This position directs all safety and security efforts for the Mobile Airport Authority to ensure the airport meets (TSA) regulations and requirements. Responsible for reviewing and interpreting the impact of all TSA regulations, amendments, and advisories on safety and security activities and making resultant recommendations for revisions to airport security and safety policies and procedures.
Direct the operation of the Identification Badge/Access Media process including the Interactive Employee Training Center (IET) and criminal history records checks. Plan, organize and direct the work involved in operating the Identification Badge/Access Media office responsible for credentialing all airport badge holders and maintaining the credentialing database and associated clearance codes; evaluate requests for MAA badges; issue penalties for non-compliance to credentialing procedures. Act as Liaison between the Airport and the TSA to ensure development and compliance with all security programs, policies, rules and regulations; available to TSA on a 24-hour basis.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
The principles, practices, procedures and techniques of airport operations, security and management. Federal, state and local laws and regulations as promulgated by the Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration. Excellent oral and written communication. Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple tasks at a time. Using computers and related software applications. Planning, organizing, data analysis and problem solving. Work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Quickly recognize and analyze irregular events. Establish and maintain good working relationships with federal, state and local entities as well tenants, team members and the public. Handle conflict, hostility and uncertain situations.
Minimum Training and Experience
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in Management, including Aviation Management, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Public Administration, Business Administration, or in a related field. Five (5) years’ experience in airport operations, airport security or administering provisions of 49 CFR Part 1542.
Generally works in an office environment. Must be able to adapt to changing work environments.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
About Mobile Airport Authority
Mobile Airport Authority is a customer service oriented public corporation which operates under a five member board of directors and Alabama State statutes for the purpose of planning, constructing and operating public airports and an industrial complex. MAA consists of the Mobile Regional Airport, the Mobile Downtown Airport at Brookley and the Brookley Aeroplex. MAA currently employs an average of 90 people between the three locations. We pride ourselves on recognizing our employees as our most valuable resource. MAA has an unyielding focus and commitment to developing our campuses, real estate and economic development processes to an industry-leading standard. Come be a part of the journey, seize the opportunity and grow with us!