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Deputy Director, Airport


Posted: Jul. 11, 2019

End Date: Aug. 11, 2019

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.  

Essential Functions:

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.