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Assistant Director of Aviation - Operations - OAK - The Port of Oakland

Organization: The Port of Oakland

Date Needed: 08/01/2020

Post Until: 06/14/2020

City: Oakland

Location: California

Education Needed: Bachelor's degree

Experience: > 5-10 years

Salary: $195,612 - $242,268

Description & Details

The Port of Oakland is seeking an Assistant Director of Aviation – Operations for Oakland International Airport (OAK). The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the day-to-day operations of the airport and will report to the Director of Aviation.

Duties may include the following:

• The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the day-to-day operation of the Oakland International Airport. Reports to the Director of Aviation and may act as Director in his/her absence.

• Directs the inspection of airport facilities for proper maintenance, compliance with established safety requirements, and needed repairs and improvements.

• Provides support in the planning, organization and overall direction of the work at Oakland International Airport to ensure safe, effective and efficient airport operations.

• Assists the Director with long and short-range planning by forecasting for aviation needs and formulating recommendations for major expansion programs.

• Reviews operational reports, develops recommendations, and prepares proposed changes as necessary for the continued efficiency of airport operations and maintenance activities.

• Represents the Port and Airport at meetings and conferences.

• Prepares operational records and reports and presents findings to the Director of Aviation, stakeholders, aviation committees and associations, chambers of commerce, commissions, boards, governmental agencies, and other civic and interested groups

Position Qualifications:

This position requires a combination of education and experience reflecting possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. A typical combination would include graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in airport management, business administration, public administration or related field plus at least seven years of full-time paid managerial or supervisory experience in airport management, airport operations or airport finance and administration.

Salary & Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $195,612 - $242,268 depending on experience. An attractive benefit package is offered that includes CalPERS pension retirement, and full medical, dental and vision coverage. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: June 14, 2020

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Chief Financial Officer - JAN - Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

Organization: Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

Date Needed: 07/15/2020

Post Until: 06/15/2020

City: Jackson

Location: Mississippi

Education Needed: Bachelor's degree

Experience: > 10 years

Salary: $114,000 – $182,000

Description & Details

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is seeking a Chief Financial Officer who will be responsible for directing activities of the Finance Department and employees, ensuring processes and procedures are in accordance with accounting standards, laws, and regulations. This position creates and implements strategic financial plans and determines available resources for the Authority; ensures financial metrics and targets are met; evaluates, creates, and coordinates financial programs including budgeting, financial planning, facilities improvements, and capital asset funding; and manages the organization’s overall financial interest and the capital structure and debt/equity mix.

The Authority oversees two airports: Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field (HKS).

Position Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, plus twelve years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position with three years being in a supervisory role. A master’s degree substitutes for 2 years of experience. Experience in finance and accounting (debt and cash flow management) within the aviation industry is strongly preferred, as is a CPA license. Must reside within the city of Jackson, MS.

Salary & Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $114,000 – $182,000 with an excellent benefit package, including a fully paid Mississippi retirement program and $10,000 in relocation expenses. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Assistant Airports Manager - City of Redding

