Airport Operations Supervisor

Other
Full-time
City of Santa Barbara
7/08/2021
HR@SantaBarbaraCA.gov
(805) 564-5316
(805) 897-1905

THE POSITION

Supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of the Airport Operations Division; plan and coordinate staffing and operational activities of the Airport Operations Division; serve as a lead with the Airport Noise Abatement program; participate in the selection of Airport Operations staff; provide and coordinate staff training; respond to airport emergencies; serve as Airport representative on unified incident command with Fire and Police until relieved by Airport management; administer technical and support services contracts for various airport compliance systems, ensure all airport programs comply with, and conduct ongoing reviews and maintain currency of, each of the following: Airport Certification Manual, Airport Security Program, Airport Ground Transportation Program, Airport Emergency Plan, Wildlife Hazard Management Plan, Airport Noise Advisory Program  Airport Minimum Standards; ensure compliance with and FAA & TSA regulations; oversee the Airport Operations Center and the Airport Badging Office; participate in the development and administration of the Airport Certification and Operations Budget and performance measures; provide staff assistance to the Airport Operations Manager; participate on a variety of committees; prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence; attend and participate in professional group meetings; act as liaison with ARFF, airport tenants, and user groups regarding Airport operational safety, security, and compliance concerns; and perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge of:  Federal, State, and local laws as well as regulations, ordinances, and policies relating to airport operations and security; airport badging operations; wildlife hazard management; emergency planning and resources available to mitigate emergencies, and all other incidents; airside and landside operations and procedures, air carrier operations, general aviation operations, and all regulations regarding airport security, certification, and safety, such as FAR Parts 61, 91, 77, 139, 150 and TSR Parts 1520, 1540, 1542, 1544, 1546. FAA Advisory Circulars and TSA SDs; familiarity with principles of airport noise management; principles of municipal budget preparation and control; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; safe vehicle operations on an airport.
Ability to:  Manage and coordinate the work of staff; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; interpret and explain City policies and procedures; administer airside, terminal, and landside safety/security programs; understand airport noise abatement and other related airport landside and airside programs; organize and present training workshops; effectively negotiate with others; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; write reports with proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation; operate various types of telephone, radio, and computer equipment; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties; maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating, and operating assigned equipment and vehicles.
Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Administration, Business or Public Administration, and four (4) years' experience in operational management at a FAR Part 139 regulated airport, including oversight of a SIDA/AOA credentialing office, Airport Operations Division, and/or 24/hr. communications center is highly desirable.  At least two (2) years of supervisory experience is highly desirable.
License Requirements:  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) Certificate within six months. Possession of a pilot's license is desirable. Ability to obtain airport access media following successful completion of a TSA Criminal History Records Check and Security Threat Assessment.
Work Schedule:  Incumbents must be available to work a 10/80 or 9/80 workweek.  Regular shift hours will vary depending upon needs of the Airport and may include some nights, weekends, or holidays.


FILING DEADLINE

THIS JOB IS OPEN FOR APPLICATION FILING ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS.  CITY APPLICATION AND RESPONSES TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:30 P.M. ON MONDAY, JUNE 21 FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION.  IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT FINAL REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE JULY 8, 2021.  IF INTERESTED, PLEASE APPLY THROUGH THE CITY OF SANTA BARBARA WEBSITE: WWW.SANTABARBARACA.GOV.