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TRI-CITIES AIRPORT AUTHORITY EMPLOYMENT

GASOLINE/DIESEL MECHANIC

The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) is seeking candidates to maintain airport fleet equipment and associated periodic maintenance scheduling and record keeping. Airport fleet includes vehicles, mowers, tractors, trailers, and small engine equipment. Maintain and coordinate outside vendor maintenance of snow removal and firefighting equipment. Assist with all other maintenance duties as assigned by Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Automotive Service Excellence certification preferred
  • Valid driver license
  • Ability to use mowers, tractors, weed trimmers, chain saws, hand tools, power tools and other equipment to maintain airport property
  • Ability to assist with maintaining, repairing, and installing plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, HVAC and related building systems
  • Assist with snow/ice removal and control
  • Experience with two-way radio communication is preferred

TCAA offers a great benefit package which includes retirement, 401(k), group insurance, paid time off such as vacation, holidays, and sick leave. Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications with entry range of $33,700 – $42,125.

Submit resume via email to: yakley@triflight.com

or via mail to:
Tri-Cities Airport Authority
Human Resource Department
2525 Highway 75, Suite 301
Blountville, TN 37617

Position open until filled.

EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
Member of the Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Program

IT SYSTEMS MANAGER

The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) is seeking an experienced candidate for a full-time position responsible for coordinating, planning, and leading technology-related activities for the Airport. The individual will make recommendations for technology needs and implement computer systems to fulfill the TCAA’s information systems requirements utilizing a proactive approach. Maintain organizational effectiveness and efficiency by defining and delivering strategic plans for implementing information technologies. Identify and bring forth technology infrastructure and solutions to improve efficiencies, business practices, access control security, and user experience for both internal and external customers. This position will interact regularly with technology users and contracted vendors.

EDUCATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or system certification in computer science, information technology or related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in network security, computer science, computer programing, IT management, wireless systems, server applications or related field.
  • One of more certifications in computer systems, networking, system security, or other areas that demonstrate basic qualifications.
  • Expert knowledge of IT best practices, policies, and regulations.
  • In-depth understanding of programming, computer science and digital security.
  • Clear understanding of client/server technology and network architecture.
  • Good communication, including writing, speaking and active listening.
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and project management skills, including organization, planning, time management and prioritization.
  • Possess analytical and budgetary management skills.
  • Must be highly motivated, self-confident and able to work independently of supervision.
  • Ability to function in wide variety of social, business and cultural environments and work well with a broad range of individuals and personalities.
  • Must be able to function under pressure and in crisis situations.
  • Airport knowledge preferred.

Submit resume via email to:
yakley@triflight.com

OR
Tri-Cities Airport Authority
Human Resource Department
2525 Highway 75, Suite 301
Blountville, TN 37617

Position open until filled

EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
Member of the Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Program

PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER

Seeking an experienced candidate for providing law enforcement, fire fighting, emergency medical services and security for all Airport owned property and facilities.

Applicant must be 21 years of age and possess State of Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)certification for law enforcement officer. Experience preferred.

Required Education/Training:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to obtain certification as Aircraft Rescue and Firefighter and Fire Fighter I.
  • Emergency Medical Responder certification preferred

Submit resume packet, including copy of academy diploma & transcript of basic training curriculum to: Tri-Cities Airport Authority, Human Resource Dept., 2525 Highway 75 – Suite 301, Blountville, TN 37617 AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

Open until filled. 

COMMUNICATIONS CENTER OPERATOR

The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) is seeking a part time Communications Center Operator to monitor and operate the computer-based security access control and communications center systems. This position serves as a function of the TCAA Public Safety Department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring the airport’s access control security system
  • Radio communications and telephone calls
  • Providing information to each airport operating department regarding any service failures or requests
  • Maintaining a log of all calls for service
  • Answering emergency calls and communicating with local 911 centers for outside emergency assistance

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license
  • Successfully complete a fingerprint-based criminal history check and employment history check
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions
  • Basic computer knowledge with ability to learn computer systems and programs
  • Experience with two-way radio communication is preferred

Submit completed resume to:

Tri-Cities Airport Authority

Human Resource Department

2525 Highway 75, Suite 301

Blountville, TN 37617

Or email forms and resume to yakley@triflight.com.

Position open until filled.

EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability

TICKET COUNTER & RAMP AGENT

The Tri-Cities Airport Authority is seeking a part-time ticket counter and ramp agent. This position provides customer service by utilizing a computerized reservation system and will load and unload baggage from aircraft. On average, up to 10 hours per week depending on scheduled flights. Current flight schedule is Thursdays and Sundays.

Education and Skill Requirements:

  • Effective customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Skilled in using computers
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous airline experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to repetitiously lift weights up to 70 lbs. without assistance
  • Pass pre-employment physical and drug screen

Position will require completion of training for ticket counter and ramp operations.

Job is performed inside and outside in a variety of climates including adverse weather conditions. Requires constant movement from one work location to another. Frequent standing tolerance with bending, twisting, stooping, with overhead reach required. Job requires the ability to effectively communicate over a two-way radio.

Application available for pick up, M-F from 8AM-5PM at:
Tri-Cities Airport
Airport Services Counter
2525 Highway 75
Blountville, TN 37617

Submit completed application to:
Tri-Cities Airport Authority
Human Resource Department
2525 Highway 75, Suite 301
Blountville, TN 3761

Open until filled.


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AIRLINE EMPLOYMENT

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TSA EMPLOYMENT

If you are interested in working for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as a Transportation Security Screener or in administrative, supervisory and management positions, click here to visit the TSA website.
Tri-Cities Airport Authority is not responsible for the employment of these screeners.

FAA EMPLOYMENT

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Tri-Cities Airport Authority is not responsible for the employment of these positions.

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Additional Information for Business

Tennessee Aviation Economic Impact Study

Requests for Proposals

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Avigation Easements Acquisitions

This department oversees the ticket counter and provides ground handling services for Allegiant and various charter operations throughout the year.  For more information or to arrange ground handling service, please contact Airline Services at 423-325-6086.

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