Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Airfield Operations Specialists: Career Information
Airfield Operations Specialists
Top 3 airfield operations specialists Jobs
Airfield Operations Specialist
- City of St. Louis
- Saint Louis, MO
Must be familiar with airport operations, communication systems, safety procedures, and FAA regulations
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Airport Operations Specialist/Manager On Duty - Seasonal
- The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
- College Park, MD
Examples of Important Duties
Meet and greet public; answer questions about ground transportation, lodging, refueling, aircraft parking, ATC
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What Airfield operations specialists Do
Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information.
Airfield operations specialist Salaries
- 2014 employment: 7,200
- May 2015 median annual wage: $51,880
Job Outlook for Airfield operations specialists
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 300
- Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)
How to Become an Airfield operations specialist
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training
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