This position works under and reports to the Airport Operations Supervisor and performs various duties at the airport as directed by operational requirements. Follows established guidelines and procedures to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the airport and the surrounding airport facilities.
*Maintains airport safety under FAR part 139 and reporting any discrepancies. *Updates and maintain all required records on the computer based Airport Operations Daily Log. *Upon Qualifying for USDA Wildlife Hazardous Management Training Program, perform wildlife mitigation services on an airport operating areas. *Perform airport security inspections and video monitoring under requirements of TSR1542. *Respond to any unauthorized entry of persons or vehicles on the ramps and AOA. Update and maintain work orders to ensure airfield conditions, vehicle discrepancies, and facility repairs are reported and completed. *Perform tasks during Winter Operations, file NOTAM's, Airfield Self Inspections, and update airfield condition reports.
All applicants must be able to pass criminal background, driving, and drug screenings.
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: 19001
About AFCO AvPORTS Management-GYY
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