Operations Manager

Job Locations SV-Comalapa Air Base
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/19/2021 10:57 AM)
Location : Location
SV-Comalapa Air Base
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


**This position is contingent upon contract award**


SOSi is seeking a highly qualified Operations Manager with a background in U.S. Military aviation and airfield operations and support.  The Operations Manager will have direct control and supervision of the contract requirements for Airfield services specified herein. The Operations Manager will work out of the CSL Operations Center.


  • Oversee day to day flight operations support of airfield activities.
  • Utilize the Aircraft Personnel and Clearance System (APACS) to route and approve clearance requests for the departures and arrivals of aircraft from/to the CSL to the Commanding Officer.
  • Manage and Implement airfield safety procedures to ensure a safe operating environment for personnel and aircraft.
  • Assist in responding to airfield ramp and aircraft emergencies.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and track the arrival, parking, refueling, loading, and departure of all aircraft.
  • Ensure proper operating manuals for each different aircraft types are available to the air marshals and airfield fleet services prior to the aircraft arriving.
  • Provide aircrews with information and services needed for airfield management and flight planning.
  • Liaison with military personnel for travel clearances.
  • Assist CSL staff with OPS center space management
  • Liaison with all detachment operations personnel, detachment OICs, Mobile Patrol Recon detachments, and other agency detachment watch officers
  • Keep daily and monthly Flight Operations Board.
  • Keep documentation of future detachment/aircraft arrivals.
  • Work with Telecommunication Specialist to ensure all C4I equipment is operational.
  • POC for all service calls relating to the OPS center, Ramp, and Airfield.
  • Manage and maintain the FOD prevention program.
  • Manage aircraft fleet services.
  • Coordinate with Airport Fire protection services for aviation and related CSL facilities in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) guidelines.
  • Provide liaison with CEPA for taxiway closures and taxiway lights.
  • Build up daily unclassified flights schedules and deliver to El Salvadoran Air Force COAT before the first mission of the day.
  • Provide flight charts and maintain flight data library through the Defense Automated Distribution Mapping System (DADMS).


  • Active in Scope Secret Clearance.
  • Must have the ability to speak, read and write Spanish and English fluently. Read and understand (in both English and Spanish) printed regulations, detailed written orders, operating procedures, and training instructions and material.
  • Must have background in U.S. Military aviation and airfield operations and support.
  • Excellent management and employee relations skills.
  • Ability to work independently and recommend solutions to problems.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Working Conditions

  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable or hazardous at times.
  • Requires periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary.
  • Required to be on-site during normal CSL working hours and be available with-in one hour of recall.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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