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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Other
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Airfield Operations Supervisor supervises airfield operations, functions, and activities, and serves as the designated representative of the Airfield Operations Manager.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Coordinate with aircraft crews, air traffic control, and various base agencies that provide for safe operation of aircraft in the airfield environment and through national and international airspace
  • Procure, maintain, and produce information such as flight plans, flight information, publications, aeronautical charts, maps, Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), local airfield and navigational status, weather information, and flight-following services for the safe operation of aircraft through national and international airspace
  • Inspect airfields and coordinate with other agencies to meet aircrew requirements for billeting, messing, refueling, transportation, and transient aircraft maintenance
  • Perform “Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration” (RSO&I) functions for transiting aircraft and crews
  • Perform and supervise airfield management activities and ensure a safe operating environment for personnel and aircraft operation
  • Coordinate with agencies such as air traffic control, weather station personnel, and engineers to ensure support of airfield activities
  • Respond to Foreign Object Damage (FOD) reports to determine operational status of runways/taxiways; remove FOD hazards as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to plan and organize airfield operations
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, instructions, and directives pertaining to airfield planning and design criteria, aircraft operations, and airfield management
  • Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures
  • Skill in analyzing, planning, and adjusting work operations to meet program requirements and objectives within available resources
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software

Experience & Education

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience working in airfield or related positions
  • Prefer at least three (3) years as an Airfield Supervisor
  • Bachelor Degree in associated discipline; may substitute two (2) additional years of experience in related field for each year of college

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally