The County of Humboldt is seeking a Director of Aviation to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the programs and activities of the County's Aviation Department which is responsible for managing six county airports including California Redwood Coast – Humboldt County Airport (ACV). The Director of Aviation is responsible for accomplishing departmental goals and objectives, supervising staff, administering the annual budget, and directing the day-to-day operations and activities of the Aviation Department.
The successful candidate will have a four-year college degree with major course work in aviation, public administration, management, facilities/construction management, or a closely related field and five (5) years of supervisory or administrative experience in aviation and airfield management which has included program planning, development and administration and working with community organizations.
Posting Deadline: June 15, 2018.
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, aviation business, aviation management or a related field.
Two years of supervisory experience, preferably including supervisory experience in airport management, operations, and maintenance.
A.A.E. accreditation desired or ability to obtain within the first 3 years of employment
Minimum of 5 years of experience at an FAA Part 139 Certificated Airport, and experience with airport DBE programs and compliance.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for the Director of Aviation is $112,068 and includes an attractive benefit package.
About The County of Humboldt
The County of Humboldt Aviation Division is responsible for managing 6 County airports in a manner that ensures aeronautical safety, the safety of the traveling public, continued air service, and complies with federal, State and/or local aviation rules, regulations and advisories. These airports are: California Redwood Coast – Humboldt County Airport (ACV); Dinsmore Airport (D63); Garberville Airport (016); Kneeland Airport (NLN); Murray Field Airport (EKA) and Rohnerville Airport (FOT).