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Job Role:
Flight Operations, Other
United States
Not specified
Job description

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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

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • 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 preferred, unless otherwise specified by contract.

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.


Must have ability to obtain and maintain US security clearance at proper level