Friday , March 31 2023


Website San Diego International Airport

Job Description:

The Veterans Fellowship Program is designed to foster a seamless transition for veterans from active duty to the civilian work environment by providing an excellent opportunity to gain practical work experience in our integrated aviation environment; duties assigned may vary widely depending on the department needs.


The one-year fellowship provides an excellent opportunity for veterans with great initiative. Selected veterans will gain practical work experience in our integrated aviation environment. Our program offers an array of valuable growth opportunities:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains records, operational log and correspondence; develops reports and correspondence; participates in operational and industry meetings; oversees service provider contracts and activities; participates in goals and objectives development, as well as capital and operating budgets; implements changes; seeks and participates in opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work processes, manuals and program documents; adapts best practices and processes;
  • Serves as a subject matter expert and provides input for airfield and airport infrastructure; keeps up-to-date on industry and regulatory trends and shape stakeholders views; performs other duties as assigned.
  • Coordinates, responds and participates in airport emergencies with first responder agencies including law enforcement, medical, HAZMAT, TSA, ARFF, customs and border protection; manages aircraft gate schedule, remain-overnight aircraft parking assignments and changes in airline and charter aircraft schedules.
  • Manages airfield escort activities in compliance with mandates and regulations; maintains, and strengthens partnerships with stakeholders; interprets mandates and regulations to stakeholders; works collaboratively on organizational programs and initiatives; ensures delivery of effective customer service; develops resolution and course of action to conflicts.
  • Represents all aspects of airport emergencies and operational activities; maintaining safety and security integrity of airfield with standard on the airfield, taxiways and airside; manages FAR Part 139 programs including airfield safety inspection and reporting, airfield signs, markings and lighting, airfield pavement management, airfield driver training program, aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) contract, airfield wildlife management, disabled aircraft recovery; Part 77 obstructions, aviation fueling inspections, annual FAA certification inspection.
    Serves as liaison with contractors during construction and maintenance projects on runways, taxiways, aprons and terminal facilities; issues NOTAMs and communicates airport operational advisories to tenants, air traffic control, governmental agencies and the public;

Job Requirements:

  • Business Acumen – Demonstrates broad understanding of the departments’ functions, and supporting work activities across the organization.
  • Relationship Management – Ability to consult and provide advice at all levels of the organization; resolve conflict, establish trust, credibility and respect, as an impartial advocate for organizational business objectives.
  • Agility – Readily adapts behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
  • Facilitation & Presentation – Facilitates respectful exchange of ideas and fosters an atmosphere of open communications while keeping focused on objective; effectively presents to individuals or groups.
  • Project Management – Ability to determine appropriate measures to achieve project goals and prioritize the measures; able to fully engage others to deliver an acceptable result in the time allocated.
  • Problem Solving – Ability to analyze and define a problem, evaluate alternative solutions, and identify an optimal solution; listens and clarifies information as needed.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Three years of air traffic control, airfield operations experience.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of active duty or mobilized reserve duty service.
  • Or combination of training and experience.
  • BA degree in Aviation Management, or related field.

Job Details:

Company: San Diego International Airport

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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