Airport Operations Officer, Fort Worth, Texas

Created 11/19/2023
Reference 700431
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Fort Worth
Pay Range: $45,800- $57,249 annual compensation

Job Posting Closing on: Friday, December 1, 2023

Workdays & Hours: This location operates 24 hours a day and 365 days per year. You must be willing and able to work a 2nd shift schedule. This work shift consists of variable hours including weekends, holidays, and overnights, as needed.

Benefits for this position include: 11 Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Pension Plan, Professional Development Opportunities, and much more.

The City of Fort Worth is one of the fastest growing large cities in the U.S. Our employees serve the needs of nearly 1,000,000 residents, promoting our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

An Airport Operations Officer job is available with the City of Fort Worth Aviation Dept. at Spinks Airport. The City of Fort Worth Aviation system is home to three world-class airports - Meacham International, Spinks and Perot Field. Both Meacham International and Spinks Airports provide regional aviation services for air charter, corporate, business and recreational flyers. Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport provides cargo carrier services. The airports feature full-service fuelers, multiple maintenance facilities, flight schools, on-site rental car facilities, and hotel facilities only minutes away. The City of Fort Worth Aviation Department is essential to the economic well-being and commerce taking place in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree from an accredited college with major course work in Aviation Management, or related field.
  • Successful completion of Airport Operations Officer training within the initial six-month probationary period.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) Years Airfield experience.
  • Completed internship related to Aviation Management.
  • Experiencewith Operating Heavy Equipment.

The Spinks Airport Operations Officer job responsibilities include:
  • Ensure airport safety and security while providing excellent customer service.
  • Act as first responder to airport emergencies and coordinate with all involved agencies.
  • Monitor and evaluate the day-to-day activities of airside and landside operations at the City of Fort Worth airports to ensure compliance with lease provisions, policies and procedures and other governing regulations.
  • Conduct day and night inspections to ensure compliance with all pertinent FAA and TxDOT regulations.
  • Check airport facilities for repair and maintenance.
  • Assist with maintenance duties including vegetation control (mowing), building maintenance, gate maintenance, and other duties as assigned.
  • Interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures to lessees and tenants.
  • Recommend necessary equipment and material purchases.
  • Analyze specific operational problem areas as assigned by the Airport Manager and/or Airport Operations Supervisor.
  • Conduct research and compile data to make recommendations for alternative operating methods or procedures.
  • Monitor construction projects for airport safety and governmental compliance.
  • Notify tenants and/or outside agencies of impending construction.
  • Revise and update Airport Certification Manuals and Airport Emergency Plans.
  • Ensure proper recording of all documentation and Airport’s 100 percent compliance with all FAA record keeping requirements.
  • Must be able to complete Full Movement Area Certification within six weeks of hire date
  • Working 2 nd Shift, to include weekends.

Working Conditions

Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically require touching, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, repetitive motions, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling and lifting; depending on assignment. Incumbents may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, gases, vibrations, chemicals, oils and workspace restrictions.

Physical Demand

Medium work - Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.

Conditions of Employment

The City of Fort Worth is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of the City to recruit, hire, train and promote a diverse workforce without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or another non-merit factor.

The City of Fort Worth is committed to full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. criminal convictions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only.
Employer City of Fort Worth, TX

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