Airport Maintenance Operator

Municipal Corporation Waterloo Regional Municpality of Waterloo

Length:  Temporary Full-time (Up to 4 Positions)
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:  $25.45 per hour
Location:  Region of Waterloo Airport Operations Centre, 75 New Germany Lane, Breslau
Closing Date:  January 31, 2020

Description of Duties:

In Summer, performs landscaping, facility, grounds, and equipment maintenance duties. In Winter, assists in grounds, facilities, and equipment maintenance, and works variable shifts and hours (which can include weekends) and extended shifts (8-10 hours) for snow removal. At all times, works according to Canadian Aviation Regulations, Provincial and Federal Regulations, and Regional policy and safety standards.

Current Assignment:  Winter Maintenance 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

• Knowledge of airport operations, procedures and requirements to maintain an aerodrome, ground, building, equipment, and vehicle servicing, as well as communication and arithmetic skills to read written instructions, schedules, reports, regulations, procedure manuals, and other materials related to airport flight movements, acquired a Grade 12 education plus 2 years of related experience.
• Ability to obtain Airport Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP) within 3 days of employment at the Airport site.
• A valid Restricted Radio Telephone Operators Certificate (Aeronautical) is required.
• A valid Class "DZ" driver’s licence and acceptable driving record are required to operate a Regional vehicle.
• 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.
• 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 Jan 31, 2020 quoting competition number 2019-1574, 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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