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19 Apr 2024

Full-Time Operations Supervisor

tracy.stauffer@denvergov.org – Posted by tracy.stauffer@denvergov.org Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Are you a strong and dedicated leader who is seeking a role that offers a wide variety of duties and lots of networking, growth, and learning potential? Denver International Airport (DEN) is looking for an Operations Supervisor to join the Field Maintenance Team at DEN. This position works a 4/10 schedule and will be a working supervisor of a 10 to 14 crew member team involved in various maintenance/repair projects, cleaning, construction, and airfield snow removal. This position is a great promotional opportunity to further develop your supervisory and leadership skills within the dynamic Field Maintenance Team at DEN. If this sounds like a fit, apply today!


With competitive pay, great benefits, and endless opportunities, working for the City and County of Denver (CCD) means seeing yourself working with purpose — for you, and those who benefit from your passion, skills and expertise. Join our diverse, inclusive and talented workforce of more than 11,000 team members who are at the heart of what makes Denver, Denver. Click here to find out about all the amazing benefits and reasons to work for CCD!


What We Offer


The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The expected starting pay range for this position is $80,000-94,000/year, based on experience and education.


We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but is not limited to:

  • Four (4) Medical Plans, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Pension Plan for Life (Employee contributes 8.45%, Employer matches at 17.95%)
  • 457 (b) Retirement Plan (no early withdrawal fee!)
  • PTO (over 3 weeks in your first year) and 12 paid holidays
  • Yearly Merit Increase
  • STD, LTD, HSA, FSA, Life Insurance
  • CARE Bank, Family Leave Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program, Employee Volunteer Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $2000/year), We Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Learning and Development Opportunities; Courses and Career Development Resources
  • EcoPass (unlimited free RTD bus/train rides); Free Airport Parking




In this role, you can expect to be on site full time at Denver International Airport – Maintenance Center at 27500 East 80th Ave. Denver CO, 80249.


This position works 4 days a week, 10 hours a day. The shift that is available is Graveyard (730pm-6am). On Call Snow/Emergency duties required (October through May).


What You’ll Do


Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36.4 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 37,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity and inclusion at the center of all that we do.


Responsibilities include:

  • Supervises non-supervisory and/or working supervisory employees involved in the operation, construction, maintenance, and/or repair of City facilities, infrastructure, snow removal, parks, or in the collection and disposal of solid waste and recommends process improvements and changes in practices and procedures to increase operating efficiency and expedite workflow
  • Plans, assigns, and evaluates the work of staff members, provides technical expertise to staff, and establishes unit and staff work goals and objectives
  • Implements safety standards and develops procedures to ensure compliance
  • Prepares work records and reports
  • Reviews, develops, and/or modifies work plans, methods, and procedures, determines work priorities, and develops work schedules to provide adequate staff coverage. Provides work instruction, assists employees with difficult and/or unusual assignments, and encourages innovation. Assigns and distributes work, reviews work for accuracy and completeness, and returns assignments with recommendations for proper completion
  • Conducts hiring interviews and selects candidate(s) for job opening(s)
  • Resolves problems, mediates conflicts encountered during daily operations, determines appropriate solutions, and promotes teamwork. Encourages regular communication and informs staff of relevant business issues and their impact on the organization
  • Develops goals, documents performance, provides performance feedback and formally evaluates the work of the employee; provides reward and recognition for proper and efficient performance. Assists staff to achieve performance standards and identifies opportunities for continual improvement to performance standards


About You


Our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:​

  • Leadership skills; Ability to guide a team with a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Ability to adapt, make changes and be responsive when there is a need
  • Decision Making – Specifies goals and obstacles to achieving those goals, generates alternatives, considers risks, and evaluates and chooses the best alternative to decide, draw conclusions, or solve a problem
  • Delivering Results – Sets high standards for quality, quantity, and timelines. Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction. Consistently achieves project goals
  • Coaching – Provides others with clear direction, motivates, and empowers. Recruits staff of a high caliber and provides staff with development opportunities and coaching
  • Knowledge of safety practices and precautions sufficient to be able to supervise, train, and provide safety instructions to subordinates and others and to recognize and correct hazardous situations


Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
  • Experience:  Three (3) years of experience in the operation of equipment characterized by tandem axles or auxiliary functions OR performing semi-skilled labor in the maintenance of public grounds and/or facilities and supplemented by experience or training in equipment operation
  • Experience Equivalency:  One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post high school education.  Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements
  • Requires a valid Driver’s license is required at time of application
  • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment


FBI Background Check: FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.

Snow / Emergency Duties: Denver International Airport is a 24/7/365 team operation. If weather conditions warrant or an emergency crisis occurs, all DEN employees can be required to work extended hours and/or shifts.


Application Deadline


Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than May 3rd, 2024, at midnight to ensure consideration.


To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
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How to Apply

Apply via URL - https://denver.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCD-denver-denvergov-CSC_Jobs-Civil_service_jobs-Police_Jobs-Fire_Jobs/job/Denver-International-Airport/Operations-Supervisor_R0066616

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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