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Property Specialist


The Monterey Regional Airport is seeking a qualified candidate, under general direction from administration, to perform a variety of property management assignments. The assignments may include the following:

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Strategy and Development, performs a variety of property management assignments. The assignments may include the following:

Under administrative direction, develops and manages short-range and long-range comprehensive land use plans for the Airport; oversees contracts, leases, and agreements as it relates to laws, codes, regulations, and policies affecting the Airport leases and facilities; ensures appropriate services are available for users, passengers, and commercial operators; coordinates assigned activities with other departments, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Executive Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following as well as other duties and responsibilities, which may be assigned in any of the areas noted above. The list of duties is representative and not intended to be all inclusive of the duties expected of this position.

• Administer leases, contracts, and agreement for use of airport properties and facilities including but not
limited to renewal and termination timing, major maintenance requirements, and tenant
improvement/development projects to ensure compliance with property management best practices.
• Ensures the lease terms and the conditions of the Airport property tenancy are adhered to (i.e. Building
Codes, District Rules and Regulations, State Law, FAA Regulations)
• Evaluates requirements needed for renewals of expiring contracts in order to determine if renewal options
are the best course of action; plans strategies and makes recommendations to the Director.
• Monitors and reviews the preparation and maintenance of proposals, leases, permits and other documents
relating to Airports’ property; prepares and maintains the more complex and sensitive proposals, leases,
and permits.
• Participates in marketing the Airport to existing and potential tenants. Prepares marketing materials for
unleased space including airport concession space and/or buildings and property, including request for
proposals and invitation for bids, and works with third party developers.
• Manages and monitors risk exposure of tenants and resolves sensitive and controversial issues.
• Collects, processes, evaluates, and summarizes technical data to allow for development preparation, and
presents reports and findings.
• Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends
modifications to airport properties programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate.
• Works with airport regulatory agencies on land use and other airport related matters.
• Uses appropriate interpersonal style and approach to ensure team cohesiveness and cooperation.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Employee is responsible for performing work accurately with minimal supervision. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation (Airport
Management), Public or Business Administration, or related field; and
• Three years of commercial, industrial or airport property management experience.
• Active California Real Estate License strongly preferred.
• Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year for-year basis, up to a
maximum of two years.


• Operational characteristics, services, and activities of an airport properties program.
• The principles, practices and theories of properties as applied to the management and development.
• The administrative techniques used in the development of plans for an airport, including landside and
airside structures and facilities.
• Modern principles and practices of public and business administration.
• Airport property management philosophies and techniques, including airport rate setting principles as they
apply to the various classifications of airport tenants and users.
• Federal, state and local laws and Federal Aviation Administration regulations, orders and standards
affecting the development, use, and management of airport properties and facilities.
• Contract provisions used in airport lease and operating agreements.
• Lease negotiation strategies and best practices
• Tenant relations and communication


• Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, leases, deeds, and
governmental regulation.
• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or financial schedule form.
• Multi-task and determine and direct personal effort to accomplish priorities.
• Effectively and tactfully present information to and communicate with Executive Director, employees,
managers, consultants, the general public, and customers.
• Effectively present information to, and communicate with, Executive Director, department managers,
employees, public groups, regulatory agencies and others.
• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Make sound independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
• Maintain the highest level of integrity and confidentiality.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


• Meets or exceeds the performance factors indicated on the Performance Appraisal form.
• Presents a neat, professional appearance.
• Conduct that reflects positively on the Monterey Regional Airport and encourages others to do the same.
• Maintains confidentiality on all matters related to airport business.
• Organized and analytical, independent and self-motivated, enthusiastic and dependable.
• Employs effective interpersonal skills, establishes positive relationships with internal and external
customers, and participates positively as a team member.
• Interprets, plans, organizes, develops, and implements programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
• Adjusts to tasks and focuses with composure to meet changing deadlines and priorities.
• Uses equipment and materials in a safe and acceptable manner, follows established safety procedures, uses appropriate safeguards, and observes common sense rules of safety in all on-the-job activities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee frequently is required to walk;
to use hands to repetitively finger, handle or feel objects, tools and use a computer/typewriter keyboard; to reach with hands and arms; and to talk or hear in person and over the telephone.
• The employee is frequently required to drive a motor vehicle, both on and off airport property.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, but regularly lifts or pushes items weighing 5-10 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a typical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Overhead aircraft noise occurs intermittently throughout
the day. High exposure to aircraft noise may occur when working near or on the airfield. The employee:

• Works indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
• Sometimes works near moving mechanical parts and office machinery.
• Occasionally is exposed to dust and to the risk of electrical shock.


• Proof of eligibility to legally work in the United States.
• Successful completion of background investigation.
• Ability to pass the Airport’s physical examination, including pre-employment testing in accordance with the Airport’s drug/substance abuse policies.
• Possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Driver’s License and be insurable with the Airport’s insurance carrier at the standard rate.

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