The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority is seeking a qualified Airport Operations Officer to become a member of the Airside Operations team. Under supervision of the Operations Manager, will coordinate use of airport facilities in accordance with established policies and procedures. Will be expected to maintain airport compliance with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) Part 1542 and all other applicable statutes, regulations and requirements and provide for the safety and security of all airport users. Will represent airport during assigned shift.
To apply for this opportunity, please visit the Gerald R. Ford International Airport website; www.flyford.org.
We offer a competitive salary, a complete benefits package, and free parking. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications. Relocation support not available at this time.
This position is scheduled to close on November 18, 2019.
Thorough working knowledge of FAR Part 139, Part TSR 1542 and all other federal, state and local
rules, regulations, standards and requirements governing air traffic, commercial and general
aviation, airport safety and security, airport and movement area operating and maintenance
standards, and other relevant matters.
Thorough working knowledge of the practices and principles of airport administration, operations,
security and airfield maintenance.
Working knowledge of building, grounds and airfield inspection practices and principles.
Working knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet and data base applications software required
to collect, compile, analyze and report data.
Good English language usage skills, including spelling, punctuation, grammar and construction.
Ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with
Authority and other airport employees, representatives of other agencies and the public.
Ability to interact positively and professionally with tenants, contractors, subcontractor employees,
passengers, cargo shippers, community representatives and members of the general public from
widely diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
About Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport continually strives to provide travelers with superior customer service and the infrastructure that supports the air transportation needs of millions of people in West Michigan; and it all begins with our employees. Employees are a vital resource to ensure we are providing the utmost in customer service for our customers as we continue to manage and grow the region’s air transportation network. We are actively committed to workforce diversity and to providing a work environment which promotes the professional and personal development of all employees. Encouraging workforce diversity is essential to the Authority’s ability to attract, recruit and retain qualified employees. We strive to create an environment that fosters greater innovation and creativity among employees and enhances communication and relationships with the community we serve.
A career with the Authority brings opportunity for continued growth and development as well as job satisfaction. If you are interested in being a member of our dynamic team, take a closer look at our career opportunities