Airport Duty Supervisor

Recruitment #23-3428-001


The Airport Duty Supervisor serves as a management representative in supervising all aspects of Dayton International Airport operations in absence of other management staff. Responsibilities include daily report activities; interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. The incumbent must maintain thorough knowledge of administrative policies and procedures, standard operating guidelines/procedures, and retain the ability to read and interpret construction plans.

The Airport Duty Supervisor has knowledge of FAA/TSA regulations concerning certification and operations of a commercial airport including maintenance of the Airport Certification Manual; Airport Security Program requirements; OSHA Regulations; and assist in preparation for the annual FAA Certification Inspection. The Airport Duty Supervisor also enforces airport ordinances and FAA regulations applicable to Airport users, tenants, contractors and the public. 

The incumbent also implements wildlife control procedures, ensures compliance with the airport’s wildlife Hazard Management Plan and applicable Federal and state regulations. The Airport Duty Supervisor also monitors airfield temperature and conditions; coordinates and monitors winter weather conditions including snow removal operations of all runways, taxiways, apron areas, parking lots, roadway systems and issues appropriate field condition status in accordance with federal regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Must meet one of the following:

Associate degree in a related field to the area of assignment AND 5 years of progressive experience at a Part 139 certified commercial Airport; or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Bachelor’s Degree in Airport Management, Engineering, or related field AND 1 year of experience in Airport Operations. 

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Background Check 
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position. 

Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing 
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees. 

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer