The City of St. Joseph, MO which operates Rosecrans Memorial Airport is seeking applicants to fill an Airport Maintenance Specialist position. This position performs daily airfield inspections. Operates power equipment and heavy machinery as required in the maintenance of airport buildings, grounds, roadways, taxiways, and aircraft parking aprons and runways. Performs routine daily maintenance on various airport equipment and vehicles. Performs custodial duties for airport facilities as required. No supervisory or budgetary responsibilities. Reports directly to the Airport Operations Manager while working alongside 2 other Maintenance Specialists.
Skills in the operation of light equipment and heavy machinery.
Thorough knowledge of airport safety and operational procedures.
Basic knowledge of carpentry, welding, mechanics, roofing, plumbing and electrical repair.
Ability to read, understand and comply with oral and written instructions.
Ability to read and interpret procedures in technical and repair manuals.
Ability to determine that pavement conditions of runways and taxiways meets aircraft safety standards.
Ability to effectively and safely perform two-way communications with air traffic controllers and aircraft pilots using FAA approved phonetic alphabet, terminology and language.
One to three years prior experience in related fields required
Applications must be submitted online by December 16, 2019
Additional Salary Information: Full medical/dental benefits. 11 paid holiday, 10 vacation, 13 sick days per year. L.A.G.E.R.S Retirement system.
About City of St. Joseph, MO
The City of St. Joseph, MO owns and operates the Rosecrans Memorial Airport in St. Joseph, MO. The airport is a large general aviation / military joint-use airport located 3 miles northwest of St. Joseph and 35 miles north of Kansas City. The city of St. Joseph is the county seat of Buchanan County and the eighth largest city in Missouri with approximately 77,176 residents as of 2012. St. Joseph is the central service provider for a seven county area of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas with a combined population of over 155,000. The Rosecrans Memorial Airport is home to 61 based aircraft and is utilized by many transients as well. There are approximately 30,000 operations per year, including military, business jets, ag spraying, flight training, and hobby flying.