Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $21.95/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $29.93/Hr.
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview


    Announcement: This position is open until filled.  First application review will occur on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.  Only applications received prior to this time will be included in the initial review.  This position is subject to close at any time after that date without notification. 


    The Department of Airports is seeking a Property Specialist I who will perform a variety of airport property, procurement and contract management services and programs including real property management, contract control, account research; procurement development, contract development, lease revenue agreements, airport rates and charges, and statistical data.  This is a para-professional position requiring interpersonal skills, statistical interpretation, and routine contractual experience in an airport environment.


    This position comes with a generous benefits package to include:  


    • Medical+HSA/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
      • Medical Premium is only $9.11 bi-weekly for a single coverage and $27.33 bi-weekly for family coverage
    • Paid time off
      • 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
      • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k dollars a year
    • Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
    • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
    • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Training and Development


    • Ensures insurance requirements are obtained for all contracts. Monitors expiration of dates of Certificates of Insurance, performance and payment bonds, and notifies companies of date to ensure prompt renewal.  Sets up initial account, ensure inclusion of new services in the revenue management system.  Prepares billings on property damage and determines payment schedule in association with Airport Property or Contracts Manager and City Attorney.  Represents Airport in small claims court on delinquent accounts.
    • Ensures proper bonding and letter of requirements are met by all airlines, contractors, vendors, and tenants which are obligated to provide such collateral. Monitors lease and agreement provisions to enact escalation of bond amounts over the life of the agreement. Prepares checklists and works with bonding and insurance companies to ensure proper legal language is in place in all collateral documents.
    • Responsible for monitoring and review of various contract control activities for all agreements and contract types, including but not limited to: construction, hangar leases, telephone services, land acquisition, terminal and land-based concessions, professional services, and revenue management. Ensures signatory process is completed in a timely manner. Writes amendments and ensures distribution to all recipients when initial agreement/contract is completed. Coordinates contract billings with accounting, sets up initial computerized account for agreements/contracts for review of Airport Property or Contracts Manager.  Prepares and analyzes detailed statistical reports of historical and present-day use patterns.
    • Prepares all airport filming agreements and ensures their timely accuracy and execution prior to the filming event. Coordinates all required bonding and insurance for airport filming requests.
    • Conducts research for procurement of professional services, concessions, real property, including land, right of ways, aviation easements, traditional easements, and lease agreements. Prepares necessary accompanying documentation including RFPs, RFQs, title searches, property descriptions, plats, and appraisals. 
    • Collects and calculates statistical information on flight information, passenger levels, cargo and other aviation related items. Prepares reports utilizing information for Airport directors, the media and for general distribution.  Conducts research and analytical studies as needed by Airport officials.  Completes complex surveys from other airports and aviation-related businesses.  Designs and conducts specialized surveys with other airports to ensure consistency.  Required to utilize databases in pursuit of specialized aviation information, such as OAG, T-100 Data, flight information and other airports’ statistical data.
    • Obtains and monitors all insurance from non-contracted airlines, cargo carriers, contractors, and airport users. Evaluates risk and establishes insurance limits for all airport users. 
    • Performs research for special projects (i.e., trends of air carriers, load factors, markets served, etc.). Conducts research on airport and aviation best practices from industry counterparts, airlines, concessionaires, and FAA.  Prepares comprehensive reports of findings for department officials.
    • Reviews construction contract documents for completeness and accuracy.
    • May assist in the negotiation of land acquisitions with land owners. Coordinates with FAA, appraisal companies and title companies.  Maintains comprehensive records of all transactions and accounts for land acquisition/disposition projects.  Ensures Federal Aviation Administration guidelines are followed, and projects are in compliance.
    • Stays apprised and up to date with airport and aviation industry trends.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.


    • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in business administration, airport management, public administration, property management, finance, accounting or a related field. A minimum of one (1) year professional experience in property management, contract documentation, airport properties or operations, or other related experience is preferred.  Education and experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
    • Ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Ability to relate well verbally and in written media with public, tenants, attorneys, and employees, including statistical analysis, conflict resolution, and problem solving.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in use of computers and associated software, including Word and Excel.
    • Valid driver’s license or driving privilege card and your own transportation available for periodic use.


    • Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to land acquisition/disposition.
    • Working knowledge of rules and regulations in an aviation-related environment.
    • Knowledge of insurance certificates, bonds, letters of credit, blueprints, property transference documentation, and title abstraction.


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