The General Aviation Director is a highly responsible position planning, directing and coordinating the day-to-day business for Page Field Airport and Base Operations (FBO) in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, procedures, and regulations. The General Aviation Director represents the Port Authority with other governmental agencies, private enterprise and the public; directs the development and preparation of the capital and operating budgets for Page Field and Base Operations; monitors compliance to the approved budget throughout the funding year; develops rates and fees for Page Field tenants, airport users and service providers.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with studies in aviation management or a related field.
Posting Deadline: December 1, 2017.
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with studies in aviation management or a related field
A graduate degree in business, transportation, aviation science, or related field is desirable, as is ten (10) or more years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Accredited airport executive designation from the American Association of Airport Executives is desired, as is FAA pilot certification
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for the General Aviation Director is $85,727.00 to $137,162.00 with an attractive benefit package.
The Lee County Port Authority owns and operates Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and Page Field (FMY) in Fort Myers, Florida. The Port Authority is operated under the supervision of the Lee County Board of Port Commissioners and a board-appointed Airports Special Management Committee. The leadership has been responsible for the unprecedented success of the airports and is committed to... continued growth and development of the region’s air transportation system. The airports operate as an enterprise fund, totally supported by revenue generated from their operations. No ad valorem tax dollars are used for airport operations or expansion.