Preference will be given to applicants with considerable knowledge of Airport Airside Operations. Ability to communicate diplomatically and effectively, often in tense situations, with all levels of internal and external customers. Experience with MS Office suite is a plus. Knowledge of 150 Series ACs.
2 Year Degree
Internal Number: PN#30429
The Airport Operations Coordinator - Airside participates in various phases of emergency management, irregular operations, and special operations, while interacting with airlines, federal agencies, and airport management. This position must be able to work scheduled and short notice overtime as required to meet staffing requirements and special obligations and activities. Ensures compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14CFR Part 420) by conducting inspections of runways, taxiways, ramps and other aeronautical areas to ensure compliance with applicable 150 Series Advisory Circulars (ACs), federal and state regulations and the Airport Certification Manual. Reports unsafe conditions and initiates corrective actions to mitigate hazards. Observes and reports airline and tenant activities on and near the AOA to ensure compliance with airport leases, contracts, standards and policies/procedures. Contributes to the team effort by completing projects and performing other related duties as assigned to enhance safety, security and productivity.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Requires an Associates degree in Aviation Management, Aeronautics, Airway Science, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field.
A Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Aeronautics, Airway Science, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field may be substituted for up to two years of the experience required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Four years of progressively responsible experience in airport operations and/or maintenance of an airport. A Pilots license, Control Tower Operator certificate, industry specific certifications (CM, AAE, IAP, ACE) and/or directly related military experience may also be considered.
LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Requires a valid Class C Texas driver’s license and compliance with the City of Houston’s policy on driving (AP 2-2).
"Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances."
The Houston Airport System provides a safe and dynamic air services network that fosters economic vitality for the transportation industry and facilitates a strong level of global connectivity for diverse and growing population living throughout the greater Houston region.
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH):
• Located approximately 23 miles north of Downtown Houston
• 29 passenger airlines
• Nearly 200 non-stop destinations
• Nearly 43 million passengers in 2015
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):
• Located approximately 7 miles south of Downtown Houston
• 5 passenger airlines
• Nearly 60 non-stop destinations
• More than 12 million passengers in 2015
Ellington Airport (EFD)/Houston Spaceport
•Located approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Houston
•Supports the operations of the U.S. military, NASA and a variety of general aviation tenants
•Home to the nation’s 10th licensed commercial spaceport
•Houston Spaceport is a focal point for aerospace innovation
The three-airport system served more than 55 million passengers in 2015, an increase of almost four percent over the 2014 record-setting mark.
Together Houston Air...ports form one of North America's largest public airport systems and position Houston as the international passenger and cargo gateway to the south central United States and a primary gateway to Latin America.