Responsible for overseeing day to day operations of a regional non-hub commercial services airport to ensure activities conform to Federal Aviation Regulation (CFR) Part 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) 1542, and Federal, State, local and Airport rules/regulations.
Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Airport Management or related field.
Preferred current experience in operations of CFR Part 139 Airport and TSR 1542 compliance.
Successfully pass a CHRC, STA, Drug Screen, Physical, and Driving Authorization prior to hire.
Must obtain a Louisiana driver’s license within forty-five (45) days of employment and have a good driving record.
Prefer possession of Certified Member (CM) with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), experience with Flight Training, and/or Airport Certified Employee (ACE) designation.
Salary: $44,445.00 DOQ
Cover Letter and Resume Required
Deadline to Apply: September 23, 2020
Send Application Materials:
ATTN: Giles Menard, C.M., A.C.E.
222 Tower Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508
Performs airfield self-inspections. Responsible for making official entries in the ASOCS program of all required events, pertinent information as well as documentation of all discrepancies and perform followups with the appropriate departments.
Uses knowledge of FAR 139 and TSR 1542 requirements to provide first response and make informed judgments regarding airport operations while referring the most consequential decision to the Operations Manager, Deputy Director and Executive Director.
Independently provides and performs services essential to the airport's integrity and conformity to the certification regulations.
Maintains and implements the Airport Certification Manual (ACM) to assure the airport's compliance in a timely manner and approved by the FAA.
Manages responses to any reports of airfield physical or operational anomalies, locates any diverted aircraft, reports closing of pavements, runways, taxiways or aircraft parking areas to users and controllers through NOTAMs.
Identifies changes in laws affecting airport, reviews compliance, and notifies management of inadequacies in the airports compliance, including but not limited to Environmental, FAA, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), local ordinances and any other statute or regulation.
Manages Airport operations and driver training for Airport security, Airport Maintenance, and others on perimeter inspection procedures, clearances and potential problems that could arise during normal airport operations; vehicle movement in the air traffic control area, airport terminology, pavement markings and security procedures.
Implements the Airport Emergency Plan (AEP).
Maintain the airports bird strike reports and processing.
Monitors weather for potential severe storms that impact aviation.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Developed experience with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Parts 77, 121, 135 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) 1542, Advisory Circulars 150 series, ARFF, Wildlife Mitigation, Airport Construction Management, Emergency Plan Procedures and Airport Certification Manual requirements.
Experience with Flight Training, including Student Pilot or Private Pilot Certificate preferred.
Airport Certified Employee (ACE) with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) - Operations, Security, or ARFF preferred.
Ability to respond to after-hours emergencies and the ability to work a rotating on call schedule and call out anytime for emergencies.