Airport Maintenance Operator Ii

Municipal Corporation Waterloo Regional Municpality of Waterloo

Length:  Temporary Full-time (4 positions)
Start Date:  October 29, 2018 (for approximately 5 months)
Department/Division:  Planning, Development & Legislative Services/Region of
Waterloo International Airport
Hours of Work:  40 hours per week (various shifts, including weekends)
Union:  C.U.P.E. Local 1656
Wage: $26.43 per hour
Location:  Region of Waterloo International Airport, 1-4881 Fountain St. N., Breslau
Closing Date:  September 23, 2018

Description of Duties:

Assist in the winter maintenance of the grounds, facilities and equipment of the Waterloo Regional Airport in accordance with Canadian Aviation Regulations, Provincial and Federal Regulations as well as Regional policy and safety standards. Performs landscaping and grounds maintenance duties. Works variable shifts and hours (which can include weekends) and extended shifts (8-10 hours) to facilitate snow removal.

Current Assignment:  Winter Maintenance 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

•Knowledge of airport operations, procedures and requirements as well as all major components of an airport in order to maintain an aerodrome, ground, building, equipment, and vehicle maintenance; as well as communication and arithmetic skills, normally acquired through the attainment of a Grade 12 secondary school education and 2 years of related maintenance experience.
•Successful completion of in-house airport machine driver operator program normally completed in 1-2 years; completion of other training programs as identified in the Canadian Aviation Regulations.
•Must possess a valid Restricted Radio Telephone Operators Certificate (Aeronautical).
•Must possess Airport Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP) or attain within 3 days of employment.
•Must possess valid CPR Certification and Emergency First Aid training or attain upon employment.
•Familiarity with regulations and Transport Canada regulations/guidelines, including Manual of Airport Traffic Directives, Radio Telephone Operators Handbook, Canadian Aviation Regulations, Airline Security Regulations, Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices, Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, as well as Regional policies and procedures.
•Understanding of Emergency Response Procedures and ability to assume the role of the position when an emergency response is required.
•A valid Class "D" driver’s licence with "Z" brake endorsement and satisfactory driving record are required in order to operate a Regional vehicle.
•Ability to read and understand written instructions, schedules, reports, regulations, procedure manuals, equipment operator’s manuals, and other materials related to airport flight movements.  Ability to read and interpret aviation weather terminology.
•Ability to write maintenance and procedure reports as requested by supervisor.
•Ability to provide assistance and exchange information clearly with airport tenants or contractors working on the property.
•Communication skills in order to respond to inquiries from tenants and members of the public and participate as an effective team member. 
•Must provide an acceptable Police Records Check and Transport Canada Security Clearance Check for RAIC (Restricted Area Identification Card) in order to comply with Transport Canada requirements.
•Ability to support and project values compatible with the organization.

Please apply online, by the closing date Sep 23, 2018 quoting competition number 2018-1664, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

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