Transportation Maintainer 2 (37.5 Hour) Jobs in Groton, CT at State of Connecticut

Title: Transportation Maintainer 2 (37.5 Hour)

Company: State of Connecticut

Location: Groton, CT

IntroductionThe Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA), is a State of Connecticut quasi-public agency that was established to develop, improve and operate Bradley International Airport, as well as five General Aviation Airports throughout the state (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford and Windham airports) . It is the CAA’s mission to provide excellent customer service and top-quality facilities for its passengers while making Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, establishing new routes, and supporting Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy.

We are now accepting applications for a full-time, first-shift Transportation Maintainer 2 positio n at the Groton-New London General Aviation Airport, located in Groton, CT. This 37.5 hours per week position is responsible for performing a full range of grounds, equipment, and facilities duties. The regular schedule for this position will be Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday from 7am-3pm, which includes a half-hour unpaid meal period. However initially during a six-month training period, the schedule will be Monday-Friday from 7am-3pm.*NOTE:The salary for this position for those new to state service is $26.32/hour and is non-negotiable.The airport is staffed 7 days a week. Overtime work is required on nights, holidays, and weekends. There is mandatory winter overtime from November 1st through April 30th, and snow removal can last for several days and nights.

NOTE:Applicants must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal and Airport Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) duties, when those services are needed. This position also requires using permitted techniques for wildlife management and will require a safety course relative to that requirement. Airport safety and security are a priority. In-state travel is required.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive healthcare coverage, retirement plan options, paid time off and more!

Selection PlanAn individual serving in this position must be able to successfully undergo a thorough background and security screening, physical examination including pre-employment drug screening, fingerprinting and maintain required security clearance during the duration of employment. Incumbents in this class must obtain Bradley movement area certification, allowing them to independently operate vehicles and equipment on Airfield movement areas while effectively communicating with Air Traffic Control for proper clearance. Movement area certification must be maintained during the duration of employment. CDL license is required for the position and must be maintained for the duration of employment.

To Apply

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening by the close date on the job opening. It is very important that your application reflects your qualifications for the position.

Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications …