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Service Worker - Airport - City of Glendale

Organization: City of Glendale

Post Until: 6/8/2021

City: Glendale

Location: Arizona

Primary Category: Airport Maintenance, Airport Operations

Type of Position: Full-Time

Education Needed: High School/GED

Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Salary: $35,141.00 - $52,712.00, annually depending on qualifications

Description & Details

This is the first level in the Service Worker series. Performs skilled and semi-skilled construction, maintenance, and repair work at the City of Glendale Municipal Airport.

Essential Functions:

1. Performs daily inspections of runway, taxiway, and aircraft parking apron; maintains inspection records.

2. Performs general maintenance and landscaping of airport facilities.

3. Enforces airport rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

4. Operates and performs general maintenance, upkeep, and safety checks, of airport vehicles and equipment.

5. Completes noise forms according to federal aviation requirements.

6. Repairs and replaces runway and taxiway lights.

7. Performs security functions and inspections of buildings and grounds; maintains shift logs of normal and abnormal activities.

8. Responds to and resolves tenant and citizen inquiries and complaints.

9. Obtains and maintains wildlife hazard management supplies;

10. Maintains a database of wildlife hazard management activities, including information obtained from pilot reports, mechanical inspections, and daily observations;

11. Obtains/provides instruction to airport staff regarding wildlife hazards and wildlife hazard management policies and procedures;

12. Implements daily wildlife management measures;

13. Records wildlife strikes and instructs other airport staff, tenants, pilots, and regulatory agencies when addressing issues associated with wildlife hazards and wildlife management.

14. Uses two-way radios to communicate with airport staff and airport control tower staff.

15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of experience in any of the following areas: construction, maintenance, and repair work and/or the operation of light, medium and heavy equipment related to area of assignment.

Knowledge of:

Rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to area of assignment

Materials, tools, equipment, safety hazards and precautions common to the assigned areas of responsibility

Confined space entry procedures.

Ability to:

Read and understand blue prints, technical diagrams, and maps

Understand and follow safe working practices

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Deal courteously with the public

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff, tenants and citizens

Operate light, medium, and heavy equipment; perform maintenance and minor repair on equipment

Understand and carry out oral and written instructions

Fill out reports and logs; enter and retrieve information on computers

Maintain the appropriate state of Arizona driver license

Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.

Special Requirements

Depending upon area of assignment applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their period of employment in accordance with the City of Glendale Substance Abuse policy.

Must possess a valid Arizona class D driver license

Will be subject to evening, weekend and rotating shifts, call back, and stand-by duty.

Physical Requirements:

Work involves heavy digging, heavy lifting of 50 to 75 pounds, pushing/pulling trash containers and other objects, extensive walking, bending, standing, lifting, raking and crawling; standing on ladders.

Working Conditions:

Exposure to aircraft traffic, weather extremes; hazardous materials, insects, wildlife and aircraft exhaust.

How to Apply / Contact .

Airport Operations Technician - City of Casa Grande - Airport Operations Division

Organization: City of Casa Grande - Airport Operations Division

Post Until: 4/13/2021

City: Casa Grande

Location: Casa Grande Municipal Airport

Primary Category: Airport Operations

Additional Categories: Airport Maintenance | Airport Operations | Misc.

Type of Position: Full-Time

Education Needed: High School/GED

Experience Requirement: <1 Year

Salary: $17.91 - $24.71 Hourly

Description & Details

Under general supervision, performs skilled and semiskilled general labor, maintenance, fuel delivery and upkeep work in the City airport. Work includes professional line service technician duties and activities, customer service and FBO operations at a busy general aviation airport.

