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The Metropolitan Airports Commission is seeking a temporary status Airport Maintenance Worker to perform routine airport field maintenance for the Airlake Reliever Airport (Lakeville, MN) during the 2017-2018 winter season.

Duties include snow removal, ice control, landscape operations, bituminous and concrete surface repairs, fencing, pollution control, signage and general cleanup on air operational areas and public areas on the airport. In addition, the temporary airport maintenance worker will perform other duties as assigned by the Reliever Airport Manager or Senior Airport Maintenance Worker.

Hours: The hours for this position vary and are primarily based upon snow events. On-call hours are 24/7 and include weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays.

Position Status: Temporary on-call.

Applications will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Questions can be directed to Kristie Teasley at 612-794-9151 or

Minnesota Government Data Practices Act

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) collects information from applicants for the purpose of determining employment suitability. Applicants are not legally required to provide the requested information. However, information not provided, other than race, gender, or disability, may prevent MAC from being able to consider the application or determine the applicant’s suitability for the position.

The information collected may be classified as public or private data under the MGDPA. “Public” means that data is available upon request. “Private” means the data is only available to the person the information is about, and to those who must see it in the course of conducting MAC business and as otherwise provided for by law.
MAC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If an accommodation is required for you to participate in the application process because of a disability, please contact Anita Bellant at 612-726-8196 or .
MAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, public assistance, age, sexual orientation, familial status, or local human rights commission activity.

Position Description:

Snow and Ice Removal

  • Operate trucks mounted with snow plow and sander
  • Operate tractor with push blade, includes radio operation.
  • Operate snow blowing and hauling equipment.
  • Operate wheel loaders and associated attachments.
  • Perform manual labor as required on jobs assigned.

Grounds Keeping

  • Operate diesel-powered tractors with mower attachments, requires small repair of machinery and radio operation.
  • Operate small tractor and power mower.
  • Operate weed eaters.
  • Fertilize and water grass as needed.
  • Maintain field by seeding, sodding, rut filling.
  • Cut and trim trees and shrubs.


  • Operate power sweepers for cleaning of runways, taxiways, parking lots, roadways, and aircraft loading areas.
  • Cleanup of oil and fuel spills.
  • Pick up rubbish and debris.
  • Empty trash cans.

General Assistance

  • Assist the carpenters, painters, electricians, plumbers, other trades and contracted personnel.
  • Perform parts pick-up and delivery and assist in equipment maintenance, cleaning and care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Pollution Control

  • Assist in containing and cleaning up oil spills and other pollutants on or near airport rivers, lakes, streams and catch basins.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Possession of a valid state issued driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to work outdoors under severe and varying weather conditions for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods including shoveling, lifting, carrying, etc.
  • Ability to lift, carry and position up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work between various airports
  • Ability to report for duty within 60 minutes
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Ability to pass a criminal history and employment background check

Desirable Requirements

  • Previous professional work experience in snow removal using a variety of snow removal equipment
  • Experience in landscape or grounds maintenance
  • Heavy equipment operation experience
  • Experience in concrete or masonry work
  • Experience in air traffic control operations

MAC Core Competency Requirements

  • Complete work assignments in an accurate and neat manner.
  • Produce required volume of work within assigned deadlines.
  • Consistently practice cooperative, positive and flexible work habits and accept accountability for job responsibilities.
  • Use sound, ethical judgment in solving problems and making decisions.
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to develop positive work relationships.
  • Perform work in a safe, secure and ethical manner.
  • Use good communication skills in and between work groups.
  • Comply with required work schedules.
  • Provide good internal/external customer service.
  • Comply with all MAC policies and procedures.

Other Information:

Motor Vehicle Record Evaluation Guideline

Effective September 11, 2015

Safe driving habits are critical for individuals employed in MAC occupations that require extensive driving of equipment on the aircraft operating area. As a result, external applicants for the Airport Maintenance Worker position must meet the MAC’s standard of safe driving in order to be hired.

A contingent offer of employment shall be withdrawn if the motor vehicle record contains:

1. Three (3) or more minor moving violations within the last three (3) years from date of offer. Minor violations include, but not limited to:

  • Failure to wear a seat belt
  • Speeding
  • Failure to stop at a stop sign
  • Failure to yield

2. Any major violation within the past three (3) years from date of offer including, but not limited to:

  • Driving under influence of alcohol/drugs
  • Open bottle or allowing open bottle
  • Failure to stop/report an accident
  • Violations as a result of an accident
  • Reckless driving/speeding contest
  • Making a false accident report
  • Homicide, manslaughter or assault arising out of the use of a vehicle
  • Driving while license is suspended/revoked
  • Careless driving
  • Attempting to elude a police officer
  • Excessive speed

Any pending criminal matter for a serious traffic offense will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Felony : A crime for which a sentence of imprisonment for more than one year and a fine of more than $3,000 may be imposed. (Examples: criminal vehicular operations resulting in injury or death, fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle resulting in an injury or death.)

Gross Misdemeanor : Any crime which is not a felony or misdemeanor, the maximum fine for which is $3,000.00, and imprisonment for up to one year. (Examples: fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, subsequent DWI violations within five and ten years.)

Misdemeanor : A crime for which a sentence of not more than 90 days or a fine of $1,000.00, or both, may be imposed. (Examples: Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving After Suspension/Driving After Revocation (DAS/DAR), reckless/careless driving, no insurance, open bottle, parking in a handicapped area, third moving violation in a year, petty misdemeanor violations with enhancements.)

Petty Misdemeanor : A petty offense which is prohibited by statute, which does not constitute a crime, for which a fine of not more than $100.00 may be imposed, unless the violation was originally a misdemeanor, whereupon the fine may not exceed $200.00. (Examples: speeding, failing to stop at a stop sign, failure to yield.)

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