Airport Manager - Sikorsky Memorial Airport

Organization: City of Bridgeport
Salary: The current salary range is $83,821-$94,161 which is determined by a union contract.
Close Date: November 1, 2013

Job Description:

The City of Bridgeport is located on the northern shore of Long Island Sound, approximately 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles southwest of Hartford. The City is an exciting medical, legal, industrial, financial and entertainment hub which includes the Sikorsky Memorial Airport. Bridgeport is also the home of numerous attractions that enhance the City’s economic fortunes.

The City of Bridgeport is looking for an individual with strong leadership and organizational skills coupled with the necessary ability to adapt to changing priorities. This individual preferably has excellent diplomatic and interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of government and airport officials.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, aeronautical or civil engineering or related field coupled with extensive experience with aviation or airport activities related to operations, maintenance and administrative supervision. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked: with municipal and/or similar airports in management positions, with union employees and have experience with labor relations, with airport federal rules and regulations and with stakeholders to promote the airport as an economic development enhancement.

Some of the opportunities and projects that are expected of this position:
• Highest priority is the completion of the $30 million capital improvement project which has a deadline to meet safety improvements required by FAA and to insure that federal and state funds are not lost.
• Finalize Dept. of Energy & Environmental Protection permit to relocate Main St.
• Prepare RFP for sale or lease of former flight services building.
• Finalize negotiations for sale of 7.9 surplus acres of Airport property.
• Work in a strong union environment.
• Be a part of the City’s Management Team.
Starting salary is negotiable and dependent on qualifications and experience and is coupled with an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, prescription and vision. The current salary range is $83,821-$94,161 which is determined by a union contract
For more information about the community, please visit A detailed recruitment profile is available at or
Interested applicants please send your confidential resume and cover letter immediately-Deadline is November 1, 2013 to:

Ms. Randi Frank
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
Ms. Frank is located in CT and can be reached at:
Phone 203-284-3707

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