Airport Operations Agent

Colorado Springs Airport


Airport – City of Colorado Springs, CO
Full-time – $3,581.00 – $4,299.00 Monthly
Category: Administration / Public Safety / Airports / Emergency Management
Department: Airport

Airport Operations Agent

In this position, you will assist with coordinating operations and maintenance activities on the airfield and in the terminal building.

Essential Job Functions – the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

Oversee and coordinate the effective flow of passengers throughout the terminal building and landside facilities
Monitor and inspect ground transportation services within the Airport
Perform security-related inspections as required by the TSA (Transportation Security Administration)
Coordinate and perform airfield operations activities, including the inspection of runways and taxiways
Make short-term maintenance and safety recommendations to senior staff and management
Inspect airport operating areas to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations; coordinate with senior staff to manage appropriate actions, including  airfield closures
Coordinate winter weather operations
Respond to all aircraft emergencies, incidents, and accidents; prepare and distribute accident and incident reports; identify and report property damage; serve as the Airport liaison to the incident commander until relieved; and assist the incident commander by coordinating responding services
Perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of the operations department
Provide a high level of customer service to all internal and external customers
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:Knowledge of Airport Advisory Circulars
Knowledge of Airport Security Regulations 49 CFR part 1542 and Federal Aviation Regulations 14 CFR part 139
Proficiency using standard office technology, including Microsoft Office Suite and database applications
Ability to perform effectively and professionally in stressful situations
Ability to explain pertinent City policies and procedures
Excellent communication and organizational skills

Successful candidates will have:

A high school diploma or GED
One year of full-time airport ground operations, runway and taxiway maintenance, terminal aircraft support facilities, related lighting, and/or safety systems experience
Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver’s license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges

Ideal candidates will also demonstrate:

Bachelor’s degree in aviation management or a related field
Knowledge of FAA and TSA standards for airport operations
Additional Information

You may be required to work all shifts on a rotating basis.
This position requires you to respond to emergency after hours callouts and be available for snow removal operations.
The selected candidate must pass a fingerprint-based criminal history records check as required by the TSA. 

Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and walking or standing to a significant degree.

Environmental Conditions
Primary Work Environment – Office and airfield environment
Extreme Temperature – Seasonally
Wetness and Humidity – Seasonally
Respiratory Hazards – Dust and fumes occasionally
Noise and Vibrations – Occasionally
Physical Hazards – Never
Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards – Never
Exposure to Communicable Diseases – Never

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

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