The Northern Rockies Regional Airport (NRRA) is in Fort Nelson, British Columbia and is owned and operated by the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. With its modern airport facilities, the Northern Rockies Regional Airport can serve a wide variety of aircraft ranging from small recreational and flight training aircraft to larger corporate, regional and commercial aircraft. Fully serviced by Central Mountain Air, passengers can connect to international markets through Prince George. The spirit of the Northern Rockies is independent and action-oriented, with a tangible sense of a region ‘in charge of its future.” Fort Nelson is a young and family-oriented town, where the attitude of “community” remains strong. Everyone is welcome, everyone’s contribution matters, and the level of participation in the day-to-day life of the community is high.
The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and motivated professional to lead our Airport Team. The Airport Manager reports to the Director of Public Works (DPW) and oversees the direct management of the Northern Rockies Regional Airport (NRRA). This position manages and directs the operations and maintenance functions and all other related business affairs of the NRRA. The Airport Manager is accountable for the regulatory compliance to all federal and provincial regulations and the strict adherence to the NRRA’s Safety Management System.
The preferred qualification and expertise include:
- Post-secondary education in Aviation/Airport Operations or a related discipline and a minimum of five years managerial/supervisory experience in an operations/management position or similar setting.
- Considerable knowledge of airport operations, maintenance practices and methods.
- Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, organizational officials and the public.
- The ability to research, interpret, and provide advice and guidance on a variety of legislative, legal and administrative matters relating to areas of responsibility including written comprehensive report research and compilation.
While our ideal candidate would have both supervision and aviation operations experience, we encourage all interested parties to apply as consideration would be given to provide training to the right candidate. The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you feel the Northern Rockies is where your future lives, then we would like to hear from you. A more detailed job description is available online at www.NorthernRockies.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest, and we will notify all candidates of receipt of applications. Applicant review begins August 4, 2022 and the posting will remain open until filled.
Please email your cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three references to:
Erin La Vale, CPHR
Deputy CAO/Director of Human Resources
NORTHERN ROCKIES REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY
Bag Service 399 | Fort Nelson, BC | V0C 1R0
Located in North Eastern BC and extending from the Yukon border to Prophet River BC, our one-of-a-kind local government and BC’s first Regional Municipality provides unparalleled opportunities for outdoor and wilderness recreational activities. To learn more about what the Northern Rockies has to offer, please visit our website at www.NorthernRockies.ca.
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