Organization: City of Redding

Date Needed: 06/21/2020

Post Until: 06/04/2020

City: Redding

Location: California

Education Needed: Bachelor's degree

Salary: $4,256 - $6,771, Monthly

Description & Details

The City of Redding is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to manage, direct and coordinate the activities of airport operations, maintenance, janitorial, and administrative staff; perform professional and administrative work related to the planning, directing, and management of airport operations activities; and provide highly complex staff assistance to the Airports Manager. This position will serve as the on-call manager for emergencies and operational issues.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Direct, oversee, and participate in the development of the airports operations and maintenance work plans; plan, organize, manage, and direct airport operations and maintenance activities, and supervise assigned personnel; direct inspection of airport facilities for maintenance, safety, and cleanliness; prepare and maintain airport operations, security, and emergency procedures manuals; assist in the preparation and development of policies and procedures; oversee policies, procedures and schedules to ensure the airport is operated and maintained in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations; oversee development of policies, procedures, and schedules to ensure that airport operations and maintenance activities are conducted in accordance with accepted industry practice and standards; develop work schedules and direct personnel assignments; monitor work flow and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; direct any required snow removal operations to ensure safe and efficient operations; coordinate with City Fire Department regarding aircraft rescue and firefighting procedures, equipment, staffing, and training; manage the airport's NOTAM program; directly oversee preparation of documents required for obtaining grants and/or low interest loans, Federal and State funding and coordinating same with FAA, State and City personnel; assist with the preparation of the annual Airports budget and work plan. Prepare and submit for review, the budget for operations, maintenance, and janitorial sections; submit cost estimates and justification for capital expenditures; establish specifications for and purchases of equipment; authorize and monitor maintenance and operations-related expenditures; make recommendations to Airports Manager regarding personnel issues, i.e., hiring, promotions, assignments, rewards, discipline, adjustments to grievances; act as the Airports Manager in his/her absence; act as liaison to airport tenants in matters related to airport operations, maintenance, or construction activities; attend professional meetings and conferences as assigned; interact with the Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Security Administration as required; and perform other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of: Federal Aviation Regulations Parts 77 and 139, Civil Aviation Security Rule Part 1542 and Advisory Circulars related to areas such as airport operations, maintenance, construction, security, aircraft rescue and firefighting, and the Airport Improvement Program; airport operations management methods, practices, and procedures; basic principles of budget preparation and administration; Federal AIP and Grant process; and principles and practices of effective management and supervision.

Ability to: Manage, plan, organize, and direct airport operations-related activities and supervise assigned personnel; prepare and administer a budget; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, tenants, and the general public; develop, manage, and enforce rules and regulations; establish and maintain airport operations, security, and emergency programs; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and operate personal computer and software applications for word processing, spreadsheets, etc.

Education & Experience: Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying: Typical education would include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, university or equivalent. A.A.E. accreditation is highly desirable. Typical experience would include airport administration management or operations supervisory experience at a certified airport with a wide range of airport operations duties and responsibilities. A typical way to acquire this would be through airport operations management experience at a non-hub or small-hub airport. The needed experience could be acquired at a larger airport if the position(s) held included a wide range of operations duties and responsibilities. The position requires direct experience in the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of airports operations-related policies and procedures, and in grant and project management. One year of supervisory experience is required.

Special Requirements: Possession of the appropriate valid California driver's license, or ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment.

How to Apply / Contact

Please be advised all notifications pertaining to this recruitment (e.g. exam invitations, exam results) will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address provided on your employment application. Please be sure to provide your current and complete e-mail address. Check your inbox as well as your spam folder for correspondence as your e-mail provider or personal settings may flag the e-mail as spam. Contact the Personnel Department with any questions.

Interested individuals must submit a City of Redding online employment application by the closing date in order to be considered.

Incomplete applications may not be processed. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed to determine those best qualified to be tested.

Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service and receive a passing score on the examination will have 2 points added to their final examination score. To obtain this credit, veterans MUST attach an electronic copy of the DD214, indicating honorable discharge, WITH EACH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

EXAMINATION PROCESS: An oral board interview will be administered.


Airport Manager - Solano County

Organization: Solano County

Date Needed : 04/27/2020

City: Fairfield

State: California

Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Education Requirement: Bachelor's

Salary: $103,811.53 - $126,183.57

Description & Details

The County of Solano seeks an Airport Manager who has exemplary management and communication skills to oversee the operations of the Nut Tree Airport. The Airport Manager is responsible for planning and implementing airport capital projects funded primarily by federal and state grants in addition to administering day-to-day maintenance and operation of the Airport. The ideal candidate will possess a solid understanding of Federal, State and local laws/regulations affecting airport operations; be an effective leader and negotiator, who is able to work with internal and external customers; possess analytical skills with a firm grasp on budget and operations; ability to promote airport operations while maintaining effective relationships; and have a strong record of safety.

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Senior Aviation Planner - Talbert & Bright

Organization: Talbert & Bright

City: Wilmington

State: North Carolina

Experience Requirement: 8+ years

Education Requirement: BS in aviation

Description & Details

Talbert & Bright is looking for a senior aviation planner for their growing Wilmington, North Carolina office. This individual will serve as the lead aviation planner for the office.

