The San Luis Valley Regional Airport is seeking an Airport Manager. This position is responsible to plan, manage, direct and participate in all airport activities. Responsible for safety, compliance and maintenance of the Airport. Duties include supervision of personnel, grants management, contract negotiations, procurement of professional services, air service development, budget preparation and compliance, and to develop and maintain airport certification, security and emergency manuals. May hold responsibility for FBO fueling operations. Directly supervises the Airport Operations Superintendent and indirectly the Airport Operations Techs and Line Service Techs.
Salary range is $60,000 to $70,000 per year plus benefits. Subject to background check and drug screening. Please forward a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in the position along with your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected candidates will need to complete an Alamosa County job application and supplemental questions prior to being offered an interview.
A Bachelor’s degree in aviation management or similar field with three (3) years of experience (five years of experience in lieu of education is acceptable). Valid Colorado driver’s license is required. Valid Pilot’s license issued by FAA is desirable, Certification through the AAAE is desirable.
About Alamosa County
The San Luis Valley Regional Airport provides commercial air service to the vast reaches of the San Luis Valley. The Essential Air Service program subsidizes daily flights to Denver where our residents can connect to the world.
The airport hosts a 8519' asphalt runway with an instrument approach from the south. The terminal building is the gem of the airport, construction was completed in 2015.
Our thriving community is home to over 15,000 residents. Alamosa is the commercial hub of the San Luis Valley and the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
Equipped with prime agricultural land, innovative businesses in energy, industry, cultural heritage, and transportation, Alamosa County residents and visitors also enjoy access to some of Colorado's best wilderness and outdoor recreation.
Our climate is perfect for the agricultural production of barley, potatoes, alfalfa, and with 350+ days of sunshine a year, we are one of the most productive locations for solar power plants in the U.S.
The base of Blanca Peak, the 4th tallest mountain in Colorado, is a mere thirty minute drive from the airport. At the base ...of the mountain lies the Great Sand Dunes national park.
Wolf Creek Ski Area boasts the most snow in Colorado and it lies just over an hour's drive to the west. From fly fishing near the mouth of the Rio Grande to hunting elk in the San Juan mountains, Southern Colorado is an outdoor recreational paradise. Just a short drive to the south is Taos, New Mexico with two world class ski resorts and an unparalleled culture.