This job includes excellent benefits including the Florida Retirement System.
4 Year Degree
Excellent opportunity! Entry level position in the operations & safety department who is trained to act as a direct representative of the Lee County Port Authority. The operations duty agent monitors the daily operation of the airport and is responsible for inspecting, identifying, and reporting for correction any discrepancy.
Schedule: 84 hour (twelve hour shifts) bi-weekly work week, may be rotated. Ability to work different shifts, 24/7 depending upon needs of the department; will be required to work weekends, nights and/or holidays. Salary is $26.97/hour and all overtime is paid.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Considerable knowledge of laws, rules and regulations which apply to the airport in addition to established airport policies related to their work areas. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form. Ability to act independently without close supervision and to make independent judgments based on established procedures. Ability to work effectively with tenants and the general public. Ability to perform in the airport complex with moderate outdoor exposure. Ability to drive emergency response equipment and operate two way and VHF radios, mobile telephones, personal computers, four wheel drive vehicles, rifles, shotguns and pyrotechnics. Occasional bending, stooping, lifting, reaching and frequent walking is required to perform this position. Ability to work shift work.
Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in an aviation management, business administration or related discipline required.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license is required. All entry level required training items identified in a formal syllabus must be met. Successfully pass a TSA fingerprint based criminal history background check. Private pilot’s license highly desirable. Prior 139 Ops Agent experience desirable.
Southwest Florida International Airport will have served more than 10.1 million passengers in 2022 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction. For more information, visit flylcpa.com or facebook.com/flyRSW.