Airfield Operations Specialists

Airfield Operations Specialists

Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Integrity * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Independence * Leadership * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Implement airfield safety procedures to ensure a safe operating environment for personnel and aircraft operation. * Manage wildlife on and around airport grounds. * Coordinate with agencies, such as air traffic control, civil engineers, or command posts, to ensure support of airfield management activities.


Transportation & Warehousing, Government,

Job Family Transportation and Material Moving

Sample Job Titles Air Operations Manager, Airfield Manager, Airfield Services Officer, Airline Dispatcher, Airport Duty Manager, Airport Manager, Airport Operations Coordinator, Airport Operations Crew Member, Airport Operations Duty Manager, Airport Operations Manager, Airport Operations Officer, Airport Operations Specialist, Assistant Manager Airside Operations, Aviation Operations Specialist, Flight Director, Flight Follower, Flight Information Expediter, Flight Operation Coordinator, Flight Operations Coordinator, Flight Operations Manager, Flight Operations Planner, Ground Operations Crew Member, Ground Operations Superintendent, Operations Agent, Operations Coordinator, Operations Specialist, Operations Superintendent, Operations Supervisor.