Website Maryland Aviation Administration
$54,822.00 – $89,738.00 Annually
05/23/22 11:59 PM
Position Specific Recruitment
This is a position specific recruitment, open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications listed below. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this position or function only. You will need to reapply for any future recruitment conducted for this job classification.
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA) is the owner & operator of both BWI Thurgood Marshall and Martin State Airports, serving over 27 million passengers annually.
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MDOT MAA is currently accepting applications for the position of Aviation Services Manager (Airport Management Officer II) within the Office of Regional Aviation Assistance at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall Airport).
The Aviation Service Manager will be responsible for all aspects of aviation advocacy and outreach program management. An employee in this class encourages, fosters, and assists in the development of statewide aeronautics. In addition, the Aviation Services Manager will be responsible for designing, creating, and managing aviation safety messages in conformance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Code of Maryland, and Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) rules and regulations, good safety practices, airport security directives, noise abatement practices, aircraft rescue procedures, firefighting response capabilities, communications requirements, emergency defense readiness procedures, and other operational considerations. The Aviation Services Manager actively participates in and leads aviation promotional and educational events and activities, production of aviation publications, and increases awareness of MDOT MAA. The Aviation Services Manager analyzes and executes a wide range of decisions on statewide aeronautical matters.
Employees in this position are designated “Emergency Essential” in the event of airport emergencies, weather emergencies, or irregularities and are subject to extended shifts and being on-call during scheduled off-hours, holidays, and weekends.
This position is located at BWI Marshall Airport in Anne Arundel County, MD
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Six years of experience in airport operations or airport management, four years of which must have included work as an operations officer or in a position directly responsible for land-based services to aircraft operators. These services include the assignment of gate positions and parking areas to aircraft, the monitoring of all airport operations areas for conformance to existing regulations, runway inspections, aircraft emergency service, airport security operations, vehicular traffic control, airport fire/rescue service, crowd control and/or tenant liaison. *One year of this experience must have involved aviation advocacy or outreach.
Note: Applicants may substitute on a year-for-year basis additional airport operations experience, as defined above, for the required college education at the rate of one year of experience for thirty credit hours of education.
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Aviation or Airport Management, Aviation Business Administration, or an equivalent airport/ aviation major (* see below).
Experience: Four years of experience in airport operations or airport management, two years of which must have included work as an operations officer or in a position directly responsible for land-based services to aircraft operators. These services include the assignment of gate positions and parking areas to aircraft, the monitoring of all airport operations areas for conformance to existing regulations, runway inspections, aircraft emergency service, airport security operations, vehicular traffic control, airport fire/rescue service, crowd control and/or tenant liaison. *One year of this experience must have involved aviation advocacy or outreach.
*This statement contains a Selective Qualification, which is more focused in scope than the Minimum Qualifications for this classification. Selective Qualifications are utilized when the position requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skills, or abilities).
* Equivalent airport/aviation majors include:
Airport/Aviation Administration, Airport/Aviation Science, Airport/Aviation Technology, Airport/Aviation Studies, Airport/ Aviation Operations, Air Traffic Management, Airport Business Administration, or Professional Aviation.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
1. Employees in this classification are assigned duties that require operation of a motor vehicle. Employees must possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
2. Employees in this classification working in the Office of Regional Aviation Assistance may be assigned duties that require the operation of an airplane. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess both a Federal Aviation Administration Pilot’s Certificate with authorization to operate at least a single-engine land plane, and a valid FAA Airman’s Medical Certificate.
3. Employees in this classification must obtain a BWI Airfield Operator’s Permit in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulation 11.03.01.04, Control of Vehicular Traffic on the Air Operations Area prior to permanent appointment.
1. Employees in this classification may be required to work on a rotating shift basis.
2. Employees in this classification may be required to travel to outlying general aviation airports in order to conduct inspections and to attend aviation events during evenings and weekends.
3. Employees in this classification are considered “Essential Employees” and will be required to adhere to all policies and procedures relating to “Essential Employee” status.
4. Employees are subject to emergency recall 24 hours a day and will be required to maintain a reliable communication link (telephone or pager) for the purpose of emergency call back requirements.
5. Applicants will be subject to a background check that may impact on employment. A history of arrest or conviction is not an automatic disqualification to employment.
6. Candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug testing in accordance with the Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
7. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
****ACCEPTING ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY****
IMPORTANT: Due to current operational limitations caused by COVID-19, we are only providing electronic notifications of your application status to the email address provided on the application. We will not send paper notifications, regardless of the notification preference listed on the application. It is the applicant’s sole responsibility to ensure the email address provided is accurate and the account is reviewed regularly. Timely attention to application notifications is important. Your email provider may have security levels that disrupt our email receipt. We suggest monitoring all email folders, including Spam or Junk, as needed. You can also access all notifications through your governmentjobs.com account.
TO APPLY: You may apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. It is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience in detail and addressing the specific requirements shown above. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part-time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to this position. If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position. Your application must be received by 05/23/2022. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa or providing an extension of an existing H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
Applicants who have education obtained outside of the United States will be required to provide proof of the equivalent United States education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (http://www.naces.org) or the Collegiate Registrars & World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (https://www.wes.org/).
The incumbent in this position will not be a member of a covered bargaining unit.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, MDOT MAA does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.
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