Cayuse Holdings
  • 24-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (HST)
  • Native Hawaiian Veterans
  • Djibouti, Djibouti, DJI
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Cayuse Government Services (CGS) is committed to excellence by providing innovative and flexible solutions to State, Municipal and Tribal government clients. CGS also provides mission-critical technology delivery as a shared service in our Oregon Technology Delivery Center, which also provides support to CGS' Federal Government clients. Core service areas for CGS include Information Technology Consulting & Integration Services, Centers of Excellence (CoE's), Document/Image Management & Processing, and Service Desk/Help Desk (L1, L2, L3, Deskside) Support Services.

Primary Focus

Employee shall provide subject matter expertise (SME) on safe airfield operating conditions, provide technical expertise for all phases of programmed airfield construction, and airfield construction and maintenance projects for runways, taxiways, aircraft parking ramps and lighting systems being performed by military personnel. Provide SME on airfield improvement activities such as airfield surface repair, painting programs, and work crews. Assist in planning and inspecting airfield improvements, repairs, and continuing operations. Provide technical recommendations to the Operations Officer and Air Operations Officer on all upcoming projects, as well as the status of ongoing projects. Provide briefings to maintenance and airfield personnel on airfield operations as well as the proper use of radios and basic communications procedures. Coordinate with the Djiboutian Airfield Authority on all matters that affect the commercial airport.


1) Provide SME in all facets of airfield inspections and the determination of actions to be taken. Review completed work based on the thorough knowledge of airfield maintenance and safety standards and provide findings and recommendations to the Operations Officer. Airfield inspections are periodic as requirements arise and shall be performed as required within day-to-day operations.
2) Act as SME for new requirements for major and minor airfield improvement projects to include assist in submitting work requests, assist in preparing funding justification, reviewing design-engineering plans for adequacy and completeness, monitoring progress, and provide recommendations as a SME during final inspections.
3) Monitor airfield areas daily via direct visual inspection to prevent unsafe conditions and ensure continued use of facilities. Determine hazards to personnel proposing work on the airfield to include safety/security requirements and other procedures to be followed in performing their work. Record all unsafe activities and events/conditions conflicting with Camp Lemonier Airfield Operations instructions.
4) Coordinate with Public Works to establish schedules to control height of vegetation on the airfield to overruns, approach surfaces, and the areas around airfield lighting.
5) Recommend policies concerning the establishment and improvement of airfield support activities and airfield management procedures in support of military and civilian operations.
6) Coordinate the development and application of base-wide operations plans supporting wartime operations, contingencies, aircraft accidents (both on and off base) and natural disasters.
7) Participate in the airfield Foreign Object Damage (FOD) program and the evaluation of all waivers that affect the airfield and flying operations with the Public Works Department and the Safety Department. Prepare weekly FOD sweeping schedule for Government Approval.
8) Implement and maintain a Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) Program that is in compliance with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) P-73 (Natural Resource Management Procedural Manual), Integrate Natural Resource Management Plan, and other applicable instructions. Review and update program as needed in accordance with NAVFAC P-73.
9) Provide technical assistance to the Aviation Safety Office (ASO) concerning accidents, incidents, and hazards. Act as the liaison to the OPSO or ASO on matters with other armed forces, foreign military and civilian (Host Nation) counterparts in developing joint operations requirements.
10) The contractor shall attend all security planning board meetings affecting airfield operations and provide information to CLDJ Security Officer or Operations Officer, concerning the security of the airport and its support activities. This encompasses security projects involving operations around and on the airfield.
11) Communicate with flying tenants to develop understanding of flight line support requirements so each command has the ability and capability to maintain the highest degree of readiness and assist the tenant commands with flight line facilities issues.
12) Identify the need for special projects and initiating milestones and goals.
13) Provide comprehensive briefings, insight and recommendations to the Operations Officer and Air Operations Officer on all issues that arise from boards, committee meetings or the air department that may impact the base mission, operations, safety or good order and discipline.
14) Travel off-site not more than once per year to attend airfield management training, workshops or informational meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Skills & Experience:

  • 5 years experience as Airfield Manager for a Department of Defense facility -OR-
    Bachelor's degree plus 10 years experience as Airfield Manager for a Department of Defense facility -OR- Master's degree plus 5 years experience as Airfield Manager for a Department of Defense facility
  • Department of Defense Advanced Airfield Managers Course graduate
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of military airfield functions
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of UFC, ICAO, and FAA Circular Guidelines
  • Demonstrated informational briefing preparation and presentation skills to large groups and senior-level officers
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver point/position papers
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office 2007 Suite to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Active DOD SECRET clearance or ability to obtain no later than 15 calendar days prior to commencing Period of Performance
  • Since CLDJ is within the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) area of responsibility, the employee must comply with AFRICOM theater clearance requirements

As an equal opportunity employer, Cayuse Government Services is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Operations Department at (541) 278-8200 for assistance.

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