The purpose of the Airport Operations Coordinator is to provide support to all functions of the Operations section of Ellington Field (EFD). Selected candidate will inspect aircraft movement areas based on FAR 139 and FAA Spaceport requirements. Identifies and communicates operational, safety, and security concerns with Control Tower. Participates in various phases of emergency management, irregular operations, special operations, and special events, while also interacting with airport tenants, federal agencies, military, general public, and airport management. Monitors and reviews construction plans and maintenance work activities in operational areas. Collaborate with airport tenants to ensure compliance with airport leases, contracts, standards and policies/procedures. Identifies violations and ensures penalties are carried out. May lead or manage employees in the absence of a supervisor. Initiates Self Service Fuel and NOTAMS as required by federal regulations to maintain an operation log of airfield activities.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Requires a Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management, Airway Science, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Two years of progressively responsible experience in airport operations, airport security or airport safety are required. Directly related professional experience may substitute for the above education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Requires a valid Class C Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2). Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances for working at an airport.
Additional Salary Information: Preference will be given to applicants obtaining an Airway Science, Airport Management, or Airport Management Degree; FAA Pilot License/Certificate; Member of AAAE and/or AOPA. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Experience in supervising, developing and implementing planning solutions in an airports environment is a plus. Current knowledge in FAA FAR Part 139 requirements is strongly preferred. "Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required."
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
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The Houston Airport System provides a safe and dynamic air services network that fosters economic vitality for the transportation industry and facilitates a strong level of global connectivity for diverse and growing population living throughout the greater Houston region.
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH):
• Located approximately 23 miles north of Downtown Houston
• 2...9 passenger airlines
• Nearly 200 non-stop destinations
• Nearly 43 million passengers in 2015
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):
• Located approximately 7 miles south of Downtown Houston
• 5 passenger airlines
• Nearly 60 non-stop destinations
• More than 12 million passengers in 2015
Ellington Airport (EFD)/Houston Spaceport
•Located approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Houston
•Supports the operations of the U.S. military, NASA and a variety of general aviation tenants
•Home to the nation’s 10th licensed commercial spaceport
•Houston Spaceport is a focal point for aerospace innovation
The three-airport system served more than 55 million passengers in 2015, an increase of almost four percent over the 2014 record-setting mark.
Together Houston Airports form one of North America's largest public airport systems and position Houston as the international passenger and cargo gateway to the south central United States and a primary gateway to Latin America.