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Career Opportunities


Administration

Director of Administration

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual who organizes, develops, and implements a variety of human resources and administration programs and policies designed to help the Authority achieve its mission and vision.  The Director of Administration is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, and coordination of Human Resources, Risk Management, Employee Benefits, and other administrative policies and procedures.  A Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management, or a related field required.

Resumes and references should be submitted to: Director of Administration and Human Resources, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at HR@flyavl.com.   This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Finance

Accountant

Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority seeks a professional accountant who will be responsible for maintaining the Airport Authority’s accounts receivable and revenue system, including monitoring receivables to ensure timely payment from customers. The position is responsible for entering journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, assisting in the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package and maintaining detailed activity reports for rental car and ground transportation operations. The position will also perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Accounting.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field is preferred. Equivalent applicable experience in lieu of a degree will be considered. A minimum of 2 years work experience practicing advanced accounting skills is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products is required.

The position requires skills in prioritization, verbal and written communication, interpersonal relations, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 

Resumes and references should be submitted to: Director of Administration and Human Resources, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at HR@flyavl.com. Position is open until filled.  Starting salary is based on qualifications.  A full job description and additional GARAA information can be viewed at www.flyavl.com.  The position requires a detailed background investigation. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Maintenance

Equipment Mechanic - Maintenance Tech IV

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the position of Equipment Mechanic.  

This position maintains, troubleshoots and repairs a variety of airport equipment including but not limited to aircraft rescue trucks, generators, fleet vehicles, tractors, mowers and other various large and small airport equipment. 

Work requires an ASE certification with thorough knowledge of principals and techniques in gasoline, diesel engine repair of automotive, light truck, and heavy equipment as well as small engine repairs. Performs preventive maintenance, establishes schedules for repairs on all airport vehicle fleet and equipment. Five (5) years minimum experience working in the equipment maintenance field is required. An associate degree in automotive technology or related trade area, or considerable related experience or combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above is preferred. Work also includes participation in assisting in a variety of other skilled trades and technical work.  This position is also required to assist in snow removal operations during inclement weather. 

Resumes and references should be submitted to:  Director of Administration & Human Resources, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at HR@flyavl.com. Position is open until filled. Starting salary range is $41,500 - $50,000 and includes a competitive benefits package. This position requires a detailed background investigation. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Maintenance

Maintenance Technician I

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the position of Maintenance Technician. This individual performs routine manual work in lawncare maintenance of all airport grounds. This position performs manual labor primarily involving mowing, trimming and clean-up to ensure that all areas on airport grounds are maintained and debris-free. Work involves the use of and basic equipment maintenance of a variety of lawncare equipment such as lawnmowers, trimmers, backpack blowers as well as other hand-tools such as rakes, brooms and shovels. Work also includes the performance of routine facility maintenance items like patching, painting etc.  and established tasks such as sweeping and trash pick-up of all roadways, walkways and landscaped areas of the airport. This position is also required to assist in snow removal operations during inclement weather.


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


Resumes and references should be submitted to: Director of Administration & Human Resources, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at HR@flyavl.com. Position is open until filled. Starting salary range is $24,750 - $30,125 and includes competitive benefits package.  This position requires a detailed background investigation. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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. Basic Law Enforcement Certification (BLET) is required. Resumes & references should be submitted to: Director of Administration and Human Resources, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC  28732, or by email to: HR@flyavl.com.  Position is open until filled. 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.

Resumes and references can also be submitted to: Director of Administration and Human Resources, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at HR@flyavl.com.  Position is open until filled. Starting salary minimum $26,000. This position requires a detailed background investigation. GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) 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.