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Huntington Tri-State Airport

1449 Airport Road

Huntington, WV 25704

(304) 453-6165

(304) 453-6183

Employment Opportunities

CLASS TITLE: Airport Maintenance Worker I

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm




This position requires some technical knowledge in electrical, carpentry and mechanics.  Performs various semi-skilled airport maintenance tasks as directed.




Individual will be responsible for semi-skilled maintenance projects.  Individual will assist with pavement, landscape and buildings maintenance.  Will assist with snow removal operations.  Performs various maintenance duties as assigned by Supervisor.  Individual is required to be on-call 24 hrs day/7 days a week for emergencies.




Experience in electrical, plumbing, or carpentry is a plus.  Must have the ability to comply with FAA Regulations and Airport Rules and Regulations.  Must have some knowledge of methods, policies and procedures of ground and building maintenance.  Must be able to use hand tools and ride-on equipment.  Must be safety conscious.   Must have the ability to work effectively with management, co-workers and citizens.  Must have the ability to respond with short notice.  Individual must have proficient oral and written communication skills.




Any combination of training, education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED.  Completion of trade/vocational school training in any areas of maintenance is a plus.




Employment is contingent upon completion of a federal 10-year background investigation and/or a background investigation by any law enforcement agency.  Employee must have a valid driver’s license.  Employee must maintain appropriate security status.




Individual will be required to work during an airport emergency.  Individual will be exposed to outdoor conditions including, but not limited to, inclement weather, noise, fumes and chemicals.







The position requires a strong knowledge of airport operations including FAA and TSA regulations.  Individual must perform airfield inspections to ensure compliance with CFR Part 139.  Must respond to and assist with the control of airport disasters and emergencies at or near the airport.  Individual will be trained as an Airport Rescue Firefighter.  Performs administrative, operational, and limited maintenance functions as needed.  Works closely with Airport Department Heads and regulatory agencies. The Allegiant position is responsible for providing customer service to all customers. Responsibilities will also include ground operations, security, and operations.




Operations I employees are expected to perform the following, including but not limited to:

Prompt, accurate and safe movement of passengers, pilots, aircraft and other vehicles

Marshal aircraft, including proper placement of chocks and cones 

Greet passengers, pilots and crew

Wing walking

Handle aviation fuels, including maintaining quality control of fuel through various procedures and completing applicable paperwork

Perform daily airfield inspections in accordance with FAA regulation.

Assist with airport wildlife mitigation programs.

Maintain personal ARFF preparedness and inspect ARFF equipment daily.


Allegiant employees are expected to perform the following:


The ideal candidate must be people oriented, highly motivated with a positive and friendly attitude.

Process tickets, check baggage, monitor carry-on baggage for size and quantity, and assign seats.

Ensure FAA, Allegiant Air and airport regulations are followed.

Enforce safety/security measures and monitors safety sensitive zones.

Assist Customers with special needs, i.e., Customers who need assistance in boarding.

Marshal in the planes and push back the aircraft.

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Must be well groomed and adhere to dress code policy.

Ability to work efficiently under time constraints.

Must be available to work varied hours including nights, weekends and holidays and must be able to stay late for irregular operations.

Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Must have authorization to work in the U.S. as defined in the Immigrations Act of 1986.

Able to attend required training.







HTS provide aviation safety and customer service training for Airport Employees.

Operations I employees must meet the following requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

At least 18 years of age

Possess a valid state driver’s license



Previous aviation/FBO experience

Flight school or college experience


While performing the duties of this job employees are expected to:

Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear

Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


While performing the duties of this job, the Operations I employees are routinely exposed to:

Wet and/or humid conditions 

Moving mechanical parts 

High, precarious places

Fumes or airborne particles 

Extreme cold and extreme heat

Moderate noise level





Must be able to work independently and have a firm familiarity with FAA and TSA rules and regulations by end of probation period.  Must be able to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment.  Must have the ability to plan and organize training programs and events.  Must have the ability to work effectively with management and other public employees, airport tenants, and other citizens.  Must be able to carry 70 pound suitcase from the floor to 18 inches and carry 70 pound suitcase in front of you with both hands for a distance of up to 25 feet; must have physical dexterity sufficient to perform repetitive tasks and motions, including bending at the waist and knees, squatting, kneeling, crawling, twisting and sustaining those positions for extended amounts of time. Must have sufficient vision and ability to safely perform the essential functions of the position.





Employment may be contingent upon completion of a background investigation and drug testing.  Employee must maintain appropriate security status at all times. Airport environment: indoor and outdoor. Will be working in outdoor conditions where temperature ranges from hot in summer and cold in the winter. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.