Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to supervise and direct the day -to-day operations of airport maintenance, security and noise abatement and environmental regulations and business matters as well as plans, coordinates, develops and supervises airport construction projects.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Supervises the daily operations of maintenance and security to provide a safe and efficient airport; and supervises airfield inspections, security inspections, ramp checks and FAA communications.
Coordinates and supervises airport construction projects, budget and completion timeframe; and reviews budget, inspects construction projects and reviews weekly schedule.
Conducts safety inspections daily and investigates airport accidents and incidents; conducts inspections; reviews airfield inspections; reviews electrical and airfield signage inspections; and investigates aircraft accidents and incidents.
Develops budget and monitors costs; applies for federal and state grants; develops and updates event or program budgets in coordination with various departments or sponsors; monitors budget expenditures; and procures materials for program use.
Assists the Director; supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.
Assists the Director; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.
Prepares and reviews records and correspondence related to airport operations; reviews monthly noise report and daily flight operations report; responds to tenant inquiries about t-hangars, airfield maintenance or security; responds to citizen inquiries about noise, maintenance, security or airfield operations; coordinates with FAA control tower on daily operations; prepares, reviews and updates fuel flowage report; and issues and updates Notice to Airmen (NOTAMS).
Reviews and updates airport accident plan and implements disaster drills; reviews/updates airport emergency plans; and plans disaster drills or table top exercises. surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures.
Bachelor's degree in Aviation, Airport Management, Aeronautical or Civil Engineering or a related field field (Master’s degree preferred); six years of progressively responsible experience in operations for a general aviation and commercial airport, with three years of management experience for a comparably sized organization or as a director for a smaller organization; must have appropriate certifications in related field.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.