Airport Maintenance Supervisor

in CUMBERLAND-Portland-Metro County, ME

Job Description


Aviation & Transportation Department - Portland International Jetport - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus Offered -

This is a challenging position in the dynamic and fast-paced environment at Maine’s largest commercial service airport of Portland’s busy and growing small hub commercial airport. This supervisory position involves a wide variety of skills ranging from mentoring and development of personnel to the overseeing of day-to-day staff work within trades in the construction, repair, operation and maintenance of airport buildings, grounds and equipment.  Requirements: Ability to successfully complete a physical assessment that measures cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, endurance, hearing, color recognition and night vision; strong background in heavy equipment and construction; valid Maine Class B driver’s license; successful completion of TSA background investigation per TSR part 1542; must pass federally mandated drug test. Job duties include: scheduling, inspecting, teaching, leading, and overseeing a team of Airport Maintenance Workers in a wide variety of Airport Maintenance functions. This position works closely with other Airport divisions to ensure work is completed both airside and landside. Qualified candidates are forward looking individuals who will learn and understand federal, state and local regulations that affect airport operations. They will be self-driven and inspire others to complete work in a safe, timely and appropriate manner. They will use technology to assist in accountability of work performance and continuing education. We are looking for a supportive, team-oriented individual who is capable of performing tasks both as a group member and autonomously.   AFSCME Supervisor union position – Grade 27A – Salary range starting at $1,007.60/week.  During training, this position is a 1st shift Monday through Friday with the final anticipated shift of Tuesday-Saturday, 2nd which includes an additional $.55/hour shift differential.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.  


***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***    For the safety of our employees and our constituents, the City of Portland requires that new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.  Candidates may request an accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs at the conditional offer stage.


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Job Posting: 819101

Posted On: Sep 17, 2022

Updated On: Oct 07, 2022