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"Airport Operations Specialist - Nashville, Tenn."



METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

Human Resources Department Announces

Competitive Entrance Examination

Exam No.                                     Classification(s)
                                
OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

Eligible registers for those positions will be abolished and new
registers established as a result of these examinations.

Closing date for filing applications/resumes: September 5, 2002

Starting Salary:     $35,500
                                
HOW TO APPLY

1)      Secure application blanks and other information in the Human
Resources Department located on the fourth floor of the terminal.
2)      File your application as soon as it is completed.  If you meet
the requirements, you will be advised where and when to report for
examination.
3)      All applications and correspondence regarding the Metropolitan
Nashville Airport Authority examinations should be addressed to:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY
ONE TERMINAL DR STE 501
NASHVILLE, TN  37214-4114
                
4)      This announcement does not imply that employment is available
immediately.  Vacancies within the Airport Authority are filled from
eligibility lists established by competitive examinations.
                
        METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

        OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

        520.2.25

Job Purpose:

Under general supervision, performs various functions associated with
the day-to-day operation and services of the airport.

Essential Job Functions:

Routinely inspects and monitors terminal facilities, airside activities,
public and employee parking lots and fixed base operations; reports
deficiencies to the appropriate agencies.  When necessary implements
procedures to ensure airside safety during construction and other
abnormal conditions.  

Implements airport recall list relative to airside, landside, and other
facility emergencies.

Assists customers and tenants with facilities' and services' needs, such
as gate information, service vendors, baggage, and distressed passenger
needs.  Assists with ground transportation network to include public and
employee shuttle buses, taxicabs, limousines, and courtesy vehicles, to
include correcting deficiencies.

Assists in providing supervisory direction to the Welcome Center,
Operations Center, and other customer service functions of the
Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority.  

Prepares reports and collects data related to customer services, airside
and landside activities. 

Assists in enforcing operating rules and regulations, provisions of
contracts and lease agreements.

Supplemental Job Functions

Performs related work as required.

        JOB STANDARDS

        OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

        May 1996

Education and Knowledge:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation
from a four (4) year college curriculum in aviation/airport management.
Familiarity with the operation of a modern metropolitan airport,
including knowledge of the applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of general office management. 

Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License; must possess and
maintain a clear driving record; must maintain SIDA (Security
Identification Display Area) and AOA (Airport Operations Area)
clearance.

Work Experience:
Demonstrated competency in the materials, methods, and equipment used in
the operation and improvement of civil airports typically acquired
through at least six months experience in airport operations.          

Mental Skills:
Ability to prepare reports and correspondence; ability to follow written
and oral instructions; ability to accurately read maps.  Demonstrated
ability to direct and coordinate diversified operational activities.

Manual Skills:
Ability to operate radio, telephonic and computer equipment; ability to
type accurately.

Physical Effort:
Requires movement throughout the terminal area and outlying facilities
which includes the ability to traverse various airport terrain; ability
to operate automobile.

Working Conditions:
Good.  Conditions could occasionally include working in inclement
weather.  Must be available to work assigned shifts, holidays, and
weekends.

Safety of Others:
High level of responsibility.

Public Relations:
Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external
relationships.  Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and high
level professionalism.

Supervisory Skills:
Ability to oversee the work of others.


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