The Naples Airport Authority is seeking a Deputy Director of Aviation. You will be responsible for the oversight of the fixed base operation (FBO), airport operations, security, maintenance, planning, and development activities. In this newly created position, you will support the Executive Director in the planning, direction, and management of defined strategic objectives of the Naples Airport Authority. You will work closely with the Deputy Executive Director to ensure continuity and coordination of organizational goals. The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in a related field and ten (10) years of related experience and several years of successful senior level experience in airport operations in a comparable or larger size airport; or the equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Undergraduate degree in a related field and ten (10) years of related experience and several years of successful senior level experience in airport operations in a comparable or larger size airport; or
Equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Preferred credentials include professional certification as an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) of the American Association of Airport Executives or International Airport Professional (I.A.P.) of Airports Council International and/or a master’s degree.
Excellent strategic thinking, communication, and customer service skills.
Previous experience with General Aviation management or overseeing airport operations, development, FBO services, and airport maintenance preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary for this position is $135,000, depending on qualifications, and is accompanied by an attractive benefits package.
About Naples Airport Authority
Naples Municipal Airport, located in Southwest Florida, currently operates as a general aviation airport although has previously had commercial service and continues to comply with the standards of Federal Aviation Regulation Part 139. As a certified air carrier airport, it maintains the same level of security as commercial-service airports and adheres to all TSA directives.
In 2019, the Authority had 112,800 operations. For fiscal year
2020, the Authority has an operating budget of $17.9 million and
a CIP budget of $25.3 million.