Bangor City Hall
262 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401


Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Departments > Human Resources > OPERATIONS OFFICER


Incumbent serves as Operations Officer responsible for ensuring safe operations of the Airfield, Terminal and Ramp areas.


  • Responsible for conducting regular checks of the airfield, including paved and non-paved areas, for compliance with Federal, State and local rules and regulations regarding safety and security; maintains log of daily inspection reports; advises the Manager of Airfield Operations of conditions and/or situations.
  • Responsible for conducting daily safety and compliance inspections on ramp.
  • Responsible for nightly and weekend checks of P.O.L. Facility and Fill stand areas to include the pit areas, including documenting inspection results; conducts weekly inspections of fuel trucks to ensure compliance with FAR Part 139.
  • Conducts and documents regular inspections of the terminal building to include checking doors, readers and all areas for any safety/security/environmental concerns; monitors FIDS system, documents and reports any deficiencies to Dispatch.
  • Monitors and directs the movement of vehicles, persons and equipment on the airfield to ensure safe and efficient operations. Provides escort and safety/security support during VIP operations and construction projects on the Airfield.
  • Responds to, investigates and when necessary, documents security breaches, door alarms and all airfield incidents, accidents, and emergencies including those involving injuries to people and writes accidents reports; coordinates cleanup efforts; identifies potential contributing factors and recommends corrective action, including facility repairs/upgrades and/or new improved procedures and policies.

  • Controls and enforces Airport regulations and ensures compliance with system to prevent unauthorized and/or unescorted access to the AOA; verifies proper Airport identification media.

  • Regularly monitors the Airport fence line to ensure compliance with Part 139 and TSAR 1542 regulations, and checks for and mitigates any wildlife hazards.

  • Regularly inspects deicing fluid storage facility and areas during deicing season; inspects hazardous waste areas and sign offs to ensure proper labeling and disposal, checks boiler rooms in Airport buildings, both inside and outside fence line.

  • Regularly monitors airport and surrounding waterways, addresses environmental safety and security deficiencies and resolves any issues; reports any deficiencies to Compliance Office.

  • Responds to spill incidents; coordinates and assists with cleanup; ensures appropriate Government agencies are notified and the proper reports and other documents are completed.

  • Conducts movement area driver field checks

  • Complies data, prepares reports, completes necessary and required forms and oversees record keeping as it relates to operations officer duties.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Working knowledge of the principles, techniques and accepted practices of airport operations and maintenance, FAR Part 139 and TSAR 1542.
  • Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to maintenance work and operations on airports
  • Ability to comprehend federal regulations and changes and to respond accordingly to those changes.
    Proficiency in the use of a computer and various programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, ProDigiq, FBO1, WinDSX.
  • Ability to troubleshoot various equipment malfunctions, and determine cause for door alarms including equipment failure.
  • Must have valid Maine driver’s license, and be able to safely and effectively operate various pieces of equipment. CDL license is preferred, not required.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks to ensure efficient time management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, nights, weekends and holidays to cover a 24 hour, 7 day a week schedule.
  • Ability to be on 24 hour call in status for emergencies.
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time to maintain roving patrols, troubleshoot door malfunctions, perform basic repairs and assist other Airport officials as needed.


Incumbent maintains working relationship with Airport officials, FAA, TSA, Airport tenants, customers, co-workers and other Federal Agencies for purposes of resolving complaints, investigating security or safety incidents and maintaining airfield safety. Duties are performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather and include office work as well as various airfield and terminal patrols and checks.

Reports directly to Manager of Airfield Operations.

Pay range is $20.68 - $27.80 per hour and includes a comprehensive benefits package.  Applications and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Office, Bangor City Hall, 73 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04401. Applications by email are appreciated and can be sent to This position will remain open to applications until filled.

Equal opportunity employer