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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2012
No.: 12-2611
Contact: Margaret Tyler 907.266.2694

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Recruiting for Manager of Airfield Maintenance

(Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is recruiting for the position of Manager of Airfield Maintenance. 

The Manager of Airfield Maintenance has the supervisory responsibility to ensure that the airport complies with Federal Aviation Administration Regulations Part 139 and other guidelines.  This position supervises the airfield maintenance, electrical, and other equipment maintenance components.  This individual is responsible for scheduling, supervising and directing overall planning of the day-to-day maintenance programs for the Airfield Maintenance section, developing training programs and written standards for plans to meet a variety of environmental safety and emergency criteria.  This position supervises over 100 personnel from a variety of backgrounds with diverse professional skills.

“This is a critical position at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, and a great career opportunity,” said John Parrott, Airport Manager at ANC.   “We have never been closed for snow, and this position is key to maintaining our reputation for excellence.  The 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 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: 25-2568.   

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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