Employment

Open positions at AVL:

 

Department of Finance

Director of Finance

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an outstanding individual for the position of Director of Finance and Accounting. This position is responsible for directing the general finance and accounting functions, including accounting services and capital planning. This position is the custodian of all Authority’s assets, funds and securities and provides leadership to the Finance and Accounting Department. Responsibilities include financial analysis and preparation of monthly and annual financial statements, develops and maintains internal audit control system and manages cash management plan. Assists and supervises accounts receivable/payables and payroll functions.

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or any other related field and at least five (5) years work experience practicing advanced accounting skills, with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity. Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounting Software experience is preferred. CPA and experience in an airport and/or governmental environment preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with internal and external business relationships, including Board members, Authority employees, government officials, tenants and the general public.

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. Position is open until filled, but interested individuals are encouraged to apply early. Salary range is $76,500.00 - $85,000.00 and includes a competitive benefits package. Starting salary based on qualifications. A full job description and additional GARAA information can be viewed at www.flyavl.com. This position requires a detailed background investigation. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Department of Public Safety

Public Safety Officer

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking a Public Safety Officer. Responsibilities include aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF), emergency medical response and law enforcement. This position requires working well in an emergency situation and must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments and handling difficult public contact situations requiring considerable tact and knowledge of airport policies, procedures, and programs. Basic Law Enforcement Certification (BLET) is required.  Salary range is $36,000 - $48,000.

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Information Technology (IT)

Airport Systems Technician II

This position is under limited supervision and the person filling it must have the ability to analyze, troubleshoot, remedy and make good, sound decisions based on the information provided.  This position manages and maintains the access control and CCTV infrastructure in accordance with all applicable airport policies and directives.  Communicates daily with the Information Technology (IT) and Operations (Ops) departments, ensuring all facilities within the realm of access control and CCTV are operational and in good working order.  In addition to performing normal airport IT and Ops duties, this position will maintain vehicle gates, electronics and computer programs, communications center systems, and other systems as needed.  Must pass a ten year criminal history background check and maintain security clearances as required by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

 

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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.

Download a PDF with full description: Custodial Technician

 

To apply for a position at AVL:

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. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 


Individuals interested in working for the GARAA may complete an employment application in the event another position opens. Applications are kept on file for six months. Completed applications may be mailed to:

Suzie Baker, Director of Administration

Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority

61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1

Fletcher, NC 28732

Employment Application (PDF)

Asheville Regional Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other opportunities at the Asheville Regional Airport may exist with our tenants. Each tenant is responsible for hiring its own employees, independent of the Airport Authority.