The Airport Coordinator/Traffic Technician performs duties in three major areas:
Oversee City Airport Operations. The City is responsible for managing the Corvallis Municipal Airport and Airport Industrial Park. This position ensures compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operation guidelines, researches and provides technical information to the Airport Commission, facilitates Airport Commission meetings, negotiates and administers all airfield leases, participates in industrial park land-lease negotiations, monitors performance of fixed base operations, prepares FAA grant applications for capital improvements, and proposes and monitors airport revenue and expenses.
Administer Traffic Control Operations. Design and coordinate additions and revisions to traffic control devices, respond to public concerns regarding traffic control device issues, develop plans and supervise special use street closure permit requests.
Street Lighting Program. Review development proposals, plan and coordinate layout locations and the installation and maintenance of community street lighting, and assure operation within budget.
The position works independently and in conjunction with City teams and departments and with citizens to address service issues and cost-for-service concerns consistent with City policies and written agreements; must be able to make appropriate decisions regarding operational, financial, and safety issues which impact the airport and industrial park; is responsible for providing and maintaining a safe environment for pedestrians, bicycles and motor vehicles; and must have the ability to draft legislation, policy and procedures for traffic ordinance revisions and street lighting standards.
Bachelor's degree in Business/Public Administration, Engineering or a related field is preferred. Associate's degree plus 2 years experience working in airport operations or property management is required; or an equivalent combination of experience and training providing the required skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Ability to develop a working knowledge of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and experience or education in traffic engineering or related field is desired. Ability to read and interpret maps and assess the need for traffic control devices by the end of the probationary period. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to facilitate meetings and speak in public. Ability to write clear, concise technical reports. Good analytical skills. Ability to use a computer to perform the essential functions of the position. Ability to get along well with the public and coworkers and maintain effective work relationships. Ability to pass a background check and/or criminal history check. Valid Oregon driver's license and driving record that meets the standards set by the City of Corvallis.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should contact the City of Corvallis Personnel Division, 501 SW Madison Avenue, P.O. Box 1083, Corvallis, Oregon 97339-1083, (541) 757-6955 or 766-6902; or TTY (541) 757-6477 to obtain a City of Corvallis application form or download the application form and detailed job flyer at the City's Web site http://www.ci.corvallis.or.us by going to the "Job Opportunities" link. Applications must be received at the above address by 5:00 pm on December 27, 2004. Late applications will not be accepted. A resume is encouraged but is not accepted in lieu of an application form completed in its entirety.
Jon D. Katin
Transportation Services Supervisor
City of Corvallis - Public Works
P.O. Box 1083, Corvallis, OR 97339