Airport Services Manager

City of New Orleans
$78,024 - $81,999 Per year LA 900 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062, United States


Kind of Work

This position serves as the manager of the Capital Programming & Administration Division at the New Orleans International Airport.  This position reports to the Deputy Director of the Planning, Development & Construction (PDC) Department. Required duties include the management of capital programming and administrative services which includes Airport Capital Improvement Program (ACIP) coordination, contract administration, PDC grants coordination, and PDC Budget coordination. Work requires a high level of responsibility to manage multiple facets of capital program administration for multi-billion-dollar construction program. The incumbent should have good knowledge of budgetary principles and their application to airport planning, development and construction. This position coordinates with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Districts Office (ADO) program manager for the Airport (MSY). Also required is an understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of administrative analysis and processing of grants, invoices and contracts for Planning and Development and related duties as required. 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. *
  2. Five (5) years of increasingly responsible advanced administrative experience involving Accounting, Grant Administration, Planning, Environmental, Engineering and Construction.  
  3. A valid driver's license. Applicants must be eligible for coverage under the airport's auto liability insurance policy.  
Airport experience preferred.

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education and licenses claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.
If hired, Aviation employees must maintain all required licenses, permits, certificates, and auto liability insurance eligibility during the duration of their employment. Failure to comply with any of the above listed provisions will result in termination.  

NOTE: Pay above the minimum for superior qualifications may be granted under Civil Service Commission Rule IV Sec. 2.7 based on a review of the applicant pool, candidate's verified experience, education, and/or possession of related certifications.  

NOTE:  Candidates must pass a personal, criminal, and employment background check required under federal regulations.       
This is an original entrance examination.       

Kind of Examination

A rating of training and experience, weighted 100%.  All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes; however, credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years.

This is an original entrance examination.

This position requires a one-year probationary period.