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Aviation Support Coordinator

City of Kearney
Kearney, NE Full-time
Posted on August 31, 2019

Aviation Support Coordinator

Closes On: September 12, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST 

Location: Airport, Kearney, NE 68845
Department: Airport
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Rate of Pay: $23.5141 - $33.0687
Status: Accepting Applications

Job Description Summary

Performs difficult and complex work in the operation, maintenance and marketing for aviation services at the Kearney Regional Airport. Work varies with some leeway for discretion and independent action.


Job Responsibilities

Plans, organizes, coordinates and assists with the operation, and maintenance activities of the airport terminal and aviation users.  Researches and analyzes air service trends and prepares reports as needed.  Assists airline staff with terminal operations and maintenance needs. May assist other airport users regarding aviation activities.  Maintains an understanding of federal aviation process, procedures, guidelines and grant opportunities.  Develops strategies including additional promotional opportunities for new and existing markets.  Provides recommendation regarding airport marketing budget; and performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education & Requirements

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Systems Management, Airport Management, Business Administration or related field and five years aviation related experience.  Achieve AWOS certification within six months of hire.  Possession of a valid Driver’s License.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Mental Requirements -

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to evaluate and execute possible courses of action.

Ability to organize information for concise written and oral presentation.

Ability to read and comprehend written material.

Ability to summarize and interpret financial information.


Physical Requirements

Work Type:  Light, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to negligible amount of force constantly to move objects

Climbing/Balancing:  Ability to climb aboard aircraft

Walking:  Frequently

Stooping/Bending:  Frequently

Stand/Sit:  Sit about 75 percent of the time

Reaching:  Frequent, overhead as well as horizontal

Vision:  Adequate to perform essential job functions

Color Vision:  Adequate to perform essential job functions

Hearing:  Frequently perceive nature of sounds by ear

Speech:  Frequently express ideas by means of spoken words

Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination:  Occasionally operates equipment requiring moderate ability

Manual Dexterity:  Occasionally operates equipment requiring moderate ability


The City of Kearney is a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace and an EOE.