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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2012
No.: 12-2608
Contact: Margaret Tyler, 907-266-2694,

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Recruiting for Operations Superintendent

(Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is recruiting for the position of Operations Superintendent. 

The Operations Superintendent supervises a wide range of employees including Communications Specialists and Operations Officers.  This position is responsible for the daily operational compliance and safety of both the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and the Lake Hood Seaplane Base.  The Operations Superintendent must be able to think and make sound decisions quickly, have demonstrated exemplary problem solving skills, and the ability to analyze complex situations.

This individual may be asked to perform the duties of the Airport Manager if needed.  The position requires and understanding of airport and state regulations, protocol and public interaction, budget development, and establishing policy and procedures.  This position works directly with the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Security Administration as well as various managers, airlines, and staff at the airport.

 “This is a critical position at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport,” said John Parrott, Airport Manager at ANC.   “Our airport is the second largest in the United States for landed weight of cargo aircraft and the fourth in the world for cargo throughput, while also serving nearly 5 million passengers annually.  This is an exciting career position, with great responsibility and a strong reputation for excellence.”

This is a full time, year round position with the State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.  To learn more about the position and to apply, log on to Workplace Alaska, the State of Alaska’s online recruitment system.  The position control number is:  25-2954.

The Alaska International Airport System (AIAS) - comprised of Ted Stevens Anchorage and Fairbanks International Airports - is home to over 30 international and domestic airlines providing passenger and cargo service throughout Alaska, the United States, Europe, and Asia. AIAS is an extraordinary economic engine; serving nearly 6 million passengers per year and accounting for 1 in 10 jobs in Anchorage and 1 in 20 jobs in Fairbanks.  The purpose of AIAS is "To Keep Alaska Flying and Thriving."

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 255 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Get Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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