Airport Supervisor

November 17 2022
Expected expiry date: January 6 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Building & facility maintenance,
Old Crow, YT

Government of Yukon -> Highways & Public Works – Transportation Aviation Maintenance

Location: Old Crow, YT

Requisition: #39452

Salary: $73,295 - $84,937 per annum

Closing date: February 3, 2023

This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.

For more information on the hiring preference, visit

This posting is to fill one permanent, full-time position, working 80 hours bi-weekly, located in Old Crow.

This competition will be posted until filled; candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled, or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

Highways and Public Works – who we are

Employees at Highways and Public Works are responsible for ensuring safe and efficient public highways, airstrips, buildings, and information systems. Our collective vision is to make a difference in the lives of Yukoners. At all levels of our organization, we value leadership, innovation, teamwork, and keeping our people safe. Our priorities are to be client focused, to support our people, to build sustainably, and to advance reconciliation throughout the Yukon.

This opportunity…

Located in Old Crow, this position involves responsibility for performing Airport Equipment Operator duties, and supervising a crew of airport maintenance employees engaged in a variety of airport maintenance activities, to ensure the safety of the workers and the travelling public while maintaining and improving public infrastructure.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please review this information: Apply on a job | Government of Yukon.

Essential Qualifications (what we’re looking for in your resume):

  • Experience operating a wide variety of heavy equipment, including loader, dump truck and trucks with attachments (e.g. snow plow, sander, sweeper) and grader;
  • Supervisory skills, including scheduling, training and evaluating employees operating heavy equipment;
  • Experience implementing a maintenance program, including budgeting, planning and scheduling, including material management;
  • Experience using computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Experience with, or training in, workplace safety systems;
  • Valid class 3 driver's licence with air endorsement or equivalent.

If your resume shows education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above, your application may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Suitability (what candidates will be assessed on):

  • Commitment to working safely in an environment which promotes respect, dependability and reliability;
  • Supervisory skills and ability to deal effectively with human resource issues;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Adaptability to changing priorities;
  • Initiative and self-motivation;
  • Ability to effectively run heavy equipment in various weather conditions.

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Yukon Class 3 driver’s licence with air endorsement;
  • Transport Canada Transportation Security Clearance (within 6 months);
  • Restricted Radio Operator’s Licence (within 1 month);
  • Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (within 1 month);
  • Certification on airport heavy equipment (as needed for position, within 6 months).

Job Requirements

  • Travel within the Yukon;
  • Working in adverse weather conditions;
  • Mandatory use of personal protective equipment;
  • Shift work;
  • Working outside of headquarters area for extended periods of time.

Additional Information


If you have questions about this position, please contact Russell Trimble, Superintendent, Maintenance, at

If you have questions about applying for a job with the Yukon government, or if you need an accommodation for this staffing process, please contact Gillian Smith, HRC ll, at

Learn more about us!

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

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How to Apply

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