Do you enjoy Part 139 compliance, badging, customs, training, perimeter patrols and safety inspections at an airport? Then this career opportunity could be the right fit for you.


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


We’re looking for an Operations Specialist to assist in training of department staff and airport tenants, with department administrative and operation needs to include Part 139 compliance, Badging, Customs, and perimeter patrols.  Helps maintain the Airport SMS program and safety inspections.

Some of the position responsibilities include:

  • Assists the Operations Supervisor with daily departmental oversight.
  • Coordinates the Authority’s Safety Management System (SMS) program by conducting ongoing inspections to ensure all safety regulations, procedures and practices are being followed. Document all unsafe conditions in a timely, detailed manner.
  • Supports the Airport Operations Officers with daily activities including Part 139 daily inspections and responding to alerts, accidents and incidents.
  • Helps maintain the airport Badging program including maintenance of all records in accordance with TSA Regulations 1542 and 1544 concerning Criminal History Record Checks and Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC).  Answers all questions relating to the badging and credentialing process, which includes handling sensitive and confidential records or information.
  • Assists with the development of media identification for staff, tenants and construction personnel.
  • Coordinates, records and supports Customs and Border Protection flight services including managing and disposing of regulated garbage.


  • Associate Degree from a two-year college or university; or combination of certifications, training, and education.
  • At least two years related aviation experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have current Florida driver’s license and clean driving record for previous 5 years.
  • Frequent driving of different kinds of vehicles.
  • Communicate effectively over two-way radio.


  • Excellent Benefits Package, including $0 cost to employee Medical and Dental plan
  • Generous 10% Company Paid Retirement Plan
  • Vacation, Personal Leave, Sick Time, Paid Holidays
  • Annual Incentive Award and Career Development Programs
  • Unlimited $500 Referral Program
  • Tuition and Education Reimbursement up to $7,000 a year
  • Winner of Best Places to Work in Southwest Florida!
    Competitive Salary:

    • Starting pay at $26.26 per hour

Download Job Description- Operations Specialist

Apply Online Naples Airport Authority application must be completed. Application and job description available at the Naples Airport Authority or in the Administration Office. EOE/V/H/Male/Female/Drug-Free Workplace and provides for veterans’ preference for eligible positions. Must be able to obtain a Florida driver’s license within the first thirty days of employment.

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