Cecil Airport & Spaceport (VQQ)
This is professional work responsible for the certification, and the day-to-day operations of Cecil Spaceport. The Managing Director of Cecil Spaceport will direct the spaceport infrastructure, establish operational protocols, and manage the development of telemetry and range safety. Position is responsible for coordinating all internal and external work resources and provides leadership and manages all associated resources deemed necessary and appropriate for the safe, efficient, and effective operation of the spaceport. Makes appropriate independent decisions as requested and represents the Director, in his/her absence. The work requires seasoned knowledge of management and general airport aviation management principles gained through education, training and substantial job experience. Directs and supervises the work of subordinates in the department. Position contacts require skills in understanding and influencing people and are important in leading, coordinating the administrative functions of the airport and in representing the airport within the community. The work is performed following clearly defined management principles and policies and involves the frequent use of judgement in the search for effective solutions to issues as they arise. The work is performed in an office environment and involves the use of computers and standard office equipment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Required Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Spaceflight Operations, Business Management, Airport Aviation Management, Aerospace Administration, Spaceport, or a closely related field and
Five (5) years’ experience in spaceport management.
Preferred Education & Experience
Master’s degree in Aeronautical Science, Business Management, Airport Aviation Management, Aerospace Administration, Spaceport, or a closely related field
Licenses & Certifications
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge
Must be a US citizen
Florida Class E Driver’s License may be required and must be maintained.
The physical demands consist of moving from one work location to another, sitting or standing at a work station for extended periods of time and may involve lifting objects weighing up to 15 pounds.
Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
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