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Career Opportunities


Maintenance

Maintenance Technician I

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the position of Maintenance Technician I.  Responsibility includes routine repair, maintenance, preventative maintenance and landscaping support to assure that airport grounds, landscaped areas, plants, shrubs, and grass are maintained in optimum condition.  Operates equipment such as lawnmowers, trimmers, edgers, tractors, and sweepers to maintain airport terminal grounds.  Operates motorized equipment for snow removal from roadways, sidewalks, and steps.

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

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Executive Department

Airport Properties & Contracts Manager

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual who has overall responsibility for the Authority’s properties management including concessions planning and oversight, airfield aeronautical business, commercial property development, lease administration, risk management, and certain purchasing and procurement processes.  Responsible for the procurement process for complex services and products, which may include formal advertisement for high dollar items such as capital equipment.  Establishes process to evaluate quotes, bids, and proposals and prepares award documents.  Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economic/Real Estate Development, Supply Chain Management, Aviation Business, or closely related field.  Advanced degree preferred.

Resumes and references should be submitted to: Director of Administration, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, 61 Terminal Drive, Suite 1, Fletcher, NC 28732, or by email at sbaker@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.

Resumes & references should be submitted to: 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.  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.