Airport Operations Supervisors at the Sloulin Field International Airport are responsible for the performance of airport operations, landside, airside, and ARFF on an assigned shift, including nights, weekends and holidays. This position also maintains airport compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) Part 1542, and all other applicable statutes, regulations and requirements. This position will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all airport users as well as communicating and assisting all airport stakeholders.
Responsible for the performance of the Operations department and airport Operations on an assigned shift, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Responsible for airfield safety including but not limited to: identifying, preventing, responding to and/or removing all hazards to aviation including FOD, wildlife, AOA incursions, unauthorized vehicles and pedestrian entry, and disabled aircraft.
Inspects and maintains a record of all aeronautical areas including pavement, markings, lighting, safety areas, wildlife, construction, emergency equipment and fueling practices.
Identifies and to extent possible resolves any hazard to airport operations.
Responsible for supervising snow removal operations on his or her assigned shift.
Coordinates construction and maintenance on or near the airport to ensure minimum interference with the airport operations.
Conducts tenant AOA driver training and auditing compliance.
Performs hourly weather observations.
Maintains records of aircraft activities during his or her assigned shift.
Represents the Airport Director in routine operational matters.
Supervises and coordinates any contract services related to airport operations.
Monitors, to extent possible, noise abatement practices of aircraft utilizing the airport to ensure compliance with existing requirements.
Maintains a working knowledge of all applicable FAR’s and Advisory Circulars.
Ensures the recording all aircraft operations for purposes of billing.
Monitors and operates phones, radios, and security camera and gate systems.
Performs Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting duties.
Performs inspections of required landside areas.
Maintains appropriate conditions of landside areas and issues work orders for items exceeding light maintenance duties.
Performs janitorial and light maintenance duties at the airport.
Responsible for maintaining customer contacts through positive lines of communication by professionally representing the Airport through frequent and meaningful contact with the customer.
Supports all applicable requirements under all Safety Management Systems including tasks, documentation and written and practical tests.
Assures compliance with Airport policies and procedures; takes disciplinary action as required.
Assists in training and direction of Airport Operation Officers on assigned shift.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Airport Director/Assistant Airport Director.
In the absence of the Airport Director, acts as a liaison with all responding agencies during airport emergencies.
Ensures parking rules are enforced.
Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management or commensurate experience in related field.
One-year experience in airport operations and/or airline operations required.
Pilot certification is preferred.
Demonstrates supervisory capability.
A thorough knowledge of/or experience in general and commercial aviation.
Through in-house training or through training arranged by the Airport must be able to become certified in the following areas:
Airport related snow removal technique – within one-hundred-eighty (180) days of employment.
Operation of snow removal equipment – within one-hundred-eighty (180) days of employment.
Complete North Dakota class B commercial driver license (CDL) – within one-hundred-eighty (180) days of employment.
Certified Weather Observer – within one-hundred-twenty (180) days of employment.
AAAE Airport Certified Employee Operations – within (360) days of employment.
Acquires all licenses and/or certifications currently required or as may be required by regulatory agencies.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain and sustain a valid driver’s license in the person’s state of residence and maintain driver record compatible with Company’s insurance criteria.
Through appropriate training, must be able to operate heavy equipment including but not limited to snow removal vehicles and forklifts.
Ability to perform the duties of this classification.
Individual must be willing and be able to work all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to work in and support a teamwork environment, including the airport’s Safety Management System.
Strong computer skills with ability to effectively utilize programs such as MS Excel and MS Word with ability to learn new programs introduced in the future.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Employee must be able to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear, use hand to finger, handle or feel; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and reach with hands and arms. Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
The employee is often required to work near moving mechanical parts and work in outdoor weather conditions, is subject to fumes or airborne particles, and occasionally works in high, precarious places, with toxic or caustic chemicals and with the risk of electrical shock. The noise level ranges from moderate to loud noise
Ability to read and understand documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and employees of organization. Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language effectively.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables.
TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
1. City of Williston employment application 2. Cover Letter and Resume
Completed materials should be submitted to:
Chery Pierzina Human Resources Director City of Williston 22 E Broadway PO Box 1306 Williston, ND 58802 701.713.3802 701.577.8880 www.cityofwilliston.com
Applications will be accepted until noon on December 31, 2017.
To be granted veterans preference, the required forms, letters or certificates must be submitted with the application.
The City of Williston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. The City of Williston is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Sloulin Field International Airport is located in Williston, North Dakota and services western North Dakota and eastern Montana. The Williston area offers excellent hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and is part of the Lewis and Clark Trail. Williston is also located in the center of Bakken Shale Formation, the largest continous oil reserve ever assessed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Sloulin Fiel...d offers commercial airline service from Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Signature Flight Support is the Fixed Based Operator that offers aircraft services, charter, and flight instruction. The City of Williston is currently in the process of relocating their entire airport to a location approximately 5 miles to the northwest.