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Airport Services Manager

Company: City of Prescott
Location: Prescott
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:




Hiring Range: $55,291.13 to $82,936.69 DOE

FLSA Status: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime)

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled, first review of applications 6/13/2022

Position Summary:

Assists the Airport Director in airport administrative, contractual, economic, and capital development functions for Prescott Regional Airport, a primary commercial service airport with extensive aircraft flight training activity, in accordance with applicable federal, state, local laws and airport compliance requirements.

Essential Duties:

* Develops, leads, maintains, and implements tasks, events, and activities related to; annual budget, strategic planning, ACIP, capital and operating payables and receivables, and rate and fee studies.
* Assures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and requirements including state/federal procurement Grant Assurances; airport compliance requirements including 49 CFR Part 21, 23, and 26; the FAA Airport Financial Reporting Program; the Airport Improvement Handbook; and state/federal records retention schedules and audit requirements.
* Manages airport leases, licenses, permits, and minimum standards for commercial activity, including regular inspections of premises, monitoring compliance, and generating tenant correspondence.
* Manages Federal and State grants including application, award, regular draws, close out and audit in compliance with grant assurances, terms, and conditions.
* Administers commercial hangar/property agreements, concession agreements, as well as lease and sub-lease negotiations and interpretation through appropriate City departments.
* Assists with development and implementation of marketing/PR activities and air service development.
* Communicates internally and externally through reports, presentations, social media, and meetings including timely production/posting of City Council agenda memos and supporting materials.
* Works with other management staff to streamline processes and develop written policies and standard operating procedures (SOP); develops, maintains, and updates City Code related to the Department.
* Manages the on-call engineering and planning agreements/contracts; assists in project coordination and construction administration.
* Coordinates the preparation of Requests for Proposals/Qualifications for airport development.
* Acts as the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer and may act as Alternate Airport Security Coordinator.
* Engages in supervision, training, and evaluation of selected employees.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Aviation Business/Finance, Public Administration, or a closely related degree program; five (5).years of airport management, administration, operations, security, or other relevant airport-related experience (airport regulatory, leasing/insurance, airline and/or consulting) including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Licensing, Certification, and Other Requirements:

Possess a valid Arizona driver's license (or have the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire); pass a TSA mandated 10-year security background investigation, pre-employment drug test, fingerprint background check, security threat assessment, and driver record check; and hold an Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) or Certified Member (CM) designation from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.

Employee Core Beliefs

City of Prescott employees should seek to uphold the City's core beliefs throughout their day-to-day business and with every customer they come in contact with, both internal and external. Our core beliefs are: Act with Integrity, Work as a Team, Have Personal Commitment and Loyalty, Solve Problems, Take Pride In Excellent Results, High Level of Productivity and Being Nice.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

* Knowledge of federal, state, and City rules, regulations, policies, procedures, codes, and ordinances related to airport administration, operations, security and maintenance.
* Knowledge of federal aviation regulations regarding the operation and maintenance of Part 139-certificated airports, other regulations, airport-related advisory circulars, and other federal and state guidance required for the safe and efficient operation of air carrier airports.
* Knowledge of Transportation Security Administration Regulations regarding airport security under TSAR Part 1542 and all related TSRs (including 1520 - Sensitive Security Information).
* Knowledge of supervisory methods, techniques, goal setting, and employee scheduling for most efficient service.
* Knowledge of airport emergency and security response policies, procedures, and practices.
* Knowledge of federal and state Environmental regulations and NEPA requirements relating to airport development.
* Knowledge of airport emergency and security response policies, procedures, and practices.
* Knowledge of airport compliance requirements (including federal and state grant assurances).
* Knowledge of airport contracts, licensing, and leasing.
* Skill in using computer databases, spreadsheets, Office 365, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and virtual conferencing programs.
* Skill in supervising, evaluating, training, coaching, and motivating employees.
* Skill in overseeing airport administration at a commercial service airport.
* Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing, for both one-on-one and group situations.
* Skill in professionally and effectively interacting with the public, members of the media, public officials, and airport tenants.
* Skill in utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state, federal, and other local officials, elected officials, staff, airport tenants, and City residents.
* Strong knowledge of records management to organize and maintain administrative files.

Physical Demands And Working Conditions:

* Work is performed primarily in an office setting but may also require driving on airfield, on occasion.
* Safely and effectively performs required duties.
* Safely operates required equipment and City vehicle as needed.
* Clearly, concisely, and effectively communicates in person and over both the telephone and aviation radios.
* Duties may require availability on evenings, holidays, and weekends.
* Works in an environment where errors on this job can lead to significant physical or mental consequences for self or others.

Successful candidate will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:

* Drug screening
* Motor vehicle records check
* Criminal background screening

City of Prescott Contact Information

201 N. Montezuma Street, Suite 303

Prescott, AZ 86301



Phone: 928-777-1410 / Fax: 928-832-1222

Major Benefits For Full-Time Regular Employees: Paid time off; ten paid holidays and one floating holiday per year; employee and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and additional life insurance. PROBATION: Each employee must satisfactorily serve an established probationary period. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process. In accordance with A.R.S. 23 - 493, this position has been identified as "Safety Sensitive". The City of Prescott is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: City of Prescott, Prescott , Airport Services Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Prescott, Arizona

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