SENIOR AIRPORT ATTENDANT 7062
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under direct supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for assisting in overseeing the general operations of a municipal airport. The employee is responsible for monitoring the safety of passengers and personnel within the airport. Responsibilities include overseeing airport security and the maintenance of safe ground operations, addressing noise complaints, and assisting with administrative duties. Supervision is exercised over Airport Attendants and/or airport maintenance staff. Work is performed under the direct supervision of an assigned administrative supervisor and is reviewed through conferences and submission of required reports. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Coordinates, assigns and supervises the work of Airport Attendants and/or airport maintenance staff who are responsible for performing security patrols of the airport and for the maintenance of public areas, offices, and bathrooms in airport buildings;
Reviews the operation of a two-way radio used for the take-off and landing of planes at local municipal airports;
Maintains a daily log of all airport operations and prepares reports concerning activities of employees and operations as needed;
Periodically patrols airport grounds checking for vandalism, equipment breakage and other safety and security conditions;
Addresses noise complaints and prepares reports regarding trends;
Assists administrators with budget preparation and monitoring, purchasing, and billing;
May prepare correspondence regarding the security and maintenance of the airport.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of airport operations and FAA regulations as they pertain to general aviation airports; good knowledge of buildings, grounds, and custodial operations and procedures; good knowledge of effective supervisory techniques; ability to supervise the activities of employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to react quickly and calmly in times of emergency; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
(a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Administration or a related aviation field; or,
(b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of experience in airport operations and/or aviation related activities such as aircraft maintenance and operation.