The ideal candidate will have the ability to champion the airport environmental protection function with projects, studies, management, documentation, correspondence, and teamwork. They will participate in the development and maintenance of the airport’s Environmental Management and Sustainability Plans to continue the Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s tradition of environmental excellence. Efforts will focus on the evaluation of and compliance with environmental regulation, policies, and guidelines with engagement in environmental planning, the airport capital improvement plan, impact assessment, auditing and reporting activities.
Technical working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental laws, rules, and regulations including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
Negotiation skills to obtain permits from federal, state, regulatory agencies.
Advanced project management methods, tools and techniques of environmental protection and capital project management.
Principles and practices of program planning and management.
Principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, purchasing, contracting and maintenance of public records.
Principles and practices of public outreach and involvement, including marketing principles and practices.
Principles and practices of sound business communication.
Computer capabilities applicable to functional responsibilities.
About Gerald R. Ford International Airport
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