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Airport Line Technician


Univesity, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Maintenance of Airport (10000982)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Definition of Class

This is a non-supervisory position in which the incumbent performs duties associated with general servicing of aircraft, crews, and passengers; and maintenance of airport grounds. Incumbents in this position rotate "on call" duties where the incumbent is expected to respond to calls after normal work hours in a timely manner. Incumbents in this position works twelve (12) hour shifts and are also required to work special events, including but not limited to, home football game weekends.  


Reports to: Airport Supervisor

Examples of Work Performed
  • Greets, parks, and tows arriving and departing aircraft as required.
  • Assists pilots and passengers with baggage handling, trash removal, other necessities required for safe and comfortable travel.
  • Provides fueling services, oil , and air as needed to aircraft as required.
  • Provides customer services, to include but not limited to, cash receipting and credit card processing.
  • Responsible for general cleanliness of terminal to include bathrooms.
  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of airport grounds outside the terminal; removes debris and trash.
  • Maintains required FAA daily written reports for runway, fuel farm, fuel trucks, etc.
  • Provides mowing, trimming, and landscape services.
  • Maintains multiple fuel inventories (deliver/on PC as required.)
  • Drives airport trucks and related equipment: University service truck, fuel truck, tug, mowers, and other such items.
  • Rotates ‘on call’ duties by responding to calls after normal work hours.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring deepartment.

  1. Responsible for greeting, towing, parking, moving, and marshalling aircraft arriving and departing from ramp.
  2. Maintains airports grounds and cleanliness of terminal.
  3. Maintains fuel inventories and provides FAA daily written reports.
Minimum Education/Experience

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).

Incumbents must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain a Class D Driver’s License within the first six months of employment.

Salary/Wage Information
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EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi