Maintenance Operator


Maintenance Operator

Pembroke & Area Airport
Location: Petawawa, Ontario
Posted: January 18th 2023
Deadline: March 19th, 2023
Salary: $19.00 per hour

The Pembroke & Area Airport, located in Petawawa, is one of five certified airports in Eastern Ontario. Located in Petawawa, the Airport serves approximately 3,500 aircraft movements each year. The Airport interacts with many agencies in the course of daily work including the Government of Canada, the Department of National Defence, the Ministry of Natural Resources (Ontario and Quebec), Ornge (air ambulance), Canadian Coast Guard and many private pilots and aircraft.

The Airport is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Operator. This could be a full-time or part-time position. This role reports to the Airport Manager.

The Airport is a busy facility at times and the staff members are well-known for exceptional service throughout Ontario. We are very much recruiting for someone who is interested in continuing at that standard.

Duties of the Position:

  • Moving and fuelling aircraft
  • Airside and non-airside property maintenance
  • Assisting with airport maintenance operations
  • Handling customer requests and interacting with the public
  • Processing fuel sales
  • Being an ambassador for the Pembroke & Area Airport
  • Restricted Radio Operators licence is a definite asset or be willing to obtain the licence
  • A valid driver's licence
  • A valid DZ licence
  • Comfortable with being outside and in windy, dusty and loud environments
  • Able to treat safety as a priority
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Previous experience in any maintenance or labour work is a definite asset, as is experience in aviation
  • Dependable, arriving on time for work and committed to the position
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and be trained to work on your own
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Able to provide your own steel-toed boots
  • Criminal background check
  • WHMIS, First Aid and CPR certifications
  • An interest in aviation is an appreciated
Additional Information

Alternating weekend work is part of this role.

The Airport is jointly owned by the Town of Laurentian Hills, the Town of Deep River, the Town of Petawawa, the City of Pembroke, the Township of Laurentian Valley and the Township of Whitewater Region.

Please send resumes by email in MS Word or PDF format.

Contact Information
Steve Gilchrist, Airport Manager
Pembroke & Area Airport
176 Len Hopkins Drive,
Petawawa, Ontario, Canada

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