Job ID:  25922888

Company:  ND Aeronautics Commission

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  Airport Planner

Description:  Hiring Range for Airport Planner II, dependent on experience: $4,500 to $5,523/month AND the opportunity to receive a salary increase of up to an additional 5% upon successful completion of only a six-month probationary period. Hiring Range for Airport Planner I, dependent on experience: $3,800 to $4,300/month AND the opportunity to receive a salary increase of up to an additional 5% upon successful completion of only a six-month probationary period. Hiring bonus and/or moving expenses may also be provided. This position has a very competitive benefits package that includes a 100% employer-paid family/single health insurance, ten paid holidays, along with vacation and sick leave that accrue on day one, an excellent retirement package, and more. Summary of Work The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission is seeking an airport planning candidate to serve as part of our planning team, which provides support and expertise to public airports on a state level. In this position, you would be one of our state aeronautics representatives for the public-use airports. This position requires strong involvement with airport planning consultants, airport managers, FAA officials, and the state's Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) program. Duties and Tasks Provides analysis of technical data and project work in airside and landside planning. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of airport master plans, airport layout plans, land-use compatibility studies, and statewide aviation planning studies. Serves as an airport inspector to collect data at public general aviation airports within the state, completes inspection reports, and distributes accordingly. Serves as the program manager for state airport grant funds program. Reviews grant applications and information in accordance with set deadlines, meets with airports and consulting firms as needed to discuss projects and project timelines, and makes recommendations to the North Dakota Aeronautics Board of Commissioners for grant approvals and appropriate allocation of state funds to approved grants. Involved in the review process for the Federal Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Meets with the airports, consulting firms, and the FAA to discuss projects and project timelines, and contributes to the recommendations and allocation of funds for airports in North Dakota on federal projects. Minimum Qualifications The Airport Planner II position requires a Bachelor s degree in planning, aviation, business, engineering, or a related field and one year of professional work experience. Pay range for an Airport Planner II is $4,500 - $5,523. If unable to fill this position as an Airport Planner II, consideration may be made to underfill as an Airport Planner I. An Airport Planner I position requires a Bachelor's degree in planning, aviation, business, engineering, or a related field. Pay range for an Airport Planner I is $3,800 - $4,300. Preferred Qualifications Previous job-related experience or internship Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, along with the ability to create and conduct oral presentations Ability to interact with employees, other consultants, airport managers, and the public with respect and professionalism Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), which is essential for use in completing tasks and duties, documentation, and the creation of exhibits Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and be responsive to deadlines Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives with minimal to no supervision General understanding of an airport/airfield environment General working knowledge and/or understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations, FAA Advisory Circulars, and airport design standards Master s degree in planning, aviation, business, engineering, or a related field FAA pilot s license

Application Instructions:
Application Procedures Applications will only be accepted online through the ND Peoplesoft System. State of ND employees should access the position announcement and application by signing into their ND Peoplesoft account at https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login&languageCd;=ENG&, clicking on "my Career" and selecting "Careers" in the drop down menu. Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the position announcement and application by visiting: https://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/announcements.asp. Paper submissions will not be accepted. Application materials must be received by 11:59 PM on the closing date. Application materials will be screened based on a 100 point job related personnel system. Application materials must clearly explain how experience and education are related to minimum qualifications and job duties to ensure verification of points. It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all the application materials. The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission does conduct criminal history background checks. In addition to the online application, required documents are: Cover letter - detailing how your experience and education meet the qualifications and preferences listed Resume Three (3) professional references that have knowledge of your professional skills Copy of college transcript Failure to submit required documents will cause the application to be rejected. Applicants claiming ND Veteran's preference must submit documentation proving their ND residency and eligibility under North Dakota Century Code 37-19.1, by uploading the following: Veteran must upload a Form DD-214; Disabled Veteran must upload a Form DD-214 and a current statement of disability from the Veterans Administration which is less than one year old; Spouse of disabled Veteran must upload a Form DD-214, a copy of the marriage certificate, and a current statement of disability from the Veterans Administration which is less than one year old; or Spouse of a deceased Veteran must upload a Form DD-214, a copy of the marriage certificate, and a copy of the Veteran's death certificate. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission does not provide sponsorships. Applicants who experience technical difficulties during the application process should contact recruiter@nd.gov or 701-328-3290. For more information about the position, or for persons needing accommodations or assistance with the application or interview process, please contact Gaye Niemiller, PHR, SHRM-CP at 701-328-9652 or ganiemiller@nd.gov. TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 800-366-6888. The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission offers challenging work opportunities, a full range of employee benefits including health insurance (premium fully paid), a retirement plan, paid leave, flexible work hours and more. Learn more about Employment Benefits at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms.jobs/benefts.aspx. For more information about the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission, visit our website at: http://www.aero.nd.gov. Equal Employment Opportunity The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. ยง 23-12-10.