City of Portland - Airport Operations Coordinator

AIRPORT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR – Portland International Jetport – Aviation & Transportation Department Sign On Bonus and Relocation Offered -

Under the direction of the Airport Operations Manager, the Operations Coordinator provides centralized security and communications oversight for the airport while working in the 24/7/365 Airport Operations Center. The primary duties of this position include monitoring surveillance video, access control, alarms, mass notification systems, weather-related equipment, phones, and radios. Airport Operations Coordinators assist with terminal inspections, TSA & FAA inspections, aircraft gate assignments, irregular operations, tests and audits as well as assisting airport management on matters involving safety, security, and customer service. Acting as “Trusted Agents”, Airport Operations Coordinators are responsible for viewing, recording, and processing background checks for airport badge holders. Airport Operations Coordinators work holidays, rotating shifts, and are subject to mandatory overtime call-ins. All employment candidates must possess a working knowledge of FAA and TSA rules and regulations. MS Office Suite and Google Workspace competency, excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills, as well as the willingness to always go above and beyond providing exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers (airport tenants, the general public, and City, State and Federal agencies) are also required. Candidates must be able to demonstrate proficiency in airfield driving and FAA Part 139 inspection criteria upon completion of a six month probationary period. Candidates must be able to pass all local and federal background investigations, specifically TSA Regulation 49 CFR, Part 1542 as published in the Federal Registrar, possess a valid U.S. State Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one subject to employment. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Airport Management or comparable airport related experience, experience at a commercial non-hub or larger airport in the fields of Airport Operations, Airport Security, or other applicable experience.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

This is a Pro-Tech Union position – Grade MA-5 - Starting hourly rate of $24.83. 

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City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes 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 and Thomas College.   


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.



***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***    For the safety of our employees and our constituents, the City of Portland requires that new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.  Candidates may request an accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs at the conditional offer stage.


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

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