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City of El Dorado job posting-Airport Manager

01/19/2018 12:00:00


 Job Description:

Airport Manager (Hourly Non-Exempt)

$17.16-$25.39 DOQ. A full fringe benefit package will be offered including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, and wellness initiatives. ADA/EEO. Drug screening, background check, and physical with conditional offer of employment.

Position Summary: Responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations and supervision of the airport. Also provides support, direction, and guidance in all airport issues.

Behavioral Competencies: Public Relations, Professionalism, Results Oriented, Collaboration, Knowledge of Work, Communication, Accountability, and Coachability 

Essential Functions:                                                                      

  • ·         Assists with the preparation of airport budget.
  • ·         Directs and Coordinates service function of airport, including maintenance of buildings and property.
  • ·         Inspects airport equipment regularly and recommends repair, replacement, and upgrading of equipment as necessary.
  • ·         Reviews all security measures and procedures and recommends necessary revision. 
  • ·         Enforces policies of Airport handbook.  Recommends changes to handbook as needed.
  • ·         Assists and makes recommendations with regards to the Airport Master Plan, and Capital Improvements projects.
  • ·         Serves as staff representative to the Airport Advisory Board.
  • ·         Represents City and Airport at state, regional, and national organizations and meetings.
  • ·         Communicates regularly with the Public Works Director in writing and orally on matters concerning the airport.
  • ·         Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in airport administration required (Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred)  
  • Valid Kansas Driver’s Licenses
  • Three years of experience in airport administration

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Moderate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to solve problems and exercise judgement with little supervision
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Work Environment:

Office duties performed in a well-lit climate controlled environment.

Outdoor activities have above average exposure to:

  • Weather and temperature extremes
  • Work safety hazards including below grade and cramped work sites
  • Overtime and extended hours
  • Exposure to dust, chemicals, fumes, loud noises, electrical shock and darkness



Haley Remsberg, IPMA-CP

Human Resources Specialist- City of El Dorado
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