airport administrative assistant ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7775
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class assists the Airport Administrative Supervisor in the day-to-day supervision of airport administrative functions.† Knowledge of airport operations is required in the administration of leases and tenant insurance requirements, the monitoring of compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations, and the coordination of activities requiring the cooperation of airlines, fixed-based operators and airport tenants. The incumbent assists in overseeing financial transactions and purchasing operations, budget and payroll management and may perform public relations functions. The employee may act as a resource person for special projects.† Work is performed under general supervision, and is reviewed through periodic conferences and reports.† Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Maintains coordination between airport management and all tenants, such as restaurants, shops, and rental car agencies;
Assists in preparing revenue and expense forecasts and budget proposals;
Assists in coordinating airport activities such as administration of leases and contracts;
††††††††††† Receives passenger and community complaints, rectifies problems or recommends solutions to supervisors, as appropriate;
††††††††††† Assists in analyzing data to develop growth patterns and anticipate future expansion of facilities and operations;
††††††††††† Ensures airport compliance with FAA regulations in the areas of noise allocations, lease administration, and Federal aid to airports;
Assists in planning and coordinating airport personnel during snow removal operations and airport emergency functions;
Updates and maintains the Public Airport Information Systems, both public and security based;
†Assists in preparing special reports;
Performs special projects as assigned.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the practices and techniques of airport administration; good knowledge of computerized airport record-keeping practices; good knowledge of FAA forms, format applications and required notifications, including airport security procedures; good knowledge of applicable FAA regulations and policies; good knowledge of air carrier/airport snow removal operational rules and procedures, ability to effectively communicate during normal and emergency airport operation; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with public officials, airport personnel and tenants, and the general public; ability to express oneself clearly, both orally and in writing; tact; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
††††††††††† OPEN COMPETITIVE
††††††††††† Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree, and one (1) year of airport administrative experience.
NOTE: Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelorís Degree specifically in Aviation Administration or a related aviation field may be substituted for the one (1) year of experience.