Groundside Services Assistant

Groundside Services Assistant
Summer Student term commencing May 4 – August 28, 2015
Four positions available
Are we a right match for you?
At the Calgary Airport Authority, not only will you get to be a part of developing one of Canada’s busiest airports, you will also
receive competitive wages, growth through learning and development, and numerous opportunities to connect with students just
like you! It is also a great opportunity to learn more about the many elements of operating a major international airport, in the
midst of a $2 billion expansion. With the recent opening of Canada’s longest runway and the construction of a new international
terminal, this is an exciting time to be a part of the YYC Crew.
What will you be doing?
In the midst of the Calgary International Airport’s expansion program, our rapidly expanding environment provides exposure to a
variety of outdoor tasks in and around the airport terminal building and airport lands. Working as a part of our Groundside
Services team you will learn what is required to keep an international airport running.
What will your primary responsibilities be?
Spring cleaning – sweeping, backpack blowing, curb stop replacement and other maintenance related duties
Maintenance of turf areas and tree watering on over 5000 acres of airport land
Performance of Apron and Groundside Self-Site Inspections using Authority vehicles
Landscaping requirements – watering, weeding, fertilizing, operating; mowers, weed whackers, painting and rototillers
Assist with set up of special events – stampede breakfasts, BBQ’s, etc.
Escort and assist contractors on airport lands
Periodic assistance with administrative duties
What will you bring?
Must possess a valid Class 5 Alberta Drivers License or equivalent, subject to a clean driver’s abstract
Enjoy physical work in an outdoor environment
Ability to take initiative and demonstrate strong time management skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Must be able to obtain an Airport Vehicle Operators Permit
Obtain steel toed shoes or boots (an allowance will be given)
Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment; along with
an alcohol & drug test by the Calgary Airport Authority’s Medical Officer to confirm fitness for work
Note: Students must be returning to school (post-secondary or high school) in the fall to qualify for this position.
How can you apply?
This position is open to students only. If this position interests you, please submit your resume and cover letter by 16:00hrs on
March 18, 2015, quoting competition number 2015SS-01 to:
Human Resources
The Calgary Airport Authority
2000 Airport Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6W5
Email: [email protected]
All applicants are thanked for their interest but only qualified candidates will be contacted. The Calgary Airport
Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
Successful candidates will be required to obtain the Restricted Area Identification Card (RAIC). The Calgary Airport Authority complies with the provisions of the
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). By forwarding your resume to the Calgary Airport Authority you are consenting to the
collection and use of the personal information for this job competition. Your information will be kept confidential