Equipment Operator 2

Victoria Airport Authority

Equipment Operator 2

Competition No. #2018-15
Salary: $28.86 per hour (under review)

Position Overview
VAA is now recruiting for a regular, full-time Equipment Operator 2 to join our team. The Equipment Operator 2 performs a variety of tasks for the upkeep and maintenance of groundside and airside operations. Winter season includes standby time, after hour’s callouts, shift work and varying hours of operations. This is a union position reporting to the Field Supervisor and will normally work a 40 hour work week.

Education & Experience
The preferred candidate will have completed Grade 12 and have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience with snow removal and grounds maintenance using heavy equipment. BC Class 3 Driver’s licence with air brakes endorsement is required. Knowledge of safe operation of tools and heavy duty equipment. Knowledge of pavement maintenance requirements and inspection procedures. Proficiency in the English language, both spoken and written. Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of commonly-used software programs. The candidate must be fully qualified to operate heavy duty equipment and tools and possess above average mechanical aptitude. The Candidate should also have the personal suitability to work in emergency, hazardous (i.e. confined space, heights) or inclement weather situations.

Within three (3) months of hire the Equipment Operator 2 must obtain and then maintain the appropriate level of Airport Security Clearance (RAIC)* as well as the following certifications:
  • Airside Vehicle Operator Permit (AVOP).
  • Radio Operator’s Certificate – Aeronautical.

Within six (6) months of hire, Equipment Operator 2 must obtain and maintain the following certifications:
  • Firearms Certification (FAC).
  • WHMIS certification.

Interested applicants may submit their Cover Letter and Resume quoting Competition #2018-15 by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 23, 2018, to An eligibility list to fill future vacancies may be created. For a detailed job description please visit our website under the careers section. Your application should clearly identify how you meet the education, experience, and knowledge requirements stated in the job description.

As a condition of employment, employees must pass and maintain enhanced Airport security clearance (RAIC)*. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

* The Restricted Area Identification Card is a security pass issued by local airport authorities to all non-passengers working in the restricted areas of airports

Organization: Victoria Airport Authority
Location: Sidney, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Airport Management, Equipment Operator/Maintenance
Posted: October 11, 2018, 4:10 pm
Expires: October 23, 2018, 4:00 pm

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