Start your management career at an airport that experiences every aspect of aviation: airline, corporate, GA, cargo, and military. At Peoria International and Mt. Hawley Airports you'll join the staff of award winning, record setting, and growing facilities. This position ensures compliance with regulations related to airport operations and security; conducts inspections to assure safety, security and efficiency; coordinates airport activities with police, ARFF and other emergency personnel during incidents; conducts SIDA and FAR139 required training for tenants and employees; coordinates and assists with snow removal operations. The position requires a bachelor's degree in Aviation Management or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Starts at $15.50 per hour working four 10 hour shifts. Submit resume and cover letter by 4:30 pm CST December 17, 2018 to Director of Airports, Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria, 6100 W. Everett McKinley Dirksen Parkway, Peoria, IL 61607.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Completion of a bachelor’s degree with major course work in airport management, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some flight training considered beneficial. Knowledge: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of airport operations and management; local, state and federal rules and regulations governing airports; current issues and developments in airport industry; airport maintenance. Skills and abilities: ability to apply good judgment in emergency situations; ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine and implement a proper course of action; ability to speak and write effectively and communicate clearly on the telephone and two-way radio; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with airport employees, representatives of other agencies and the general public; must possess or be able to obtain a valid Illinois drivers’ license and Firearm Owner ID card. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; ability to pass a background check.
Additional Salary Information: Paid vacation, sick leave, medical insurance, pension.
Internal Number: 20181119
About Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria
The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria owns and operates the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport and the Mt Hawley Airport. The General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport is a non-hub primary airport with over 300,000 annual enplanements, scheduled cargo service, military, corporate and general aviation tenants. The airport serves a key role in the economic development of the Central Illinois region. The Mt. Hawley Airport serves general aviation needs on the north side of Peoria and supports a full service fixed base operator and based and transient aircraft ranging up to light jets.
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