Airport Capital Projects Administrator

Recruitment #23-3431-001


Coordinates and manages the capital projects and special revenues for the Department of Aviation and provides professional accounting services, budget management, debt management, financial analysis, data research, grant management and audit services. Responsible for the development and management of the department's capital budget, which includes oversight of the development of the annual budget and its sources and uses; the five year capital budget plan, insuring that the proper budget is in place for approved projects and the daily management of the budget. Works closely with the Airport Administration & Finance Manager to coordinate the capital budget with the operating budget to ensure that all the necessary funding will be in place as required. The incumbent is responsible for the financial management of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant, the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC), and Customer Facility Charge (CFC) programs and administers the department's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program to ensure that all constructing and/or concessions projects and revenues comply with 49 CFR Parts 23 and 26. This position directly supervises several employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a closely related field AND 3 years of experience in the areas of budgeting, accounting, financial reporting or auditing.

Must have management level experience in grants and capital projects. A familiarity with governmental fund accounting, cash flow analysis, and knowledge of FAA policies and guidelines are preferred.

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