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Job Number: 288302
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These positions are open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with LABORERS INTERNATIONAL UNION OF N.A., LOCAL 1001 (BARGAINING UNIT #54).
Under general supervision, the class functions as a duty supervisor on an assigned shift, supervising airport operations staff responsible for inspecting airfield facilities (e.g., runways, taxiways, ramps, surface lighting) for irregularities, safety hazards, and general physical condition, and responding to incidents affecting airfield and terminal operations, and performs related duties as required.
- Coordinates and supervises inspection of airfields, issuance and cancellation of Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) on airfield status, and receiving and relaying of airfield maintenance requests
- Assigns, supervises and monitors the work activities of airport operations staff
- Oversees and participates in the inspection of airfield facilities (e.g., runways, taxiways, ramps) in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
- Coordinates airfield repair and maintenance activities to ensure minimal disruptions to airfield traffic
- Orders runway closings and openings and initiates corrective measures in response to irregularities found during inspections to ensure proper maintenance of airfield facilities
- Notifies departmental management of atypical airfield situations requiring their attention
- Implements initial and recurrent training programs for airport operations staff
- Determines maintenance priorities (e.g., snow removal, grass cutting) in accordance with FAA regulations and departmental standards
- Ensures the timely and accurate maintenance of records concerning airfield activities (e.g., service requests, snow removal operations) and prepares related reports
- Responds to inquiries regarding the status of airfield facilities and maintenance issues
- During emergency situations, provides airfield access assistance to municipal and federal agencies, as required
- And, other job related duties as required
Location: O’Hare International Airport, City Atrium
Hours/Days Off: Vary
This position requires the selected incumbent to be available nights, weekends, and holidays based on operational needs.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s in degree business Administration, Aviation Management, or a directly related field, plus two years of airfield operations experience, of which one year is in a supervisory role related to the responsibilities of the position; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required. Must obtain airfield certification within six months of hire.
- General office environment
- Exposure to outdoor weather conditions
- Exposure to loud noise
- Some lifting (up to 25 pounds)
- Ability to staircases, ladders, and/or step stools
- Ability to operate automotive vehicles and associated equipment
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume field.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable. You must also provide your valid U.S. driver’s license at time of processing of processing.
This position requires applicants to successfully pass a skills assessment test and complete an interview. Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources after test results have been compiled and analyzed. Applicants who receive a passing score on the test will be selected to interview. The interviewed candidate(s) receiving a passing score on the test and possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected for hire.
Note: Candidates selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Treat Assessment (STA).
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
- Previous work experience involving monitoring weather information reports, preparing/issuing field reports, and supervising snow removal
- Supervisory experience related to the position
- Proficiency in preparation of NOTAM reports
- Knowledge of MS Office applications
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035. (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
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The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.