Airport Leasing Specialist // Flex

State of Alaska
Full Time $1,848 - $2,446 Per month AK State Of Alaska: Department Of Transportation And Public Facilities HQ, 3000, Nome-Teller Hwy, Nome, AK 99762, United States Apply before 5/20/2024 5:00
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Overview

ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY!

The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), Statewide Aviation, is looking for an Airport Leasing Specialist 1/2/3 Flex to help us Keep Alaska Moving!

Airport Leasing Specialist 1 - $24.65/Hour OT Eligible 

Airport Leasing Specialist

2

 - $28.31/ Hour OT EligibleAirport Leasing Specialist

3

- $2446.50 Biweekly OT ineligible 
What You Will Be Doing:
The Airport Leasing Specialist 1 is an entry level position.  Under the supervision of an Airport Leasing Specialist IV (Central Region Chief) this position administers and enforces contracts, processes applications for land use at rural airports, and drafts legal documents.

As an Airport Leasing Specialist 2 this journey level position will begin to independently manage land and leasing matters for airports. This position is responsible for administering and enforcing contracts, processing of applications including internal reviews and public notice, and drafting legal documents.

The Airport Leasing Specialist 3 is a professional-level position for managing Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) land and handling more difficult scenarios in management of this land, in compliance with state and federal laws, regulations and policies. The applicant must have experience in negotiating, writing, and administering contracts and working with a team. A solid understanding of aviation regulations is essential.

A working knowledge of the State Revenue Accounting System (RAS) is preferred. Our intent is to fill this vacancy with the most skilled applicant at either the Level 1, 2 or 3.

Mission and Values/Culture:
The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities seeks to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure. We in the Statewide Aviation Division, are responsible for carrying out this mission by facilitating the safe and orderly, use and development of over 200 state owned airports throughout Alaska. We are working toward a modern, adaptable, flexible transportation system that will be resilient as we tackle our challenges. We believe collaboration, communication, and coordination increase our ability to succeed. Creating teams that are focused on results, working together, and leveraging resources across our department, with community and private sector partnerships, increases our ability to accomplish our mission and serve Alaskans.
 
The DOT&PF core values are integrity, excellence, and respect. We support an environment focused on teamwork and collaboration to achieve results. We succeed in achieving our transportation mission through building credibility with our customers, stakeholders, and the public.
 
Benefits of Joining Our Team:

We strive to provide all employees with a professional, interactive, and supportive work environment. Statewide Aviation Leasing is a friendly group of professionals working collaboratively to improve access to communities and support business in Alaska. 

We are dedicated to the professional growth of our employees—that is why this position has been built with a clear career progression path in mind.  This position is flexibly staffed. This vacancy may be filled at either the Airport Leasing Specialist 1, 2 or 3 level depending on the applicant's training and/or experience.

Please see here for more information about the State of Alaska's benefits package and retirement plan:.
 

The Working Environment You Can Expect:

Found on the south shores of Lake Hood, near the Anchorage International Airport, this position works out of the DOT&PF Headquarters building in Anchorage. We work together as a close knit team in our office space. The building itself holds regular hours, however, there is some flexibility in order to accommodate those who need to work outside of typical hours in order to maintain a good work-life balance. This position is eligible for an altered work schedule and teleworking following sufficient training and demonstrated performance; the supervisor will coordinate these options with the selected candidate.

Special Note: 

A valid drivers license is required for this position.To view the general description and example of duties for positions please go to the following link: 

Minimum Qualifications

Competency Description           
The competency description(s) listed below have been designed to promote a common understanding of the essential elements of the job class.  They highlight the more general and customary knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs), tasks, and behaviors used to describe the competency.  They typically list expectations, as opposed to specific tasks, and are to be used only as parameters and guidelines. A competency’s description is not intended to exclusively define every KSA, task, and behavior needed to successfully meet the competency, but rather to provide the manager/agency with a broad reference of options as to how an applicant can meet the job expectation.

Please ensure your application (through work history, training, education, licenses, certifications, etc.) supports/demonstrates you possess the minimum required competencies for the job class.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

Airport Leasing Specialist 1

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in 

  • Reading: Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations. 
  • Reasoning: Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions. 
  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences. 
  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.

equivalent to those typically gained by:

Experience and/or training which included reading, interpreting, and explaining the terms of contracts, leases, real estate transactions, loan documents, insurance policies, or other legal documents. 

Special Note:

“Competencies” means a combination of interrelated knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that enable a person to act effectively in a job or situation.