The individual will be responsible for the oversight and production of airport master plans; writing reports; and reviewing drawings. In addition, the individual will be responsible for managing planning projects; attending and presenting at airport and public meetings; and working with clients, the FAA, and the public. The senior planner will mentor junior staff members, participate in and provide guidance for the production of airport master plans.

Prior airport project experience and familiarity with the FAA Advisory Circular (150/5070-6B) for airport master plans are required.

Local experience is not required; relocation will be provided. Talbert & Bright specializes in working with commercial service and general aviation airports. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package including paying 100% of employee’s health insurance; providing vision & dental insurance; 401 (k); and profit sharing. The position presents the employee with minimal out-of-state travel, mostly day trips; this is a great opportunity for someone looking for time at home every night!

About the Firm:

Talbert & Bright is a professional engineering and planning consulting firm that specializes in airports. Founded in 1989, Talbert & Bright is a well-respected aviation firm servicing commercial service and general aviation airports throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Boasting over 80 employees devoted solely to airport planning and engineering which are located throughout 4 regional offices. Talbert & Bright prides themselves on an extensive backlog and long-term repeat clients, many of whom they have been working with for over 25 years.


• 8+ years of related experience.

• BS in aviation, aviation planning, urban planning, civil engineering, or related field preferred but not required.

• Must have aviation planning experience including prior experience with preparation of airport master plans.

• Prior experience working with commercial airports or general aviation airports.

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Airports Airside Superintendent - Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Organization: Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Date Needed : 02/25/2020

Post Until: 06/02/2020

City: Fresno

State: California

Education Requirement: Bachelor's

Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Salary: $6,485.00 - $7,855.00 Monthly

Description & Details

Position Description


Reporting directly to the Airports Operation Manager, the Airports Airside Superintendent is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of the airside maintenance components of the Operations Section. Incumbent will oversee airside maintenance operations to assure compliance with Federal, State, and local requirements. Participates in the initiation of construction programs; coordinates and serves as a liaison with contractors working on the airport; oversees the repair and alteration of airfield to ensure the airport complies with FAA Part 139 guidelines; coordinates openings and closures of aircraft operations areas, runways, and taxiways; conducts inspections of the airfield and related Airport facilities. Incumbents use independent judgment to assign, supervise, inspect, and evaluate the work of airfield maintenance crews as well as contract work and/or skilled trades work related to the airside areas.

One current vacancy exists in Airports Department, Operations Division/Airside. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

UNIT 13 Classification - City of Fresno Professional Employees Association (CFPEA)

RETIREMENT: Fresno City Retirement System, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. The City does not participate in Social Security. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service.

HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Increase your retirement savings with the City's 457 plan.

MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year.

ANNUAL LEAVE: Twenty (20) days per year of Annual Leave with cash out provisions.

HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.

LIFE INSURANCE: Benefit equal to annual salary; premium paid by the City.

LONG-TERM DISABILITY: Benefit equal to 66.66% of monthly salary up to $7,500 per month after 30 days of disability; premium paid by the City.

The Requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination and does not assure a place on the eligibility list.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Airport Management or a closely related field; AND, Three (3) years of progressive experience in airside maintenance, two (2) years of which included, or is supplemented by, lead or supervisory work experience. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Recruitment may be limited to a specific area of expertise as required by operational needs. The specific areas of expertise are listed below:

1. Airside Operations

2. Landside Operations

Five years progressive experience at a Federal Aviation Administration FAR 139 certificated airport and accreditation from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) are desirable.

Possession of a valid driver's license will be required at time of appointment. Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Drivers License is required within sixty (60) days of appointment. Candidates selected for hire will be required to submit a driving report.

How To Apply

APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.

It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the "junk mail" or "spam" folders. It is the applicant's responsibility to check these folders.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.

Selection Process

The examination process may consist of the following:

Oral Examination: 100% - A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral exam to evaluate each candidate's knowledge of State and Federal Airport safety, operations and maintenance regulations; skill to operate a computer and software applications; ability to plan, supervise, and instruct assigned staff; establish effective relationships and organize work; set priorities and establish goals and objectives. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The oral exam is to be determined.

Veteran Preference Regulations

Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. Qualified veterans who pass the examination will have five (5) points added to their final score.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination.

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