Specialist, Airport Surface Maintenance Bussing (6 x Permanent Full Time)
Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Greater Toronto Area, ON
Key Accountabilities
This position will report to the Manager, Bussing and Hardstand Operations. Under the daily supervision of the Supervisor, Bussing and Hardstand Operations, this position is responsible for conducting IFC and Hardstand Bussing operations, and for maintaining surfaces, roads, ground related areas. The primary focus of this role will be to conduct IFC and Hardstand Bussing operations.

Bus driving for the IFC Operations, Hardstands, and any other requirement as required
Maintain and repair all airport surfaces including airside and groundside (asphalt, concrete and gravel), and operate construction equipment as well as specialized airport equipment
Conduct walk about inspections and picking up FOD (Foreign Object Debris) and litter for all airport areas
Repair and maintain all fences and non-illuminated signs and inspecting signs and fences when required
May act as first level response to contain oil and other spills or clean up debris on Airfield and Groundside, and deliver Airport Emergency Support equipment as required
Demonstrate to new employees the proper method of operating Surface Maintenance equipment and conduct AVOP training as assigned
Conducting daily inspections and cleaning in accordance with the, maintenance programs on all mobile equipment and vehicles being utilized
Maintain cleanliness of assigned facilities such as AMF
Maintaining all grass areas by operating tractors, mowers and hand-held trimming machines
Operating a variety of equipment designed for the airport to control ice and snow contamination on the movement area
Manually clear obstructions such as snow and ice from airfield edge markers, signs, and other areas as required
Application of de-icing and anti-icing chemicals as required
Conduct daily circle checks of assigned busses and complete vehicle log book
Clean, fuel and ensure GTAA operated busses are operationally ready
Adhoc driving as required including corporate sponsored events and tours
Other duties as required
The successful candidate must have Secondary School education and/or experience in heavy equipment operation
Must possess a “D” class Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (AVOP) or successfully obtain one within thirty (30) days of appointment to the position
Must possess a valid CZ driver’s license or greater or be currently enrolled in CZ license training provided by GTAA and successfully obtain CZ license by the start date of this position
Snow Removal, construction, heavy equipment experience would be considered an asset
Must meet the security level designated for the position
Must be able to obtain and retain a Transportation Security Clearance
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have knowledge of ISO 14001, spills containment procedures; Hazmat and TDG procedures as they relate to the job
Knowledge of the airfield and groundside layout; maneuvering on the airfield; surface repairs on asphalt, concrete and gravel surfaces and maintenance work related to maintaining these surfaces; including knowledge of fence and sign repair
Knowledge of the operation, mechanics, inspection and regular maintenance of buses and other equipment such as snow plow/sweeper/blower units, chemical applicators and back hoe
The successful candidate must also have the ability to utilize a vehicle to deter wildlife from posing a threat to aircraft as required
Lift varied amounts of weight for extended periods of time and work in all types of weather conditions
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, show initiative and sound judgment, be dependable and show a mature approach, and also have tact and resourcefulness in conflict and pressure situations
The incumbent must demonstrate an excellent command of the English language and communication in both orally and in written form; and have a customer service mindset
Ability to work on a rotational shift basis (days, afternoons, midnights)