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Airport Operations Specialist
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

December 12, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-231 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

Are you looking to aim high and soar to success? Are you interested in career that will take you off to the beaten path and put you on the runway? Aim high and become an Airport Operations Specialist with the City of Abbotsford.

Our International Airport is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated professional with proven skills, energy and attention to detail to join their team.

In this auxiliary role you will bring a high degree of technical knowledge to respond to aircraft and other emergencies; perform groundside, airside, and building maintenance of the airfield and airport facilities; and ensure safe, secure and efficient airport operations in accordance with the Airport’s Safety Management System (SMS).

As the Airport Operations Specialist you will exercise independence of judgement upon receiving verbal or written assignments from the Duty Officer, and organize work in order to meet demanding priorities. You will work within the Abbotsford Airport guidelines and budgetary limits referring complex matters to the Duty Officer.

As the ideal candidate you will have:
• Completion of Grade 12;
• Minimum two years’ current airside operation experience;
• Minimum one year construction/trades experience;
• Restricted Radio Operators Licence;
• Basic First Aid with CPR;
• Ability to obtain an Airside Vehicle Operating Permit;
• Ability to obtain Restricted Area Pass.
• Valid BC Driver’s Licence, Class 3, with Air;
• CARs 303 and 323 training and qualification requirements related to Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF);

*Please note, the City will consider applications from lesser qualified applicants.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $29.69 to $34.92.

At the City of Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

Closing Date: January 2, 2020
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Opening Date: December 5, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: December 12, 2019 04:30 PM