How to Apply / Contact


Dave Reffner

Airport Manager

City of Casa Grande

(520) 421-8625 ext. 3347

Applications may be filed online at:

510 E. Florence Blvd.

Casa Grande, AZ 85122

(520) 421-8607

(520) 421-8600

Airport Manager - Town of Marana

Organization: Town of Marana

Post Until: 4/13/2021

City: Marana

Location: Marana, Arizona

Primary Category: Airport Manager/Director

Type of Position: Full-Time

Education Needed: Bachelor's

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Salary: $86,573.00 - $108,216.00

Description & Details


The Town of Marana is dedicated to enhancing the community’s quality of life. We pride ourselves on community involvement, innovation and efficient use of municipal resources.

As an organization of excellence, we’re looking for just the right person to join the Marana team as we continue to reach those goals. We’re seeking an accomplished and innovative leader to serve as the next Airport Manager. This unique opportunity is ideal for an individual who is driven to make a difference. If you consider yourself to be a forward thinking problem-solver, who manages time and resources efficiently and effectively, and works collaboratively to build a high performing team that will serve the growing Marana community, you are invited to apply.


As an organization of excellence, we're looking for just the right person to join the Marana Team. We're seeking an accomplished and innovative leader to serve as the next Airport Manager.

For detailed information about this great opportunity visit:

Candidate Questionnaire: (must be submitted with online application)

Depending on qualifications and experience the position offers a negotiable hiring range of $86,573.00 to $108,216.00. The salary range is $86,573.00 to $129,860.00. The Town has a full and competitive benefit and retirement program. This position may provide relocation assistance up to $5,000.00.


This is a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for an experienced airport leader with a proven track record of deploying innovative aviation solutions and achieving results. The Airport Manager is a member of the Town’s executive leadership team that ensures alignment of airport goals and vision with our strategic plan. This position is responsible for the daily operations, maintenance, and administration of the Marana Regional Airport. You’ll play a vital role in working with Town leadership to build upon a reputation for providing high-performance outcomes and excellent customer service to the organization and community.

Provides leadership and development to assigned staff; establishes strategic organization goals and objectives of the department; participates in the recruitment process, evaluates work performance, ensures policy and procedure compliance, and oversees employee relations.

Oversees airport operations; quality, security and safety compliance; emergency response and planning; enforces airport rules and regulations; manages customer service inquiries, complaints and public outreach.

Handles marketing and community relations by promoting aviation and airport facilities; communicates with the public; markets development of services; and promotes general business and economic development of the airport.

Manages department budget; assures appropriate linkages exist between the budget requests, goals and objectives, funding limitations and service levels.


Bachelor’s degree in airport or aviation management, business or public administration, or related field.

Seven or more years of progressive leadership experience in airport or aviation management.

Valid Arizona driver license or ability to obtain.

Ability to pass the Arizona Department of Corrections background.

Obtain inmate certification post-hire through the Department of Corrections in order to supervise inmates (provided by the Town post hire).

The minimum qualifications must be met as written above.


Over five years of supervisory experience in an airport or aviation environment.

Certified Airport Executive (C.A.E.), Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.), or Certified Member (C.M.) certification.

Economic development or business development experience in an aviation environment.


This position will be open until filled; however a first review date of applications will be conducted on Monday, April 26, 2021. Preliminary web based interviews will be scheduled shortly after with the most ideal candidates. Post interview finalists will undergo reference checks, background checks and academic verifications. Information regarding candidates deemed as finalists is subject to disclosure under a public records request as appropriate.

Application Instructions:

To be considered, candidates must submit an application through our website at (click on Airport Manager and then the "Apply" button on upper right hand corner). In addition, complete the candidate questionnaire, a letter of interest, a resume that includes length of time in each position showing years and months, and five work related references. Your resume cannot replace any information required for the application. These documents can all be attached to your online application.


11555 West Civic Center Drive

Marana, AZ 85653

ph (520) 382-1900 / fx (520) 382-3500

Curry C. Hale / Human Resources Director / 520-382-1920 /

The Town of Marana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. Applicants selected as finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal history/credit/driver license check prior to interview.


11555 West Civic Center Drive

Marana, AZ 85653

Position #202100019


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