Deputy Airport Director, Facilities Development – JWA

Website The County of Orange

The County of Orange is seeking a Deputy Airport Director, Facilities Development for John Wayne Airport (SNA) to lead the airport’s Development Division. The division consists of Engineering and Planning/Environmental Units. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, and evaluating the work of two highly complex sections of the airport’s Facilities Development Division for the County of Orange aviation program.

Position Qualifications (please note updated position qualifications)

  • At least 8 years of recent, increasing responsibility demonstrating experience in managing issues within an airport or similarly complex setting.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related area of study may substitute for two years of the required experience. College-level education or training beyond a bachelor’s degree, which is directly related to the competencies and attributes required of a position, may be substituted for up to an additional year of the required experience. If you choose to use education to satisfy experience requirements, unofficial transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.
  • Graduate studies in Engineering, Architecture, or other closely related fields.
  • Direct experience in at least two (2) of the following areas is required: Airport administration, cooperative strategic planning, infrastructure repair planning, maintenance and utility management, and current infrastructure compliance regulations.

Salary & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $103,105.60 – $181,043.20, depending on experience, and offers an attractive range of benefits. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: December 19, 2020

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