The City of San José - Mineta San José International Airport is currently recruiting for Senior Airport Operations Specialists.This position performs a wide variety of activities to support the three sections of Airport Operations (Airside/Terminal, Landside, and Security). Typical duties and responsibilities include the following: -Enforces and corrects deficiencies regarding compliance with rules and regulations under regulatory agencies.-Enforces compliance with contractual agreements.-Uses vehicle to patrol the airport.-Responds to emergencies, distressed or disabled aircraft, hazardous materials spills, wildlife or other airfield accidents or incidents.-Compiles data, prepares reports, completes necessary and required forms and oversees record keeping. -Issues various airport permits.-Performs surveillance, inspection and investigations to enforce the Airport Security Program.-Enforces proper procedures for Airport's Access Control System.-Assists in Ground Transportation Program administration -May be required to use various computer programs -Interacts regularly with Airport customers, contractors, tenants, government agencies, and other City departments.
This recruitment is open until filled. The first round of application review will be on Monday, July 10, 2017. Subsequent rounds of application review will be approximately every two weeks following the first round of reviews.Minimum QualificationsAny combination of training and experience equivalent to: Senior Airport Operations Specialist I - Bachelor's degree in aviation or closely related field AND one (1) year of experience in the aviation field or an internship in aviation. Additional experience in aviation may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Aviation experience is typically gained by working for the following types of organizations: airport, airline, fixed based operator, airport related contractor, and aviation related government agency or military aviation. Senior Airport Operations Specialist II - Bachelor's Degree in Aviation or closely related field OR certification from an airport industry professional organization AND one (1) year experience at the level of Senior Airport Operations Specialist I. Additional experience may not be substituted for education. Senior Airport Operations Specialist III - Bachelor's Degree in Aviation or closely related field AND certification from an airport industry professional organization AND two (2) years experience at the level of Senior Airport Operations Specialist I or higher. Additional experience may not be substituted for education. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATES Possession of a valid California driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle. Must also meet the Airport's Insurance Carriers requirements for coverage. Must obtain Movement Area Operating Permit within six (6) months of entering position. EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY This Airport position requires a background check and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check. The candidate must be fingerprinted and qualify under all applicable TSA and Airport regulations. Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Department of Labor.
About City of San Jose, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
San José’s quality of life is unsurpassed. Located roughly 50 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles east of Pacific Coast beaches, the City is in a valley surrounded by the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountain ranges and enjoys an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. The City is readily accessible to the beaches along the California coast including Monterey and Carmel, Yosemite and Lake Tahoe in ...the Sierra Nevadas, Napa Valley, and the rich cultural life of the entire region. Universities in and near San José include San José State University, Santa Clara University, Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, University of California at San Francisco, and University of California at Santa Cruz.
Those living and working in San José have access to the City’s many attractions, cultural and performing arts, and recreational opportunities. A year-round calendar of festivals and celebrations supports the community spirit. Nearby open space provides easy access to mountain parks, trails, lakes, and streams. San José has received accolades for its living and working climate from publications including Business Week and Money Magazine, as well as other national media. Recently, Spering’s Best Places rated San Jose #1 as the healthiest city in America.
Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is managed by the City of San José’s Aviation Department as an enterprise operation. The Airport has a eleven-member Advisory Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council.