City of Portland - Airport Operations Supervisor


Aviation & Transportation Department - Portland International Jetport

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, this position plans, organizes, and supervises airside and landside operations on a rotating 24x7 schedule that includes nights, weekends, holidays, and mandatory call-ins.  Responsibilities include the inspection of airside, terminal, cargo, FBO, and landside facilities.  Other duties include coordinating airport construction, coordinating special events, enforcing the Jetport's SWPPP, mitigating wildlife hazards, responding to emergency situations, answering calls for service, supervision of the Airport Operations Center, as well as other duties as assigned.  Reviews and acts on matters involving safety, security, customer service, certification, and other related matters as they impact airlines, tenants, and passengers.  Responsible for coordinating security and driver's training of tenants/users.  Incumbents may assist with updates to the airport's regulatory manuals and plans.  Operations Supervisors may actively participate during certification inspections and interact with Federal Inspectors as well as senior airport management.  Effective communication skills are a must.  Ability to pass all required background investigations and maintain a valid Class C Maine Driver’s License.  Completion of a 4-year degree in Airport Management or a related field.  A minimum of two (2) years of professional work experience at a commercial service airport in the airport operations field conducting FAR Part 139 airfield inspections and issuing NOTAMs.  Applicants must be familiar with FAR Part 139, TSAR 1542, applicable FAA Advisory Circulars, and standard airport operating procedures.  Private Pilot Certificate, AAAE CM, AAAE ACE, and previous experience managing or leading airport snow and ice control operations is preferred.  Generous benefits package.

Pay range starting at $933.20/week ($23.33/hour).   

Accepting applications until the vacancy is filled.  

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City Benefits -

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.  


The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624. 

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