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Airport Operations Technician (FT)


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Position: Airport Operations Technician (FT)                                  Department: Airport

Annual Starting Salary: $45,000 - $65,000                                      FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date: April 19, 2022                                                             Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Job Summary:

This position provides basic service to the aircraft such as marshaling, towing, fueling, changing lavatory fluids, replenishing ice, water, and papers. The Operations Technician must have a professional demeanor and excellent communication skills interacting with customers, receiving instructions, confirming details, assisting with baggage, etc. We are seeking candidates with friendly and outgoing personalities who have experience working outdoors with heavy equipment, experience providing quality customer service, the ability to work flexible hours as needed, and a desire to work in an aviation setting.  This position is responsible for operating a safe, efficient airport. 


Major Duties:

  • Marshaling aircraft through arrivals and departures, moving aircraft
  • Providing basic service for aircraft, e.g., fuel, oil, lavatory, water, etc.
  • Driving vehicles in areas congested with moving and stationary aircraft, vehicles and equipment
  • Transporting clients
  • Greeting pilots, passengers, and crew members
  • Assist with customer service duties as needed
  • Ensure hangars, tarmac and client areas are kept clean and orderly
  • Ensuring a safe environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have the ability to work with a variety of equipment and vehicles
  • Must have a valid driver's license and approved driving record
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred, prior aviation experience preferred
  • Prior experience with NATA's Professional Line Service Training is preferred.

The successful candidate must complete a Background/Reference Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screening prior to the start of employment.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 303. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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