The City of Dayton, OH is seeking a Director of Aviation to organize and direct all City aviation operations and facilities with a focus for an improved commercial air service program at Dayton International Airport and other City Aviation facilities.
The Department of Aviation is self-supporting from a variety of state and federal funding sources as well as seventy-five tenet leases with revenue over $33,000,000, and three (3) facility operations to include the Dayton International Airport handling over 900,000 passengers, 55,000 annual flight operations, and cargo volume exceeding 500,000 tons each year. The Dayton General Airport South operations for small aircraft with over 85,000 flight per year, and the Dayton Heliport located at the downtown Dayton Transportation Center for passenger and emergency transport.
As Director of Aviation the incumbent is responsible for the implementation of change and will act as an agent of the City locally and regionally working with area business leaders, The Chamber of Commerce, and the Dayton Development Coalition in the economic development, oversight and management of airport operations.
The incumbent serves on the Board of the Dayton Air and Trade Show managing fiscal matters and operational planning for the Air Show; an annual City attraction and highlight. In Addition, the incumbent will collaborate with area agencies and the Chamber of Commerce for projecting policy towards future Air Show promotion both nationally, and internationally; with a focus towards building international recognition of the Trade Show.
The incumbent works closely with air carriers and consultants to provide good air service for the Dayton metropolitan area while maximizing the development of an Airport Master Plan focusing on long range growth, safety, government regulations and compliance.
As a public representative the incumbent must have experience with contract negotiations and project management with a familiarity of federal, and state funding. Strategic planning, and budget administration with an emphasis on local laws, rules and regulations governing the use of aviation and air carrier airports.
The incumbent will have proven experience in personnel operations and supervision to include appraisal performance, discipline, and improvement. The director will administer annual department merit plans, succession planning, and act as conciliator of labor-management problems with an ability to work diplomatically amongst other City leadership and department heads.
The incumbent must be a skilled executive leader and manager with a proven record of motivating and developing staff. The director must be an effective communicator with experience articulating complex issues to elected officials, government leadership and members of the community. A results oriented leader possessing excellent communication, and presentation skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
Internal Number: 19-7108-01
About City of Dayton, OH
Dayton blends big-city amenities of theatre, dance, music, art galleries, restaurants, and coffee houses with the
small-town atmosphere of historic neighborhoods, professional sports, neighborhood priority boards, and
These attractions, plus a low cost of living and a wide choice of schools, make Dayton a fun and practical home
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