Airport Operations Specialist begins as a Trainee while completing required tasks. They have general oversight of the Airport under the direct supervision of the Deputy Commissioner of Aviation. An individual assigned to this position has rotating shift responsibility and learns to monitor and control airport use and to respond to real or potential emergency situations. Work follows closely prescribed Federal, State and local laws and regulations, though considerable initiative may be required in unusual situations. Assistance for difficult or unusual situations will be provided by higher-level airport operations employees. The work is reviewed through training exercises, conferences and analysis of reports. Does related work as required. Knowledge of FAR Part 139 Airports, ARFF Index B Airports, and snow removal procedures suggested. A challenging and rewarding position. Applications will be accepted until 10/26/17 additional information can be found at http://gobroomecounty.com/personnel/vacancy
A) Completion of at least 60 semester credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university in aviation management, aeronautical studies, fire protection technology or closely related field; OR
B) Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and EITHER: 1) Two years of airport operations experience at an airport AIRPORT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST TRAINEE—CONTD 3 with scheduled air service; OR 2) Two years of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting experience at an airport with scheduled air service; OR 3) Two years of aviation experience as a member of the U.S. Military; OR 4) One year of airport operations or Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting experience at an airport with scheduled air service AND one year of paid or volunteer firefighting experience in an organized fire company which shall have included the use of chemical firefighting agents; OR
C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated in A) and B) above.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1) Obtain a NYS Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certificate within the probationary period, training provided. 2) Completion of the NYS Basic Firefighter Training Course is required within the probationary period, training provided. 3) Possession of the appropriate level Motor Vehicle Operator’s License at time of appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary $17.2209/hr, CSEA union position Grade 14. Starting position as Trainee
The Greater Binghamton Airport is owned by Broome County Government and operated under the Department of Aviation. It is a Primary Commercial Service Airport with Delta Air Lines as the service provider. BGM boasts a diverse general aviation tenant base, one Fixed Based Operator, two flight school operators, and a 300 acre land development portfolio.