CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.
Bachelor's Degree in Aviation or a related field required; supplemented by five years of related Aviation Management or airport operations experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL BEFORE THEY ARE SUBMITTED. PLEASE REVIEW ALL APPLICATIONS FOR ACCURACY AND MAKE ALL CORRECTIONS BEFORE SUBMITTAL BECAUSE ERRORS CAN RESULT IN NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED BY THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT.
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this job is to plan, direct and manage the day-to-day operations of the Brown Field at Fulton County Airport. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, enforcing all FAA rules and regulations, negotiating contracts for airport facilities, resolving operation problems, conducting research projects, ensuring safety and services are maintained with a high level of accuracy and compliance for the Airport, and performing additional tasks as assigned.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Plans and directs the administration of the Fulton County Airport; supervises and evaluates assigned staff, interviews; makes hiring decisions; handles all employee concerns, directing work assignments, counseling and disciplining employees when necessary, and completing employee performance appraisals.
Directs the planning, development, construction, improvement, maintenance, administration and operations of the Fulton County Airport; solves operation problems, inspecting, reporting and acting to remedy operational deficiencies.
Enforces all Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations to assure a safe working environment.
Reviews request for proposals and grant applications; makes recommendations to the Public Works Director and Fulton County Board of Commissioners; prepares enterprise budgets and five-year Capital Improvement programs.
Directs the development of general aviation service, promotes service to community and regional customers, and assists with the general marketing of the airport.
Negotiates terms of contracts for the use of airport facilities and makes recommendation for approval to Public Works Director and Board of Commissioners; prepares lease documents; reviews local and federal leases.
Organizes, coordinates and implements emergency training with public safety departments, emergency management, hospitals, the Red Cross, etc.; conducts mock disaster exercises.
Develops and maintains good working relations with pilots, engineers, and agencies at the federal and state level to ensure a safe working environment.
Approves all purchases for the airport; writes specifications for airport equipment; approves facility maintenance needs; approves contractor expenditures; conducts telephone bids for supplies and materials.
Performs other related duties as required.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, and/or correlate data. Includes exercising judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations, referencing data analyses to determine necessity for revision of organizational components, and in the formulation of operational strategy.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to function in a managerial capacity for a division or organizational unit; includes the ability to make decisions on procedural and technical levels.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and/or rapid adjustments.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in critical and/or unexpected situations involving moderate risk to the organization.
: It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics, disability or sexual orientation.