Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky is conducting a search for an Operations Specialist I. This is an entry level position, under direct supervision, that manages the use of airport facilities in accordance with established policies and procedures. This position assures safety and security compliance with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Parts 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) Part 1542, as well as various other guidance policies. Duties include a constant monitoring of all facilities, personnel, and operations; routine and non-routine inspections of the airfield for unsafe or non-compliant conditions; serves critical functions of the airport Integrated Operations and Coordination Center (IOCC); actively monitors security access control and CCTV systems; issues airport ID media and facilitates ID applicant background searches; coordinates and monitors airport construction activities; provides a high level of customer service in responding to questions and inquiries from the public, airport stakeholders, and/or governmental regulatory agencies.
For consideration, applicants must meet the following industry requirements: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Airport Management, Aviation Science, or closely related field combined with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in airport operations or administration preferred; or a high school diploma and equivalent combination of education, training and relevant airport experience. Candidate must have the ability to interact effectively with the public and all airport stakeholders. Prior experience with fixed base operators (FBO), airlines, air cargo, airfield maintenance, and/or airport emergency services is highly desirable.
Candidate must have strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe, Internet Resourcing, and ability to utilize applicable technology in use.
See the full job description attached to the job posting on our website for all training and professional certification requirements post successful candidate selection.
Position subject to periodic schedule rotation across various AM, PM, weekend, and holiday shifts, and availability for emergency recall.
Rate of pay:
This position has excellent benefits with an anticipated annual starting salary of $36,700. If you meet the requirements and want to become an integral part of our team, we encourage you to apply.
Apply Now. Applications Accepted until April 23, 2018.
About Blue Grass Airport
Nestled among world famous Thoroughbred horse farms, Lexington's Blue Grass Airport welcomes travelers with lush green vistas providing the gateway to Kentucky's rich history and equine tradition. Recognized as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Blue Grass Airport continuously updates amenities and facilities to provide passengers with the most modern and convenient services possible.