The Northern Colorado Regional Airport is seeking a highly motivated individual to participate in a twelve month internship program. This program is intended to provide a comprehensive start to a future professional in the airport management and operations field. At the end of the internship period the individual to be able to demonstrate knowledge of airport management and operations through a wide variety of hands-on experience. The duties will be directly related to the management and operation of the Airport and will involve both inside and outside work. Work duties will generally include airport management functions, airfield operations, airport maintenance activities (including operation of maintenance equipment), airport finance and budgeting, marketing and promotions, aircraft rescue and firefighting, and special projects including the participation in the innovative Colorado Remote Air Traffic Control Tower Project.
Knowledge, skills and abilities: Should have basic understanding and knowledge of aviation/airport operations, and working knowledge of modern office practices and equipment, including personal computers, and MS office software. Must have the ability to read and follow written instructions, operate office equipment, and effectively communicate information, verbally and in writing, in a positive and professional manner with staff and general public. Ability to perform strenuous physical work inside and outside. Applicant will be subject to TSA background check requirements, and must be able to obtain clearance to work within airport secured areas. Education and/or formal training: Formal training in an aviation/airport curriculum and basic aviation/airport knowledge is required. Experience: Previous work experience in an aviation/airport environment required as well as administrative and customer service knowledge and/or experience. Licensure and Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license. Working Environment and Required Background Checks: Performs duties in several different locations, which includes traveling between buildings, airport perimeter and on the airport's runways and taxiways. Performing security related activities outside on the ramp area in all weather conditions may be required. Position is required to drive motorized vehicles, climb ladders, push, pull, stoop, kneel, and crawl to perform the essential functions of the job. Typical office environment requires sitting for extended periods of time, reaching and repetitive keyboard/typing motion. Office may be noisy at times due to location within fire department station, and may be subject to occasional engine noise, diesel fumes, and exhaust. Material and equipment directly used: Multi-line telephone system, personal computer, printer, copier, fax machine, and ten-key calculator. Based on license and/or certifications applicant may use city vehicles, hand and power tools, welding equipment, mowers, and possibly tractors, dump trucks, front end loader, and snow removal equipment. This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly
About Northern Colorado Regional Airport
A vibrant community...an exceptional employer...where you belong!
Loveland, Colorado is a community that is characterized by welcoming neighborhoods and a sense of individual belonging; that embraces the heritage and natural beauty of the region and values its strategic location. We are located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, approximately one hour north of Denver. Loveland is a home-rule City with a Council/Manager form of government. More than 700 employees are proud to serve Loveland's 72,000 plus community members.
A place where you are responsible for projects and services that directly impact the quality of life of each resident and visitor of Loveland, Colorado and the surrounding communities. Where you can build partnerships with co-workers, businesses and community members that will help further our thriving community and further develop your own professional skills. This is an organization where you will see the results of the important work you do every day.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, retirement, sick, holiday & vacation leaves, life insurance,... short and long term disability, employee assistance and wellness programs for eligible positions. Please click here for more information [PDF]
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Human Resources Department
500 E. Third Street, Suite 220
Loveland, Colorado 80537
Phone: (970) 962-2371
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm MST
The City of Loveland is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation. We encourage, value and respect diversity.
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