World-class benefits, competitive pay, and a progressive and supportive work culture have shaped the City of Boise into one of Idaho's most coveted employers. We are currently accepting applications for the position of Airport Operations Supervisor.
Supervises a team of Airport Operations Specialists ensuring that the Airport maintains Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and compliance
Monitors and enforces Transportation Security Administration (TSA) 49 CFR Part 1542, Airport Security regulations and Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 139
To provide a safe and healthy workplace for all City of Boise employees, residents, and community members, new employment offers are contingent upon the applicant providing proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination process according to current CDC guidance to the City, on a confidential basis, or receiving an exemption from the vaccination requirement as a legally required medical or religious accommodation two weeks prior to the applicant’s scheduled start date.
Performs inspections of airfield and airport property to ensure the airport maintains FAR 139 Certification compliance. Reports airport and airfield conditions in an accurate and timely manner. Inspects runways and taxiways, along with unpaved areas, airfield markings/signs/lighting. Monitors local and regional weather patterns. Reports field conditions during winter operations. Monitors airport movement and non-movement areas for Foreign Object Debris (FOD). Issues proper Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS). Conducts wildlife mitigation efforts on and around the Boise Airport, using a variety of methods. (10%)
Ensures compliance with TSA 1542 through the airport terminal and perimeter security inspections, and takes appropriate enforcement actions. Monitors movement and airport access through security access tracking software and respond to all alarms. Monitors and controls multi-faceted enhanced Closed Caption Television (CCTV) and access control systems using computer software. (10%)
Responds to all emergency and medical incidents that occur at the City of Boise Airport. Interacts with victims, emergency responders, and witnesses. Completes appropriate reports and provides customer service to the public and airport community. May act as the initial airport representative in liaising with law enforcement during irregular operations. Supervises and maintains lost and found programs. Provides assistance and guidance for airlines and airport vendors. Acts as a sworn code enforcement officer and, on rare occasions, responds to the City of Boise Clerk’s Office and in some cases City Court proceedings when tickets are contested (10%)
Operates and monitors a multi-channel, county-wide two-way radio system to communicate airport functions as well as emergencies on and around the Airport. Operates and/or monitors flight information displays, weather displays, runway surface sensor displays, fire detection systems and emergency notifications. Operates computer terminals using applicable software. (10%)
Supervises and provides assistance to the airport Credentialing Office to ensure proper training and screening of personnel working and operating within the Boise Airport. Processes security badging/credentialing and training applications. Provides security and airport drivers/familiarization training to employees, tenants, and others as outlined in TSA 1542 and FAR 139. (10%)
Supervisory Responsibilities: Employees in this position are authorized to recommend and/or effect the full range of duties (with appropriate managerial review), including hiring, performance evaluations, transferring, promoting, assigning of significant duties, rewarding, disciplining and terminating employment; exercise independent judgment to direct others work and have the authority to take corrective action; and, utilize people skills to communicate, motivate and direct or oversee a person, group, department, or organization. (25%) Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%
Requirements Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training
Bachelor’s degree in Airport Management, Business, Public Administration or related field 3 years of experience in airport operations or administration including demonstrated experience conducting FAR 139 airfield inspections and supervising employees Or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience Working knowledge of: Airport and airline operations and security, theory, systems and design Principles and practices of effective employee supervision Federal, state and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to operations of a certified, commercial airport Airfield and terminal operations, procedures and technical aviation issues, equipment, and administration; safety practices and precautions sufficient to recognize and correct hazardous situations Basic aviation and airport control procedures sufficient to provide safe coordination of various areas of the airport and aircraft Business office and telephone etiquette and equipment General office practices Customer service and radio communication techniques Ability to: Perform a full range of supervisory responsibilities Operate a computer with demonstrated proficiency using applicable software Prepare clear, accurate, concise and comprehensive oral and written reports, logs, and NOTAMS; exercise sound judgment in stressful situations; handle customer concerns respectfully Remain calm under public criticism Prioritize work and relay information during emergency situations Make quick decisions and adopt and/or modify established practices and procedures to irregular operations Accomplish multiple tasks accurately with frequent interruptions Interpret regulations, policies and procedures; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City of Boise employees and the public Communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance Complete assignments in a timely fashion Understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations Maintain prompt and regular attendance Perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without reasonable accommodation Operate vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record Individuals must annually qualify and maintain qualification standards with firearms and pyrotechnics.
Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training 4 years of experience conducting FAA FAR 139 and TSA 1542 Compliance Inspections Or experience as a pilot, crew member, flight dispatcher or military experience 2 years in a supervisory role Advanced American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) training/credentials: FEMA NIMS 100 200 300 400 700 800 Certification Licensing And Other Requirements Valid Idaho driver's license Successful completion of a TSA 10-year employment background investigation Special Requirements Applicants must be able to pass: City of Boise background check processes including a criminal history check and reference checks in accordance with the City of Boise Hiring Process Regulation Driving Record Check Transportation Security Administration background check (SIDA) Drug-Free Workplace: In accordance with the City of Boise Drug-Free Workplace Regulation, this position is designated as safety-sensitive and is subject to testing requirements including Post Offer Applicant Testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Suspicion, Post-Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for illegal drug use prior to hiring. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test. This position is required to qualify and maintain qualification standards to carry firearms. Working Conditions The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Physical Efforts While performing the duties of this job the employee is always lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds and rarely lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds. Also, the employee is occasionally pushing/pulling up to 10 pounds and rarely pushing/pulling up to 75 pounds. The noise level is always moderate and occasionally very loud. Work includes the sensory ability to talk, hear, smell and touch. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, run, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, climb and balance. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.
Working Environment The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, extreme temperatures, wet and humid conditions, and areas of dust, odors, mist, gases or other airborne matter. Employees are exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards, work in/at heights and confined spaces. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position. Work includes protected exposure to chemicals. Employees will work in and around running aircraft and heavy equipment and outdoors during all weather conditions. This position works varying shifts in a 24/7 operation, including holidays and weekends.