Georgetown County Employment

Georgetown County Employment

Department: PUBLIC WORKS (AIRPORT)
Position: Airport Manager
Grade: 131
Salary: $42,681.00
Job Function:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under limited supervision, manages and supervises the Georgetown and Andrews Aviation/Fixed Based Operations (FBOs) at Georgetown County and Robert F. Swinnie (Andrews) Airports. This includes marketing, developing short and long range plans. The Airport Managers utilizes highly responsible administrative and supervisory skills in managing the operations, maintenance, security, construction, and related planning for future development of County Airports in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations. Oversees the efficient and effective operation and development of the Georgetown County Airports. Perform various other administrative duties as assigned. Works under the direct supervision of the Public Works Manager.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
•Inspects work in progress for quality, completeness, adherence to schedules and compliance with required codes and regulations.
•Work with Senior Staff and the Public Services Director to develop the Airports’ annual operating and capital budgets for general aviation activities, determining supplies, equipment needs, and capital improvements.
•Formulates and recommends plans for short and long range development, marketing and capital improvements, indicating the resources needed.
•Provide monthly performance reports to the Public Services Director.
•Maintains inventory control of airport equipment, merchandise, and supplies: conducts periodic inventory counts ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities and initiates orders for new/replacement materials.
•Researches/evaluates items for airport use or retail sales
•Receives and responds to customer complaints and suggestions within scope of knowledge and authority.
•Provides information to the public and airport users, establishes, interprets and enforces rules governing airport facilities, usage, facility leasing, and service, including Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Regulations and federal, state and local statutes.
•Coordinates and ensures the enforcement of air traffic and safety rules and regulations.
•Performs annual emergency drills with County Emergency Service Department
•Conducts inspections of the airport equipment, grounds, facilities oversees necessary repairs and maintenance of the Georgetown County airports.
•Supervises maintenance activities to ensure safe, secure airfield/runway conditions for aircraft operations and security of airport facilities.
•Inspects airfield lighting and navigational aids evaluates/identifies malfunctioning equipment, potential safety hazards, or other problems and initiates appropriate action to correct/resolve problems or deficiencies.
•Receives reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including accounts receivable and payable records, charts, budget documents, sales reports, weather charts, training reports, statistical reports, memos, correspondence, etc.
•Provides customer service to pilots, crew members, passengers, and visitors responds to complaints/questions, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution.
•Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, airline representatives, airport tenants, sales representatives, boards and commissions, consultants, customers/passengers, civic organizations, and the general public.
•Works closely with the public, Town/City/County officials and support staff to resolve customer complaints and disputes. Coordinates with the Georgetown County Economic Development Office and the Chamber of Commerce.
•Attends the monthly Airport Commission Board meetings and civic meetings as necessary. This includes creating and distributing the agenda for such meetings.
•Plays an active role on the Airport Strategic Planning Committee on which the Airport Manager assists in developing and implementing long and short term plans, goals, and objectives for the airports: evaluates efficiency and effectiveness of airport operations, programs, procedures, and resource management recommends and/or implements improvements in programs and operational procedures as needed develops recommendations for promoting the airports and improving customer service participates in planning/updating of airport master plan and
•airport layout plan. Develops Georgetown County Airport Security and Emergency Plans.
•Assists the Fixed Based Operator (FBO) in gathering weather and airport activity information.
•Coordinates with the Fixed Based Operator (FBO) to manage aircraft ground operations, security and safety procedures in the airport operating area.
•Assess new information technology pertaining to Airport operations and makes recommendations to the Public Works Manager.
•Exercise oversight responsibilities for update and maintenance of County Airport Web page. Report needed changes to MIS.
•Develop contract specifications for professional engineering, design and construction services, master and strategic consulting services and for the acquisition of equipment for day to day support of County Aviation requirements.
•Inspects airport facilities, storage areas, hangars, garages and leaseholds for conformance with county rules, lease agreements, and FAA regulations.
•Assists in the coordination, preparation, and processing of leases, permits, and other related property documents.
•Assures that tools and equipment are properly maintained and kept in proper working condition.
•Prepares and maintains daily, monthly, and annual reports and records, as assigned.
•Complies with regulations governing safety in operations as required under Federal Aviation Regulations.
•Must be on-call at all times to address situations as they arise.
•Performs a variety of administrative duties, including but not limited to typing, copying, and filing, faxing information, and answering telephones. Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, two way radios, telephone, fax machine, copier, scanner, etc.
•Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations: maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession reads professional literature attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
•Requires an Associated degree, and three years airport experience including supervisory/managerial experience. Must have at least one year of municipal airport experience that includes maintenance and operations program administrative and management experience.
•Knowledge of airline operations at an airport facility similar in size to that of Georgetown County.
•Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local rules and regulations applying to airport operations and airport management.
•Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
Job Requirements:
Training:
Qualified applicants may apply in writing through the closing date to SCDEW, 2407 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440 or Human Resources Department, P O Box 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442. E-mail: brichardson@gtcounty.org
Date Posted: 4/12/2017

 

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