GENERAL SUMMARY Performs trainee duties learning aviation administration, operations and facilities management. Primary duties include learning the monitoring of airport facilities, safety programs, security functions and other operations designed to ensure effective passenger and public services.
*** This position works non standard hours including night, weekends and holidays***
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below:
Monitors compliance with Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Security Administration Regulations.
Becomes knowledgeable of and applies procedures per Federal Aviation Advisory Circulars.
Issues NOTAMS (Notice to Airmen) when required by airport conditions.
Performs daily and nightly airfield inspections.
Responds to airfield operational concerns.
Monitors Preferential Runway Use Program (noise abatement) for compliance.
Responds to issues from the airport tenants and the public.
Gains a working knowledge and enforces Aviation Authority policies and procedures regarding airport management.
Monitors airport terminal operations.
Performs other related duties as required.
Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations governing use and operation of airports.
Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine a proper course of action to be taken in both non-emergency and emergency situations.
Ability to plan and coordinate multiple activities occurring simultaneously.
Ability to maintain records and prepare technical reports.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, representatives of other agencies, and the general public.
Ability to use a computer and related software.
Ability to maintain a valid driver license and insurability with the Authority.
A Bachelor’s degree in an Aviation related field; and Possession of a valid driver’s license.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, sit, use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, balance, stop, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25+ pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Operate a motor vehicle with a valid driver’s license. Use of a computer and other personal assistance devices (tablets or mobile phone) are a must for this position.
Work environment: This position is performed within an office environment approximately 80-90% of the time. The other 10-20% the employee could be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. With multiple worksites the noise level varies from the office environment and the outside environment. The incumbent in this position is expected to work independently and as part of the team.
About Indianapolis Airport Authority
Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is 16 minutes from downtown Indianapolis off I-70 via Exit 68.
The airport averages 135 daily flights to 38 nonstop destinations on eight major airlines. In 2013, approximately 7.2 million passengers were served at IND.
A destination and launching pad for both commerce and community, IND is strategically located just minutes from major U.S. interstates including I-65, I-865, I-69, I-70, and I-74, all of which connect to the city's I-465 beltway. It is also within minutes of U.S. 40, U.S. 31, and U.S. 52.
The eighth largest cargo center in the U.S., IND is home of the second-largest FedEx Express operation in the world. Approximately 2.2 billion pounds of cargo were managed at IND in 2013. IND is an important catalyst for economic development in Central Indiana and the Midwestern region, generating an annual economic impact of more than $4.5 billion for the area.
One of the first new airports to open in the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001, Indianapolis cut the ribbon to its 1.2 million square foot airport complex off I-70 on November 11, 2008.