General Salary Increase (GSI): This classification will receive a GSI of 4% on 12/24/2023 and a GSI of 3.5% on 12/22/2024.
Recruitment Relocation Incentive: Executive management employees, as designated by the Director—Human Resources, may be offered a relocation allowance not to exceed $15,000 following criteria set forth in the Management Resolution Sec. 616B
Educational Incentive: An educational incentive of 2.5% for completion of an associate’s degree, 3.5% for completion of a bachelor's degree, OR 5% for completion of a graduate degree.
Under general direction of the Director of Airports, the Deputy Director Airports coordinates and administers multiple program areas which may include: operations, emergency services, facilities maintenance, security, properties, accounting, grants, construction, development, and administration functions of both County airports; manages policies and procedures; provides direction and supervision to technical staff; consults with legal counsel; acts for the Director of Airports in the latter's absence; and performs related work as required. The ideal candidate for this vacancy will have extensive experience administering airport operations at a general aviation airport which includes aviation service businesses, aircraft charters, and other related businesses. This individual will have experience administering program areas involving emergency services, facilities maintenance, and airfield security. This individual is cognizant of and will promote the County's mission of diversity, equity and inclusion practices and principles in carrying out the services of the Agency.
Experience preparing budgets and approving expenditures; processing Request for Proposals, conducting bid analysis and approving purchase requisitions; and administering airport leases and contracts.
Experience with interacting with community leaders, tenants and the public; and making presentations before community groups and public agency governing boards.
Possession and maintenance of the Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) certification by the American Association of Airport Executives is required within two (2) years from the date of hire.
Desired qualifications include:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/ university in Business Administration, Airport Management, Public Administration, Finance, or closely related field.
Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) certification by the American Association of Airport Executives
Ventura County is located on California’s “Gold Coast,” approximately 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 20 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in a nearly perfect Mediterranean climate. The beauty and weather combined with a wonderful quality of life are among the many reasons our residents choose to call Ventura County “home.”
Includes the Camarillo Airport (CMA) and the Oxnard Airport. The Department of Airports is an Enterprise fund with a total annual budget of $36.4 million with thirty-four (34) full time staff.