Airport Operations Supervisor

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Aviation or Harbor Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Salary: $42,361.92 - $62,653.27 Annually USD

Job Description


MOS: 810 (Airforce), 12H (Army), 040 (Coast Guard), 0205 (Marine), 786B (Navy)

Education and Experience : A Bachelor's degree in business, Aviation Administration or a related field and two (2) years of professional or managerial Airport operations and administration experience at an F.A.A. certified civilian or comparable airport, or Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management and one (1) year experience in a comparable Assistant Airport Operations officer position at a similarly sized F.A.A. certificated airport.

Licenses and Certificates : Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under direction, oversee and ensure the continuity of El Paso International Airport operations on assigned tour of duty, including the safe operation of air carrier aircraft on the airfield, public safety, airport security and ground transportation services.

Typical Duties

Oversee and ensure the continuity of airport operations including the safe operation of air carrier aircraft, public safety, security, communications and passenger services. Involves: Monitor airport operations and provide guidance and direction to ensure compliance with safety and security requirements set forth by existing City, State and Federal regulations and standards. Inspect airfield to include runways, ramps and taxiways to ensure compliance with FAR Part 139. Investigate safety hazards and initiate corrective action for airfield and terminal discrepancies. Coordinate with air traffic control (ATC) for closing and opening air traffic movement surfaces as necessary. Maintain all records required by FAA for airport operating certificate. Issue Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS), weather advisories, and maintain daily log used to document airport activity for critical decision making. Enforce FAR Part 139, Part 77 and the TSAR 1540 series regulations to comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements.

Perform related duties as required. Involves: Perform duties of immediate supervisor or coworkers as necessary to ensure continuity of operations during absences. Coordinate public safety response to emergencies including police, fire and emergency medical services, communications and dispatch and emergency rescue operations. Maintain records and prepare reports. Respond to and document airport emergencies and situations that may involve loss of human life or property in both airfield and terminal areas. Respond to and resolve inquiries, problems, complaints or unusual situations involving tenant, passengers or the media. Coordinate charter flight activities in terminal area. Assist airlines during irregular flight operations with gate assignments, passenger assistance, coordination of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and TSA activities. Escort contractors, dignitaries, and other personnel as necessary in terminal and airfield areas.

Monitor and inspect terminal building and other airport properties for safety, environmental and customer related issues. Involves: Conduct daily inspections of airport properties including industrial parks, parking lots, airfield perimeter areas, and report safety and maintenance issues as necessary. Coordinate with contract parking management to ensure efficient operations of parking areas during peak traveling periods. Interact with supervisors and employees in order to identify and correct unsafe conditions and promote the observation of safe work practices.

Update airport certification manual and emergency plan as necessary. Organize, coordinate and furnish airport operations safety training programs. Involves: Development and implementation of safety programs and training manuals specific to the Airport Air Operations Area (AOA), to include airfield electrical lighting systems; airfield self-inspection programs; movement and non-movement driver training; construction worker training for projects in the airfield movement area and airport terminal. Maintain training records and monitor effectiveness of training programs. Conduct and document airfield movement area practical training for FAA record keeping requirements.

Represent the City and department at various meetings and conferences and interact with a wide range of officials, regulatory agencies, airport tenants, department directors, coworkers, media representatives and the public. Maintain contact with outside organizations such as fire department and rescue teams to exchange information and provide mutual assistance

Supervise assigned personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide for training and development. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Provide direction and oversee airport personnel after normal work hours.

General Information

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Salary Range: $42,361.92 - $57,580.43 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test Information: An evaluation of education and experience will be conducted on qualified applicants.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See résumé" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

El Paso, Texas United States View Map