Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k, Annual leave, Sick leave, Holidays, and Personal Days.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 16-24
Manage, direct, and coordinate the daily operations, safety and security compliance, and maintenance activities at Stillwater Regional Airport. As part of this responsibility, this role will work directly with the airport leadership team to develop plans and strategy to meet needs and/or further advance airport operations, security, and maintenance divisions’ development. This role requires a highly effective and organized communicator who can coordinate both internal and external resources, including collaboration and compliance with Federal regulatory partners. This position will report directly to and work closely with the Airport Director to ensure compliance with FAR Part 139 airport safety regulations and TSR Part 1542 airport security regulations, and to foster growth and development of airport operations, security, and maintenance divisions’. Act as Airport Director in the director’s absence.
Bachelor’s degree in aviation/airport sciences or related field, American Association of Airport Executives Certified Member (CM) or Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) designation, preferred or 5 years of progressively responsible airport operations and/or airport management experience. A minimum of three years of supervisory airport operations, security, or related airport experience, supervision, management, and coordination of airport construction, maintenance, and/or development projects, knowledge of construction safety and phasing plans. Knowledge of Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) and airport incident command procedures and techniques.
A resume, cover letter and completed City of Stillwater application is required for consideration.
The Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO) is a public airport that offers commercial flights and serves general aviation needs. The airport averages more than 80,000 aircraft operations annually and is ranked as the fourth busiest airport in Oklahoma.
Since the introduction of commercial air service in 2016, the airport has seen continuous growth. We served a record-breaking number of over 58,000 passengers and saw an 8% increase in passengers in 2019, with growth percentages surpassing several comparison markets.
The airport is also set to be the home of OSU’s new flight school where more than 300 flight students will be counting on the recovery of the airline industry to find jobs. Our local economy is strengthened by visitors who fly into town and spend money on food, lodging, retail, and entertainment, but Stillwater Regional Airport doesn’t just help our community.
According to a comprehensive 2017 Economic Impact Study, SWO contributes to the employment of 664 individuals and has an estimated $70,394,273 total annual economic impact on the state of Oklahoma.
As the closest airport to Oklahoma State University (OSU), we are a great resource for visiting professors, spe...akers, students, and faculty who need to travel in and out of Stillwater. In 2021, SWO will be the home of OSU’s new state-of-the-art flight center. We also charter flights for OSU’s athletic teams. Go Pokes!
Stillwater Regional Airport is thankful to have a supportive local community. From the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce to local residents and business owners, community support allows our airport to thrive. That’s why it is so important for us to protect our community’s investments and make the airport the best economic asset that it can be.