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Career Opportunities


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 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. This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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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 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.   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. 

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.   This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Information Technology

Systems Administrator

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the position of Systems Administrator.  This position’s role is to ensure the stable operation of the in-house computer network. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links. This person will also analyze and resolve complex hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required.

Resumes 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.   This position requires a detailed background investigation.  GARAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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: 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.  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 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.


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.