Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is recruiting for an Airport Operations Manager. The position is a senior level position within the Operations Division reporting to the Operations Division Deputy Director and responsible for providing key oversight and management of one of the four Sections within the Operations Division: Airside, Landside, Security and Terminal Management/Passenger Experience. The Operations Manager may temporarily serve in the Deputy Directors place as necessary.
The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of the operations and management of a major airport, aviation and airport industry standards, policies, practices, and rules, including FAR Parts 139, and 77 and CFR 1542 as well as applicable best practices related to all areas of Airport Operations. Additionally, the candidate will possess strong customer service skills and knowledge of financial practices relating to prepare and administer the airport's operating budget and experience with the management of contracts and permits.
To apply, please complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers. The final filing date for this job announcement is May 12, 2021.
Education and Experience
Airport Operations Manager I
Bachelor’s degree in aviation or closely related field AND six (6) years of experience in the aviation field, including two (2) years at the level of Airport Operations Superintendent I or higher. Aviation experience is typically gained by working for the following types of organizations: airport, airline, fixed based operator, airport related contractor, aviation related government agency or military aviation.
Airport Operations Manager II
Bachelor’s degree in aviation or closely related field AND two (2) certifications from an airport industry professional organization AND eight (8) years of experience in the aviation field, including two (2) years at the level of Airport Operations Manager I.
Required Licensing (such as driver’s license, certifications, etc.)
Possession of a valid State of California driver's license may be required for some assignments.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application. Candidates are required to satisfactorily complete and pass a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check prior to being considered for a position in this class at the Airport. This Airport position requires a background check and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check. The candidate must be fingerprinted and qualify under all applicable TSA and Airport regulations.
Additional Salary Information: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in this classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.
Internal Number: 2100317
About Mineta San Jose International Airport
San José’s quality of life is unsurpassed. Located roughly 50 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles east of Pacific Coast beaches, the City is in a valley surrounded by the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountain ranges and enjoys an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. The City is readily accessible to the beaches along the California coast including Monterey and Carmel, Yosemite and Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevadas, Napa Valley, and the rich cultural life of the entire region. Universities in and near San José include San José State University, Santa Clara University, Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, University of California at San Francisco, and University of California at Santa Cruz.
Those living and working in San José have access to the City’s many attractions, cultural and performing arts, and recreational opportunities. A year-round calendar of festivals and celebrations supports the community spirit. Nearby open space provides easy access to mountain parks, trails, lakes, and streams. San José has received accolades for its living and working climate from publications including Business Week and Money Magazine, as well as other national media. R...ecently, Spering’s Best Places rated San Jose #1 as the healthiest city in America.
Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is managed by the City of San José’s Aviation Department as an enterprise operation. The Airport has a eleven-member Advisory Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council.