The County of Humboldt, California Director of Aviation
The County of Humboldt Aviation Division is responsible for managing 6 County airports.
Under general policy direction by the Board of Supervisors, the Director of Aviation plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the programs and activities of the County's Aviation Department; provides expert professional assistance to County management staff, is responsible for the operation, maintenance and development of aviation facilities and airfields, and related matters; performs related work as assigned.
The incumbent is responsible for accomplishing departmental goals and objectives, supervising staff, administering the annual budget, and directing the day-to-day operations and activities of the Aviation Department.
A selection of the Airport Manager’s duties include:
Education and Experience
The successful candidate will have a four-year college degree with major course work in aviation, public administration, management, facilities/construction management, or a closely related field and five (5) years of supervisory or administrative experience in aviation and airfield management which has included program planning, development and administration and working with community organizations.
Certification through the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as an Accredited Airport Executive is highly desirable.