Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.
This is an Executive position and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the Mayor.
Hours of Work: Mon - Friday 8am - 5pm
Department: Merrill Field Airport
Location: 800 Merrill Field Dr. Anchorage
Example of Duties:
The Merrill Field Manager plans, organizes, and directs the functions of the Merrill Field Airport to meet service demands and revenue requirements. Directs the daily operation and maintenance of the airport, and ensures that goals and objectives are met. Provides supervision for subordinate personnel. Ensures that airport programs and operations meet adequate standards of safety in accordance with applicable FAA regulations. Directs airport land acquisition and management policies. Coordinates with State and Federal agencies on matters pertaining to air space, improvement projects, safety, and project financing issues. Formulates long and short term strategic plans for airport capital improvements. Develops methods to improve efficiency of airport operations.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Special Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Administration, Aviation Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Real Estate, or a closely related field and seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in airport management, two of which must have been at the department level of a general aviation airport, or any combination of education and experience which provides the expertise to perform the functions of the position.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.
The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.