Title: WASS Flight Ops Mgr PAFB

Location: United States-Florida-Patrick AFB

Job Number: 8154


Responsible for the Aviation Support Service Program to the DOS INL-A Customers in support of their aviation program requirements assigned to Patrick AFB, FL (PAFB), primary RW aircraft training. Provides management and administrative functions necessary for the safe, efficient, effective operation of Aviation Support Services at Patrick AFB and other CONUS training locations as directed.


  • Manage the operations of a training fleet with UH-1ll UH-1ST, CH-46, S-61, and other aircraft as directed by INL-A at Patrick AFB.

  • Ensure operational training requirements are safely accomplished in accordance with customers established standards, training and operating procedures.

  • Serve as the in PAFB operations subject matter expert. Responsible for the leadership of the operations team and direction of all operational activities and resources assigned.

  • On behalf of the PAFB Site Manager, manage aircrew, security, life support equipment and personnel assigned to the program at PAFB.

  • Ensure Air Tasking Requests and training missions are consistent with and in support of contract requirements

  • Coordinate with the PAFB functional leaders to ensure personnel, aircraft and equipment are properly prepared and configured for scheduled flight operations and available when and where required.

  • Ensure required operational reports are submitted to the functional managers in a timely manner to meet company and customer requirements

  • Represent and perform the duties of the PAFB Site Manager when directed and in his absence.

  • Maintain strong relationships with key operations customers, teammates and vendors.

  • Perform flight duties as a Instructor Pilot and/or Maintenance Pilot as directed in an INL-A aircraft

  • Perform coordination between operations, maintenance, and logistics to support program training and standardization mission

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Clearance

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • B.A./B.S. degree from a four-year college or university in a related field and/or combination of education and related experience.


  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in management and/or operations of a Rotary Wing and/or Fixed Wing aircraft fleet

  • 1500 hours of flight time as the PIC in Fixed and/or Rotary Wing Aircraft

  • NVG qualified pilot with over 150 hours of NVG experience

  • FAA Commercial Instrument Airmans Certificate

  • Current FAA Class I or ll Medical Certificate

  • Strong English speaking and written communication skill.


  • Previous qualification in one or more of the INL-A aircraft

  • Possess an FAA CFl/CFll and/or similar military / DoS program qualification.

  • Possess a Maintenance Pilot qualification in a military and/or DoS program.

  • Experience in management and operations of aircraft training program.

  • Prior experience as a US military aviator.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran