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Airport Technician - Operations
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

September 16, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-213 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Abbotsford International Airport
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

Would you like be part of a team that is shaping the future of airport operations in Canada? Are you looking to work in a multi-faceted position where YOU can make a difference in the day-to-day and future operations of our airport? This is a truly unique position providing an exciting opportunity to someone with an entrepreneurial spirit and positive attitude. The sky’s the limit; become an Airport Technician-Operations with the City of Abbotsford.

In this exciting role at our International Airport we are looking for a self-motivated professional with proven skills, work ethic, and attention to detail. The ability to work effectively with your team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment will make you an asset to the organization.

This skilled position requires a high degree of technical knowledge in the day- to-day operations of a certified aerodrome as you will be responsible for regulatory compliance by ensuring Airport operations documentation conforms to all regulations as stipulated by Transport Canada and other applicable regulatory agencies. As part of your responsibilities you will monitor and recommend changes to Airport operations and will assist with planning, coordinating, and implementing procedures to ensure the safety and security of the Airport.

In addition, you will be heavily involved in day-to-day operations, including Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting, airfield maintenance duties, contractor coordination and assisting with planning, coordinating, and implementing procedures to ensure the safety, security and ongoing efficiency of the Airport.

The successful candidate will enjoy a shift schedule of four (4) days on, three (3) days off to support the Airport’s 24/7 operation schedule.

As our ideal candidate you will have:

• Grade 12, plus completion of two year diploma program in Airport Operations or related discipline supplemented by post-secondary courses related to civil drafting and/or Autodesk computer courses (AutoCAD);
• a minimum of two years related experience inclusive of one year Airport experience plus six months supervisory experience;
• a valid, Class 3 B.C. Drivers Licence; and
• a satisfactory Police Information Check

Upon completion of your probation period, you will be required to have the following:
• Restricted Radio License (ROC-A);
• Airport Rescue Fire-Fighting certification – CARs 303 and CARs 323; and
• Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (AVOP)

This position is unionized, C.U.P.E Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $32.76 per hour to $38.54 per hour plus a comprehensive, competitive benefits package. If you are ready for a rewarding and fulfilling career where you will play an integral role helping Abbotsford to be the city that all other communities aspire to be, we want to hear from you.

Opening Date: August 31, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: September 16, 2018 04:30 PM