The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an outstanding individual who can maintain 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 and ensures the safety and security of all airport users.
Responsibilities will include performing airport airside and landside inspections, coordinate and monitor construction activities, and other operations functions. This position, with supervision, will conduct dispatching, communications, airport badging, and duties performed in the Airport Communications Center and Airport Operations Center.
A Bachelor's degree in aviation management, business administration, or a related field is preferred; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of two years of work experience at a commercial service airport performing functions of a similar nature.
This position requires a detailed background investigation. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Assists in establishing policies, procedures, directives, and practices governing the operation of airport terminals, runways, roads, and grounds.
Maintains current knowledge of all Asheville Regional Airport Authority rules, regulations, directives, and policies.
Coordinates with the Maintenance Department on airfield repairs; airfield lighting; janitorial; maintenance of main terminal and grounds, parking, and ground transportation.
Assists the Operations Department to ensure compliance with FAA and TSA regulatory requirements.
Under direct supervision, coordinates airport operations during assigned shifts, ensuring the safety and security of the public, tenants, and airport staff.
Under direct supervision ensures that all airport operations comply with FAR Part 139, Part 77, TSR Part 1542 and other applicable federal, state, and local statutes and regulations.
Under the supervision of the Senior Airport Operations Specialist or Airport Operations Supervisor, conducts dispatching, communications, and airport badging functions, with duties performed in the Airport Communications Center and/or Airport Operations Is trained to handle all equipment and situations in the Airport Communications Center and the Airport Operations Center (AOC).
Under direct supervision assists in coordinating and monitoring airport construction activities.
Under direct supervision conducts periodic, daily, and as necessary, continuous inspections of runways, taxiways, and other airport facilities to identify and document damage, deterioration, debris, and other unsafe or non-compliant conditions.
Under direct supervision coordinates use of airport facilities by air carrier, air cargo, military, and charter aircraft operators.
Trains and tests airport employees on non-movement and movement area operating procedures.
Monitors and ensures safe vehicle operations on movement and non-movement areas.
Under direct supervision implements wildlife control procedures and ensures compliance with the Airport’s Wildlife Hazard Management Plan and applicable Federal and State regulations.
Under direct supervision implements snow and ice control procedures and ensures compliance with the Airport’s Snow and Ice Control Plan.
Issues and files Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) to report all conditions that impact the safe operations of aircraft and ensures that they are promptly communicated to the FAA, air carriers, FBO, and other airport users.
Enforces compliance with the Airport Rules and Regulations and the Airport Security Program through the Violation Notice Program.
Performs other functions as requested by the Airport Operations Supervisor or Director of Operations to ensure Airport compliance and the safety and security of airport tenants and the public.
Assists with Charter Operations when needed.
Capable of driving all necessary equipment, assisting passengers, and handling bags up to 50 pounds.
Assists with Ground Transportation management and permit issuance and compliance.
COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As a condition of employment, the selected candidate must provide proof of fully-vaccinated COVID-19 vaccination status prior to their first day of employment.
About The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority
To be a champion for exceptional customer experiences and economic vitality.
To provide an exceptional airport experience with a focus on people, service, commercial and general aviation, and to contribute to the regional economy.
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