Safety Management System (SMS) Manager

Website Massport Massachusetts Port Authority

Logan International Airport

Safety Management Systems Manager (SMS Manager) will develop, implement and manage the SMS program for the Aviation Department. In addition to Boston-Logan Airport (BOS), the area of responsibility will also include Hanscom Field (BED) and Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) The SMS Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Safety Management System consistent with Draft FAA AC 150/5200-37A and any future federal regulations and FAA Advisory Circulars, as well as industry best practices. Within guidelines set by the Director of Aviation and regulatory authorities / governing bodies, the incumbent plans and coordinates the SMS program internally within Massport and externally with BOS/BED/ORH stakeholders (i.e., tenants). In addition, this position is responsible for other aviation safety-related projects or programs as assigned. The SMS Manager will have a thorough knowledge of day-to-day airport and/or air carrier operations, FAR Part 139, and a thorough understanding of FAA safety regulations and standards.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional airport, airline, Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA), or NTSB operational experience.

EXPERIENCE:  3 to 5 years’ of airport, airline, FAA, or NTSB experience in an operational capacity, including direct experience leading and managing aviation safety programs (e.g., airport/airline safety inspections, safety audits, safety training, etc.). Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, and organizational skills.


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