City and County of San Francisco

Aviation Security Operations Supervisor (#9220)

$46.33-$56.30 Hourly / $8,030.00-$9,759.00 Monthly / $96,356.00-$117,104.00 Yearly


Under general direction, the 9220 Aviation Security Operations Supervisor supervises Aviation Security Analysts and is responsible for developing, implementing, managing and/or evaluating projects related to one or more components of the Aviation Security Program.

Distinguishing Features

Class 9220 Aviation Security Operations Supervisor is distinguished from Class 9221 Airport Operations Supervisor by the latter’s responsibility for supervising the safe, secure and efficient operation of the Air Operations Area and related areas. Class 9220 Aviation Security Operations Supervisor is further distinguished from Class 9212 Aviation Security Analyst in that the former supervises the latter.

Supervision Exercised

Supervises subordinate staff.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties

According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

  1. Supervises staff and oversees the daily operations of a 24/7 section.
  2. Develops and implements comprehensive aviation security plans to support Airport operations; monitors security plans to ensure compliance with Transportation Security Regulations (TSR), emergency amendments, Airport Security Program, security bulletins, information circulars, and other regulatory documentation.
  3. Executes security regulatory enforcement and compliance evaluation program; monitors and enforces proper procedures for controlling access to restricted areas.
  4. Develops and implements all aspects of aviation security training and provides information and guidance for aviation and non-aviation tenants in accordance with Airport rules and regulations
  5. Manages and coordinates Quality Standards Program (QSP) concerning all certification and audits of all security providers, airport tenants, and aviation service companies.
  6. Develops, implements, and documents operations, procedural guides, and performance requirements for special systems such as Access Control System (ACS) and Closed Circuit television (CCTV).
  7. Manages security architecture systems and access for Airport and tenant facilities and users.
  8. Makes recommendations for improvements in aviation security programs, plans, procedures, and measures associated with Airport Aviation and non-aviation tenant operations; reviews and makes recommendations for capital improvement project requests.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: Airport and Aviation Security Operations, including a working knowledge of applicable rules and regulations, codes, laws, etc.; principles and procedures involved in compliance enforcement and management of Airport and Transportation Security Regulations; principles and procedures of airport and air operations, aviation terminology and phraseology; physical security systems and controls.

Ability or Skill to: Think critically and analyze output from various security technologies to effectively investigate security incidents and comply with Transportation Security Regulations (TSR); interpret construction blueprints for security systems placement on airport property; apply supervisory techniques to coordinate activities and personnel engaged in Security Operations; receive and convey information in various methods; exercise good judgment when making decisions, such as considering risks and alternatives prior to making a decision; solve problems quickly, multitask, and prioritize varied demands; communicate effectively and establish good working relationships; work effectively with multiple government agencies, airport tenants and community; communicate written information in a clear, concise and understandable manner; use a computer and other technology, software and hardware; work under stressful, physical and emotional conditions; situation and spatial awareness; and obtain and maintain valid Airport driving privileges.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent (GED or High School Proficiency Examination).

Four (4) years of safety and/or security operations experience at an airport, airbase, airline, mili-tary base or an emergency communications dispatch center performing safety, security and in-spection duties equivalent in scope and level to class 9212 Aviation Security Analyst in the City and County of San Francisco, of which one (1) year must include recent aviation security experience.

License and Certification:
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver license prior to employment.

Possession of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Aviation Management or a related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required safety and/or security operations experience only.

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Aviation Man-agement or a related field may substitute for two (2) years of the required safety and/or security operations experience only.

Completion of a six (6) month program equivalent to the City and County of San Francisco’s Airfield or Aviation Security Training Program may substitute for six (6) months of the required recent aviation security experience.





From: 9212 Aviation Security Analyst




12/16/05; 3/1/12; 11/19/18


To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills & abilities, and minimum qualifications.

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Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

CLASS: 9220; EST: 1/1/1900; REV: 11/19/2018;