Montgomery City County Personnel

Operations Specialist (#AI8823)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

This entry-level position that manages the use of airport facilities in accordance with established policies and procedures. Position assures continuous safety and security compliance with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Parts 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) Part 1542, in addition to all other applicable statutes, regulations, and requirements. Duties include periodic, daily, and continuous airfield and facilities inspections for unsafe or non-compliant conditions; actively monitoring two-way radio communication amongst airport staff, security access control, CCTV systems, flight operations statuses, weather, work order requests, and local air traffic (ATC) radio communications; issuing airport ID media and providing fingerprinting services; coordinating and monitoring airport construction activities; providing high levels of customer service in responding to questions and inquiries from the public, airport stakeholders, and/or governmental regulatory agencies; perform simple mechanical and maintenance repairs and/or troubleshooting.  This position reports to the Operations Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Airport or Aviation/Aerospace Management, Aviation/Aerospace Science, Business or Public Administration, or closely related field.  

Experience in airport operations or administration, or in a position with direct aviation relevance, experience at a Fixed Base Operator (FBO), airline, air cargo carrier, airfield maintenance, and/or airport emergency services, and possession of a Private Pilot Certificate or Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) Certification are preferred.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


Special Requirements

Must be willing to work rotating shifts that may include, nights, weekends and holidays; pass a drug screen and subsequent drug screen tests and must meet necessary requirements to obtain and maintain unescorted access to the Security Identification Display Area (SIDA). Applicant must have a valid Alabama Driver’s License

CLASS: AI8823; EST: ; REV: 7/22/2021;