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Grant Program Manager (Economic Development Program Manager) - City of Phoenix

Organization: City of Phoenix

Date Posted: 1/23/2023

Date Needed: 2/2/2023

Location: Arizona

Country: United States

Salary: $67,537.6 - $102,564.8 Annually

About The Position:

The Aviation Department manages and operates the Phoenix Airport System which consists of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Deer Valley Airport, and Goodyear Airport. The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has consistently been ranked as one of the top ten busiest airports in the nation. Serving more than 125,000 passengers daily, with over 1,200 flights per day,the airport has a total economic impact of more than $38 billion per year.

The City of Phoenix Aviation Department is seeking to fill one Aviation Grants Program Manager (Economic Development Program Manager) position within the Planning & Environmental Division.

This position oversees grants administration. Key areas of responsibility include:

Assisting in developing airport development strategies and plans.

Managing inter-divisional coordination matters related to project funding needs.

Ensuring regulatory compliance related to grants and associated contracts.

Negotiating grant opportunities and funding with local, state, and federal agency decision-makers.

Engaging in complex decision-making and evaluation to determine efficient grant programming.

Utilizing effective communication and basic accounting skills to maintain, report, share, and promote programming needs and objectives.

Maintaining current knowledge of airport grant administration best practices and trends.

Developing project management protocols that ensure long-term grant management success.

Overseeing staff and consultants, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Five years of professional experience in urban economic development, public facility or infrastructure development, commercial development, transportation development, workforce development, business assistance, or public and/or private finance.

Three of which required management of and decision-making authority for projects or programs.

Bachelor's degree in economic development, urban planning, public or business administration, or a related field.

Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

The City job description can be found here.

The following list is not all inclusive but are TSA general factors for disqualification of employment for working at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Other factors will be assessed that may also lead to disqualification. Qualified candidates should consider these factors when applying. Aviation Employment Disqualifiers

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Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.

Preferred Qualifications:

The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

Five years of experience in public sector capital project development, finance, accounting, engineering, management, or grants administration.

Experience writing grant applications.

Experience in contract management and compliance monitoring.

Experience in researching and interpreting contract provisions.

Experience in examining budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with applicable procedures and regulations.

Experience in providing technical assistance with cost analysis and budget preparation.

How to Apply:

Apply online here by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

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Airport Operations Technician I - Scottsdale Airport

Organization: Scottsdale Airport

Date Posted: 1/12/2023

Date Needed: 1/12/2023

City: Scottsdale

Location: Arizona

Country: United States

Primary Category: Airport Operations

Type of Position: Full-Time

Salary: $20.57 - $29.90 Hourly

Education Requirement: High School/GED

Experience Requirement: <1 Year

Description & Details

Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale. Please Note: Based on the needs of the City, this position has been reposted for 4 weeks; it closes Monday, February 6, 2023. If you have already submitted an application, you do not need to reapply to be considered.

About The Position:

This position inspects airport facility conditions to ensure safe, efficient airport operations and that maintenance, emergency and security functions are compatible with local, state and federal regulations.

Please Note:

Scottsdale Airport is open 24 hours 365 days a year. This position will be required to work any shift on any day of the week, including evenings, overnights, holidays and weekends. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:

Fingerprint Search of the National FBI Database

Criminal Background Screening

Pre-employment Drug Screen

Motor Vehicle Department Records Check

The City reserves the right to change this process at any time, including the right to close this posting without notice when a sufficient number of applications have been received. Minimum Qualifications Please Note:

Based on the needs of the City, those whose qualifications meet the preferred requirements will be given first review.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of airport operations training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position, including customer service experience, airfield security inspections, responding to airfield incidents/accidents, issuing Notice To Air Missions (NOTAM's), general building maintenance duties and communicating with Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower personnel that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Preferred: American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) or Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Operations certification and/or 60 credit hours towards a degree in aviation/airport management.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.

Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/service assignment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of:

Basic airport operations and local, state and federal airport rules and regulations.

The methods, tools, materials and practices used in general maintenance/construction techniques. Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies.

Ability to:

Read, understand, enforce and explain City and Federal Airport Aviation (FAA) policies and procedures.

Learn job related material primarily through on the job training, oral instruction, observations and reading.

Identify, communicate, enforce and resolve potential and unsafe airfield conditions, both land side and air side.

Follow oral and written instructions without constant supervision.

Complete and maintain detailed logs and incident reports with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence structure, punctuation and grammar.

Prioritize and respond to multiple problem situations.

Communicate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff, tenants, airport users, FAA staff and the general public.

Complete OSHA/Safety training as required.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Inspects airport facilities on foot, in motor vehicle, or by using the airfield closed circuit television system; reports deficiencies, corrects and/or initiates follow up corrective action.

Acts as an overnight security presence; monitors and records late night aircraft activity, inventory, and record based and transient aircraft.

Maintains detailed written daily operations log/shift summary of inspections, incident reports and aircraft activity reports. Makes numerous database entries into the aviation database regarding inspections, incidents, landing fees, etc.

Communicates face to face and by radio with airport users including tenants, general public, tower personnel, co-workers and emergency agencies on airport safety procedures and regulations.

Responds to airfield incidents/accidents.

Initiates and coordinates after-hours emergency plan.

Enforces airfield rules and regulations; investigates and follows up on complaints; issues notices of violation.

Enforces noise abatement policies and procedures.

Processes noise complaints.

Performs minor maintenance duties in support of the operations/maintenance unit requiring operating equipment and performing manual labor.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

Inspect airport facilities on foot, in motor vehicle, or viewing monitors.

Drive a motorized cart or vehicle to inspect and secure airport grounds, perform minor maintenance duties and respond to airfield incidents/accidents.

Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

Exposure to darkness, dust, grease, noise, inclement weather, temperature extremes and unpleasant odors.

Workdays: evenings, nights, weekends, mandatory overtime and holidays.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


City of Scottsdale


9191 E. San Salvador Dr.

Scottsdale, Arizona, 85258


(480) 312-7230


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