The City of Keene is seeking an experienced Airport Director to oversee the Keene Dillant Hopkins Airport, a thriving general aviation airport with convenient access to regional and northeast markets. Candidates must have strong project management skills and airport development experience and competency for a variety of duties, including:
Developing and implementing airport marketing and promotional activities, as well as the annual capital and operating budgets for the airport, and managing allocated funds.
Oversight of airport operations including personnel, facilities, and equipment to maintain airfield safety.
Coordinating long-range Capital Improvement Plan projects with a budget in excess of eight million dollars.
Coordinating emergency activities and implementing emergency plans in the event of an airport emergency.
Annual salary range: $84,246 - $104,986 annualized, plus benefits.
For full job description and application: https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs. Applications accepted until position is filled, with review of applications starting Monday, September 23rd. EOE.
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, airport, or aviation management or related field, Master’s preferred, plus 5-7 years related experience, including three years in a supervisory capacity; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Marketing, economic development and public relations skill sets are also desired.
About City of Keene
The City of Keene has been around over 250 years. During that time, we have adapted and responded proactively to the current and future demands of our community. We have learned the importance and value of collaboration with our citizens, thinking and brainstorming together, problem solving together, and assuming responsibility for the organization’s success together with our employees. What hasn’t changed is our dedication to providing services and amenities that enhance the quality of life for those who live, learn, and work in, as well as enjoy, the City of Keene.
We offer what a lot of professionals want today—we value our employees. We value everyone—by respecting our variety and diversity and by demonstrating with our work ethic our commitment to excellent public service. Each City employee provides the foundation for our efforts to reach the goal of being the best community in America by 2028—one that is sustainable, dynamic, creative, strong, just, and resilient.