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Assistant Shop & Fleet Supervisor

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is seeking an experienced diesel/gasoline mechanic for the position of Assistant Shop & Fleet Supervisor for the Airport. Responsibilities include repairs and preventive maintenance on all vehicles and airport equipment to include heavy-duty equipment such as dump trucks, snow plows, aircraft firefighting vehicles and ground maintenance equipment such as mowers and tractors. This position serves as a member of aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) team for CHO Airport. Successful applicant required to pass Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting certification which is provided in-house and required to maintain certification. On-call snow/ice removal is required. A high school education with 3- 5 years of prior experience in the repair and maintenance of diesel/gasoline machinery, equipment and automobiles is required. Experience in carpentry, electrical work and airport maintenance is not required, but would be a plus.

Pay starting at $20.00 per hour. Higher entry rate may be considered based on experience. Schedules may include weekdays, weekends, evening shifts and holidays. Benefits for full-time employees include health care coverage with 100% of employee’s coverage currently paid by the Authority, retirement and life insurance coverage in Virginia Retirement System, two weeks paid leave and twelve paid holidays.

Must successfully complete all required Fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Checks and employment background check. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must possess valid Virginia driver’s license with driving record insurable by Authority’s automobile liability carrier.

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Applications are also available at the Airport Administrative Office. Mail completed applications to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority, Attn: Human Resources, 100 Bowen Loop, Suite 200, Charlottesville, VA 22911 or email ccook@gocho.com. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants encouraged to apply.


Maintenance Technician

This position will perform skilled maintenance for various airport systems including lighting, buildings, & equipment. Primary job functions include general building/grounds maintenance, mowing, maintaining/repairing lighting, changing electrical receptacles, painting, routine carpentry & plumbing. Will operate heavy machinery including tractors, dump trucks & snowplows. Will perform snow removal duties with significant overtime. Will train to respond to aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) emergencies and operate ARFF vehicles & equipment in training & actual emergency situations. Will participate in ARFF & safety drills. Assists with cleaning of the Airport Terminal Building, including floors, restrooms, & trash disposal. Must be able to operate manual transmission trucks, plows, tractors. All training provided; however, must pass & receive firefighting certification within one year of employment.

Pay range $15.00 – $18.00 per hour. Higher entry rate may be considered based on experience. Schedules may include weekdays, weekends, evening shifts and holidays. Benefits for full-time employees include health care coverage with 100% of employee’s coverage currently paid by the Authority, retirement and life insurance coverage in Virginia Retirement System, two weeks paid leave and twelve paid holidays.

Must successfully complete all required Fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Checks and employment background check. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must possess valid Virginia driver’s license with driving record insurable by Authority’s automobile liability carrier.

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Completed Airport Authority Application required (applications available online at www.gocho.com or onsite in the Main Terminal Building). Mail completed applications to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority, 100 Bowen Loop, Suite 200, Charlottesville, VA 22911.


Seasonal Grounds Keeper

This position performs grounds maintenance such as mowing, sweeping, picking up trash, weeding, mulching. Areas to include airside, parking areas, entrance sign and Rt. 29 sign areas. Performs light maintenance in the terminal to include painting, custodial duties and light repair work. Physical demands include standing and walking for long periods of time, bending, stooping, dragging, lifting significant weight, climbing up and down stairs and ladders. Must be able to operate automatic and manual transmission equipment, heavy machinery including tractors, dump trucks and bush-hogs. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. During the course of a normal day, time is equally spent inside and outside and exposed to extreme weather (hot/humid, cold/ice/snow/rain). Possible exposure to loud noise levels due to aircraft and vehicle operations.

Pay starting at $15.00 per hour.

Must successfully complete all required Fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Checks and employment background check. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must possess valid Virginia driver’s license with driving record insurable by Authority’s automobile liability carrier.

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Airport Authority Application is required (applications available online at www.gocho.com or onsite in Airport Administrative Office). Mail completed applications to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority, Attn: Human Resources, 100 Bowen Loop, Suite 200, Charlottesville, VA 22911. Applications may be emailed to Connie Cook: ccook@gocho.com. Applications will be accepted until position filled.

**NOTE: This position can start as soon as selected and last from now until approximately through October, 2019. However, for the right individual it could become a fulltime long-term position with benefits.


Equal Employment Opportunity The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship including, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. The Authority complies with federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.

Job opportunities may also be available with other businesses located on the Airport, including the airlines, rental cars, TSA, Tailwind Concessions, Signature Flight Services and others. Please visit their ticket counters for employment information and applications.


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