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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E8407

AVIATION DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

NATURE OF WORK

 

This is highly responsible professional management work in directing a wide range of Aviation’s administrative functions and programs.

 

Work involves responsibility for the direction of administrative activities for county owned airports and related facilities.   Work involves planning, directing and coordinating division activities relating to Airport programs for personnel/payroll management, customer service initiatives, purchasing, DBE functions, strategic planning, capital planning, air service development and airport art programs.   Employee in this class supervises professional and administrative subordinates involved in division operations.   Assignments are received from an administrative superior in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives.   Work is performed with considerable independent judgment within established guidelines.   Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

 

Directs the Aviation Administration Division; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of division activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.

 

Develops, implements and maintains strategic and capital improvement plans for the department.

 

Develops, implements and maintains department administrative policies and procedures related to assigned programs.

 

Initiates, coordinates and manages all activities relating to program assignments, with an operational responsibility of moderate scope.

 

Plans, directs and supervises the activities of professional and administrative staff; coordinates division budgets, purchasing, personnel and record keeping activities.

 

Makes budgetary recommendations and prepares the division budget.

 

Confers with county officials, contractors, vendors, civic leaders and the general public regarding division operations; addresses public groups.

 

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

 

Performs related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

 

Thorough knowledge of the current principles, practices and procedures related to business administration, cultural arts, customer service, DBE, purchasing and personnel management, and airport management.

 

Thorough knowledge of the applicable laws, regulations and procedures related to personnel and airport management, customer service program management and DBE administration.

 

Considerable knowledge of budget preparation and administration.

 

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of organization, management and administration.

 

Ability to plan, direct and supervise division operations and activities.

 

Ability to analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in decision making.

 

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

 

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in business or public administration or related field; six (6) years experience in Aviation administration, including four (4) years high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Bargaining Unit:                                            Unrepresented

FLSA Status:                                                 Exempt

Code of Ethics Certification:                       Yes

Class Spec Estab./Revised:                        E 10/1998


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