Class Code:EA007

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF AVIATION

General Description

The purpose of this class within the organization is to foster the development of long-rang goals and capital improvements that support the County’s Aviation Department.

This class formulates long-range goals for the organization, develop policy and position papers and negotiate with the chief administrative officer and/or elected officials.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Reviews and reports with executive staff new developments pertaining to airport development to build consensus and develops policy decisions; provides guidance to, or fosters discussion with, division directors on technical matters related to planning, design and construction.

Coordinates matters between third parties related to airport planning, design, and construction; attends various meetings with division directors and executive staff to resolve policy matters.

Reviews and comments on reports relative to capital improvement technical matters for on-going construction, incorporating policy decisions of the executive staff.

Develops and implements operating and strategic financial plans; issues securities to raise capital and investor relations; performs financial reporting and analytical reviews; oversees the direction for the airport's IT infrastructure and software development.

Reviews and comments on reports relative to capital improvement administrative matters for on-going construction, incorporating policy decisions of the executive staff; advises staff of the administrative matters of the Aviation Department; approves various administrative requests and provides final sign-off on financial matters.

Reviews and comments on reports relative to planning matters for future development, incorporating policy decisions of the executive staff; participates, representing the Aviation Department, in updating County Officials on matters related to Airport Development.

Develops the strategic and operating plans for the airport's parking business; determines appropriate insurance coverage for operations and construction activities; develops the strategic plan for the concession program.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, finance, accounting, engineering, architecture, planning or construction management related to area of assignment.

Requires six (6) years of executive level supervisory experience leading large complex airport projects in areas of assignment which may include: business, financial/lease management, budget activities, engineering, planning, design/construction, and project management for a medium or large hub airport.  Requires six (6) years of supervisory experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses

None.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.  County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies. 

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.