City of Portland - Airport Operations Duty Officer


Portland International Jetport – Aviation & Transportation Department - Sign On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Offered -

Join the operations team at New England’s fastest growing airport. Portland International Jetport is an active Part-139 compliant, commercial service airport, offering incumbent Operations Duty Officers the opportunity to oversee a wide variety of operational responsibilities. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, this position plans, organizes, and supervises airside and landside operations.  Position Responsibilities: Monitor Airport for compliance with Federal, State and Local Laws.  Inspect and monitor terminal, landside and tenant leased areas for compliance with rules and regulations and lease terms.  Issue NOTAMs for surface closures and condition reporting as appropriate.  Mitigate wildlife hazards.  Respond to emergencies and assist with the coordination of emergency activities.  Acts as the secondary Airport Security Coordinator while on duty.  Coordinating airport construction and special events.  Maintain communication with the Airport Operations Center.  Coordinating security and driver training of tenants/users.  Enforcing the Jetport's SWPPP.  Assisting with updates to the airport's regulatory manuals and plans as needed.  This position also reviews and acts on matters involving safety, security, customer service, certification, and other related matters as they impact airlines, tenants, and passengers. Additionally, Operations Duty Officers may actively participate during certification inspections and interact with Federal Inspectors and senior airport management. This position operates on a rotating 24/7 schedule to maintain continuity of operations. This position requires working outdoors as well as in the office environment.  Position Requirements:  Effective communication skills.  Ability to pass all required background investigations.  A valid U.S. State Driver’s License.  Completion of a 4-year degree in Airport Management or a related field.  A minimum of two (2) years of professional work experience at a commercial service airport in the airport operations field conducting FAR Part 139 airfield inspections and issuing NOTAMs.  Applicants must be familiar with FAR Part 139, TSAR 1542, applicable FAA Advisory Circulars, and standard airport operating procedures.  AAAE CM, AAAE ACE, Private Pilot Certificate, and previous experience leading airport snow and ice control operations is preferred.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.   This is a Pro - Tech Union position – Grade MA-6 - Starting rate of $27.29 hour. 

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City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.



The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.



***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***    For the safety of our employees and our constituents, the City of Portland requires that new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.  Candidates may request an accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs at the conditional offer stage.


For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624. 

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