Airport Landside Maintenance Technician I

Website Rapid City Regional Airport

It is the mission of the Rapid City Regional Airport to provide safe, efficient, environmentally sensitive, and economically self-sustaining air transportation facilities responsive to the community’s needs.  The Regional Airport has three functional divisions:  Airport Finance and Administration, Airport Facilities and Maintenance, and Airport Operations and Security.

The City of Rapid City offers fantastic benefits including 2 healthcare options with low premiums, 6% employer-matching retirement, life insurance benefits, short-term disability, and generous vacation and sick leave.  For a detailed benefit summary, click here.


This position is part of the AFSCME Union.  Applications received within the work unit will be considered first.

Position Details

The Airport Landside Maintenance Technician I is responsible for maintaining airport facilities and property, requiring flexibility to work variable hours, weekends, holidays, and on an on-call basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Performs all aspects of custodial duties including but not limited to; cleaning, scrubbing, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, windows, dusting, and removing trash.
  • Performs outdoor grounds maintenance which may include the use of various hand and motor-driven equipment including small loaders, road plows, sweepers, tractors, mowers, and tool cats.
  • Makes minor repairs to buildings, building equipment, and furniture and may use hand and power tools.
  • Installs and repairs various minor plumbing, electrical, and electronic components.
  • Operates and maintains airport systems that may include heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, and computer controls, functions and/or operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information


We understand that your time is valuable and encourage you to apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and
  • One year of related experience and/or training in facility maintenance, facility repair, or small equipment operations.
  • A combination of education and experience deemed appropriate to fulfill the role and responsibilities of this position will be considered.

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