Operations Manager JFK

Global Elite Group Jamaica, NY

Operations Manager, JFK Airport

Required experience: Aviation/ Security: 3 years

Required license or certification: NY Security License & Driver's License

Required education: High school or equivalent


The Operations Manager for this airport service/handling company has the overall responsibility for station operations and will ensure that all functions are performed in a consistent manner with agreed procedures and protocol and in accordance with client standards.

DUTIES (The position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.)

* Manages, directs, plans, organizes and coordinates the day-to-day operations of airport handling agents

* Responsible for station staffing and development of manpower schedules.

* Evaluate station attendance and performance deficiencies and administer corrective measures in accordance with Human Resources policies.

* The Manager will administer payroll reporting within the established guidelines and deadlines.

* The Manager will be responsible to ensure cost effective measures are administered at the station.

* Prepare and report daily client/shift reports, log entries; analyze and review operational activity, incident reports. Responsible for station compliance relating to all reporting procedures.

* Administer procedural changes and ensure they are communicated effectively and efficiently with staff.

* Conduct daily briefings and staff meetings.

* Identify and coordinate with the Training Department all training and re-training requirements of station personnel.

* Responsible for the safeguarding of all company equipment and vehicles.

* Will be responsible for business development of the station to ensure growth revenue.


The Operations Manager is responsible for management of contracted functions and activities and ensures effective management of the day to day operations at the airport. Business Development activities will ensure revenue growth of the station.


* Must be able to pass a 10 year verifiable background check, including criminal, employment, education, and personal references;

* Must possess valid IDs required by overruling airport authorities in order to obtain SIDA badge;

* Must be able to pass a Security Threat Assessment as administered by the Transportation Security Administration; Security Background check as administered by the US Customs and Border Patrol; and any other background checks and training (initial and recurring) as administered by overruling airport authorities

* Will be required to work off hours and weekends.

* Knowledge of effective management, supervisory principles and practices.

* Ability to develop and manage manpower schedules and forecasting

* Ability to relate effectively with employees, air carrier employees, airport agencies.

* Ability to express oneself clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing.

* Competency Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* 2 years experience in Airport Operations / Airline Operations or Aviation Security regulations

* Ability to analyze and evaluate problems, to make appropriate recommendations and to take appropriate courses of action.

* Ability to establish and maintain systems and procedures.

* Excellent organizational and multi tasking abilities.


* Comprehensive On-the-Job-Training to ensure you have everything you need to successfully perform daily job functions

* Gateway into the Aviation Security industry for those looking for a long term career path

* Opportunity for advancement

* Paid Time Off

* Health/Dental/Vision Benefits

* 401k plans

* Low rate indemnity insurance plans through Aflac

* Low rates on whole life insurance policies through Metlife

* Substantial corporate discounts on thousands of merchants