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Airport Operations Services Supervisor

Job ID: 40856
Department: Human Resources
Location: Various NY/NJ Facilities


LaGuardia Airport - Communications Coordinator (CC) and Wildlife Hazard Management Supervisor.  Stationed in the Operations Control Center, the CC performs important monitoring, reporting, decision-making, coordinating, and communications functions with respect to the following operating, safety, and security systems:  Emergency Call Box; Public Address & Audio-Visual Paging systems; High Speed Notification System (HSNS); Fire Alarm Display system; Proximity Lightning Warning System (PLWS); customer advisory (Info-Alert) system; Operations Network (OPSnet), and airport Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) monitoring.  The CC is the Operations liaison for customer, airline, and tenant inquiries and service requests.  When assigned as the Wildlife Supervisor, the FS-3 is responsible for overseeing the airport's 14 CFR Part 139 mandated Wildlife Hazard Management Program; participates in Foreign Object Debris/Damage (FOD) control and airport security programs; and may conduct Non- Movement Area driver training classes, assists with aeronautical construction, or performs various other aeronautical functions, including leading snow removal teams on the aeronautical operations area.

Newark Liberty International Airport - Aeronautical Operations Unit and International Facility.  In Aeronautical Operations, under the supervision of the Airport Duty Manager, the FS-3 is required to perform duties involving the FAA Part 139 airport self-inspection program with an emphasis on Wildlife Hazard Management and Control, AOA Driver Training Instructor, aeronautical construction, direct supervision of Airport Operations Agents and Senior Airport Operations Agents, and various other aeronautical functions including leading snow removal teams on the aeronautical operations area. In the International Facility, under the supervision of the Terminal B Duty Manager, the FS-3 is responsible for supervising overall terminal operations including supervision of contract staff, monitoring and supporting operations at departure level check-in counters, gate areas, security checkpoints and outbound bag rooms; monitoring the Immigrations and Customs Hall operation to facilitate efficient passenger flow, coordinating access to the sterile corridor for passenger arrivals and departures to ensure regulatory compliance, supervising contractor snow removal activities and assigning and coordinating inbound baggage belt operations in the Customs Hall and inbound baggage room to ensure efficient delivery of inbound baggage. 

John F. Kennedy International Airport - Under the supervision of the Airport Duty Manager, the FS-3 is required to perform duties involving the FAR Part 139 airport self-inspection program.  Airside and landside duties include, but are not limited to Wildlife Hazard Management and Control, Construction Site Safety Observer, performing airfield inspections and escorts, supervising Port Authority and/or contractor staff with airfield snow removal activities, assisting Transportation Unit Operations Group Supervisors with supervising the parking lot revenue control and busing contracts, and analyzing staffing requirements and scheduling.


Candidates must present the following qualification to be considered eligible for this position:
•    Must have three (3) years full-time paid aviation / airport facility operations work experience
•    Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
•    Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a shotgun permit upon appointment to the position

•    All applicants that meet the above qualifications must also be qualified on a Entry-Level Assessment (ESA) test



Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
•    Knowledge of, and ability to apply, the standards of 14 CFR Part 139 Certification of Airports and ability to successfully complete annual recurrent FAR 139 training as required by the FAA
•    Knowledge of Air Traffic Control (ATC) procedures and instructions
•    Ability to communicate with ATC via radio using proper phraseology
•    Knowledge of safety principles with demonstrated experience in taking appropriate action to address unsafe conditions
•    Ability to effectively communicate both written and oral instructions
•    Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills working with internal and external staff, customers, tenants, and outside agencies
•    Knowledge of Airport Rules and Regulations and ability to enforce same, including issuance of Breach of Rules (BOR)
•    Familiarity with the Aviation Department's Customer Care Airport Standards Manual and ability to comply with the customer service related responsibilities outlined therein, as well as an ability to encourage and a willingness to enforce such compliance among other airport employees
•    Knowledge of the Airport Security Program and ability to enforce security standards
•    Ability to drive a vehicle on the Aeronautical Operations Area
•    Familiarity with passenger terminal operations

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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