This position directs the operational activities of the airport in accordance with Authority policies, rules and regulations, local, state, and federal regulations, and supervises airport operations staff in support of 24-hour airport operation. Manages the operations and security programs for the New Castle (Wilmington) Airport and ensures the airport is maintained and operated within required standards Serves as the Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) and performs duties as required in CFR Part 1542 Develops and updates airport operating manuals to include the Airport Certification Manual and Airport Security Plan
Solid working knowledge of all applicable federal, state and local regulations relating to airport operations, with an emphasis on FAA FAR Part 139 and TSA TSR 1542
Must be able to pass a 10-year Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA) to obtain airport SIDA privileges
AAAE Certified Member (CM) is preferred; A Pilot Airmen’s Certificate is preferred
Additional Salary Information: (Commensurate with Skills)
About Delaware River & Bay Authority
The Delaware River & Bay Authority (DRBA) was created by Compact in 1962. The DRBA, overseen by six commissioners from New Jersey and six from Delaware, is charged with providing vital transportation links between the two states as well as economic development in Delaware and the four southern counties of New Jersey. To fulfill these missions, the DRBA operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, the Three Forts Ferry Crossing, the Salem County Business Center and five airports—Wilmington/New Castle, The Civil Air Terminal at Dover AFB, and Delaware Airpark, all in Delaware, and the Millville Executive and Cape May Airports, both in New Jersey.