Airfield Operations Officer M15

City of Albuquerque

City Government

Airfield Operations Officer M15
$44,595.20 – $53,227.20 Annually
Albuquerque, NM
Job Type
Full Time
Job Number

Closing 11/30/2020 11:59 PM Mountain


Position Summary Oversee and coordinate airfield operations activities within the Aviation Department during an assigned shift; insure proper and safe airfield conditions and perform a variety of administrative, professional and technical tasks in support of airfield operations safety.

This is a safety sensitive position subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements below may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in aviation management; and

Four (4) years of airport operations experience at an FAA Part 139 certificated airport; and

To include two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) or Certified Member (C.M.) Certification or American Association of Airport Executives Accreditation (AAE) preferred.


Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Possession of a City Operator’s Permit (COP) within 6 months from date of hire.
Must be able to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Must be able to successfully qualify for and maintain a Sunport Access Control Card as determined by the criteria set forth by the policies and guidelines of the Aviation Department and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Successful completion of a security background check conducted by U.S. Customs & Border Protection.
Preferred Knowledge

Operations, services and activities of an airfield operations program
Operations, services and activities of an airfield maintenance program
Principles and procedures of airfield maintenance
Airfield safety standards
Principles and practices of aviation program development and implementation
Recent developments, current literature and information related to airport operations
Modern office equipment including computers
Federal aviation regulations and advisory circulars
Occupational health and standard safety precautions for airfield work crews
Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Parts 77, 121, 135 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) 1542, Advisory Circulars 150 series, Wildlife Mitigation, Airport Construction Management, Emergency Plan Procedures and Airport Certification Manual requirements.
Preferred Skills & Abilities

Coordinate and direct airfield operations activities
Recommend and implement goals and objectives for providing airfield services
Perform effectively under stressful conditions
Interpret and explain City policies and procedures
Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public
Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including the general public
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

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