Maintenance

Maintenance Technician III

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking a Maintenance Technician III.  This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of airport building, grounds, facilities, and equipment.  This position has a broad variety of facility activities including plumbing, HVAC, electrical, mechanical, carpentry, painting and installation of door closing devices and door locking systems. 

Resumes & references should be submitted to: Suzie Baker, Director of Administration, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC  28732, or by email to: sbaker@flyavl.com.  Position is open until filled.  Salary range is $36,000 – $50,500.  This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Department of Public Safety 

Public Safety Captain 

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking a Public Safety Captain.  This position oversees all daily activities of the Department of Public Safety.  Ensures policies, regulations, and requirements of the Airport and government agencies are in compliance. Oversees training and recordkeeping for Law Enforcement and Firefighting personnel, investigates complaints, and ensures records are properly maintained.  Acts as second in command and serves as the department head in the Chief’s absence.  Associate’s degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or Fire Science with a minimum of  2 years in a supervisory position, or in lieu of education requirement, 4 years of supervisory experience in a related field.  A minimum of 5-7 years work experience in a law enforcement and/or firefighting capacity.  Extensive knowledge of airport operations, aircraft rescue and firefighting, emergency medical services, and incident command procedures.

Resumes & references should be submitted to: Suzie Baker, Director of Administration, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC  28732, or by email to: sbaker@flyavl.com.  Position is open until filled.  Salary range is $50,500 to $71,000. This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Public Safety Lieutenant

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking a Public Safety Lieutenant.  This position is responsible for supervising and carrying out the duties and requirements of the Department of Public Safety by overseeing shift operations, including Airport Police, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, and emergency medical requirements for the Asheville Regional Airport. Position assists Public Safety Captain in planning and supervising Airport police and aircraft rescue and firefighting activities.   Supervises and instructs Public Safety Officers (PSO), on a rotating shift basis, and carries out PSO duties. Confers with Public Safety Captain regarding performance evaluations and disciplinary action.

At least 3 years of experience in law enforcement and firefighting. At least 2 years of experience in an Airport law enforcement setting is preferred. May be responsible for acting as the highest ranking representative of the Authority during after hours, holiday and weekend time periods until relieved.

Resumes & references should be submitted to: Suzie Baker, Director of Administration, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC  28732, or by email to: sbaker@flyavl.com.  Position is open until filled.  Salary range is $41,500 to $58,000. This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Operations

Operations Specialist I

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an outstanding individual who can maintain airport compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulation (TSR) Part 1542, and all other applicable statutes, regulations and requirements and ensures the safety and security of all airport users.  This position, with supervision, will assist in dispatching, communications, airport badging, and duties performed in the Airport Communications Center and Airport Operations Center. Responsibilities will include performing airport inspections and other operations functions.  Also, this position will coordinate with the Maintenance department on airfield repairs; airfield lighting; janitorial; maintenance of main terminal and grounds, parking and ground transportation. 

A Bachelor's degree in aviation management, business administration, or a related field is preferred; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of two years of work experience at a commercial service airport performing functions of a similar nature.

Resumes and references should be submitted to Suzie Baker, Director of Administration, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at sbaker@flyavl.com.   Starting salary is $36,000 and includes a competitive benefits package.  Starting salary based on qualifications. This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Custodial

Custodial Technician

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the position of Custodial Technician. This individual performs routine work in cleaning of all airport facilities.  This position performs work involving cleaning and janitorial services.  Work involves the use of a variety of cleaning tools and cleaning agents.  Work includes the performance of routine, established tasks such as cleaning restrooms, collecting garbage from garbage cans, restocking restroom supplies, and cleaning offices.

Completion of high school or equivalent education required.  Experience working in the custodial field is preferred.

To apply for this position you may go to either Express Employment Professionals at 1979 Hendersonville Road, Suite B, Asheville, NC  28803 – Phone # 828-654-8101 or Trace Employment at 3 Walden Ridge Drive, Suite 300, Asheville, NC  28803 – Phone # 828-654-0310.  Resumes and references can also be submitted to Suzie Baker, Director of Administration, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at sbaker@flyavl.com.  Position is open until filled. This position requires a detailed background investigation. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Asheville Regional Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Other career opportunities at Asheville Regional Airport may exist with our tenants — such as positions with the FAA, TSA, airlines, rental car companies, and concessionaires that operate at AVL . Each tenant is responsible for hiring its own employees, independent of the Airport Authority. For a complete list of airport tenant contact information, see TENANTS.