Airport Maintenance Supervisor (Landside) - Aviation


Airport Maintenance Supervisor (Landside) - Aviation (Open Positions: 1)

Department: Aviation
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: Starting $24.04/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package
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 Job Description

Grade 17

General Statement of Duties

Supervises a maintenance crew while performing a variety of maintenance, repair, and landscaping duties at the Airport; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Supervises and performs a wide variety of activities involved with the maintenance and repair landscaping activities in all outside areas of the municipal Airport;
  • Oversees and directly supervises employees involved in lawn care, weed control, fertilizing, pesticide control, tree trimming, snow removal and related;
  • Oversees and performs designs to enhance to aesthetic quality of the airport, including landscape design, flower arrangement and related;
  • Maintains parking lot and roadway areas;
  • Supervises and performs snow and ice removal from terminal sidewalks, roadways, parking lots, and aircraft parking ramps using a variety of equipment, including snow blowers and plows;
  • Performs daily inspections of the Airport;
  • Supervises the summer help program;
  • Monitors and removes wildlife from airfield;
  • Operates a variety of complex heavy equipment, including Jet Air six wheel truck, street sweeper, 4WD backhoe loader, 4WD cat loader, road grader, aerial bucket, 10 wheel dump truck, de-icer tank, snow blowers, snow brooms, mowers, and various tractors;
  • Operates a variety of light equipment, including riding mowers, push mowers, weed eaters and various landscaping equipment;
  • Supervises and performs concrete grading and all preparation work, forming and finishing work;
  • Performs snow and de-icing operations using a variety of complex heavy equipment;
  • Maintains constant radio contact with Airport Control Tower and garage base-station;
  • Performs electrical and electronic repair on various Airport facilities and equipment;
  • Monitors Airport grounds and flight path for hazards and security violations within FAA guidelines;
  • Enforces Airport security rules and regulations;
  • Responds to airfield emergencies and acts as Airport representative until relieved by higher authority;
  • Opens and closes Airport surfaces and/or entire Airport as needed;
  • Coordinates parking and ground handling of charter and unscheduled aircraft;
  • Escorts contractors on the Airport grounds and establishes a safe working environment for them;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or possession of a GED; and
  • Some experience in Airport operations and maintenance, building and construction trades or building and landscape maintenance; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Class B CDL; (Must obtain license within six months of appointment)
  • On call status.
City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2024
Starting $24.04/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package