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[_] Serve as the Airport Security Coordinator, ensuring the airport stays in compliance with all applicable safety and security regulations specified in CFR Part 1500 series, CFR Part 139, security directives, and certification alerts. [_] Developed comprehensive web based software application to track Part 139.327 Airport Safety Self Inspections, Part 139.339 Field Condition Reports, and other applicable regulatory paperwork. [_] Enforce zero-tolerance wildlife policy in accordance with Wildlife Hazard Management Plan. [_] Organized a new marketing campaign involving renaming the airport, attending local functions, creating a new airport logo, and speaking about the airport on radio, newspaper, and Television. [_] Responsible for negotiating leases with tenants and enforcing airport minimum standards. [_]Responsible for overall airport operation including coordinating maintenance activities, facility inspections, work assignments, evaluating and training subordinate employees. [_] Work with regulatory agencies, city council, and airport board to operate the airport in the most safe and efficient way possible. [_] Coordinate and supervise the snow removal process and issue field condition reports. [_] Inspect airport facilities, including runways, taxiways, ramps, perimeter barriers and buildings, recording discrepancies, and arranging for corrective action. [_] Maintain a log of daily events and actions during the shift, prepare reports, and maintain records. [_] Represent county and airport management in contact with tenants, other agencies, and the public to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the airport. [_] Respond to aircraft accident/incidents and other emergency situations that occur on airport property, coordinate related activities, and implement emergency or security plan measures. [_] Constructed a Microsoft Access database to track FAR Part 139 inspections and discrepancies.

Work experience

Jan 2004Present

Airport Manager

City of Watertown
[_] Manage the day to day operation of the airport. [_] Plan and submit long-range Capital Improvement Plans [_] Coordinate all maintenance, repairs, mowing, and snow removal on airport property. [_] In addition, most everything in the summary is also applicable to this position.
Jul 2002Jan 2004

Operations Specialist

Saint Joseph County Airport Authority
[_] Major job functions are covered in the Summary Section of this profile.
Sep 2001Jun 2002

Sales Floor Team Member

Zonin'; not a job - it's an art form.
May 2001Aug 2001

Airside Operations Intern

Metropolitan Airports Commission
[_] Assisted in conducting FAR 139 runway inspections [_] Began construction on the airside operations web page [_] Created a complex inventory database to track computer equipment [_] Developed a practical knowledge of airport operations and planning [_] Created a database using MS Access and ASP code to track documents
Sep 1998May 2001


Superone Foods
[_] Provided an excellent checkout experience with top quality customer service.
May 1998Oct 2000

Assistant Team Lead

Valleyfair Family Amusement Park
[_] Manage the day to day operation of Half-Pint Park. [_] I had direct supervision of 15 employees in 13 different ride locations. [_] Provided excellent guest service in a stressful, (insert extreme weather condition here), and exhilarating atmosphere.




The University of North Dakota
[_] Worked at local radio station: programming websites, processing survey results, and coordinating field reports. [_] Worked as a website development contractor.


Richfield Senior Highschool
[_] Stepping to the tunes in Marching Band for four years, earning praise at events like the state fair. [_] Operator of three BBS (back when 2400 baud was fast). [_] Found the internet, life would never be the same again. [_] Part of the team that developed the first school website.