Part Time
Commerce Municipal Airport
Posted 4 years ago


Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical, paraprofessional, and clerical duties in support of the services and activities of Commerce Municipal Airport; explains ordinances, requirements, city codes, and airport procedures to tenants, guests, and the general public; assists the public, higher level technical staff, and professional staff in the management of leases, conduct of airport maintenance, and grant application/implementation; measures, monitors, and maintains fuel levels; assists in the setting of fuel prices; and performs related work as required.


  1. Provides appropriate information regarding processes, procedures and requirements operations at the Commerce Municipal Airport in person and over the telephone.
  2. Facilitates meetings of the Commerce Municipal Airport Advisory Board at least quarterly and coordinates with the City Secretary to ensure compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
  3. Evaluates and establishes competitive fuel and tenancy prices.
  4. Ensures continual maintenance activities at the airport are completed in a timely manner.
  5. Coordinates needed resources to ensure all facilities and grounds at the Commerce Municipal Airport are maintained and in working order.
  6. Monitors and ensures compliance with TxDOT Aviation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and other governmental agencies.
  7. Prepares a variety of written correspondence, reports and other written materials; distributes reports internally and to various governmental offices.
  8. Take minutes at Airport Board meetings; transcribe them and provide them for review.
  9. Assists with the management of hangar leases, ground leases, and other facility rentals at the Commerce Municipal Airport.
  10. Operates standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications, facsimile equipment, and multi-line telephones.
  11. May provide training to new employees and input to supervisor regarding accomplishment of training objectives.
  12. Performs related duties as required.


Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Possession of a valid Texas Class C driver’s license

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Organization, procedures, and operating details of the Infrastructure & Development Department.
  • Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes, regulations, policies, technical processes, procedures, and requirements related to aviation and General Aviation airport operations.
  • Business letter writing and basic report preparation.
  • Record keeping and cash management principles and procedures.
  • Modern technical, paraprofessional and clerical practices, methods, and procedures, including the use of standard office and computer equipment.
  • Computer applications related to the work including word processing, Geographic Information System (GIS), database and spreadsheets.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for providing an effective and high level of customer service to the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff, in person and over the telephone.

Preferred Abilities:

  • Understand and explain city policies, procedures, fees, and aviation regulations to the general public, tenants, guests, and city staff.
  • Understand basic principles of business operations and be able to develop a strategic plan.
  • Perform the full range of office and administrative support duties and tasks.
  • Respond to and effectively prioritizing multiple phone calls, walk-up traffic, and other requests and interruptions.
  • Compose correspondence and reports independently or from brief instructions.
  • Establish, maintain, and research files; utilize and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work.
  • Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
  • Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Comprehend and use English effectively including producing all forms of communication in a clear, concise, and understandable manner to intended audiences.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Personal computer, including word processing software, spreadsheets, and databases; Motor vehicle; calculator; phone; copy and fax machines


Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Standing and walking in work areas is frequently required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds.


Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


Formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required. Safety-sensitive positions will require completion of a drug screen. Appointees will be subject to completion of a standard probationary period.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The City of Commerce is an “at will” employer. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

Job Features

Job CategoryAirport, Infrastructure & Development
Reports ToCommunity Development

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