Position available with the Aviation Department, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, 900 Richards Rd.
Department/Division: Aviation Department, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport
Salary Range: $16.64 - $26.86/hour
Work Location: 900 Richards Rd.
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled
*Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening.
Maintains and repairs airfield, pavement, structures, systems, infrastructure, and grounds of the airport. Performs a full range of duties related to new construction and general carpentry work. Frames, drywalls, trims, paints, installs fixtures and devices as well as makes minor plumbing repairs. Performs masonry, concrete and asphalt crack sealing, patching and repair, concrete flatwork, and repair of stone or block walls. Installs and repairs fences and signs. Performs minor electrical and locksmith repairs. Performs daily inspections, maintenance, repairs, and general upkeep of all machinery, equipment and tools used in airport maintenance. Small engine repair and grounds maintenance to include licensed pesticide application, landscaping, and mowing. Work involves the operation, maintenance, and minor repair of a variety of heavy snow removal equipment, motorized construction and raised platform equipment, and farm implements such as front end loaders, skid loaders, backhoes, boom lifts, dump trucks, heavy duty airfield plow trucks, and large farm tractors.
REQUIRES high school graduation and 4 years of experience in a variety of mechanical crafts; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to obtain a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.
URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.
POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.
The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.
For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.
For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.
Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.
Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.
All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.
The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.
POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.