Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $51,803.00/Yr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $70,678.00/Yr.
    Post End Date
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Under the general supervision of the Airport Planning Manager and Airport Director of Planning, conducts research, analyzes data and presents planning alternatives and recommendations in written, graphic or oral reports for use by Division Directors, Executive Director, and Airport Board. This is a professional level position involving complex current and long range airport planning, airport facility design and development, project funding coordination and federal program administration. This position may specialize in the areas of airport facility planning and design, airport/community compatibility planning, federal grant management, Capital Improvement Program (CIP) management, and/or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program management.


    • Performs research and analysis for complex planning projects to facilitate airport development consistent with Department goals, and Airport Master Plans. Coordinates with division directors, FAA, airlines, and airport users to identify facility requirements, operational constraints, and financial limitations. Develops planning alternatives consistent with FAA regulations, zoning requirements, security regulations, and operational needs, and recommends compatible solutions.
    • Prepares professional narrative reports, statistical analysis, drawings, maps, presentations, and other graphics for small area plans and special studies that support airport development objectives.
    • Coordinates consultant work efforts. Participates in consultant selection processes, reviews work scopes, monitors consultant performance and contract compliance, reviews and critiques work products for consistency with Airport goals, and reviews and recommends payment of invoices.
    • Coordinates the Airport's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Civil Rights Title VI programs. Audits company organization and financial structures to assess DBE eligibility and certify program compliance. Develops DBE training and public information programs to recruit DBEs. Maintains DBE directory. Evaluates federally funded projects and airport concessions to establish annual DBE goals and monitors contractor performance to ensure goal compliance. Conducts investigations and holds hearings to resolve compliance disputes. Prepares written reports of program compliance and DBE accomplishments, and recommends program actions.
    • Coordinates the Airport’s grant funding program. Establishes internal control procedures to ensure compliance with grant eligibility, federal contract requirements, and grant assurances. Writes project scopes and justifications to support grant applications, prepares and processes grant applications, grant offers, requests for reimbursements, project close-out reports, and coordinates federal project audits. Assists in preparing and coordinating applications for Passenger Facility Charges (PFCs).
    • Prepares and maintains the 5 and 10-year Capital improvement Program (CIP). Coordinates with Airport divisions to identify needs and establish program priorities and schedules. Develops strategies and negotiates with FAA to maximize funds. Prepares project descriptions and justifications, site plans, and proposed capital expenditures for inclusion in the annual budget.
    • Operates and maintains computerized noise monitoring system. Coordinates data collection and analysis, reviews aircraft flight operations, and provides summary reports.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Planning, Aviation Management, Business, Engineering, or a closely related field and four (4) years paid experience in an engineering environment, or aviation/community planning. Paid experience in aviation or community planning may be substituted on a year‑for‑year basis for educational requirement.
    • Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of airport/community planning, airport management, facility layout, design, development, noise compatibility, CIP programs and grant management, including an understanding of FAA laws, regulations, circulars, and orders.  
    • Ability to use computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, AutoCad, and Photoshop to draft and prepare presentation quality plans, charts, reports, graphics, and displays.
    • Demonstrated ability to write and critique professional reports and communications. Must communicate effectively both orally and in writing with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with division heads, supervisors, employees and the general public.
    • Possession of a valid driver's license or driving privilege card to visit project sites and attend public meetings.


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