 “Typically gained by” means the prevalent, usual method of gaining the competencies expected for entry into the job.  

 “Training” and “education” in this guidance are synonyms for the process of acquiring knowledge and skills through instruction. It includes instruction through formal and informal methods (such as classroom, on-line, self-study, and on-the-job), from accredited and unaccredited sources, and long-duration (such as a post-secondary degree) and short-duration (such as a seminar) programs. 

Airport Leasing Specialist 2

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in 

  • Reading: Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations. 
  • Reasoning: Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions. 
  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences. 
  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.

equivalent to those typically gained by:

Progressively responsible experience and/or training which included interpreting, applying, and approving actions under the terms of contracts, leases, real estate transactions, loan documents, insurance policies, or other legal documents. 

Special Note:

“Competencies” means a combination of interrelated knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that enable a person to act effectively in a job or situation.

 “Typically gained by” means the prevalent, usual method of gaining the competencies expected for entry into the job.  

 “Training” and “education” in this guidance are synonyms for the process of acquiring knowledge and skills through instruction. It includes instruction through formal and informal methods (such as classroom, on-line, self-study, and on-the-job), from accredited and unaccredited sources, and long-duration (such as a post-secondary degree) and short-duration (such as a seminar) programs. 

 “Progressively responsible” means indicating growth and/or advancement in complexity, difficulty, or level of responsibility. 

Airport Leasing Specialist 3

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in 

  • Reading: Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations.
  • Reasoning: Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions. 
  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences. 
  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Organizational Awareness: Knows the organization's mission and functions, and how its social, political, and technological systems work and operates effectively within them; this includes the programs, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of the organization.

equivalent to those typically gained by:

Progressively responsible professional experience in developing, negotiating, and administering leases and/or related legal agreements for airport property, commercial or industrial property.

 Special Note:

“Competencies” means a combination of interrelated knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that enable a person to act effectively in a job or situation.

 “Typically gained by” means the prevalent, usual method of gaining the competencies expected for entry into the job.  

 “Progressively responsible” means indicating growth and/or advancement in complexity, difficulty, or level of responsibility.

 “Professional experience” means work that is creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive; requires a range and depth of specialized knowledge of the profession's principles, concepts, theories, and practices; and is performed with the power or right to decide or act according to one's own judgment.  



Additional Required Information

Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.


At time of application, applicants are requested to submit:
  • Cover letter (See Instructions Below)

At time of interview, applicants are requested to submit (if not already attached to your application):

  • Three (3) professional references with at least one (1) from a current or past supervisor, including name, job title, and current phone numbers.
  • A current copy of your driver’s license.

AIRPORT SECURITY BADGE

Candidates for this position must be eligible for an airport identification badge in accordance with  which requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check. The successful applicant must pass a fingerprint-based criminal history record check as well as a comprehensive background investigation, along with a Transportation Security Administration Security Threat Assessment.


ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY

Please be sure to check our to determine if you qualify.


COVER LETTER

A cover letter is required for this position. The cover letter should highlight how you meet the competencies listed in the minimum qualifications section, for the level you are applying for. Please use examples from your work experience and/or educational experience. Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, fax it to the contact number provided in the job posting. Your cover letter will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process. Your cover letter will be used as a writing sample.


SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions

The State of Alaska (SOA) uses four levels of proficiency to measure and describe an applicant’s level of competence in applying certain behaviors, knowledge, skills, and abilities to accomplish a specific task. The four proficiency levels are: Mastery, Fluency, Literacy, and Discovery. You will need to rate your proficiency level for each competency listed in the supplemental questions. 


FLEXIBLY STAFFED

This position is flexibly staffed. It may be filled at the 1, 2, or 3 level, depending on the applicant's training and/or experience. The full range of salaries is listed above. Starting salary will be determined by the level the position is hired at. The level of the job offer will be based on the selected candidate’s credibly possessed and proven competencies. If hired at the lower level, you will be promoted to the higher level after successfully completing the training plan and demonstrating competency in the work.

EDUCATION
To verify education is being used to meet and/or support the required minimum qualifications/competencies, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials used to meet or support the minimum qualifications/competencies for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial is okay; please ensure the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview; if not, transcripts will be required before employment.  


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

WORK EXPERIENCE

If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer’s name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported, and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

EEO STATEMENT

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

For specific information about this position, please contact the hiring manager at the following: 
 
Name: Clark Cox, Airport Leasing Program Manager
Phone: (907) 269-0319
Email: 

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