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Airfield Operations Specialist

December 6, 2019

MEMORANDUM TO:                                     ALL AIRPORT AUTHORITY EMPLOYEES

                         FROM:                                     HUMAN RESOURCES

                                RE:                                    JOB OPENING

A N N O U N C E M E N T

AN OPENING EXISTS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION AT MOBILE DOWNTOWN AIRPORT (BFM).

AIRFIELD OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:    High School Diploma or GED is required. Associate degree in Aviation or Airport Management or closely related field is highly desirableA minimum of 2 to 4 years’ experience in Aviation, Airports, FBO, Airlines or associated military experience is required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to learn and understand FAR Part 139, TSR Part 1542 and all other federal, state and local rules, regulations, standards, and requirements governing air traffic, commercial and general aviation, airport safety and security, airport and movement area operating, and maintenance standards and other relevant matters as directed. Ability to learn and understand the practices and principles of airport administration, operations, security, and airfield maintenance.  Possess knowledge of building, grounds, and airfield inspection practices and principles.    

Ensure compliance with and enforce federal, state, and local safety and security regulations pertaining to airport operations. Respond to aircraft accident/incident and other emergency situations that occur on airport property; Issue appropriate notices to airmen (NOTAMS) when hazards exist and initiate closure of all or parts of the airport, if necessary.  Perform airside inspections in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements.  Periodically inspect airport facilities, including runways, taxiways, ramps, perimeter barriers and buildings, record discrepancies and arrange for corrective action.  Review, update, and enforce 14 CFR Part 139 requirements as outlined in the Airport Certification Manual and Airport Emergency Plan.  Review and assist with updates to the Airport Emergency Plan and Airport Certification Manual.

In accordance with the rules & regulations of the Mobile Airport Authority, current employees of the Authority are hereby given (7) business days to request consideration for the position.

Authority employees who are interested in applying should complete a Job Posting Bid Application and send to HR@mobairport.com no later than December 17, 2019. If you have any questions, please call HR at 251-438-7334.  

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