Airports Landside Superintendent

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website City of Fresno

SALARY: $6,485 – $7,855

FILING DEADLINE: Open until Filled


Reporting directly to the Airports Facilities Manager, the Airports Landside Superintendent is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of the landside maintenance components of the Operations Section. Incumbent will oversee landside maintenance operations to assure compliance with Federal, State, and local requirements.  Participates in the initiation of construction programs; coordinates and serves as a liaison with contractors working on the airport; oversees the repair and alteration of landside facilities to ensure the airport complies with FAA Part 139 and other regulatory guidelines; coordinates preventative maintenance, inspection, and repairs of the various Airport-owned buildings, building systems, and related equipment including baggage belts and conveyors, passenger boarding bridges, etc. Incumbents use independent judgment to assign, supervise, inspect, and evaluate the work of custodial and maintenance crews as well as contract work and/or skilled trades work related to the landside areas.

One current vacancy exists in Airports Department, Operations Division/Landside. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City’s discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.


Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination and does not assure a place on the eligibility list.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Airport Management or a closely related field,


Three (3) years of progressive experience in airside/landside maintenance and/or commercial building maintenance performing electrical, plumbing, mechanical, painting or carpentry repairs, two years of which included supervisory work experience.

Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Five (5) years progressive experience at a Federal Aviation Administration FAR 139 certificated airport and accreditation from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) are desirable.

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License will be required within 60 days of appointment.

Recruitment may be limited to a specific area of expertise as required by operational needs. The specific areas of expertise are listed below:

1. Airside Operations

2. Landside Operations



The examination process may consist of the following:

Oral Examination: 100% – A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related panel interview to evaluate each candidate’s knowledge of State and Federal Airport safety, operations and maintenance regulations; skill to operated computer and software applications; ability to plan supervise, and instruct subordinates, establish effective relationships and organize work, set priorities and establish goals and objectives. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The oral exam is to be determined.


Candidates applying for veteran’s preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period.  Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service.  Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran’s preference credit is requested. Qualified veterans who pass the examination will have five (5) points added to their final score.


The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination.



UNIT 13 Classification – City of Fresno Professional Employees Association (CFPEA)

RETIREMENT: Fresno City Retirement System, one of the best funded public systems in the state.  Reciprocity with other public California systems. The City does not participate in Social Security.  Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service.

HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Increase your retirement savings with the City’s 457 plan.

MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year.

ANNUAL LEAVE: Twenty (20) days per year of Annual Leave with cash out provisions.

HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.

LIFE INSURANCE: Benefit equal to annual salary; premium paid by the City.

LONG-TERM DISABILITY: Benefit equal to 66.66% of monthly salary up to $7,500 per month after 30 days of disability; premium paid by the City.

Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at

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APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION.  PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY.  For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view “Instruction Guide” on the City’s website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail.  All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application.  Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant’s responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis.  Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.

It is an applicant’s responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno.  Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the “junk mail” or “spam” folders.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to check these folders.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.


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