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Hickory Regional Airport – Airport Operations Supervisor

Hickory Regional Airport
Shelly Campbell

JOB TITLE: Airport Operations Supervisor Grade 17

DEPARTMENT: Airport, City of Hickory

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for managing the operations of the city airport.


• Manages daily airfield maintenance operations; participates in and supervises the maintenance of runways, lighting systems, signs, fences, gates, buildings, facilities, and grounds.

• Works on all requirements pertinent to the Airport Certification Manual.

• Supervises the work of the airport maintenance team.

• Assists with the processing of invoices, requisition orders, and purchase orders.

• Supervises the work of community service workers; schedules and assigns tasks to workers.

• Coordinates activities with other city departments.

• Ensures the Airport Maintenance Team is cross-trained with other FBO responsibilities to serve as backup for Line-Tech operations and CSR support.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.


• Knowledge of airport operations and maintenance procedures.

• Knowledge of local ordinances and department rules and regulations.

• Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines and local airport operations guidelines.

• Knowledge of airfield lighting maintenance and repair.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

• Skill in the use of handheld radios.

• Skill in the use of dump trucks, snow plows, tractors, tugs, de-icing equipment and other equipment used in the maintenance of the airport runway.

• Skill in the maintenance of airport facilities and grounds.

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