City of Edinburg
  • 29-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Aviation -Dept #7000
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 13.77 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Job Title:

Line Service Technician



Reports to:

Aviation Manager / Lead Line Service Technician

FLSA Classification:


Safety Sensitive Type:

Safety Sensitive

Effective Date:


Job Summary

Performs complex and safety sensitive duties, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, guidelines; work involves aircraft ground support and aviation customer support activities; under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions

Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.

a. Perform flight line services duties safely and efficiently, including aircraft marshalling, towing, tie down, baggage handling, cabin grooming, and courtesy transportation.

b. Operate ground service equipment and vehicles.

c. Fuel aircraft in accordance with National Fire Protection Association, National Air Transport Association, fuel concession and handling agreement(s), FAA and OSHA rules & standards for quality control and handling hazardous materials including fuel products.

d. Perform safety and compliance inspections and conduct quality control tests and inspections

e. Check inventories, assist with wildlife mitigation efforts, grounds, building, and vehicle maintenance activities.

f. Use and promote use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

g. Assist airport and aviation security efforts

h. Perform customer service including point of sale calculations and transactions, and document airport statistics.

i. Perform related work and reports as assigned

Conditions of Employment

a. Applicant will be subject to a complete background investigation. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration.

b. Applicant must take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the City's expense.

c. Acquire NATA (National Air Transportation Association) Safety 1st or aviation line service industry equivalent certification within first six (6) months of employment.

d. Driving skill equivalent to Texas Class B Commercial Driver License with "H" endorsement.

e. Must have a current valid class "C" driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record.

f. Work flexible schedule including nights, weekends, holidays.

Required Education:

High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalency.

Education Preference:

Community college, vocational business, technical, or correspondence school certificates are likely sources.

Educational Substitute:

Not Applicable

Required Work Experience:

Requires one (1) year experience or training of various aircraft procedures including fueling, oil, marshalling, towing, etc.

Experience Preference:

Not Applicable

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

a. Requires a working knowledge of airport operations, fire safety, jet engine aircraft, turboprop, ramp safety, fuel farm management and aircraft towing.

b. Comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

c. Good computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office, and some database management.

Equipment Materials

General office and safety equipment/materials to include but not limited to the following:

· Office equipment including computer hardware & software, telephone,

· Fuel truck

· Aircraft tow tractor and tow bar

· Fire extinguisher

· Marshaling wands

· Whistle

· Ground power unit

Work Conditions

Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes and/or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee must be able to work in both a heavy maintenance environment and in upscale customer areas. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional high volume when aircraft arrive/depart. The employee must be able to work in all types of weather conditions; occasionally exposed to extreme cold and to extreme heat.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform detailed work, multiple deadlines and concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with staff and the public.

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