Tampa International Airport

Airport Operations Supervisor - Terminal

Tampa International Airport - Posted 1 month ago
$54k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Operations Manager salary records


Tampa, FL

1 year
Company size
650 employees

Airport:  Tampa Intl (TPA)

Operations Manager Job description

Effective September 20, 2021, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (HCAA) has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy that requires all new hire employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


The Airport Operations Supervisor performs a wide variety of duties within airport operations, aviation administration, and facilities management. Primary duties include monitoring of airport facilities, safety and terminal inspections, security functions, and responding to irregular operation events.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on the assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Resolves operational issues involving airline passengers, airport guests, tenants, public safety, and security.
  • Coordinates with airport tenants and stakeholders for impacts to operations.
  • Oversees the inspection of airport facilities, apron areas, gate positions, terminal buildings, roadways, and ground transportation lots to ensure safe and efficient operation and any other areas as directed.
  • Makes decisions necessary to maintain the continued safe operation of the airport; eliminate or mitigate operational delays or negative impacts to customers with a focus on safety and customer service.
  • Works with tenants to gain and maintain compliance with all federal, state, and county regulations for the safe operation of the airport.
  • Demonstrates effective written & verbal communication and positive public relations with the ability to effectively handle potentially confrontational situations.
  • Proactive planning to identify and mitigate impacts to operations.
  • Provides information to representatives of various agencies, groups, governmental officials, and employees to explain and interpret airport regulations and procedures.
  • Evaluates and recommends solutions to operational concerns.
  • Assists in the enforcement of aircraft gating and parking; monitors and ensures conformance with all applicable regulations and ordinances; initiates corrective action.
  • Supports the Airport Security Coordinator to ensure the airport meets all 49 CFR 1542 requirements.
  • Responds to terminal operational concerns.
  • Responds to issues from the airport tenants and the public.
  • Embody the guiding principles of the department as outlined in the TPA Airport Operations “Rules of Our Road”.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Provides indirect supervision of day-to-day activities that occur across TPA Campus.
  • Have the ability to employ soft skills and foster strong and productive relationships within the core working group and across departments and verticals.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions.
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle for extended periods
  • Must be able to work on various assignments. Exposure to chemicals, fumes, solvents, machinery, moving objects/vehicles, dust, slippery/uneven surfaces, confined spaces, and excessive noise (amount of exposure varies based on assignment).
  • A minimum of 2 years of college coursework in an Aviation related field or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work/industry/military/job-specific experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Certain convictions will disqualify individuals from unescorted access privileges and therefore exclude them from employment.
  • Obtain and maintain position-appropriate NIMS & emergency management training.
  • Maintain Non- Movement Area (NMAT) driving privileges
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare technical reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, representatives of other agencies, and the general public.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver's license and insurability with the Authority.
  • Ability to perform independently and make critical decisions under stressful/demanding situations.
  • Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine a proper course of action to be taken in emergency/urgent situations.
  • Collaborate with other Airport departments.
  • Write grammatically correct reports, memoranda, directives, and letters to inform tenants, staff, and others of airside policies and procedures.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate multiple activities occurring simultaneously.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Efficiently and professionally collaborate with employees from diverse professional backgrounds, educational levels, specializations, and affiliations.

To be a major driver in the economic growth of the Tampa Bay Region. We will be leading-edge innovators to create global access and extraordinary customer experiences through our people and facilities to build prosperity for our stakeholders and the region.


To be a thriving aviation gateway for the Tampa Bay region, providing global access and economic opportunity for its stakeholders.

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