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Airport Maintenance and Operations Technician - Falcon Field Airport - City of Mesa

Organization: Falcon Field Airport - City of Mesa

Date Posted: 9/18/2023

Date Needed: 10/16/2023

City: Mesa

Location: Arizona

Country: United States

Primary Category: Airport Operations

Additional Categories: Airport Maintenance

Type of Position: Full-Time

Salary: $42,460.91 - $59,928.34 Annually

Education Requirement: High School/GED

Experience Requirement: < 1 year

Description & Details

The City of Mesa is looking for two (2) Airport Maintenance & Operation Technicians. Falcon Field Airport (FFZ) is a dynamic, people orientated general aviation airport located in northeastern corner of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Falcon Field is a general aviation (GA) reliever airport that serves as an alternative for civilian and military aviation uses (such as business, recreation and fixed-wing and helicopter flight training) so that Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport can focus on international and commercial airline services. With over 300,000 aircraft operations annually, Falcon Field Airport is in the top 5 busiest general aviation airports in the United States. The airport is growing and is looking for those who have a passion for working in a thriving aviation community.

Job Description:

An Airport Maintenance and Operations Technician is responsible for performing a variety of semiskilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of Falcon Field Airport. The incumbent assists with airport improvement projects and ensures contractors are in compliance with airport safety requirements. An Airport Maintenance and Operations Technician is required to use appropriate safety equipment and follow safety procedures, including unique requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). An employee of this class is required to respond to airport-related emergency situations as directed by the immediate supervisor or upper-level of management (24 hours a day, 7 days per week). Work is often performed under adverse weather conditions and exposure to aircraft hazards and moving vehicles. Duties may include pesticide and herbicide application for weed control and pest extermination to maintain airport safety. Work is subject to irregular hours (including evenings, weekends, and holidays). This class performs related duties as required.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

Graduation from high school or GED. Good (1 - 3 years) experience in facilities, grounds maintenance, or other related maintenance experience.

Special Requirements:

Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver's License by hire or promotion date. Must be able to obtain pesticide applicator license within first six months of hire. Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight-fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification.

Substance Abuse Testing:

Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications:

Experience using two-way radio in airport setting is highly preferred. At least six months experience in airfield maintenance is desirable.

Link to Job Description:

How to Apply / Contact

Contact Us
1800 E. Ray Rd.,
Suite A106
Chandler, AZ 85225
P: (480) 403-4618
F: (480) 935-5270

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