Ogden City Corporation
  • 12-Apr-2018 to 11-May-2018 (MST)
  • Airport
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $2,691.80 to $3,678.27
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Eligible for benefits


Responsible for administration, planning, development and direction of operations; requires experience in lease negotiation, fiscal management; development of commercial and private aviation; planning of present and future airport activities and day-to-day operations; maintenance and administration/management supervision. Receives direction from the Community and Economic Development Director. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff.



A minimum five years' experience in airport operations/management/economic expansion, or equivalent experience; emphasis on strong interpersonal, administrative skills. Experience in lease negotiation and fiscal management, business administration or a related field. Direct experience with FAA regulations, grant submission and oversight. Experience with a part 139 class 1 airport with an index B. Experience with TSA Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) responsibilities. ASC responsibilities include 24/7 availability to TSA requests. AAAE accreditation desired. Pilot's license desired. Airport Security Coordinator certification required. Requires Bachelor's degree in aviation/airport management, business administration or related field. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.



Employee is required to complete NIMS IS100, IS200, ICS300, IS700, IS800, IS701, IS703, IS775, IS801, IEMC course(s), and position specific ICS courses based on assignment within one year of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above may result in termination from the position.



    • Responsible for administration, planning, development and direction of operations at a large general aviation reliever airport.
    • Recruiting new business and air travel to the airport.
    • Responsible for employing the airport in the most positive way to expand and grow the regional economy, including establishing commercial air service.      
    • Coordinate Federal and State grants for capital improvements and maintenance of airport facilities and equipment.
    • Responsible for updating and implementing the Airport Layout Plan.
    • Responsible for enhancing airport revenue to offset expenditures.
    • Provide direction and guidance related to short and long term airport development.
    • Oversee the daily maintenance of airport facilities.
    • Select, train, motivate and evaluate airport personnel.
    • Responsible for preparing and administering the airport budget.
    • Negotiate, resolve and respond to difficult, sensitive and controversial issues, including citizen inquiries and complaints.
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
    • Conduct all business attraction, retention, facility capitalization and economic development issues as required by Community and Economic Development Director.
    • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
    • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.      
    • Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.





Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Lease negotiation and fiscal management.
  • Best practices in airport development and management.
  • Ability to interface with airport users, tenants, FBO's, FAA and state and local government.
  • Work and communicate with advisory board.
  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
  • Oversee and coordinate all airport operations.
  • Prepare and administer budgets.
  • Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
  • Analyze problems and identify alternative solutions.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate airport development opportunities.
  • Maximize airport development opportunities.
  • Attract commercial air service to the airport.
  • Interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: making observations; reading and writing; communicating with others; operating assigned equipment as required by the position.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of:       making sound decisions; demonstrating intellectual capabilities.
  • Work to build a strong advisory board committee that is fully involved in helping establish business sectors for the development of the airport.
  • Prepare and administer budgets, develop forecasts and performs budgets for growing the budget over time.
  • Attract commercial air service and other value added airport related business. Interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations.
  • Develop and implement a business attraction plan that encompasses local, national and international basis.
  • Be able to enforce local airport lease requirements and standards.
  • Ability to coordinate and interface with the State GOED and EDCU in making the advantages of the airport unknown to those organizations.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Work is performed in an office environment; sustained posture in seated position and prolonged periods of typing. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and or move up to 20 lbs. Work is performed, on occasion, in an outdoor environment contained within the airport Airport Operations Area inspecting issues related to leases, security, General Aviation and Commercial Aviation activities. Work may require operation of airport related equipment to meet appropriate timelines for operational necessity.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process. This is for initial appointments only.



Range DIV62 - $2,691.80 to $3,678.27 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ). This position is eligible for benefits and is an exempt position.



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Friday, May 11, 2018. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.



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