The Airport Operations Security Supervisor ensures compliance with federal, state and local requirements for commercial airports by performing routine efforts of the operations staff, both airside and landside. Is a visible presence representing the County and Airport Administration, providing outstanding customer service to Airport users and the broader Airport community, including: vendors, concessionaires, airlines, tenants and the general public. Provides guidance, coaching, and leadership to a work crew as assigned. Duties may vary according to job assignment.
Bachelor’s Degree in Airport Management, Aviation Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field of study; AND 3 years’ experience at a public commercial service airport; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
AAAE Basic and Advanced ASOS.
AAAE ACE Operations.
AAAE Wildlife Training.
Hunters Safety Card.
NIMS-700 and 800; ICS 100, 200, 300, and 400; IS-907.
FAA Part 139 ARFF 40-Hour Certification.
Airport Security Coordinator (ASC).
Movement Area Qualified.
Valid CDL Class B (Commercial Driver’s License).
Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Commercial service airport operations, safety, security, and emergency management.
Personnel management, including hiring, training, coaching, performance management, and leadership.
Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Best practices related to airport operations, safety, and emergency management.
Part 139 and 1542.
Airside and landside snow removal processes and procedures.
Wildlife mitigation compliance.
OSHA, safety policies, procedures, and practices.
Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting and program budget development and implementation.
Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods, and records management techniques.
Principles and practices of mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
General office procedures, policies, and practices, as well as basic knowledge of computers and other general office equipment.
Knowledge of (Job Class Standard):
Communicating clearly and concisely and relaying details accurately.
Principles and practices of public administration.
Customer service techniques.
Public policy processes.
Operating tools, equipment, and machinery in compliance with safety procedures and practices.
Identifying and analyzing a variety of Airport-related issues and making recommendations for their resolution.
Operating heavy equipment to include snow plows, front-end loaders, runway brooms, snow blowers, and tractors.
Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials.
Applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; to understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies, procedures, and protocols.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Selecting and motivating staff and providing for their training and professional development.
Using a PC with intermediate proficiency in document/file management, word-processing, spreadsheet creation, database management, email usage, and other Airport-specific applications.
Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.
Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments with a minimum direction.
Using tact, discretion, initiative, and independent judgment within established guidelines.
Skill in (Job Class Standard):
Handling multiple tasks simultaneously, under pressure, and in emergency and stressful situations.
Working efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
Organizing and prioritizing work to meet deadlines.
Developing, understanding, interpreting, and communicating policies and procedures.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed in a standard office environment, with some exposure to dangerous tools, equipment, machinery, inclement weather conditions, and fumes.
Pitkin County is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Aspen, Colorado. We are a resort community that strives on skiing, hiking, world-class culinary and music. We are surrounded by plenty of natural beauty. Our organization is small but diverse and we operate everything from the Airport to the Solid Waste Center for the County. We have about 17,000 year-round residents and about 275 employees who support our locals. Come see what Pitkin County is all about!