Deputy Airport Manager

Website City & Borough of Juneau - Juneau, AK

The Juneau International Airport is a municipally owned facility

Under general direction, assists with all aspects of airport administration including budget and procurement, airport security, and lands and leasing activities.

The Deputy Airport Manager is assigned to the partially exempt service and serves at the pleasure of the Airport Manager.


Typical Responsibilities:

  • Oversees security enforcement and compliance issues including controlling access to all parts of the airport by issuing badges for employees, tenants, vendors and visitors; conducts background verification where required.
  • Develops and monitors the airport budget; tracks and accounts for expenditures; oversees requests for proposals and procurement issues; represents the airport at meeting with the Airport Board and the CBJ Assembly.
  • Oversees the Airport’s Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concession Disadvantage Business Enterprise (ACDBE) programs and submits required program updates, goals and reports as required by the FAA.
  • Represents the airport’s interests with TSA, FAA and other state, local and federal agencies; investigates and resolves disputes and compliance issues.
  • Assists and coordinates airport leasing activities; develops and updates the airport leasing policy and procedures; monitors and proposes regulation adoption and implementation; reviews lease agreements for consistency; represents the airport in contract negotiations; resolves tenant disputes and contractual conflicts; meets with tenants on fiscal planning and budgetary issues.
  • Recruits, selects, trains, and supervises assigned professional staff; develops work schedules; assigns duties based on ability and experience; evaluates performance and provides or arranges for training.
  • Assists with reviewing, investigating and resolving complaints received by the airport.
  • Acts as Airport Manager in that person’s absence, including acting as Airport Incident Commander in the event of an emergency.
  • Performs other related work as required.


Desirable Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelors Degree in aviation business administration, business administration, accounting, public administration or a closely related field;


Experience: Five (5) years of administrative or management experience, which included responsibility in at least four of the following functions:

  1. Budget preparation
  2. Airport Security including TSA requirements
  3. Fiscal control/Purchasing
  4. Contract negotiations and administration
  5. Lease preparation, negotiations, and management
  6. TSA/FAA Orders, Regulations, Policies
  7. FAA revenue and compliance policies
  8. Airport management/operations


Substitution: Additional experience in accounting, contract administration, or airport management may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.


Note: Employment as a Deputy Airport Manager is contingent upon passing a TSA-required security check per 49 CFR 1542 and 1544 and Airport Security Program.  This will require an FBI fingerprint criminal history records check.  Continued employment is contingent on ability to maintain a favorable security check.


The CBJ has a generous benefits package that includes: 12 paid holidays, 21 days of personal leave the first year, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and participation in the State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement System. Both salary and leave accrual are subject to regular increases based on service with the organization.


This job announcement will remain OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Your application must be received by the Human Resources & Risk Management Department. You can submit your application be email, fax, USPS mail, or by dropping it off at the Human Resources & Risk Management office.


Applicants can visit our website for a copy of our application and instructions on how to submit it. If you have questions about our application you can contact us by phone at (907)586-5250.


Email completed applications to

Fax (907)586-5392

Mail completed application to:

City and Borough of Juneau

Human Resources & Risk Mgmt. Department
155 South Seward St.

Juneau, Alaska 99801


Drop off completed application to:
City and Borough of Juneau
Human Resources Risk Mgmt. Department
107 Municipal Way, Suite 101
Juneau, Alaska 99801

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