Posted: Feb 7, 2024

Airport Operations Specialist II

City of Boise - Boise, ID
Salary: $23.72 - $23.72 Hourly
Application Deadline: N/A
Public, Societal Benefit

Summary Statement

Are you searching for an exciting aviation career filled with unique assignments and countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing community? The Boise Airport is the Gateway of the Treasure Valley and is hiring an Operations Specialist II to join our team. The airport comprises over 120 employees focused on a mission to provide aviation infrastructure that attracts the services desired by the community. To meet the demand of our growing community, the airport is undergoing a multi-million-dollar capital expansion plan to accommodate future activity.

This position:

  • Maintains Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and compliance
  • Enforces Transportation Security Administration and Airport Security regulations
  • Work is performed under general supervision

Boise is pretty awesome. Urban and outdoorsy. Wild and relaxing. Friendly and unforgettable. The City provides top-notch healthcare for you and your family at little to no cost. Plus, an actual pension plan, 401k matching, a wellness program, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and more. Imagine that.   

Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training

  • Bachelor's degree in Airport Management, Aviation Science, Business, Public Administration, or closely related field, and
  • 1 year of experience in airport operations or administration, including demonstrated experience conducting FAR 139 airfield inspections, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training

  • 3 years of experience conducting FAA FAR 139 and TSA 1542 Compliance Inspections, or
  • Experience as a pilot, crew member, flight dispatcher, or military experience
  • American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) training/credentials including “Airport Certified Employee” (ACE), Basic or Advanced “Airport Safety and Operations Specialists” (ASOS) Certification. FEMA NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 Certification.

Level of Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of airport and airline operations and security
  • Federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the operations of a certified, commercial airport
  • Airfield and terminal procedures and technical aviation issues, equipment, and administration
  • Safety practices and precautions sufficient to recognize and correct hazardous situations
  • Basic aviation and airport control procedures that sufficiently provide safe coordination of various areas of the airport and aircraft

Ability To:

  • Operate a computer and applicable software
  • Prepare clear, accurate, concise, and comprehensive oral and written reports, logs, and NOTAMS
  • Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations
  • Handle customer concerns skillfully and respectfully
  • Remain calm under public criticism
  • Prioritize work and relay information during emergency situations
  • Make quick decisions and adopt and/or modify established practices and procedures to emergency situations
  • Accomplish multiple tasks accurately with frequent interruptions
  • Interpret regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City of Boise employees and the public
  • Communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance
  • Complete assignments in a timely fashion
  • Understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations
  • Maintain prompt and regular attendance
  • Perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record
  • Individuals must annually qualify and maintain qualification standards with firearms and pyrotechnics