Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, operator of the Syracuse Hancock International Airport, is seeking candidates for an exciting opportunity to join our team as Director of Airfield Maintenance. This senior level position provides oversight of the airfield maintenance division, which is responsible for snow removal, grounds-keeping, heavy equipment/vehicle upkeep and repairs, airfield roadway inspections and repairs, etc. The Authority is seeking someone with previous airport experience, thorough knowledge of FAA Part 139 and other Federal, State, and Local regulations regarding airfield maintenance, extensive supervisory work experience, dedication to safety and compliance, with excellent planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills. A complete job description is available at www.syrsraa.com/careers.
Qualified candidates must have one of the following:
• Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Facilities Management, or closely related degree, and three (3) years of work experience in a commercial airport setting, or • Associates degree and eight (8) years of work experience in a commercial airport setting, five (5) of which in a supervisory capacity, or • Ten (10) years of supervisory work experience in airfield maintenance, at least eight (8) of which were at a commercial airport.
*Any offer of employment would be contingent on passing a security clearance background check and pre-employment drug test.
**This is a provisional position under Civil Service. The incumbent will be required to take an open/competitive exam given by Onondaga County Civil Service to obtain permanent civil service status and retain the position.
Salary and Benefits
The Authority offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, including membership in the New York State Local and Employee Retirement System.
Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, with 3 professional references (in PDF or Word format) by Friday, August 24, 2018 to:
Debi Marshall, Human Resources Manager Syracuse Regional Airport Authority 1000 Col. Eileen Collins Blvd. Syracuse, NY 13212 MarshallD@syrairport.org
*The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer*
The mission of the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority is to provide safe, secure, efficient and low-cost air transportation service to the 12-county region that Syracuse Hancock International Airport currently serves. The Authority seeks to stimulate air service, economic development, trade and tourism by focusing on the shared goals of its stakeholders: more service to more destinations, lower operating costs and increased non-aeronautical revenue. The Authority recognizes that the Syracuse Hancock International Airport is a gateway to the central New York region and beyond and seeks to optimize customer service and exceed customer expectations with continuous improvements to the terminal building and public-use facilities.