Entry Level Airport Position (Airport Operations – ARFF)
FT Airport Rescue Firefighter and Airport Operations duties
Exc benefits. $23.15/HR.
Closes 5/17/21 at 8AM
The Port of Bellingham is excited to announce an opening for a motivated entry level professional to join the Bellingham International (BLI) Airport team as an Intro Airport Rescue Firefighter (ARFF). While Firefighter is the title of the position, the duties that are required to be performed include a broad range of tasks within Airport Operations that will ensure to keep you engaged and challenged. This unique and exciting position allows staff to remain outside of the work silos that exist at many other commercial service airports and exposes employees to the broad range of operational duties to maintain a safe and secure Part 139 airport.
The right candidate will be trained and required to perform ARFF duties, Part 139 airfield inspections, wildlife mitigation, stormwater management, security patrols and response, customer service, incident report writing, snow removal and grass mowing using large equipment, and other duties as needed to keep the airport operational. BLI has recruited aviation students and entry-level staff in the past that have gone on to become leaders in the airport industry. Join the BLI team and start your rewarding and exciting career in the airport industry.
Bellingham International Airport is a primary non-hub airport that services over 600K passengers a year with a modern 105,000-ft2 full service commercial terminal building, over 200 general aviation tenants, and a vibrant supportive community.
*Aviation degree, prior airside operations experience, and ARFF certification highly desirable but not required.