Responsible for the administration, direction, operation and coordination of personnel activities of the Transportation Department consisting of the Aberdeen Regional Airport and Public Transportation System. Accountable for the review, development, implementation and direction of operations, maintenance, activities, services, facilities, grounds, properties, goals and objectives of the Aberdeen Regional Airport and Public Transportation System. EEO
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
Knowledge of FAA rules regulations and standard operating procedures to include FAR Part 139.
Knowledge of accounting and budgeting procedures.
Knowledge of fuel handling, storage, quality control and safety practices.
Knowledge of inventory management principles.
Knowledge of airline industry standards.
Knowledge of rural transportation principles and regulations.
Knowledge of airport emergency and accident procedures.
Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs.
Skill in management and supervision of personnel and airport operations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in preparing and delivering public presentations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
The City Manager assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The supervisor reviews work through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
Guidelines include FAA and DOT regulations, state and federal regulations governing airport and transit operations, and city and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. This position develops department guidelines.
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
The work consists of varied management and supervisory duties. Strict and complex regulations contribute to the complexity of the position.
The purpose of this position is to direct the operations of the city airport and public transportation program. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of department operations.
Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, elected and appointed officials, representatives of state and federal agencies, tenants, members of the news media, business leaders, and members of the general public.
Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, or walking. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
This position has direct supervision over department personnel.
Baccalaureate degree plus (5) five years of experience in Airport Operation, or baccalaureate degree plus (3) three years in an administrative supervisory position.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of South Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possess or have the ability to obtain the Certified Member (C.M.) designation from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
All new hires must reside within the city limits unless specific approval of City Manager.
Internal Number: 1418
About City of Aberdeen, SD
Aberdeen, called the Hub City for decades, serves as a regional hub for commerce, education, shopping, and medical services for northeast South Dakota and southern North Dakota.
The City of Aberdeen was incorporated in 1882. Aberdeen is the third largest city in South Dakota and also the county seat of Brown County. Brown County has led the state for the last seven years in pheasant hunting. Furthermore, Aberdeen offers unique activities for fun at Wylie Park for the visiting family.