Operations Supervisor, Communications & Access Control
Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority
Location: 6000 Airport Circle, Sarasota, FL
Type: Full Time
Salary: Starting: $53,594-$61,633
4 Year Degree
Operations Supervisor, Communications & Access Control
REPORTS TO: Director, Airport Operations
JOB SUMMARY Under limited supervision, plans, supervises, assigns, coordinates, & reviews daily work of Operations & Communication employees ensuring all areas are safe & secure.
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management or related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years’ experience in airport operations at a small to medium size hub air carrier airport.
Valid State of Florida Driver's License and a good driving record.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of supervisory experience, preferred.
Private Pilot License or higher, preferred.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Directly supervises the Airport Communications Specialists and Operations/Security Coordinator. Oversees scheduling, work assignments, and training of assigned staff. Participates in the hiring, evaluating, and disciplining of Operations personnel. Supervises the Operations Officers as necessary and assigns projects as needed.
Monitors the status of all access control equipment including the CCTV and associated Video Management System, Voice Recording System, EOC and Aircom console equipment, ID Badge system, and the Public Address system. Provides daily reports to the Director, Airport Operations on any system discrepancies found. Troubleshoots equipment problems and coordinates repairs.
Acts as the alternate Airport Security Coordinator. Responsible for updating, maintaining, and submitting to the TSA, revisions to the Airport Security Program (ASP). Oversees the annual airport vulnerability assessment. Assists with planning, coordinating, and conducting the AVSEC table-top exercise. Conducts the TSA required ID Media Audits.
Monitors ramp areas for authorized ID badges and vehicles, inspects landside and airside areas, responds to emergency situations, assists with activating the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and works with the Police and Fire Departments to coordinate activities with outside agencies.
Responsible, when necessary, to oversee and take command of an airfield or off-airport aircraft accident or incident to include activation and implementation of the Airport’s Emergency Response Plan.
Monitors and develops a limited working knowledge of Airport operational equipment with a view to correct problems where able, or to communicate said problem areas or equipment to the responsible Authority department for repair.
Responsible for overseeing employee, tenant, traveler, vendor, and contractor compliance with safety and security procedures in accordance with Airport policies and federal regulations (TSR 1540 & 1542, and FAR Part 139).
Conducts daily inspections of landside and airside to include runways, taxiways, ramps, signs, cleanliness, equipment malfunctions, lighting, hazardous material spills, fencing, and possible security violations.
Analyzes problems and recommends procedures or action for correction. Initiates procedures for correction of those unsafe conditions found. Conducts a follow-up inspection to determine if the problem was solved.
Communicates and coordinates with FAA tower. Writes and distributes NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) to appropriate individuals and FAA. Tracks NOTAM progress until NOTAM is no longer in effect.
Coordinates special activities, i.e., construction projects, to ensure safety and security and communicates those activities to effected parties.
Attends contractor meetings to provide safety and security information and ensure appropriate persons are notified of contractor activities. Informs contractors of any defects and follows-up to make sure they are rectified.
Assists with special projects to include writing directives, procedure manuals for operations officers, and FAA required security and certification manuals.
Provides operations assistance to Airport tenants, passengers, and the public.
Investigates complaints regarding Airport security, operations, and on-ground accidents.
Oversees the daily operations of AIRCOM personnel and the Airport's communication systems.
Assists with planning and execution of annual tabletop and full-scale disaster response exercises.
Other Related Responsibilities:
Assumes duties of the Director, Airport Operations in his absence.
Assists in developing an operating and capital budget for the Operations Department. Monitors adherence to budgetary constraints.
Reviews written incident reports and E-Mail file to remain updated. Coordinates equipment repair as necessary.
The Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority was created as a public agency by the State of Florida to operate and manage the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. The Airport Authority is tasked with the power to acquire, construct, improve, finance, operate, and maintain the airport facilities for the primary purpose of meeting the air transportation needs of Sarasota and Manatee counties. The commitment of the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority is driven by its sense of responsibility to the people they serve.
The Authority has six Commissioners appointed by the Governor, each serving four year terms. Three Commissioners reside in Manatee County and three reside in Sarasota County. The Airport Authority Board meets monthly. Regular and Special meetings are publicly advertised and conducted in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act. A list of the current Board Commissioners, a calendar of regular meeting dates for the current year, and other Authority documents may be found on our website under Board Info.
The Airport Authority Commission directly employs the President, Chief Executive Officer. The President, CEO, executes Authority policy decisions and coordin...ates the activities of the airport. The Management staff, headed by the President, Chief Executive Officer, facilitates the daily operations and activities of the airport. You may find a list of the Airport's Management and Support team by visiting our website and clicking on Management.
The Airport Authority has no ad valorem taxing power and supports its annual operating and debt service budget from its business operations. If you would like to obtain additional information about the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority please submit your request to us by clicking on Contact Us via our website.