The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Assistant Airport Manager, to fill a vacancy at the Gillespie Field airport located in El Cajon, California, in the east county region. For additional information on Gillespie Field, please click below.
The Position The Assistant Airport Manager is a professional job classification primarily responsible for assisting management in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of County-operated airports. Under direction of the Airport Manager, the selected candidate will be responsible for performing the following duties: •Plan, organize and supervise airside and landside operations •Inspect airside and landside facilities •Provide airport construction oversight •Issue NOTAMs •Ensure FAA Part 139 compliance •Coordinate special events •Enforce environmental regulations •Mitigate wildlife hazards and respond to emergencies
A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in airport/aviation management or a closely related field, AND three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in airport operations and management; OR,
Seven (7) years of increasing responsible experience in airport operations and management.
Qualifying experience or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
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