The City of Fort Worth Aviation Department is recruiting for one Airport Operations Officer position for Meacham International Airport.
Work Schedule: Meacham International Airport is a 24 hour facility open 365 days out of the year. Candidates must be willing to work shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. This work schedule may include the third shift overnight.
The Airport Officer performs duties to ensure airport compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Ensures airport safety and security while providing excellent customer service. Acts as first responder to airport emergencies and coordinates with all involved agencies. Monitors and evaluates the day-to-day activities of airside and landside operations at the City of Fort Worth airports to ensure compliance with lease provisions, policies and procedures, and other governing regulations. Conducts day and night inspections to ensure compliance with all pertinent FAA and TxDOT regulations. Checks airport facilities for repair and maintenance. Interprets rules, regulations, policies and procedures to lessees and tenants. Recommends necessary equipment and material purchases. Additionally this position analyzes specific operational problem areas as assigned by the Airport Manager and/or Airport Operations Supervisor, conducts research and compiles data to make recommendations for alternative operating methods or procedures. Monitors construction projects for airport safety and governmental compliance; Notifies tenants and/or outside agencies of impending construction; revises and updates Airport Certification Manuals and Airport Emergency Plans and ensures proper recording of all documentation and Airport’s 100 percent compliance with all FAA record-keeping requirements.
Associate Degree from an accredited college with major course work in Public Administration, Aviation Management, or related field and no prior experience. Associate Degree from an accredited college with major course work in Public Administration, Aviation Management, or related field and no prior experience.
Successful completion of Airport Operations Officer training within the initial 6 month probationary period.
Valid Texas Driver’s License at the time of hire.
Preference given to candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree and/or Pilot’s License.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically require touching, talking,
hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking,
repetitive motions, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling and lifting; depending on
assignment. Incumbents may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts,
poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense
noises, gases, vibrations, chemicals, oils and workspace restrictions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Medium work – Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.