Employment at DM AIRPORTS, LTD. Operators of Morristown Airport

Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in working with DM AIRPORTS, LTD, Operators of Morristown Airport. Below, please find a list of current open positions on our team. To apply for a position, please click the job title, read through the details, essential functions and other important information, and then click “Apply Now” at the bottom.

  • Job Summary:

    Manage the Airfield Supervisor – Operations, and Operation Coordinators to ensure that all responsibilities and job functions of the Operations Department are carried out safely, efficiently, accurately and in a timely fashion. Ensure that Company policies and procedures, as well as the Airport Rules and Regulations/Minimum Standards are adhered to. Guarantee that all relevant Federal and State regulations are met. Responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with Airport tenants, and the local and aviation communities. Develop and implement processes and systems to ensure that the needs of a 24/7/365 business are met.

    The Operations Manager represents the Airport in all facets of enforcement and oversight in areas such as compliance, unsafe practices, and tenant relations. The Operations Manager leads the team during irregular operations in a safe and efficient manner while working towards resuming normal operations. Responsible for ensuring that department staff are adequately trained and competent by ensuring that programs/plans and training curricula are current and effective. Ensure that the Company Employee Handbook is adhered to, and policies are enforced. Create employee schedule to ensure that the Operations Department is appropriately staffed at all times.


    Essential Functions:

    • Able to work a flexible/on-call schedule as needed, such as in the event of an aircraft emergency, environmental incident, or weather event.
    • Able to communicate effectively (reading, writing, speaking) in English.
    • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
    • Must be able to complete and pass pre-employment background check, drug screen, and physical exam.
    • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
    • Must be able to lift, unassisted, up to 35 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
    • Must be able to bend and push/pull frequently, squat, kneel, climb stairs and ladders, reach above shoulder level, and lift from high/low positions occasionally.
    • Must be able to wear a N95 Particulate Respirator while working with certain chemicals/substances as defined under the Respiratory Protection Program.
    • Must be able to operate a vehicle or machinery at all times.
    • Proof of being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus required.

    Responsibilities: 

    Resource Management (50%)

    • Manage the daily inspection/work order program and assures appropriate actions are coordinated.
    • Ensure that airfield inspections are conducted, and any discrepancies are addressed as appropriate.
    • Manage operational needs such as escorting and site access for construction and capital improvement projects.
    • Ensure employee training is current and effective in promoting the growth and development of Operations staff, while maintaining the operational knowledge of the department through staff turnover.
    • Act as the ATCT liaison for the Airport and manage all Letters of Agreement with the Tower.
    • Manage Fuel Farm operations including but not limited to fuel inventory, fuel quality, fuel management system, inspections, compliance, maintenance, etc.
    • Maintain, update and manage all facets of the Airport’s Security and Access Control Program, including associated third-party contractors.
    • Develop, maintain, and manage the Airport’s Noise Program. Oversee that Operations staff are responding to noise complaints in a courteous and timely manner. React to noise complaints in a manner that maintains Morristown Airport as a good neighbor within the community by engaging with those Airport users that generate the complaints to remedy noise impacts.
    • Manage the day-to-day obligations of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agreement (USCBP) and coordinate with the USCBP agency as required.
    • As a Snow Team Leader of the Airport’s Snow Removal Program, take the lead in snow removal operations for the Airport. Maintain and update the Airport’s Snow Removal Program as required.
    • Ensure that all airfield and business functions are in compliance with FAA and NJDOT regulations, as well as Company policies, goals and initiatives.
    • Manage the Airport’s Wildlife Hazard Management Plan and associated permits.
    • Ensure that Company environmental, safety and health programs are adhered to.

    Business Continuity (25%)

    • (24/7/365) Assist with business continuity, operational safety, and the mitigation of risk in the event of a failure, or potential failure of core business function.
    • Develop and implement processes and systems to ensure that daily business continuity obligations are met.
    • Lead all events regarding airfield emergencies, spills/releases of non-hazardous/hazardous materials, and weather-related events.
    • Ensure the safe and secure operations of all runways, taxiways, roads, grounds, fuel facilities and buildings operated by the Company and take timely corrective actions when necessary.
    • Ensure that unsafe conditions and policy/procedure violations are accurately and immediately reported and remedied.

