The Santa Barbara Airport that has rebounded from the last year with a record number of passengers and has an exciting new opportunity for an Operations Supervisor. This management position is responsible for the Airport's compliance under FAR Part 139 & TSR Part 1542. The incumbent will oversee Division work activities, provide training to Airport/tenant employees, lead the Noise Advisory Program, and serve as an Airport Security Coordinator. Supervise staff responsible for the FAR Part 139 Self-Inspection Program and the Operations Center. Respond to Airport emergencies; administer service contracts; maintain manuals such as the ACM, ASP, AEP, and Minimum Standards; administer the budget and performance measures; present reports and other correspondence to the Commission and public; act as liaison with FAA, TSA, ARFF, and airport tenants; and assist the Operations Manager.
Applications must be received by 6/21/21 for priority consideration. Final review of applications is anticipated 7/8/21.
Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws as well as regulations, ordinances, and policies relating to airport operations and security; airport badging operations; wildlife hazard management; emergency planning and resources available to mitigate emergencies, and all other incidents; airside and landside operations and procedures, air carrier operations, general aviation operations, and all regulations regarding airport security, certification, and safety, such as FAR Parts 61, 91, 77, 139, 150 and TSR Parts 1520, 1540, 1542, 1544, 1546. FAA Advisory Circulars and TSA SDs; familiarity with principles of airport noise management; principles of municipal budget preparation and control; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; safe vehicle operations on an airport.
Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Administration, Business or Public Administration, and four (4) years' experience in operational management at a FAR Part 139 regulated airport, including oversight of a SIDA/AOA credentialing office, Airport Operations Division, and/or 24/hr. communications center is highly desirable. At least two (2) years of supervisory experience is highly desirable.
Ability to: Manage and coordinate the work of staff; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; interpret and explain City policies and procedures; administer airside, terminal, and landside safety/security programs; understand airport noise abatement and other related airport landside and airside programs; organize and present training workshops; effectively negotiate with others; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; write reports with proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation; operate various types of telephone, radio, and computer equipment; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties; maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating, and operating assigned equipment and vehicles.
License Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) Certificate within six months. Possession of a pilot's license is desirable. Ability to obtain airport access media following successful completion of a TSA Criminal History Records Check and Security Threat Assessment.
Work Schedule: Incumbents must be available to work a standard Monday through Friday 10/80 or 9/80 workweek. Regular shift hours may vary depending upon needs of the Airport and may occasionally include nights, weekends, or holidays.
Additional Salary Information: We offer additional compensation in the form of a generous cafeteria plan stipend ($1360/monthly) that employees can utilize to offset out of pocket expenses for a quality selection of medical, dental, and vision plans. Additional benefits include CalPERS Pension, life insurance, disability insurance, and educational reimbursement. Paid time off includes vacation, personal leave, paid holidays, sick leave, and compensatory time.
About City of Santa Barbara, Airport Department
The Santa Barbara Airport is owned and operated by the City of Santa Barbara and is served by 4 airlines. Located approximately 10 miles west of downtown Santa Barbara, the Airport is conveniently located near U.S. Highway 101. SBA is the busiest airport between Los Angeles and San Jose carrying approximately 1,000,000 passengers annually. It is an integral part of the transportation system and an economic engine for the region generating a quarter billion dollars of revenue in taxes, sales, and employment to the local community.