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Aircraft Mechanic

Ozarka College is seeking a licensed and experienced Aircraft Mechanic with a valid Aircraft and Power Plant FAA certification to service and maintain College aircraft in the Professional Pilot program in Melbourne, Arkansas.  The Aircraft Mechanic acting under the direction of the Director of Aviation, is responsible for overseeing and participating in the maintenance and operation of the airport facility, the aircraft, and other equipment located at the Melbourne, Arkansas airport.  This position requires attention to detail, high energy, and willingness to accept responsibility.  The position will be twelve months and have full Ozarka College benefits.

Position Specific:

  • Develops preventative maintenance schedules for College aircraft, facilities and equipment and participates in overall planning by providing information and advice concerning aircraft status, maintenance replacement, or purchasing needs
  • Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks
  • Reports maintenance and repairs needed in maintaining facilities
  • Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate work activities
  • Maintains records and prepares aircraft repair, equipment history, and materials purchased
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Aviation
  • Employee will be expected to own basic tools to provide basic maintenance on aircraft

 Minimum Qualifications: 

  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational technical training in aircraft maintenance
  • Two years of experience in aircraft airframes and power plant maintenance
  • Valid Aircraft and Power Plant FAA certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the responsibilities and skill required to fulfill the position responsibilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of a computer as it relates to specific position requirements
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated commitment to assisting students and faculty
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and team building skills
  • Demonstrated effective organization skill


 Deadline for submitting applications will be Friday, June 14, 2019 or until a qualified applicant has been selected.  To apply, submit detailed letter of application, an Ozarka Employment Application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to:


Remit to:
Ozarka College
Office of Human Resources
Attention: Aircraft Mechanic Search Committee
P. O. Box 10
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-2002/FAX (870) 368-2094

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DeEdra Steed
Contact Information:

Director of Human Resources
Ozarka College
P.O. Box 10
Melbourne, Ar 72556
870.368.2094 fax