Come work in this position with a team dedicated to providing service excellence every day.


Naples Airport Authority serves the community with a purpose of connecting you to Naples through an exceptional airport experience.


This airport director’s responsibilities includes leads, plans, organizes, supervises, and administers functions of the Development Department which includes capital improvement projects, planning functions, construction management, environmental planning and sustainability efforts at the Naples Airport Authority.

Some of the position duties include:

  • Overall responsibility for establishing objectives of the Development Department, consistent with the NAA’s Strategic Plan, and ensuring applicable resources are available to accomplish the objectives.
  • Initiates capital improvements timely as approved by the Board and/or Executive Director with an emphasis on the airport’s safety and appearance and in conjunction with the airport’s Master Plan.
  • Directs multi-discipline teams of NAA staff, consultants and contractors in the design, preparation of bid documents, construction and closeout of building and infrastructure projects in fulfillment of airport capital programs.
  • Negotiates contract changes, monitors contractor performance, monitors quality of design work, provides regular status reports and responds to requests from the executive team.
  • Develops and implements the airport’s Capital Improvement Program working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to obtain funding and ensure compliance with grant assurances, regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Represents the Development Department at meetings, workshops and seminars with NAA Board of Commissioners, along with other federal, state and local agencies.


  • Must have a full working knowledge of F.A.A. grant requirements and F.D.O.T programs. Must have working knowledge of reading blueprints and contracts. Must have full knowledge of local government agencies for code and regulatory compliance. Must have full working knowledge of federal agencies, laws, and programs to ensure airport compliance (FAA, ADA, FAR part 77, 139, 107, 150, 161 etc.). Must have working knowledge of project management techniques. Must have full working knowledge of computers and engineering software.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year university/ college in Architecture, Engineering, Business Management or related area; plus, eight to ten years of responsible employment in airport project management, design, and budgeting including previous experience as a supervisor; and/or training; or equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Must possess a current, valid Florida driver’s license with full privileges (not suspended or revoked) or possess an equivalent out-of-state driver’s license and obtain a State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days of employment.


  • Excellent Benefits Package, including $0 cost to employee Medical and Dental plans
  • Generous 15% Company Paid Retirement Plan
  • Vacation, Personal Leave, Sick Time, Paid Holidays
  • Management level Annual Incentive Award and Leadership Development Programs
  • Employer Recognition, one of the Best Places to Work in SW Florida!

Salary Range: $4,800 – $5,770 per/pay period (Biweekly)

An exceptional candidate may be eligible to receive a starting salary slightly above the range with approvals.

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How To Apply

Apply Online Naples Airport Authority application must be completed. Application and job description available at the Naples Airport Authority. EOE/V/H/Male/Female/Drug-Free Workplace and provides for veterans’ preference for eligible positions. 

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