Job/Bid Announcement AOS I – O’Hare

AIRPORT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR I – O’HARE

CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION
 

BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

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 INTL UNION OF N.A., LOCAL 1001 – (Select Bargaining Unit # 54). 

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS  

(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)

IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.  YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”

(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).   

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.   

Under general supervision, inspects airfield and airside facilities for overall operational safety, ensuring compliance with operational safety and security standards relating to airport operations under 14 CFR Part 139 administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) , and performs related duties as required. 

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 4 (four)
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Visually inspects the condition and maintenance of airfield facilities and surrounding perimeter (e.g., runways, taxiways, ramps, safety areas) to ensure surfaces are free of safety hazards, obstructions and debris and in good physical condition. Requests emergency repairs and monitors work crews on the airfield performing work such as pavement repairs (e.g. potholes), removal of debris and other safety hazards from airfield, and the repair of airfield lighting and signage equipment. Prepares documentation and reports of airfield inspections, findings and irregularities and maintains daily log of activities / operations logs. Issues and cancels Notice to Airman (NOTAMS) to provide current information on aviation and airfield conditions including the opening and closing of runways to FAA air traffic control. Monitor weather service reports, check surface conditions and temperatures and advise city personnel, contractors and other aviation personnel of weather conditions. Assists senior level Airport Operations Supervisors II in implementing procedures to control access and movement of personnel on the airfield, closing and opening runways and other airfield areas, and approving proper placement barricades. Assists in providing appropriate level of response in emergency situations including monitoring responders, taking actions to ensure operational integrity of airfield and maintaining communications with airport management and the operations tower. Responds to inquiries regarding the status of airfield facilities and maintenance issues. Coordinates snow removal operations on the airfield and conducts runway and taxiway assessments after cleaning. Takes appropriate action to clear aircraft operating areas and airfield of wildlife hazards. Performs other related duties and required.

This position requires candidates selected for hire to be available nights, weekends, and holidays based on operational needs. In addition, outside work/inspection is required with possible exposure to fumes, dust, and noise.  

CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

Location:  O’Hare International Airport

Shift:  Varies
Hours/Day Off:  Varies
 

Candidates selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Treat Assessment (STA). 

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE.

 
Qualifications

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of airfield operations work experience; 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Some lifting (up to 25 pounds) is required – Ability to climb staircases, ladders, to access facilities

Education & Employment Verification – Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying.  If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation.  If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired. 

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 fields.

NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates will be required at time of processing, if applicable. A copy of your valid U.S. Driver’s License is also required at the time of processing.  

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires candidates to complete an interview. Candidates who successfully apply for the position AND meet the minimum qualifications will be interviewed and will be hired based on their interview performance.  

Candidates selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Treat Assessment (STA). 

VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE:  The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge.  Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented.  In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?”  In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service.  For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service.  For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application.  Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference. 

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.  

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer. 

City of Chicago                                                            Department of Human Resources

Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor                                                          Soo Choi, Commissioner 

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm C.D.T.  Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on July 14th, 2019. No exceptions will be made.

 
Unposting Date: Jul 14, 2019, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 54

Salary: $62,964.00 – 105,900.00    Pay BasisYearly