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Title:  Aviation Maintenance Worker I - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  10/11/2022
Req ID:  26581
Department:  Transportation Agency

Springfield, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.10


The Aviation Maintenance Worker is a mission critical position with responsibilities that include keeping the Springfield, VT State airport safely operating in compliance with FAA and State of Vermont regulations. Aviation Maintenance Workers are required to undergo extensive training in airport operations to work on an airfield, including runway/safety areas, snow removal operations to avoid airfield lighting and navigational aids, as well as snow storage management to assure snowbank height is not a risk to plane operations. All airfield maintenance operations require training to work around aircraft and flight operations, including radio operations. This position will be required to learn how to operate the sweeper/blower which sweeps the runway surface during snow events to keep any precipitation from freezing on the surface. During non-winter months this position is responsible for mowing, repainting pavement markings, lighting changes, ditch cleaning, stormwater retention pond cleaning and other maintenance activities required by FAA and State permits.


It is anticipated this position will work full-time hours through late spring with possibility of extension.

Who May Apply

This position, Aviation Maintenance Worker I (Job Requisition #26581), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Rollin Tebbetts at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed both in a facility as well as in the field. Duties require exposure to extreme outdoor weather. An incumbent must be available for considerable overtime during heavy snowfall or other emergencies. Employees may be required to report to work outside of their work schedule and must be reachable by phone. An employee must be able to use tools and lift equipment commonly used in routine maintenance work. Normal dangers associated with work on or near heavy equipment, hazardous materials, responding to accidents, emergencies and natural disasters are present. May be exposed to blood and airborne pathogens. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required. Travel throughout the state to various airports may be required. 

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of transportation maintenance or construction experience INCULDING BOTH one season or more of operating a snowplow with or without wings AND six months or more of operating medium or heavy equipment, such as graders, rollers, and backhoes.


Note: An incumbent must live within reasonable proximity of assigned workstation.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in inventory or store control and lighting and electrical.

Special Requirements

Complete Vermont State Aeronautics Training program within the first 6 months of employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.