Under the direction of the Executive Director, act as intergovernmental liaison with federal, state, county, municipal and congressional bodies in order to effectuate an outcome in governmental matters that is consistent with the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (BGPAA) organizational goals. Directs the activities of governmental affairs consultants, public affairs and communication staff.
Reports to the Executive Director and maintains contact with U.S. congressional members and their staff, state legislators and legislative staff members, and representative of state, metropolitan, county and municipal governments. Works closely with the California Airports Council, a commercial airport trade association and with national and international airport trade associations.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances related to government affairs.
Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements imposed by government agencies, such as: Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Security Administration.
Ability to define complex regulatory and government affairs issues and problems; evaluate alternatives and develop sound, expert conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to understand, interpret, explain and apply local, state and federal policy, law, and regulation.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, managers, government agencies at federal, state, and local levels, airport tenants and the public.
Ability to represent the Authority effectively and tactfully in negotiating and dealing with organizations and government officials on a variety of difficult, complex, and sensitive and confidential issues.
Ability to present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively in one-on-one and public meetings.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience: Credentials, Qualifications, and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, communications, political science, or related field with 7 years of experience in state government affairs; OR Master’s Degree with 5 years of related experience in state government affairs.
Extensive knowledge and understand of legal requirements relevant to federal lobbying disclosure and political action committee management.
Extensive knowledge of legislative and policy making process.
Broad knowledge of Airport/Aviation industry to include business objectives, operations, finance, customer experience, and government relations.
Preferred computer software skills
License and Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid California Driver’s license.
Obtain and maintain security clearance as required by role and TSA regulations.
About TBI Airport Management @ the Hollywood Burbank Airport
Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, CA is a convenient and friendly airport in Burbank, CA with easy access to and from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. TBI Airport Management is the private company operator of the airport.