The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority invites applicants for

Chief Operating Officer

Orlando International Airport (OIA) is the largest airport in Florida, the 7th busiest in the United States and the 7th in the world ranked by the number of passengers during calendar year 2021 according to Airports Council International North America (ACI). The airport serves as a significant transportation resource, catalyst and hub in the State of Florida.  

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for directing the operational activities of GOAA, establishing and implementing an appropriate system of operational and administrative controls, policies, and procedures to effectively accomplish GOAA’s strategic and tactical objectives and key initiatives. Represent GOAA’s interest and provide guidance and advice to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Directors and internal departments on a wide variety of operational matters related to all aspects of GOAA.

Education/Experience: Bachelor degree in business management, aviation, engineering, or related field and fourteen (14) years management experience, including some executive level management  in airport operations, planning, design and construction, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.

• Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick and Personal Leave Days • Retirement Plan with Company Match • First Day Eligibility Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance • Wellness Programs • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance • Employee Assistance Program • Education Reimbursement

• Management Leave

The Ideal Candidate will demonstrate:

Text Box: Airport industry accreditation a plus
Proven executive leadership and management skills
Analytical skills with a wide variety of
Operational management functions
Demonstrated skill in developing and implementing complex initiatives
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; multi-lingual skills a plus
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Demonstrated ability to understand, critique, negotiate, market and manage contracts and insurance policies
Demonstrated skill in supervising and motivating staff
Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations
Computer skills and knowledge of business software applications.
Ability to effectively lead and/or participate as a member of GOAA Committees
To apply, please visit us at:

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
Human Resources
5855 Cargo Road
Orlando, Florida 34744
(407) 825-2625