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Airport Attendant (part-time)

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$9.73 per hour minimum rate
  • Posted Date:05/17/2019
Performs work providing services to airport customers, assisting in the maintenance and operation of the airport, as well as building and grounds maintenance.  Duties include assists aircraft staff and customers; provides directions, hotel information, rental assistance and transportation assistance; approves crew car usage for guests; checks fuel for quality and contaminants; fuels aircraft; answers phones; checks and takes messages; greets and assists general public visitors; moves and parks aircraft in assigned locations with tractors and tow bars; assists in keeping the interior and exterior of the terminal building clean of trash, dirt, and debris; weeds flower beds and trims hedges; patrols airfield to ensure security of aircraft and facilities; and performs the duties of Airport Supervisor in his absence.

Hours:  Part-time, as needed mainly evening and weekend hours. 

To Compete in the Selection Process:

High school graduate or equivalent with a thorough knowledge of airport equipment, maintenance and construction.  Must be able to learn and understand Federal Aviation Regulations, charts, maps, graphs, blueprints, and chemical safety procedures.  Must possess good oral, written and interpersonal communications with ability to receive and follow oral and written instructions.  Will be required to perform manual labor, tolerate exposure to chemicals and fuels and work in all types of weather conditions.

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