    Business Administration (25%)

    • Manage and update all programs/plans associated with the Operations Department such as the Operations Manual, the Emergency Plan, Security and Access Control Program, etc., as required.
    • Develop, manage and maintain a comprehensive training program for Operations staff that encourages effective staff development and growth.
    • Conduct administrative duties such as staff scheduling, OT allocation, equipment purchases, contracting professional services, employee performance evaluations, budget development, recruiting and hiring, etc.
    • Participate in Airport marketing programs and industry engagements.
    • Develop and implement methods to maximize revenue and reduce costs.
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Highly motivated, ambitious, and performance-driven individual with excellent leadership skills.
    • Ability to competently relay Company objectives, goals, and policies to staff in a manner that produces constructive results.
    • Ability to work well in a collaborative environment as well as independently.
    • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently and effectively.
    • Ability to engage in stressful situations while maintaining professional composure.
    • Exudes a positive and approachable attitude.
    • Strong organizational skills, punctuality, and ability to respect and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent problem-solving/troubleshooting skill set.
    • Detail oriented and capable of delivering at a high level of accuracy.
    • Excel at working across multiple departments and within multiple levels of the organizational chart.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management or related field required.
    • Minimum 5 years’ supervisory/management experience providing direct oversight of staff in related field required.
    • Industry engagement preferred (C.M., A.A.E., etc.)

    Apply Now!

  • Job Summary:

    The Airport Operations Coordinator I is primarily responsible for acting as Airport Management’s representative to ensure efficient operations of the airport including enforcement of airport rules and regulations, resolving problems that arise, and following security protocols. This position is also responsible for all operations activities at airfield, fuel farm, etc.

    As a member of the Airport Operations Department, you will play a critical role in ensuring DM effectively accomplishes all company responsibilities. Your day-to-day responsibilities have a direct impact on two of the three critical lines of business at DM as well as the overall operation of the airfield, which is why DM refers to our Airport Operations Department as “the eyes and ears” of the airport.

    Within your role in the Airport Operations Department, you’ll oversee the airfield and our facilities daily, interact with all airport users and tenants, contribute to airport management and development projects, represent airport management, participate in industry-related conferences on behalf of DM, collaborate on company-wide initiatives, assist with based tenants, engage with administrative, marketing and accounting projects and much more.

    Our Airport Operations Department has served as a foundational piece for an extensive list of aviation professionals both internally and across the nation. From Airport Managers, Chief Pilots, Directors of Operations, and more, working in DM’s Airport Operations Department will prepare you for your aviation industry journey.

    Essential Functions:

    • Must be able to lift, unassisted, up to 35 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
    • Must be able to bend and push/pull frequently, squat, kneel, climb stairs and ladders, reach above shoulder level, and lift from high/low positions occasionally.
    • Must be able to wear a N95 Particulate Respirator while working with certain chemicals/substances as defined under the Respiratory Protection Program.
    • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
    • Able to communicate effectively (reading, writing, speaking) in English.
    • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
    • Must be able to operate a vehicle or machinery at all times.
    • Must be willing to work a rotating shift including nights, weekends, and holidays. Also, willing to work a rotating on-call schedule, and respond to the Airport as needed, such as in the event of an aircraft or weather emergency.
    • Must reside within 30 minutes of the Airport.

    Responsibilities:

    • Act as representative of Airport Management and assist in the enforcement of airport rules and regulations, resolving problems/queries with established operating procedures and protocols.
    • Conduct airfield inspections. Identify, prevent, and/or remove all hazards to aviation including FOD, wildlife, obstructions, etc.
    • Identify and report all deficiencies and/or irregularities found on the AOA, associated lighting, and NAVAID systems.
    • Issue and records all NOTAMS.
    • Investigate, log, and respond to all aircraft noise complaints.
    • Oversee daily construction activities to ensure safety of operations areas around construction site and mitigate all operational hazards to aircraft.
    • Act as liaison between Air Traffic Control, Morristown ARFF, and all other responding agencies during emergencies.
    • Assist U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Department of Agriculture officials during international arrivals by marshalling aircraft in/out of the ramp and collecting international garbage.
    • Conduct daily and periodic safety and quality control inspections of aviation fuel storage facility.
    • Monitor all loading/offloading operations at the fuel storage facility.
    • Operate the landing fee system, including logging transient tail numbers, generating invoices, processing payments, and resolving customer inquiries, etc.
    • Create invoices and process receipts for Jet-A and 100LL Aviation Gasoline.
    • Responsible for airport security, including badging, access control, challenging, and camera operation.
    • Complete various administrative tasks including statistic reports.
    • Act as member of the Snow Removal Team; responsible for snow removal equipment operation, braking action tests, Runway Condition Codes, and NOTAMS.
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge through various means including attending educational conferences, reviewing professional publications, building professional networks, and participating in professional organizations.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and consultative skills.
    • Ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
    • Works well independently as well as part of a team.
    • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently and effectively.
    • Self-motivated and self-directed.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccine required.

    Education & Experience:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management or related field preferred.
    • Previous work or internship experience in aviation industry preferred.

    Apply Now

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