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Airport Operations Technician I

Company: City of DeLand
Location: Deland
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

City of DeLand
120 South Florida Avenue
DeLand, FL 32720
Phone: (386) 626-7000

Department: 300/Airport Exempt: No
Reports To: Airport Operations ForemanPay Grade/Wage: 107 - $11.22/hour
Position Type: Full-TimeHours: 40 hrs/week

Job Summary:
This position is a general handyman working with airport tenants to provide maintenance and repair maintenance issues. In addition, this position demands additional training and experience due to the highly federal regulated operating requirements of an airport. The Federal Aviation Administration dictates the regulations that the DeLand Airport operates under and the Department of Homeland Security mandates the airport security program that is supervised by the Florida Department of Transportation.
Job Description:
Inspects, maintains, and repairs airport equipment and facilities.

Installs, inspects, and maintains airfield runways, taxiways, aprons, lighting, gates, fencing, airport signage and restrooms.

Performs sheet metal repair and fabrications, spray painting, pressure washing, electrical trouble shooting, plumbing installations, and wildlife extractions.

Performs application of herbicides and various cleaning agents.

Performs preventative maintenance on all airport vehicles and equipment weekly to keep in top operating condition.

Completes required training and safety seminars to include but not limited to Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) and the City of DeLands Airport Safety and Security Program.

Observes and assists with airport security and crowd control and adherence to airport regulations.

Operates landscaping equipment from hand held devices to zero turn mowers.

Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) from an U.S. Department of Education accredited institution is required .
Irrigation and tree trim/grounds cleanup experience is desired.
Some experience in manual labor which involves hand tools and simple power tools used in the trades is preferred.
An equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered for minimum requirements.
Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida motor vehicles operator's license with an acceptable driving record is required .

Must train and graduate from the DeLand Airport Safety and Security program within six (6) months of hire.

Ability to clearly and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship with employees, officials, and the general public .

Ability to follow and apply common sense understanding, to carry out complex instructions furnished in written and oral form.

Ability to read and comprehend safety manuals, work orders, operation guides, instructions, letters, memos, and maps.

Computer literacy ability to read, create and respond to email correspondence.
Ability to work independently and in a diligent manner.
Ability to use various hand and power tools related to the job in the operation of automotive equipment.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and fractions.
Ability to work occasional on call hours in the evening, at night or on weekends; may respond to incidents on an on-call basis and under emergency conditions.
Good physical condition is essential.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/ADA: Employee may work inside an office environment, or outside in various weather conditions, with radiant energy, grease or oils, solvents, or chemicals. Employees may have to work in dusty conditions, poor lighting, noisy conditions, and darkness or on uneven surfaces. Some job tasks may require employee to bend, stoop, drive, kneel, operate equipment, crawl, push or lift or carry 75 pounds or less .
Lifting: Lift up to 75 Pounds
Vision:-20/20 or Corrected to 20/100
Environment: Office Work and Outside Work in Various Conditions
Hearing: Normal Noise Levels for Work Environment

*Class Descriptions are not intended to be restrictive. The use of (or absence of) a particular illustration of duties shall not be held to exclude or limit the authority of a Department Head to assign other duties which are similar and related to work.

Keywords: City of DeLand, Deltona , Airport Operations Technician I, Engineering , Deland, Florida

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