Aviation trades supervisor Job at Broward County Board of County Commissioners, Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Broward County Board of County Commissioners
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

Job Description

Requirements And Preferences

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Skilled Trades Supervisor.

This job announcement will remain open until a sufficient number of applications are received.

Benefits Of Broward County Employment

  • Eleven (11) paid holidays each year
  • Vacation (Paid Time Off) = 2 weeks per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement (Up to 2K annually)
  • Up to 40 hours of Job Basis Leave for eligible positions
  • Paid Parental Leave

Health Benefits

  • High Deductible Health Plan – bi-weekly premiums: Single $10.39 / Family $76.94 Includes a County Funded Health Savings Account of up to $2400 Annually
  • Consumer Driven Health Plan – bi-weekly premiums: Single $78.64 / Family $273.13

Florida Retirement System (FRS) – Pension or Investment Plan

  • 457 Deferred Compensation county matches up to $2,600 a year.

The Aviation Department which operates the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the North Perry Airport is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Skilled Trades Supervisor. This position is responsible for supervisory and administrative work in the maintenance and repair of the facilities and equipment at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the North Perry Airport. Work involves the assignment of and review of subordinates performing varied duties within the construction trades, to include electrical, carpentry, plumbing, painting, air conditioning and airfield maintenance.

All Aviation Department employees must possess the ability to interact courteously with the public, Airport vendors, contractors and fellow employees to maintain a professional work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes a positive work environment.

Aviation Department Maintenance Division Staff are all essential positions. At any given time, staff may be required to be on the Airfield, in the Terminals, or in a work environment which conditions may expose them to weather, humid conditions; smoke, fumes or dust; tight or confined spaces; hazardous materials; or shaking, rocking and or vibrating equipment, loud noise, stairs and ramps, and large moving equipment.

Minimum Education And Experience Requirements

Requires four (4) years in journey level experience in area of assignment including one (1) year of lead work/supervisory experience.

Special Certifications And Licenses Required

May require license depending on area of assignment.

Possess and maintain a Florida E Class Driver's License with authority to drive a county vehicle for duration of appointment

Must be able to obtain/maintain Airport security & customs badging.

Must be able to obtain/maintain Airfield driving privileges movement & non movement.


2+ years airport facilities maintenance experience

3+ years public facilities maintenance experience

Airfield and Ramp Driving

Kronos Timekeeping experience

PeopleSoft Purchasing experience

Maximo Work Order System experience

Airfield Maintenance experience

Passenger Boarding Bridge Maintenance Experience

Part 139 FAA Inspection experience

Ground Power Unit Maintenance Experience

Undergraduate Degree

All candidates must complete an extensive ten (10) year work history verification and criminal background check, Per the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 1542, all airport employees must undergo a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and a Security Threat Assessment (STA) in order to obtain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge, as required by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). * Ability to maintain authorization to drive a County vehicle. * Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge. * The Aviation Department operates under a Drug-Free Workplace Policy in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

Duties And Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Prioritizes staff assignments, plans and implements work projects and methods; determines application procedure and oversees the purchasing of all materials, submits requisition forms and specifications for supplies and materials; determines what new equipment should be purchased as well as what equipment is needed for various projects; performs and oversees equipment maintenance and planning for support of heavy equipment as needed.

Determines if safety hazards exist and implements necessary corrections; inspects buildings and grounds for various needed repairs and maintenance.

Plans, assigns and supervises trades staff, equipment operators and maintenance personnel engaged in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting, lawn cutting, natural area maintenance and repair and/or preventive maintenance of equipment and vehicles, etc.; inspects jobs in progress as well as completed jobs and assignments.

Oversees requisition of parts and supplies, checks and orders stock and repair parts; manages heavy equipment fleet; repairs, replaces, diagnoses, and troubleshoots related equipment and machinery.

Consults and assists other agencies within Broward County.

Assumes the duties of superior when needed.

Handles personnel issues regarding attendance, hiring and progressive discipline, payroll functions, various reports, filing, staff meetings, purchase tracking and recording approvals of requests as needed; monitors assigned budget, as applicable.

Inputs data and work logs into computer; communicates with peers and upper management on any maintenance issues; attends relevant meetings.

Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 25 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office or shop machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to dust, noise, electrical shocks; heights.


County Core Competencies

All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion. Broward County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. We support the hiring of people with disabilities; therefore, if you require assistance due to a disability, please contact the Professional Standards Section in advance at 954-357-6500 or email Profstandards@broward.org to make an accommodation request.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, For contractors, Night shift, Weekend work,

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