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Huntington Tri-State Airport

1449 Airport Road

Huntington, WV 25704

(304) 453-6165

(304) 453-6183

Employment Opportunities

CLASS TITLE:  OPERATIONS I

 

DESCRIPTIVE STATEMENT:

 

The position requires a strong knowledge of airport operations including FAA and TSA regulations.  Individual must perform airfield inspections to ensure compliance with CFR Part 139.  Must respond to and assist with the control of airport disasters and emergencies at or near the airport.  Individual will be trained as an Airport Rescue Firefighter.  Performs administrative, operational, and limited maintenance functions as needed.  Works closely with Airport Department Heads and regulatory agencies.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Operations I employees are expected to perform the following, including but not limited to:

  • Prompt, accurate and safe movement of passengers, pilots, aircraft and other vehicles
  • Marshal aircraft, including proper placement of chocks and cones 
  • Greet passengers, pilots and crew
  • Wing walking
  • Handle aviation fuels, including maintaining quality control of fuel through various procedures and completing applicable paperwork
  • Perform daily airfield inspections in accordance with FAA regulation.
  • Assist with airport wildlife mitigation programs.
  • Maintain personal ARFF preparedness and inspect ARFF equipment daily.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS


HTS provide aviation safety and customer service training for Airport Employees.

Operations I employees must meet the following requirements:
 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license

 

PREFERRED:

  • Previous aviation/FBO experience
  • Flight school or college experience

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this job employees are expected to:

  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

 

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this job, the Operations I employees are routinely exposed to:

  • Wet and/or humid conditions 
  • Moving mechanical parts 
  • High, precarious places
  • Fumes or airborne particles 
  • Extreme cold and extreme heat
  • Moderate noise level

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 

Must be able to work independently and have a firm familiarity with FAA and TSA rules and regulations by end of probation period.  Must be able to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment.  Must have the ability to plan and organize training programs and events.  Must have the ability to work effectively with management and other public employees, airport tenants, and other citizens. 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Employment may be contingent upon completion of a background investigation and drug testing.  Employee must maintain appropriate security status at all times.