Assistant Director of Aviation (Unclassified)



JOB CODE: 3006

PAY GRADE: 2310

SALARY RANGE: $63,783 - $106,870

LOCATION OF WORK
Greater Baton Rouge Airport District

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the general supervision of the Director of Aviation, performs responsible administrative work in assisting in directing the operations of the City-Parish Airport. Work involves responsibility for assisting the Director of Aviation in planning, organizing and supervising airport operations. The employee of this class serves in the capacity of the Director of Aviation during his absence or as designated. General supervision is exercised over a moderate sized staff of professional and clerical employees. Work is reviewed through conferences. Performs other work as requested.

ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Assists the Director of Aviation in planning, organizing, and supervising airport operations and maintenance; participates in the development and implementation of financial and management policies. Supervises the preparation and maintenance of financial and personnel records; reviews and approves payment to contractors; prepares grants and budget proposals. Assists in supervising the enforcement of federal, state and local regulations and laws governing airport use and emergency aircraft firefighting and crash rescue. Drafts bid proposals, specifications and base agreements and contracts; ensures proper management of lease agreements. Represents Director of Aviation at City-Parish Council and its committees, Airport Commission meetings and other meetings, conferences and seminars as directed. Conducts special studies and prepares reports; acts for director in his absence or as directed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and management as applied to the operation and maintenance of airport facilities and equipment. Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations relating to airport operations. Knowledge of safety and security precautions. Ability to supervise the work of subordinate personnel. Ability to analyze and effectively report upon operating conditions and problems and to recommend solutions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative officials, other employees and the public.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in business or public administration or a related field, and two years of experience in the field of airport operations and maintenance.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) None.

OTHER JOB ASPECTS
For security reasons, as per TSA provision 1542; all applicant/employees of the Greater Baton Rouge Airport District who have access to restricted areas will be required to have a ten (10) year criminal background check to the extent allowable by the law. Employees found to have an excessive criminal record or other misrepresentations of employment will not be eligible for employment.


NOTE:
Unclassified job specifications may be revised at the will of the appointing authority.