This position will serve as the primary point of contact for the day-to-day interactions with the Fixed Base Operator (“FBO”) and the general aviation (“GA”) aircraft serving CLT including without limitation: managing the Airport’s agreement with the FBO Operator. The FBO currently operates under a management contract which includes the operation of the Airport’s general aviation facilities including the FBO terminal, charter terminal, general aviation and corporate hangars and fueling facilities. FBO management duties also include: assist in the preparation of the annual Operating and Capital budgets of approximately $33M annually; compiling monthly P&L statements based on the monthly report provided by the FBO; preparation of a monthly activity report for GA/corporate activity; staying informed on FBO/GA industry trends; and providing analytical and project-related support as needed.
This position will also be responsible for managing the Airport Fuel System Lease with the Airline Fuel Consortium, which generates approximately $1.6 million dollars annually. Duties shall include without limitation: negotiating the terms and conditions of capital improvements to the fuel system, monitoring and management of agreements with airport fuel providers, issuing billing advices for into-plane and fuel flow fees as appropriate, monitoring into-plane agreements, assisting with nonaviation/GSE fueling contracts and arrangements, and staying informed with all aspects of aviation fueling trends, including SAF and other fueling products.
- This is a hybrid position where standard business hours apply Monday through Friday, however schedule subject to irregular hours, overtime, and emergency
calls back to work.
- Some job functions
may be done through telework; however primary job functions require
- Valid driver’s
license in state of residency and ability to obtain and maintain a City
to pass a background check in advance of start date required. Certain convictions will disqualify
individuals from unescorted access privileges and therefore exclude from
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Support the Airline AffairsManager by managing the day-to-day relationship with the FBO and by administering the terms and conditions of the FBO Services Management Agreement.
- Support the Airline Affairs Manager in the day-to-day relationship between the Airport and the Charlotte Fuel Consortium including, without limitation, negotiation of capital improvements and the implementation of periodic rent adjustments. In addition, oversee financial activities related to the Fuel Consortium.
- Provide analytical, research and project support to the Airline Affairs Manager related to FBO/GA and Fueling Facilities.
- Actively track the FBO budgeted expenses, including equipment needs, and revenues
- Generate GA activity reports, P&L statements, and ad hoc data requests related to both FBO/GA and fueling operations.
- Assist the Airline Affairs Manager in research and evaluating comparable airports rates and charges, fuel flowage fees, and other related items
- Be familiar with CLT’s GA Master Plan and incorporate Master Plan initiatives at FBO
- Act as liaison between FBO personnel, City of Charlotte, Fuel Consortium chair and members, and other tenants/stakeholders as needed; including special events
- Assist in lease/license negotiation and management of property and other tenant-related matters related to FBO/GA hangars, exclusive leased hangars, office space located on the FBO campus, and Fuel Facility lease.
- Assist tenant partners with CLT processes such as tenant modification requests
- Host and attend regular meetings with both FBO Management Company and Fuel Consortium members to maintain good relationships and be aware of operations
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Excellent organizational and
communication skills (oral and written).
- Ability to work cooperatively with
other City employees and the public
- Ability to apply conflict
- Computer skills in Microsoft Suite (Excel,
Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Excellent verbal and written
communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse
group of Partners, senior managers, and subject matter experts
- Strong analytical, problem-solving
skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business
needs and translate them into operational requirements
- Understanding of City contracting
processes and systems
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to learn Airport processes
and ask appropriate questions
- Enthusiasm and willingness to
participate and work well in a team environment
- Ability to work safely and securely
in public areas with the situational awareness
- Ability to quickly develop rapport
with other departments and divisions.
- Knowledge of Federal Aviation
Regulations – particularly FAR139 preferred
- Must be able to work irregular
hours and shifts as needed
- Position must be able to maintain
airport security clearance.
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in
contract management and/or contract administration and/or tenant property
management required. Aviation industry experience, particularly in relation to
aircraft fueling operations and/or FBO operations, strongly preferred; AAAE
certification(s) including AAE, ACE, CM) are a plus and/or an equivalent
combination of education (post high school) and experience.
Conditions of Employment
The City’s Background
Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or
external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The
type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes,
but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification,
education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a
credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must
be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit
Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set
forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written
authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle
records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of
information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must
pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the
selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or
participate in other assessments.
The City of Charlotte
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How To Apply
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disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply
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