Airport Operator

Job Title: Airport Operator

Salary range: $27.25-$32.06 per hour

Location: Barber Field Airport

Department: Airport

Hours: Full Time

Job Description:

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 with the operation and maintenance of the airport as defined by Transport Canada as a Certified Airport in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations and TP312 Standards. 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; and participation in wildlife management and emergency response. 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. brush cutters, mowers, shovels, rakes) and activities such as asphalt crack sealing are also required.

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

Please note that the Town of La Ronge practices global reference checks, and the successful candidate must submit to a criminal record check, including vulnerable sector check. The Town of La Ronge offers a comprehensive benefit package. The hourly wage range for this position is $27.25 to $32.06 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, salary expectations and resume with three (3) work related references to the following no later than Friday August 14th 2020 at 12:00pm:

Allyson Richards, Executive Assistant
Town of La Ronge
Email –
executiveassistant@laronge.ca

Phone – (306) 425-3804

A detailed job description is available upon request and

only those candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.