The Santa Barbara Airport has an exciting opportunity for a Business Services Manager. Under the direction of the Airport Director the incumbent supports and promotes revenue and business development efforts, including developing and managing the annual department budget and two-year financial plan as well as revenue and capital forecasts and expenditures. The position trains and supervises staff for the Airport Business Office; negotiates and manages department lease agreements and contracts; prepares and reviews City Council Agenda Reports; represents the department on various City-wide committees; ensures compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations governing grants and financial reporting; conducts financial, organizational and operational service delivery studies; plans and reviews work plans for special projects; conducts and attends meetings to analyze, evaluate and review administrative programs, policies, procedures; coordinates the preparation of equipment specifications and authorizes requisitions for materials and supplies.
Applications must be received by 12/05/19. Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santabarbara
Knowledge of: Preparation, implementation and administration of departmental budget and revenue control procedures; administrative and business procedure knowledge; fund accounting practices; revenue accounting and expenditure forecasting methods; financial, statistical and comparative analysis methods; project management principles and program evaluation practices; contract administration and grant administration practices; negotiating techniques; supervisory principles and performance evaluation practices; and customer services principles. Knowledge of Airport Finance and Accounting to include debt service/bond management highly desirable.
Ability to: Prepare and administer complex financial budgets; project long-term revenues and expenditures and cash-flow; manage Grant, Passenger Facility Charge (PFC), and Customer Facility Charge (CFC) programs; analyze complex operational and administrative problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend effective solutions; analyze and evaluate new and existing service delivery methods and standard operating procedures; estimate time, materials and equipment needed to complete projects; learn City Municipal Code and departmental administrative practices; select, train, supervise, coordinate and evaluate the work of staff; plan, coordinate and administer projects; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Department and City personnel, vendors, outside agencies and the public; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; prepare clear, concise and complete reports and other materials; exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines; and work independently.
Experience/Education: Five years of increasingly responsible administrative and accounting experience, including two years of supervisory experience. B.S. in Business Administration, Public Administration or equivalent is preferred.
Work Schedule: Incumbents must be available to work a 10/80 or 9/80 workweek.
Additional Salary Information: We offer generous employer paid contributions toward a quality selection of medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and their families. Additional benefits include CalPERS Pension, life insurance, disability insurance, and educational reimbursement. Paid time off includes vacation, personal leave, paid holidays, sick leave, and compensatory time.
About City of Santa Barbara, Airport Department
The Santa Barbara Airport is owned and operated by the City of Santa Barbara and is served by 7 airlines. Located approximately 10 miles west of downtown Santa Barbara, the Airport is conveniently located near U.S. Highway 101. SBA is the busiest airport between Los Angeles and San Jose carrying approximately 750,000 passengers annually. It is an integral part of the transportation system and an economic engine for the region generating a quarter billion dollars of revenue in taxes, sales, and employment to the local community.