The salary range for this position is $153,210 - $229,815. A starting salary above the mid-point is achievable for the exceptional candidate and will be dependent upon experience. Additional annual compensation as an incentive bonus based on organizational performance is determined annually, as budget resources allow. A comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, life insurance, etc.
The TAA has adopted a flexible work environment and administrative staff may work remote with the expectation that responsibilities are managed without delay or disruption, and quality of work product and deliverables meet or exceed expectations.
The Tucson Airport Authority is seeking a Vice President of Planning and Engineering. The position is responsible for the strategic leadership, planning, coordination and management of airport development projects, programs, and initiatives for the TAA at the operated airports. The role includes land planning, noise programs, environmental management, engineering and architectural project design, development, construction administration, major maintenance and capital improvement programs and other areas related to airfield and landside development. Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, urban or regional planning, or similar field. Minimum of ten years of progressive management and high-level supervisory experience working for a commercial service airport or equivalent (military), or in a consultant capacity; previous experience at a small, medium, or large hub airport, military, or airport consultant experience preferred.
Qualifications for the Vice President of Planning and Engineering are a bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, urban or regional planning, or similar field. Master’s Degree preferred. A minimum of ten years of progressive management and high-level supervisory experience working for a commercial service airport or equivalent (military), or in a consultant capacity; previous experience at a small, medium, or large hub airport, military, or airport consultant experience preferred. PE, AICP or AIA preferred; industry credential, e.g., AMPAP, I.A.P., A.A.E, preferred. Must have strong organizational leadership skills to lead a high performing organization, exhibit strong project planning execution capabilities, advanced relationship management skills and extensive experience working with stakeholders to bring project strategies from concept to successful completion.
The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy that requires all new hire employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.
The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) is a
unique independent nonprofit created and developed by
community business leaders and established by Arizona
state charter in 1948 to develop, operate, manage, and
maintain Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan
Airfield (RYN). Tucson International Airport (TUS), positioned
eight miles south of Tucson’s central business district, is
a commercial service airport serving a catchment area of
more than 1.4 million residents living in southern Arizona
and northern Sonora, Mexico. Users include commercial,
cargo, general aviation, and military operators. TUS also
serves as an international port of entry that offers 24-
hour processing and customs and immigration services.