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HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford is hiring for an Airport Technician

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PAY: $16.04 hr – $21.84 hr

Inspects and maintains the runways, taxiways and other paved and non-paved areas on and off the airfield in accordance with FAR part 139 regulations. Paints airfield and landside markings. Repairs runway and taxiway lights; airfield and landside mowing, weed eating, tree cutting and grading. Conducts mandatory day/night airfield and wildlife inspections. Issues Digital NOTAMS. Acts as part of an integrated security system. Removes snow airside and landside. Maintains grounds, structures and facilities. Performs general custodial and maintenance work in and around buildings. Landscapes, removes trash, changes light fixtures, paints; general cleaning duties (vacuum, dust, wash windows, clean restrooms). Provides escorts as needed. Must communicate professionally on company and FAA radios.

Assists in any emergency or incident at the airport.

High school graduate or GED equivalent. One year of previous paid experience preferred. Must pass training programs issued by the Airport Manager and required security background check. (TSA mandated – finger prints and a 10-year background check).

Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook. Ability to issue Digital NOTAM System. Ability to issue “Notice to Airmen” field condition reporting. Log all needed Veoci and Lucity-reporting work orders.

Must attend mandatory annual on-the-job trainings in compliance with FAR part 139 regulations. Must possess and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license. Must possess and maintain a valid Class B CDL license and a 2B and 4G Classification Hoisting license or be able to obtain said licenses within 180 days of employment.

This position requires availability of nights and weekends. The airport is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Normal staffing hours are from 6:00a.m. to 11:15p.m. daily.

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Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO

New Bedford has a residency requirement.

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