Port of Oakland

Company Name: Port of Oakland
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Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Oakland, CA
Job Posted Date: 25-01-2023
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Job’s Overview:

Port of Oakland is seeking a AIRPORT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST I in Oakland, CA. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:


Salary: $6,566 – $8,106 / Month (40-hour work week)

Oakland, CA

Your Port. Your Community. Your Career.

When you join the Port of Oakland, you become part of a proud local legacy, an organization that touches virtually every resident with its services and programs. The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport and 20 miles of waterfront. The Oakland seaport is in the top 10 busiest container ports in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas.

The Port of Oakland is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Airport Operations Specialist I. The Airport Operations Specialist I performs work involving a variety of airport operations duties related to compliance, enforcement and customer service essential to the 24-hour operation of an international airport. Assignment of the work may include airport airside and landside operations in support of airfield inspection, parking and ground transportation, terminal operations, general aviation, aircraft basing, aviation security, ID badge/access control programs, as well as other airport operations functions. This classification may be required to rotate between various assignments in the areas referenced above. This position is assigned to Oakland International Airport.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in aviation or a related field OR an associate’s degree in a related field PLUS one (1) year of airport operations experience OR three (3) years of airport operations experience in one of the following areas: Airside, Landside, Security or Parking Ground Transportation/Parking Operations.

Licenses: Individuals must possess a California Class C Driver’s License at the time of employment and for the duration of appointment.

Additional Requirements: The Port of Oakland requires that each incumbent must pass an FAA employment background check for unescorted access to the airfield. This Airport specific classification requires each incumbent to successfully complete a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check, which will include a fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and a Security Threat Assessment (STA), prior to being considered for this position.

In addition, the incumbent in this position will be required to complete and pass a U.S. Customs Airport Security Program Check (19CFR122.182). This status must be maintained for the duration of employment at the Airport.

Must be willing to perform shift work on a 24-hour basis including weekends and holidays. Must be willing to wear a uniform.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of Federal, state, and local regulations and policies concerning airport safety and security (FAR Parts 139, 77, and TSR 1542); airport parking and traffic regulations and City of Oakland ordinances and parking and traffic codes; The City of Oakland Taxicab Ordinance; airport and FAA rules and regulations, policies and procedures relating to airport customer service and the geography of the airport; Port policies and procedures relating to customer service; and procedures and techniques for using computerized telecommunications equipment with multiple lines.

Ability to read and comprehend technical publications and regulations; file and maintain records and reports ensuring completeness and accuracy; speak clearly and understandably in the operation of communications equipment (radios, telephones, etc.); work effectively with others under stressful situations; operate a personal computer and compatible standard office suite software; operate technical equipment such as two way radio, switchboard; comprehend written technical material relating to airport operations, emergency operations, and security directives; operate multiple and semi-automatic computerized telephone answering systems; communicate effectively and to speak clearly using correct English, enunciation, diction and voice modulation; operate efficiently and effectively while dealing both with challenging emergency and non-emergency situations; keep routine records; work independently within established guidelines; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties and to work as a team; read, understand and apply contract agreements, Port, Airport, and City rules, regulations and MOU’s; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and resolve conflicts effectively.

The Port’s compensation and benefit program ranks among the best in the region for public jurisdictions and is designed to reward performance and promote a balanced lifestyle, both at the workplace and away from the workplace, for our employees and their families. The Port is committed to the health and well-being of its employees and has been recognized as a FIT-Friendly Employer by the American Heart Association. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan and paid leave. Port offers retiree medical benefits for employees and dependents after 10 years of CALPERS service (including 5 years at the Port).

To apply for this exceptional opportunity or obtain more details, please visit us at Apply by February 17, 2023 at 5:00 pm.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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