Aiport Operations Specialist I
Company: Louisville Regional Airport
Posted on: March 27, 2020
Under the direction and leadership of the Operations Supervisors,
the Operations Specialist I is an entry level position responsible
for managing the use of airport facilities in accordance with
established policies and procedures. Position assures continuous
safety and security compliance with Federal Aviation Regulation
(FAR) Parts 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR)
Part 1542, LRAA Rules and Regulations, in addition to all other
applicable federal, state, and local statutes, regulations, and
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Conduct Periodic, daily, and continuous airfield and facilities
inspections for unsafe or non-compliant conditions; actively
monitoring two-way radio communication among airport staff, flight
operations statuses, weather, work order requests, and local air
traffic (ATC) radio communications,
- Coordinate airport operations during assigned shift, ensuring
the safety and security of the public, tenants, and airport
- Ensure that all airport operations comply with FAR Part 139,
Part 77, TSR Part 1542, Airport Certification Manual, Airport
Security Program, LRAA Rules and Regulations, and other applicable
federal, state, and local statutes and regulations.
- Coordinate use of airport facilities by air carrier, air cargo,
military, and charter aircraft operators in coordination with local
air carrier above and below-wing handlers and Fixed Base Operator
- Fingerprint personnel, issue identification media and keys,
complete audits, conduct SIDA training, verify accounting for cash
received, and perform other badging and credentialing duties as
- Respond to all security-related incidents and properly document
the occurrence, notify the Airport Security Coordinator (ASC), and
impose the proper penalty for the offense to include immediate
badge revocation (temporary or permanent) and/or re-training.
- Oversee and implement the airport's ground transportation
program and the issuance of permits.
- Train, test and monitor airport and tenant employees on
movement area and non-movement area ground vehicle operating
- Conduct periodic, daily, and as necessary, continuous
inspections of runways, taxiways, janitorial contract services,
landside and airside buildings along with other airport facilities
to identify and document damage, deterioration, debris,
cleanliness, and other unsafe or non-compliant conditions.
Follow-up to ensure timely remediation of any issues.
- Coordinate set-up and breakdown of stages and equipment for
special events and ceremonies and provide assistance with special
- Assist in coordinating and monitoring airport construction
- Implement wildlife control procedures and ensure compliance
with the Airport's Wildlife Hazard Management Plan and applicable
Federal and State regulations.
- Implement snow and ice control procedures and ensure compliance
with the Airport's Snow and Ice Control Plan.
- Support Airport Public Safety during all airport emergencies
and respond as necessary to act as a liaison between Public Safety
and other airport staff. Take appropriate action to work toward
restoring normal operations.
- Issue and monitor Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) to report
conditions impacting safe aircraft operations. Ensure prompt
communication with FAA, air carriers, and other airport users.
- Perform other duties as required
COMMUNICATIONS WITH OTHERS:
- Works closely and must be able to interact with all levels of
employees including management.
- Works with LRAA business partners, who may include airport
tenants, employees, work groups, and community and/or industry
- Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally both
orally and in writing to maintain positive working
- Must be able to deliver oral and written reports/presentations
to both internal and external groups.
- Must be able to maintain positive working relationships with
airport tenants, employees, work groups, stakeholders and the
general public providing a high level of customer service in
response to questions and inquiries.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Airport or
Aviation/Aerospace Management, Aviation/Aerospace Science, Business
or Public Administration, or closely related field; Strong computer
skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe or other
applicable software is needed. Must have the ability to enforce FAR
Part 139, TSR Part 1542 and all other federal, state, and local
rules, regulations, standards, and requirements governing air
traffic, commercial and general aviation, airport safety and
security, airport and movement area operating and maintenance
standards, ground transportation and other relevant matters as
directed. Will be responsible for obtaining a strong understanding
of the practices and principles of airport administration,
operations, security, and airfield maintenance.
Direct experience or internship in a position with detailed
aviation relevance preferred. Prior experience with a Fixed Base
Operator (FBO), airline, air cargo carrier, airfield maintenance,
or possession of a Private Pilot Certificate is desirable.
Please submit both a cover letter and rsum as one document.
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