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Airport Operations Technician I - Scottsdale Airport

Organization: Scottsdale Airport

Date Posted: 09/13/2022

City: Scottsdale

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Country: United States

Primary Category: Airport Operations

Type of Position: Full-Time

Salary: $20.57 - $29.90 Hourly

Education Requirement: High School/GED

Experience Requirement: < 1 Year

Description & Details


Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.

Please Note: Based on the needs of the City, this position has been reposted for 4 weeks; it closes Sunday, October 10, 2022. If you have already submitted an application, you do not need to reapply to be considered.

About The Position

This position inspects airport facility conditions to ensure safe, efficient airport operations and that maintenance, emergency and security functions are compatible with local, state and federal regulations.

Please Note:

Scottsdale Airport is open 24 hours 365 days a year. This position will be required to work any shift on any day of the week, including evenings, overnights, holidays and weekends. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include: Fingerprint Search of the National FBI Database Criminal Background Screening Pre-employment Drug Screen Motor Vehicle Department Records Check

The City reserves the right to change this process at any time, including the right to close this posting without notice when a sufficient number of applications have been received. Minimum Qualifications Please Note:

Based on the needs of the City, those whose qualifications meet the Preferred requirements will be given first review.

Education and Experience

Any combination of airport operations training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position, including customer service experience, airfield security inspections, responding to airfield incidents/accidents, issuing Notice To Air Missions (NOTAM's), general building maintenance duties and communicating with Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower personnel that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Preferred: American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) or Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Operations certification and/or 60 credit hours towards a degree in aviation/airport management.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.

Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work. Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/service assignment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Basic airport operations and local, state and federal airport rules and regulations. The methods, tools, materials and practices used in general maintenance/construction techniques. Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies.

Ability to: Read, understand, enforce and explain City and Federal Airport Aviation (FAA) policies and procedures. Learn job related material primarily through on the job training, oral instruction, observations and reading. Identify, communicate, enforce and resolve potential and unsafe airfield conditions, both land side and air side. Follow oral and written instructions without constant supervision. Complete and maintain detailed logs and incident reports with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence structure, punctuation and grammar. Prioritize and respond to multiple problem situations. Communicate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff, tenants, airport users, FAA staff and the general public. Complete OSHA/Safety training as required. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions Inspects airport facilities on foot, in motor vehicle, or by using the airfield closed circuit television system; reports deficiencies, corrects and/or initiates follow up corrective action. Acts as an overnight security presence; monitors and records late night aircraft activity, inventory, and record based and transient aircraft. Maintains detailed written daily operations log/shift summary of inspections, incident reports and aircraft activity reports. Makes numerous database entries into the aviation database regarding inspections, incidents, landing fees, etc. Communicates face to face and by radio with airport users including tenants, general public, tower personnel, co-workers and emergency agencies on airport safety procedures and regulations. Responds to airfield incidents/accidents. Initiates and coordinates after-hours emergency plan. Enforces airfield rules and regulations; investigates and follows up on complaints; issues notices of violation. Enforces noise abatement policies and procedures. Processes noise complaints. Performs minor maintenance duties in support of the operations/maintenance unit requiring operating equipment and performing manual labor.

Work Environment/Physical Demands Inspect airport facilities on foot, in motor vehicle, or viewing monitors. Drive a motorized cart or vehicle to inspect and secure airport grounds, perform minor maintenance duties and respond to airfield incidents/accidents. Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Exposure to darkness, dust, grease, noise, inclement weather, temperature extremes and unpleasant odors. Work days, evenings, nights, weekends, mandatory overtime and holidays.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.

Agency City of Scottsdale Address 9191 E. San Salvador Dr. Scottsdale, Arizona, 85258 Phone (480) 312-7230 Website For more information and how to apply, click here.

Airport Firefighter/Operations Coordinator - Mohave County Airport Authority, Inc.

Organization: Mohave County Airport Authority, Inc.

Date Posted: 08/15/2022

City: Bullhead City

Location: Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport

Country: United States

Primary Category: Airport Operations

Type of Position: Full-Time

Salary: $39,080 DOE

Education Requirement: High School/GED

Experience Requirement: < 1 Year

Description & Details

The Aircraft Rescue Firefighter/Operations Coordinator is an all-encompassing position covering Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting, as well as Airport Operation duties during an assigned shift, operating within established guidelines and procedures. Duties include, but are not limited to, emergency response to aircraft incidents, medical emergencies, and performing various inspections to ensure compliance regulations with federal, state and local requirements for commercial airports. Other duties include aiding in responsibilities for all aspects of airport security/safety, coordinating and reviewing aircraft operations, as well as various community relations. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Manager of Airport Fire & Operations. For more information and how to apply, click here.

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