Airport Operator

Job Title: Airport Operator

Salary range: $48,434 - $69,670 annually

Location: Barber Field Airport

Department: Airport

Hours: Full-Time Term Position

Start date: March 23, 2020

Job Description:

Airport Operator

Paternity Leave Replacement (Term)

The Town of La Ronge is a scenic lake side community offering a full range of services and amenities located in the heart of Northern Saskatchewan with a population of approximately 3,000. The community offers progressive growth amidst the natural beauty of the area’s surrounding Lac La Ronge Provincial Park. Visitors travel from around the globe to experience the outdoor adventures that this region offers, and La Ronge is the hub of that region.

The La Ronge Barber Field Airport is seeking an individual to assist on a term basis with the operation and maintenance of the airport as defined by Transport Canada as a Certified Airport. Reporting to the Airport Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the daily operations, inspections and security of all airside and groundside surfaces, equipment, and facilities; seasonal maintenance on runways, taxiways, aprons and airport roads and maintenance of all airfield lighting systems in accordance with the Airport Safety Management System standards and the Canadian Aviation Regulations TP312. Upon successful completion of applicable training, the Airport Operator may also be required to assume on-call duty and the role as on-scene emergency coordinator. The position requires the operation of heavy duty equipment including snow plow, loader, tractor and grader. Physical labour including the use of small tools (i.e. shovels, rakes) and activities such as asphalt crack sealing are also required. This position is being filled to cover a parental leave, tentatively scheduled to begin March 23, 2020 and conclude September 2020.

Qualifications for the position include: valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license and basic computer skills. Experience operating heavy equipment and/or airport experience is considered an asset.

Please note that the Town of La Ronge practices global reference checks, and the successful candidate will be required to submit to a criminal record check including vulnerable sector check. The Town of La Ronge offers a comprehensive benefit package. The annual salary range for this position is $48,434 - $69,670 and is dependent upon experience.

If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this position and you are committed to working in a manner that supports a respectful, healthy and safe environment, we invite you to apply. Interested candidates shall forward their cover letter, resume with 3 references and expected salary to the following on or before Friday March 6th, 2020 at 4:00pm.

Allyson Richards, Executive Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer

PO Box 5680 La Ronge, SK. S0J 1L0

Phone (306) 425-3230

Fax (306) 425-3883