This position works under and reports to the Assistant Airport Manager follows established guidelines and procedures to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the airport and the surrounding airport facilities.
•Update and maintain all required pertinent records on the computer based Airport Operations Daily Log. •Responsible for maintaining the airport safety and security under FAR Part 139 and reporting any discrepancies to the Airport Operations Supervisor. •Qualify as an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (ARFF) and drive and operate specialized ARFF vehicles for response to all aircraft alerts and emergencies. •Ability to drive and operate all major airport operations vehicles and snow removal equipment during Winter Snow Operations. Perform tasks at the Snow Command Desk, file Notices to Airmen (NOTAM’s), Airfield Self Inspections, and update airfield conditions reports on computer based programs. •Upon qualifying in USDA Wildlife Hazardous Management Training Program, perform wildlife mitigation services on airport operating areas.
All applicants must be able to pass criminal background, driving, and drug screening, and ARFF physical.
Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
Must qualify as an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (ARFF) and drive and operate specialized ARFF vehicles for response to all aircraft alerts and emergencies within first year of hire.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
College degree preferred or the equivalent work experience
Aviation experience desired
Ability to perform the duties of this classification to Company standards, which includes, but not limited to passing, to the satisfaction of the Company, initial and periodic Company tests to ensure the initial and ongoing maintenance of required level of proficiency.
Additional Salary Information: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a flexible spending account - save money pre-tax for eligible medical expenses
Employee Assistance Program and Comprehensive Wellness Program
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with company match - to prepare for your future
Extensive Safety Training, New Hire Orientation, Continuous Learning and Development programs and Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Holidays and Vacation Time - encouraging work-life balance
Internal Number: 21001
Located minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, GYY is a full-service airport, capable of serving general aviation, corporate, commercial and cargo users. GYY is a premiere destination for corporate and weekend flyers in the Chicago metropolitan region and Northwest Indiana.
We seek individuals who are passionate about aviation and airport management–both civilian and military. Our employees demonstrate excellence, and seek to uphold AvPORTS’ reputation as best-in-class in airport management.
Our employees and our airport stakeholders have a shared vision in the following, in both the civilian and military aviation space:
Environmental regulations compliance
Ground handling flow
Airport safety and security
Airport economic well-being