Under the supervision of the Airport Manager, oversees daily operations in several areas including buildings and ground maintenance, tenant relations, and airport security. Develops and maintains emergency response plans and ensures that airport personnel are properly trained to respond to emergencies. The Assistant Airport Manager is on call to respond to airport emergencies and operational problems.
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Supervises staff to ensure a high level of service. With the Airport Manager, participates in the personnel management functions of employment interviewing and selection, training, assigning duties, scheduling, reviewing and evaluating performance, and addressing employee relations
Works with the Airport Manager to complete grants including AIP, SCASDG, Capital Improvement, and Responsible for grant quarterly reports. Involved in short/long term airport improvement planning. Assists with ACDBE compliance.
Assist as needed with monthly / quarterly reporting of airport operations to MDOT and the This may include tracking of historical passengers/cargo and traffic operations.
Supports the Airport Manager with the development and execution of economic development and the marketing budget to include the State Marketing grant and the locally funded marketing. This may include social media, the airport website, and joint marketing with tenants (i.e. air carriers, fixed based operator, or other tenants as necessary).
Develop agenda items for the monthly Airport Advisory Committee
Monitors the budget throughout the year to ensure that expenditures are within budget guidelines. Responsible for the compilation of financial and activity reports.
Responds to all airplane emergencies including crashes, aircraft fires, rescues, medical emergencies, fuel spills, and structure and vehicle fires.
Monitors building and grounds operations performed by airport employees and contractors to ensure completion of cleaning, grounds work, and snow removal tasks and the safety and security of the facility. Initiates corrective action as necessary.
Develops specifications for maintenance and repair projects to be contracted and oversees the work of contractors.
Ensures that airport operations are in compliance with all Federal Aviation Administration regulations and provides assistance to inspection personnel as Serves as an alternate airport security coordinator.
Ensures that tenants and users of the airport comply with airport rules, regulations, minimum standards, and state and federal laws applicable to specific businesses, users, and tenants.
Works with tenants to resolve problems and addresses questions/complaints related to leases, insurance, special requirements, and environmental issues while being aware of the aviation needs of tenants.
Prepares correspondence, makes presentations, and meets with representatives of state and federal legislators and other governmental agencies, news media, special interest groups, and the general public on airport related matters.
Serves as the Airport Manager in the absence of that individual.
This list may not be inclusive of the total scope of job functions to be performed. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or modified at any time.
Education: Associates Degree in Business Management and/or two years of Airport Management experience.
Experience: Two years of experience in CFR Part 139 airport operations or equivalent course work which provides familiarity with state and federal laws related to airport operations.
Airport Manager License or the ability to acquire within 12 months
Security Coordinator Certification or the ability to acquire within 12 months
ARFF Certification or the ability to acquire within 12 months
Valid Michigan Driver’s License
Must pass a 10-year criminal background test
The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.
Ability to access office files.
Ability to enter and retrieve information from a computer.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Ability to walk over a variety of terrain.
Ability to bend, stoop, and crawl.
This job requires the ability to perform the essential functions contained in this description. These include, but are not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants unable to fulfill one or more of these requirements.
Works in office conditions
Some travel within Marquette County to attend meetings will be required.
Some work may require being outside in varying weather conditions.
The Sawyer International Airport is a non-hub airport centrally located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan in Gwinn, MI, just outside of Marquette. SAW/MQT provides access to two major hub airports, with service to over 60 countries on all six continents from Detroit Metro International Airport via Delta Air Lines and Chicago O'Hare International Airport via American Airlines (Envoy). The airport is also managed by Marquette County and their Board of Commissioners.
The County of Marquette strives to provide an airport that brings pride, confidence, and reliability for the local and visiting travelers.
Completed application may be mailed to this address:
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
COUNTY OF MARQUETTE
234 W. BARAGA AVENUE
MARQUETTE, MI 49855
emailed to: email@example.com or faxed to: (906) 225-8155.