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Airport Development & Administrative Manager
 
JOB CODE:109715
 
PAY GRADE:2270
 
SALARY RANGE:$51,445 - $71,212
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Greater Baton Rouge Airport District
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the Director of Aviation, performs highly responsible administrative and supervisory work as division head of the administrative division of the Baton Rouge Airport. Work involves responsibility of directing, planning and supervising the activities of a moderately sized section of professional and clerical employees engaged in developing and negotiating airport contracts, leasing airport properties, analyzing airline fares to ensure affordable and competitive fares, air cargo development, and compliance with Americans With Disabilities (ADA), and Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) in construction and leasing activities. Work is performed with independent judgment in accordance with established federal, state, and local policies and procedures. Work is reviewed through conferences, written reports and results obtained. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Plans and directs the work of a moderate sized section engaged in development and negotiation of airport contracts, the leasing of airport properties and statistical analysis of airline fares to ensure affordable and competitive airline fares. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of the Administrative Division; identifies opportunities for improvement; makes recommendations to the Director and Airport Commission; prepares and presents statistical documentation to support recommendations. Supervises, develops and monitors the negotiation of consultant service contracts, leases, concession agreements, and professional service agreements; ensures compliance of contract requirements; reviews, recommends and establishes rates, fees and charges; assists airport attorney in researching, implementing and enforcing contracts and leases. Supervises activities including retail merchandising, air cargo and air service development, the disadvantage business enterprise (DBE) program, and all insurance and liability related activities. Supervises the activities involved with monitoring the fluctuation of airline fares in and out of the Airport, comparing fares with other airports, and preparing statistical analysis on the airline fares. Prepares special projects for the Director of Aviation.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of air cargo operations and property development including leasing, property rental, and contract administration. Knowledge of all federal, state and local laws as they relate to airport activities. Knowledge of modern practices and procedures of public business administration, office management, and fiscal management. Ability to research, analyze, prepare and present financial and statistical information. Ability to coordinate a variety of complex airport projects and programs. Ability to supervise a staff of professional, sub-professional and clerical employees. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, superiors, officials of airlines, auditors, tenants, officials of various agencies and the general public. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in airport administration, business or public administration, or a related field, supplemented by four years experience, including one year in supervisory work in progressively responsible positions involving airport administration.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
For security reasons, as per TSA provision 1542; all applicant/employees of the Greater Baton Rouge Airport District who have access to restricted areas will be required to have a ten (10) year criminal background check to the extent allowable by the law. Employees found to have an excessive criminal record or other misrepresentations of employment will not be eligible for employment.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.