KCAD Careers Office:
KCAD Human Resources
601 Brasilia Ave
Kansas City, MO 64153
To apply for one of the following Aviation Department positions click here or on the job title below. Please be sure to read the critical recruitment information at the bottom of this page. To view other City of KCMO job opportunities, visit www.kcmo.gov/careers.
Airport Police Officer (Job Opening ID #510019)
Deadline: Open until filled
Salary: $15.66-$30.80/hour without a MO A POST certification
Salary: $18.46-$30.80/hour with a MO POST A certification
Location: Kansas City International Airport, 1 International Square, Kansas City, MO 64153
Description: Several full-time positions available. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during training and then placed on a schedule based on staffing needs. Enforces all applicable laws, rules and regulations pertaining to safeguarding property and persons in attendance at the airport. Controls vehicular and pedestrian traffic at airport facilities. Responds to crash, fire and emergency situations and provides first aid. Screens passengers when weapons, explosives or hazardous materials are detected. Works with staff of other agencies, visiting dignitaries, large reception crowds, bomb threats and prevention of theft and vandalism.
Requirements: High school graduate. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must be able to obtain a Class A P.O.S.T. certification within 6 months of employment. Must be eligible to obtain a special police commission as issued by the KCMO Police Department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, a post-offer physical examination, and a psychological evaluation as prescribed by the City. Must successfully complete a 10-year FAA background check. Preference will be given to those with Class A P.O.S.T. certification.
Bus Operator (Job Opening ID #510015)
Deadline: Open until filled
Salary: $14.35 - $22.93/hour
Location: Kansas City International Airport, 400 Panama City Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153
Description: Several positions available. Normal work days/hours: Rotating shift work varies. Transports passengers by bus between the terminals and parking facilities at the airport observing all operating and safety procedures. Responds to customer inquiries in a concise and courteous fashion. Assists passengers who need assistance in entering and exiting the vehicles. May be required to enter restricted areas to provide transportation between aircraft and terminals. Fuels assigned vehicle as needed and maintains fuel records. Cleans interiors and exteriors of vehicles in preparation for passenger service. Assists elderly or disabled passengers to enter or exit from bus. Performs safety checks around the bus. **Please be advised this is not a training position.**
Requirements: High school graduation and 6 months of experience driving multi-passenger motorized vehicles with a capacity of 15 passengers or more; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and/or experience. Must possess a valid Class B CDL. Will be required to obtain passenger endorsement and airbrake qualification within first 30 days of employment. Must successfully complete a 10-year FAA background check. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference will be given to those that have passenger endorsement and airbrake experience.
Maintenance Mechanic - Field Maintenance Division (Job Opening ID #510017)
Deadline: Open until filled
Salary: $16.64 - $26.60/hour
Location: Kansas City International Airport, 152 Tokyo Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153
Description: Several full-time positions available. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; on call for emergency snow events. Makes concrete and asphalt repairs to streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and airfield aprons, taxiways and runways. Installs and repairs chain link fencing, barbed wire, mesh, snow fencing, fabricates fence gates and metal security grates. Picks up trash from streets, parking lots, and turf areas. Operates two-way radios to communicate with the FAA tower and coworkers. Operates a variety of motorized equipment from small to large pieces of equipment, highway style paint equipment, riding mowers, rotary tillers, insecticide and pesticide sprayers, agricultural tractors and 20’ rotary mower decks as well as bulldozers, motor graders, dump trucks, back hoes, trenchers, front end loaders, paint trucks and excavators. Operates and maintains snow removal equipment. The person in this position must be available day or night during snow season for emergency snow removal events. The job duties are primarily outdoor duties that are performed in all types of weather, night or day, on either the street side or airside of the Airport.
Requirements: High school graduation and 4 years of experience in a variety of mechanical crafts and trade; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must successfully complete a 10-year FAA background check. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.
URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243.3010 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.
For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of “high school graduation” also includes the state-issued GED certificate.
For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.
Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of “an accredited” degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
If claiming military veteran’s preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.
Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.
All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.
POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION:
The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. View the City's Anti-Discrimination Ordinance.
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission, access, treatment, or employment in its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should click here to contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division or call (816) 513-1945.