Chief Operating Officer

Website MCO Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

Airport Operations

We are the Orlando International Airport! The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) operates OIA and the Orlando Executive Airport. Our airport is a world-class facility serving more than 46 million guests each year and growing. Orlando International Airport (OIA) is the largest airport in Florida, the 7th busiest in the United States and the 7th in the world ranked by the number of passengers during calendar year 2021 according to Airports Council International North America (ACI). The airport serves as a significant transportation resource, catalyst and hub in the State of Florida.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package for full & part-time positions to include first day eligibility for health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday, and growth opportunities (see details below).


The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for directing the operational activities of GOAA, establishing and implementing an appropriate system of operational and administrative controls, policies, and procedures to effectively accomplish GOAA’s strategic and tactical objectives and key initiatives. Represent GOAA’s interest and provide guidance and advice to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Directors and internal departments on a wide variety of operational matters related to all aspects of GOAA.


  • Bachelor degree in business management, aviation, engineering, or related field and fourteen (14) years management experience, including some executive level management  in airport operations, planning, design and construction, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Airport industry accreditation a plus
  • Proven executive leadership and management skills
  • Analytical skills with a wide variety of Operational management functions
  • Demonstrated skill in developing and implementing complex initiatives
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; multi-lingual skills a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, critique, negotiate, market and manage contracts and insurance policies
  • Demonstrated skill in supervising and motivating staff
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations
  • Computer skills and knowledge of business software applications.
  • Ability to effectively lead and/or participate as a member of GOAA Committees


The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick and Personal Leave Days
  • Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Short Term Disability Plan, Long Term Disability Plan and Life Insurance
  • Education Reimbursement (Full-time Employees Only)
  • Hybrid Work Schedule (for applicable positions)

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