Airfield Operations Assistant

Airfield Operations Assistant
Two Student Positions commencing May 4 – August 28, 2015
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?
Working as a part of our Airfield Operations team, you will be exposed to the many different aspects of airfield operations.
Reporting to three Airfield Facilities Supervisors, you will gain valuable hands-on experience and learn what is required to keep
an international airport running.
What will your primary responsibilities be?
Assist with line painting on airfield runways
Landscaping requirements – watering, weeding, fertilizing, operating; mowers and weed whackers
Aid in the general maintenance of the Airside Maintenance Center and mobile equipment
Assist Environmental Team with wildlife control, water sampling and noise management
Support the Airfield Operations team with all other tasks required
What will you bring to this role?
Must possess a valid Class 5 Alberta Drivers License or equivalent, subject to a driver’s abstract review
Road construction experience would be considered an asset
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) in the fall to qualify for this position.
Successful candidates require personal vehicle as there is no public transportation to the Airside Maintenance Center.
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-06 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