Border Coast Regional Airport Authority
The Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (BCRAA) is a California Joint Powers Authority (JPA) comprised of the County of Del Norte, the City of Crescent City, the Elk Valley Rancheria, the City of Brookings (Oregon), Curry County (Oregon), and the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation. BCRAA has a staff of four full-time staff members overseeing Jack McNamara Field (CEC), a Part 139 commercial airport, and two General Aviation airports: Ward Field (0O9) and Andy McBeth Airport (S51). This is a top-level management position appointed by the BCRAA Board of Commissioners. Under administrative direction this position is responsible for organizing, supervising, and directing the operations of airport services and its staff within state and federal laws and regulations. The Airport Director serves at the pleasure of the BCRAA Board of Commissioners.