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Current Airport Opportunities
Reporting to: Director of Aviation
Location: Middle Georgia Regional Airport/Macon Downtown Airport
Under the general supervision of the Director of Aviation, performs a variety of duties as directed, including budget preparation and management, grant management, and procurement services.
Major Responsibilities and Functions:
- Develop, implement, and maintain the airports’ annual Operations & Management and Capital Improvement Program Budgets
- Submit invoices for payment to Macon-Bibb County Finance Department and manage airport purchase cards
- Serve as the liaison with the FAA and Georgia Department of Transportation on behalf of Macon-Bibb County Finance Department
- Procure office equipment, supplies and services which includes working with vendors, negotiating orders and contracts, submitting required information to Macon-Bibb Procurement Department, verifying deliveries, and preparing and completing inventory protocol
- Maintain a working knowledge of all airport computer systems, including budget management systems, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Drive
- Manage of all airport business records, files, and agreements
- Provide support to other administrative roles
- All other tasks/projects as directed by the Director of Aviation
- Bachelor’s degree in aviation management, business management, accounting or other related fields of study required.
- Preferred experience with Delphi.
- Preferred knowledge of CARES Act, ARPA and any other Covid Relief Grants
- A combination of five years of experience in bookkeeping, tracking revenues and expenses, grant management, or business management
- General clerical skills, including word processing skills, and computer operations.
- Ability to quickly learn new computer skills and utilize new programs/software.
While performing the duties of the position, the employee will work in an office environment. The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time throughout the course of daily activities. The employee is required to work on a computer, in addition to doing paperwork.
Position involves encounters with employees, vendors, subcontractors, and members of the public. The employee must be sensitive and responsive to the needs of management and the employees. There is stress associated with responding to/solving problems of employees. The position requires the exercise of discretion and independent judgment, as well as a creative approach to formulating responses and making recommendations regarding changes in company policy and/or procedures, as required. This position requires work with confidential information. This position has high exposure and requires a professional approach and demeanor under all conditions. It also requires a genuine willingness to assist persons with a wide range of requests and needs, including individuals with disabilities.
Normal Working Hours:
The normal working hours for this position will be 8-hour shifts, Monday through Friday.
Airport Grounds Maintenance Worker
Performs general maintenance duties including mowing and edging airfield, maintaining, repairing buildings, fixtures, furniture, grounds, fences, gates, and hangars which comprise the general Middle Georgia Regional Airport.
Assists in maintaining and securing the concrete and asphalt runways, taxiway and aprons, weed control, conducting general electrical and mechanical repairs. Minor carpentry, grading, and seeding, tree trimming, and waste removal Performs preventative maintenance on equipment.
Assists with the monitoring and control of movement of wildlife on the airport property. Scares and/or eliminates wildlife as necessary. Performs custodial work or general labor as required and assigned; picks up litter from premises; opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities as needed. Assists in daily inspections of all airport safety, security, and operational areas and equipment including runway and taxiways, airfield lighting, parking aprons, hangars, terminal buildings, fuel storage areas and perimeter fences and gates for compliance with Federal, State and local airport rules and regulations. While performing the duties the employee regularly works outside.
High School Degree
1 year experience operating farm tractors
Airport Operations Coordinator Position
This is professional and technical work assisting in and coordinating activities in airside and landside operations. Work is performed under the direction of the Airport Operations Manager. Work is reviewed via reports, meetings of results achieved.
DUTIES: Inspects runways, taxiways, aprons, safety areas, terminal, perimeter, fence line and surrounding airport grounds for compliance with FAA and TSA Regulations. Assures airport is operating in a safe and secure manner within position's responsibilities. Affirms that repairs meet pre-set specifications. Monitors ground/tower frequencies and overall traffic. Assists in planning, directing and coordinating all non-routine airfield activity (i.e., opening and closing runways and taxiways; static displays; dignitary arrivals and departures; construction projects; escorts). Assists with coordination of simulated disaster drill and tabletop exercises, round table discussion follow-up and evaluation. Conducts Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) training and issues NOTAMS. Coordinates emergency response to minor incidents.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of airport safety, security, emergency preparedness, planning and training. Knowledge of federal, and state laws involving airports. Knowledge of appropriate interaction with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Airports Flight Standards District Office (AFSDO). Ability to speak distinctly and communicate effectively with the public and other personnel. Ability to take quick and accurate action under all types of operating conditions. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Conduct safety and/or training sessions relevant to employee’s safety and risk factors and accident prevention. Skill in the use of equipment, including personal computers and associated programs and applications, necessary for job performance.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Possess a bachelor's degree in aviation management, business or public administration, or a related field and one year of experience in airport operations at a commercial service airport; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with 49 CFR Part 139, employees must successfully complete criminal history records check and personal background check prior to employment. Must possess a valid State driver’s license.