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Airport Technician - Operations
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

January 5, 2020
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-252 (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 yet 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.

City of Abbotsford’s International Airport is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated professional with proven skills, work ethic and attention to detail to join their team as an Regular Full-time Airport Technician Operations.

This skilled position requires a high degree of technical knowledge in the day- to-day operations of a certified aerodrome as you will be responsible for regulatory compliance by ensuring Airport operations documentation conforms to all regulations as stipulated by Transport Canada and other applicable regulatory agencies. As part of your responsibilities you will monitor and recommend changes to Airport operations and will assist with planning, coordinating, and implementing procedures to ensure the safety, security and ongoing efficiency of the Airport
As the Airport Technician Operations you will be heavily involved in day-to-day operations, including Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting, airfield maintenance duties, and contractor coordination. Your ability to work effectively with your team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment will make you an asset to the organization.
This position requires the successful applicant to work shift work including evenings and weekends

As our ideal candidate you will have:
• Grade 12, plus completion of two year diploma program in Airport Operations or related discipline supplemented by post-secondary courses related to civil drafting and/or Autodesk computer courses (AutoCAD);
• Minimum of two years related experience inclusive of one year Airport experience plus six months supervisory experience;
• Class 3 BC Driver’s Licence;
• Restricted Radio Licence;
• Airport Rescue Fire-Fighting certification – CARs 303 and CARs 323;
• Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (AVOP); and
• Satisfactory Police Information Check
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay (2020) is from $34.09 to $40.10. The City of Abbotsford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

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!

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Closing date: January 5, 2020
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Opening Date: December 16, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: January 5, 2020 04:30 PM