Job/Bid Announcement Airport Maintenance Foreman-C.D.A.

AIRPORT MAINTENANCE FOREMAN-C.D.A.

BID ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is covered under the City’s collective bargaining agreement with The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 1001 Bargaining Unit 54 (BU 54). Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid on this position. 

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.  YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER CAN BE FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF THE PAY CHECK STUB. 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 GET YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER). 

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

Chicago Department of Aviation

Number of Positions: ONE (1)

DUTIES: Reviews work orders requesting laborer services, prioritizes work based on operational needs and makes assignments to staff of Laborers. Schedules work routes and assigns staff to collect refuse and bulk garbage from the exterior of all terminals and security posts, and from exterior and interior of support facilities (i.e. airport maintenance complex (AMC), H&R plant and warehouse). Monitors work crews assigned to clean and pick up debris from exterior areas including sidewalks, grass areas, fence lines parking lots and roadways. Supervises and monitors staff engaged in snow and ice removal from sidewalks, curbs and exterior of terminals and facilities and the spreading of salt to ensure the safety of passengers, visitors and staff. Directs ground maintenance activities including grass cutting, weed trimming, weed spraying and tree and shrub rimming/cutting activities around terminals and airport areas. Assigns work crews to clean up areas of vehicle accidents or other types of accidents/ emergencies; coordinates with airfield operations personnel to obtain clearance for Laborers to access airfield to remove debris and objects as required. Assigns staff to load and unload supply trucks with supplies, equipment and materials for delivery to various facilities and storerooms throughout the airport. Oversees staff performing laborer duties inside terminal areas including disposing of bulk items, cleaning areas of refuse and debris, moving furniture and office equipment, and setting up and removing platforms, tables, chairs and decorations for special events/holidays. Implements safety work procedures and practices to minimize employee accidents and to promote a safe work environment; prepares accident and injury reports. Approves time off requests; conducts performance evaluations; and initiates and enforces disciplinary actions; informs General Foreman of performance or operational problems. Prepares productivity reports and related work reports. Performs other related duties as required. 

LOCATION :     O’ Hare International Airport

DAYS:              Varies

SHIFTS :           Varies

The candidate selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Threat Assessment (STA)

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of work experience in grounds and building maintenance work for a large facility or commercial building.

Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications

A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.

Must pass and maintain throughout employment, a Ground Motor Vehicle Operating Regulation Basic Driving test administered by the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) within 90 days of hire.

NOTE:   APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAM CERTIFICATE(S), JOURNEYMAN CARD, RESUME AND A VALID STATE OF ILLINOIS DRIVER’S LICENSE (whatever applicable) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF PROCESSING.

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.   

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to successfully PASS a written test / skills assessment test IN ORDER TO BE interviewed. The cut score of the test is subject to change based on standard statistical analysis of test results. The interviewed Bidders who possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected by SENIORITY order and according to the CBA rules.  

The candidate selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Threat Assessment (STA)

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. 

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 applicants 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.

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

City of Chicago                                                       Department of Human Resources

Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor                                      Christopher Owen, 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. C.D.T. on March 25th , 2021. No exceptions will be made.

Unposting Date: Mar 25, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

BU: 54Salary: $39.77 HOURLY


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