This is a position-specific recruitment, open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications listed below. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this position or function only. You will need to reapply for any future recruitment conducted for this job classification.
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA) is the owner & operator of both BWI Thurgood Marshall and Martin State Airports, serving over 27 million passengers annually.
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MDOT MAA is currently accepting applications for the position of Airport Services Manager (Airport Management Officer II) within the Office of Regional Aviation Assistance at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall).
The Airport Service Manager regulates, develops, and improves statewide aeronautics mission to regulate and improve the State’s 135 aviation and air carrier airports. An employee in this class ensures airport operational activities are in conformance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Code of Maryland, and Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) rules and regulations, good safety practices, airport security directives, noise abatement practices, aircraft rescue procedures, firefighting response capabilities, communications requirements, emergency defense readiness procedures, and other operational considerations. The Airport Services Manager analyzes and executes a wide range of decisions on statewide aeronautical matters.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Directing and administering the annual inspection/licensing process and ensuring all aviation facilities licensed by MAA meet or exceed COMAR and federal regulations for safety, adequacy, and operation.
Representing MDOT MAA’s position and policy at multi-jurisdictional meetings and hearings;
Properly handling and tracking annual operating budgets and capital budgets that exceed $250,000 to $3 million.
Employees in this position are designated “Emergency Essential” in the event of airport emergencies, weather emergencies, or irregularities and are subject to extended shifts and being on call during scheduled off hours, holidays, and weekends.
This position is located at BWI Marshall Airport in Anne Arundel County, MD
Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Six years of experience in airport operations or airport management, four years of which must have included work as an operations officer or in a position directly responsible for land-based services to aircraft operators. These services include the assignment of gate positions and parking areas to aircraft, the monitoring of all airport operations areas for conformance to existing regulations, runway inspections, aircraft emergency service, airport security operations, vehicular traffic control, airport fire/rescue service, crowd control and/or tenant liaison.
Note: Applicants may substitute on a year-for-year basis additional airport operations experience, as defined above, for the required college education at the rate of one year of experience for thirty credit hours of education.
Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Aviation or Airport Management, Aviation Business Administration or an equivalent airport/ aviation major (* see below).
Experience: Four years of experience in airport operations or airport management, two years of which must have included work as an operations officer or in a position directly responsible for land-based services to aircraft operators. These services include the assignment of gate positions and parking areas to aircraft, the monitoring of all airport operations areas for conformance to existing regulations, runway inspections, aircraft emergency service, airport security operations, vehicular traffic control, airport fire/rescue service, crowd control and/or tenant liaison.
* Equivalent airport/aviation majors include:
Airport/Aviation Administration, Airport/Aviation Science, Airport/Aviation Technology, Airport/Aviation Studies, Airport/ Aviation Operations, Air Traffic Management, Airport Business Administration, or Professional Aviation.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
1. Employees in this classification are assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees must possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
2. Employees in this classification working in the Office of Regional Aviation Assistance may be assigned duties that require the operation of an airplane. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess both a Federal Aviation Administration Pilot's Certificate with authorization to operate at least a single-engine land plane and a valid FAA Airman's Medical Certificate. Industry certifications such as a pilot certificate, flight medical certificate, or an airport professional Certified Member (C.M.) or Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E) are not required but are desired.
3. Employees in this classification must obtain a BWI Airfield Operator's Permit in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulation 11.03.01.04, Control of Vehicular Traffic on the Air Operations Area prior to permanent appointment.
Employees in this classification may be required to work on a rotating shift basis.
2. Employees in this classification may be required to travel to outlying general aviation airports in order to conduct inspections and to attend aviation events during evenings and weekends.
3. Employees in this classification are considered "Essential Employees" and will be required to adhere to all policies and procedures relating to "Essential Employee" status.
4. Employees are subject to emergency recall 24 hours a day and will be required to maintain a reliable communication link (telephone or pager) for the purpose of emergency call-back requirements.
5. Applicants will be subject to a background check that may impact on employment. A history of arrest or conviction is not an automatic disqualification for employment.
6. Candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug testing in accordance with the Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
7. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with the Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
You may apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part-time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.
If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA) is the owner and operator of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and Martin State Airport.