Airport Management Officer I (AMO I)

Website Maryland Aviation Administration

SALARY: $68,124.00 – $74,933.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 12/21/20
CLOSING DATE: 01/04/21 11:59 PM

Open Recruitment
Position Specific Recruitment
Applicants MUST apply online

This is a position specific recruitment, open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications listed below. The resulting list of eligibles 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. MDOT MAA SOARS! Powered by PERFORMANCE, inspired by INNOVATION, fueled by FUN, we are chartering careers to unprecedented Successes, Opportunities, Advancements, Results, and Service. If you’re beginning your career journey or performing at your peak level, we invite you to consider our aviation family for your career.

MDOT MAA is currently accepting applications for the position of Airport Management Officer I (AMO I) within the Office of Airport Operations at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall).

An AMO I is responsible for assisting the Airport Operations Supervisor in coordinating and overseeing the 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week, operation of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), thereby providing airport management continuity. Under the direction of an Airport Operations Supervisor, the AMO I ensure the safe and efficient operation of all aircraft, airport support equipment, terminal buildings, and other airport property that provide a service to BWI’s tenants and the traveling public. During non-business hours or in the absence of executive management, the AMO I share in overseeing the functioning, physical maintenance, and administration of BWI. Inspects public-use and private-use airports throughout the State of Maryland to ensure compliance with COMAR regulations. Employees assigned this duty may be required for the operation of an airplane.

Employees receive moderate supervision from an Airport Management Officer III, Director of Operations, or another designated official. Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, which include evenings, nights, and weekends. In the event of Airport emergencies, employees are subject to call back during scheduled off-hours. Work is performed in an office setting and, on the airfield, which is continually exposed to high levels of noise from aircraft and fire rescue equipment. Employees are often required to work outdoors in all types of weather.

The position is an emergency essential position. All employees designated as emergency essential are required to be available to work during weather, operational, and/or disaster emergency conditions. Furthermore, this position requires work in a 24- hour facility and you must be available to work any shift, as required by the operational needs of MDOT MAA.

This position is located at BWI Marshall Airport in Anne Arundel County, MD.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

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.

NOTES: 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.
OR
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: Two years of experience in airport operations or airport management, one year 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.

* 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 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 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.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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 which 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 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. Your application must be received by 01/04/2021. 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 at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform 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 may be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, MDOT 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.

12/21/2020

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