Airport Supervisor

November 3 2022
Expected expiry date: February 3 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Professional and Administration Positions
Old Crow, YT
Job Summary and Requirements

This posting is to fill one permanent full-time position 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 positions are 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 Yukon.

This opportunity…

Located in Old Crow, this position is responsible 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 or training with 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;
  • Supervisory skills and ability to deal effectively with human resource issues.

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 License (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 Yukon government or if you need an accommodation for this staffing process, please contact Gillian Smith, HRC ll at

Apply now!

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