Assistant Airport Manager

Township of Langley

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Assistant Airport Manager

Regular  Full-Time
Bulletin File #:  19-E007

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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 128,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Assistant Airport Manager to join our team of professionals in the Corporate Administration Division, Airport Operations (Langley Regional Airport). This growing airport needs an Assistant Airport Manager with a solid aviation background that thrives in a busy, fast paced environment. 

Reporting to the Airport Manager, you will be responsible for the business management of the airport ensuring that all the safety management systems and regulatory aspects of the airport operation are met. You will oversee tenants and businesses including lease negotiations and operating policies, the administration of airport programs and projects, and the promotion of economic development and marketing. You will need to be fully conversant and up to date on all airport matters and able to assist the Airport Manager as they pertain to legal issues, policy, regulations, administration, business, and economic development.

Your qualifications include formal education that relates specifically to airport operations and/or airport business management or extensive workplace experience in an airport environment. Your qualifications enable you to interact knowledgeably and work with agencies such as NAV Canada, TSB, Transport Canada, Pilot Groups, Business Owners and Operators on aviation related issues that arise daily at the airport. You have background in business development, marketing, communications and finance as they relate to airport operations.

You must also have the following valid and current certifications and licenses in order to be considered for this exciting role. You must provide proof of the following with your application. Please have these ready to upload when you apply:
  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.
  • Restricted Radio Operator’s License (Aeronautical)

You must also have the ability to obtain a valid CYNJ Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (AVOP) and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification immediately upon hire.

Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week and can include weekdays, weekends, holidays and on-call after hours.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefit package is available with this Exempt position.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, May 17, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Organization: Township of Langley
Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Airport Management
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:42 am
Expires: May 17, 2019, 4:30 pm

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