The Airport Operation Manager contributes to the Port of Bellingham mission as one of four duty managers (managing Airside, Landside, Terminal, and General Aviation & Training) and is primarily responsible for the administrative management of the day-to-day Airport Operations including oversight of the following airport programs: Airfield, security access control system oversight, Airport Security Program, training, parking vendor contract oversight, website/social media posting, advertising media organization, Ground Transportation Service Operators (GTSO) program, noise abatement, storm-water, and wildlife programs.
The Operations Manager is the primary point of contact for federal, state and local agencies, as well as tenants and the public. This position reports to the Director of Aviation and may be assigned to act in that capacity.
This role will be responsible on-call after hours on a rotating basis to manage FAR Part 139 airport operations and security, including TSA 1542 compliance. https://www.portofbellingham.com/jobs.aspx
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Related Field. Five (5) years of airport experience may be accepted in lieu of education.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring Range $60-70K/yr.
About Port of Bellingham
The Port of Bellingham is a Washington State special-purpose municipal corporation serving all of Whatcom County. It
is a unique organization that makes significant contributions to the local community through leveraging its resources
by directly participating in revenue-earning lines of business, as well as by capitalizing on its strategic assets through
special public agency powers.
By using combined expertise in both the business and government sectors, the Port has a role in job preservation and job creation, as well as a role in the operation of transportation facilities for seaports and airports. This combination is distinct from that of either the private sector or other government entities.
The Port of Bellingham’s mission is:
“Promote sustainable economic development, optimize transportation gateways, and manage publicly owned land and
facilities to benefit Whatcom County.”