Airplane Deicer – Part-Time Seasonal Position

Company: Resourceful Talent Group


John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, Queens, NY

Laguardia Airport, East Elmhurst, Queens, NY

Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ

Duration: Seasonal (October to April)

Pay: $22 an hour

Paid Training Offered. No Prior Experience Required!

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We are seeking dedicated and dependable individuals to join our team as Airplane Deicers for the 2023-2024 winter season. As an Airplane Deicer, you will play a critical role in ensuring the safety of airline customers and their passengers by removing ice and snow from aircraft before takeoff.


  • Safely operate deicing equipment, including trucks, lifts, and spraying apparatus
  • Apply deicing and anti-icing fluids to aircraft in accordance with company and airline procedures
  • Conduct pre-operational checks and routine maintenance on deicing equipment to ensure functionality and safety
  • Monitor weather conditions and coordinate with ground crew and flight crew for deicing operations
  • Understand and adhere to all safety procedures, including wearing required personal protective equipment
  • Maintain communication with the deicing team, dispatchers, and other relevant personnel
  • Attend regular training sessions and stay updated with the latest safety protocols and techniques
  • Report any equipment malfunctions or safety concerns promptly
  • Complete documentation and logs related to deicing operations as required


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Flexibility to work in varying weather conditions
  • Ability to work in extreme cold and adverse weather conditions
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to safety


  • Able to successfully complete required training program (Paid Training)
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in aviation or deicing is a plus but not mandatory
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able and comfortable to work with heights that are greater than 40 feet
  • Can lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Reliable means of transportation