View job on Handshake

Airport Operations Manager

Town of Leesburg

Leesburg Executive Airport

$67,175-$121,947 DOQ

Close Date: August 19, 2022


Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital in the heart of DC’s Wine Country, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with “big city” amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town’s full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.


Who We’re Looking For

If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:


  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • “Early adopter” of new technologies


What You’ll Be Doing

This position assists the Airport Director in the daily operations of the Leesburg Executive Airport which includes performing various managerial and technical tasks needed for safe and efficient airport operations. This is a working manager position that requires technical aviation knowledge and supervisory experience. This position leads and assists Airport maintenance staff to ensure prompt response to airport operational and tenant needs; is a member of the airport’s snow team and operates snowplow equipment, tractors, and other mechanical equipment; ensures safe airport operations by communicating with stakeholders conducting airfield self-inspections; manages maintenance work orders; develops safety and security procedures; responds to emergencies; and other assigned tasks. 



Minimum Qualifications:

HS/GED and a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in airport operations or aviation-related field; must be able to work in all outdoor weather conditions and be “on-call” for emergency and/or afterhours operations; possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record; certification of CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.



TO APPLY: A Town of Leesburg online application for employment is required for each position. Please go to to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.