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Grounds Maintenance Specialist

MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV)
9656 Air Terminal Dr, Mascoutah, IL 62258
From $15 an hour - Temporary, Full-time
Responded to 75% or more applications in the past 30 days, typically within 1 day.


9656 Air Terminal Dr, Mascoutah, IL 62258

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Temporary Full-Time Airport Grounds Maintenance Specialist
MidAmerica St Louis Airport (BLV)

Temporary Full-Time Airport Grounds Maintenance Specialist
MidAmerica St Louis Airport (BLV)
Created: April 8, 2022
Revised: May 15, 2023
Classification: Non-Exempt
Status: Temporary Full Time
Reports to: Maintenance Superintendent
Wages: $15/hour
Duty Day: 8 hours

MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) is recruiting for the position of Temporary Full-Time Airport Grounds Maintenance Specialist. The primary function of the Temporary Full-Time Airport Grounds Maintenance Specialist is to maintain all airport grounds and landscaping. The Airport Grounds Maintenance Specialist needs to be able to operate independently, work with others as a team, and interact with the public and airport tenants in a professional manner.

The list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Operate zero-turn power mowers, weed eaters, hedge trimers, leaf blowers, and other general landscaping tools and equipment.
  • Assist Airport Maintenance Specialists with landscaping and other duties.
  • Willing and able to work in extreme weather conditions and environments.


  • Assist with other work under the supervision of Airport Maintenance.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Desired Qualifications and Experience

  • Grounds and landscape maintenance or related fields.
  • Creative attitude for problem solving with willingness to work unsupervised after appropriate equipment and airfield training.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Pass a pre-hire drug screen and random alcohol and drug testing.
  • Pass Federal fingerprint based criminal history background check.
  • Must possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Supply appropriate safety footwear.

Physical Requirements
Moderate Work - Exerting up to 40 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a minimal amount of force constantly to move objects.

Environmental Condition Definition

The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions and no effective conditions. protection from weather conditions.

The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperature below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above one hundred degrees for periods of more than one hour.

The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level.

* St. Clair County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

*St. Clair County does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

*The County is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If an applicant requests a reasonable accommodation for purposes of completing the job application process, the County reserves the right to require professional documentation to confirm the need for accommodation.

*St. Clair County residency requirement is within six-months of accepting employment with the County.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: From $15.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mascoutah, IL 62258: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you able to pass a criminal history background check?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Landscape maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: In person