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​​​​​Jobs posted first are with the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to see OTHER JOBS AT THE AIRPORT (airlines, rental cars, parking operator, restaurant, TSA, and others)

Departments include: Administration, Custodial, Finance, Guest Services, Information Technology, Maintenance, Marketing, Operations, Public Safety

  • Positions currently available are listed on this page.
  • To apply, click on the "APPLY NOW" button below each posting.
  • With any questions or concerns regarding the application process, please email HR@flyavl.com.


     


Executive

Chief Operations Officer

The Chief Operations Officer (COO) provides organizational leadership and is responsible for the operational objectives of the airport and airport system ensuring policies, procedures, operational and administrative controls are in place to maintain operational effectiveness and administrative efficiency. The COO will ensure strategic and tactical objectives, key initiatives, and plans are developed and implemented. The COO supervises and lends oversight to multiple departments and provides coordination with outside agencies on a variety of matters. Performs duties as acting President & CEO (CEO) and/or acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), in their absence and as assigned.
 

The Chief Operations Officer for the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority reports to the President & CEO.  

*PLEASE NOTE:  This position is being vetted and filled by a professional airport management consulting firm. To apply for this position, please access the file below and follow application instructions.

JOB DESCRIPTION + APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Operations + Maintenance

Airport Telecommunicator

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is developing a team of Airport Telecommunicators.  This team is responsible for providing communications, coordination, and dispatch functions to facilitate airport operations, including emergencies, through a centralized communications center. The Airport Telecommunicator promotes situational awareness and facilitates collaborative decision making. Performs skilled work, including telecommunications, customer service, dispatching emergency units, and relaying emergency and non-emergency information. Operates and monitors communications equipment, such as radios, telephones, access control, cameras, computers, and building systems. Must be able to assess situations quickly and objectively while determining the proper course of action within established rules, regulations, and procedures while representing the Airport Authority in a professional and positive manner.

Schedule:  Rotating shift assignment with a team to cover a 24/7/365 schedule.  This includes days, nights, weekends, and holiday work schedules. Shift assignments are subject to change.

This position has access to the full benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurances.  Benefits also include paid time off, wellness incentives and participation in the NC State Retirement System (pension and 401k).  
Pay: from $21.00 per hour. This is a Non-Exempt position.

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

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Custodial Floor Technician

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the Custodial Floor Technician position. This position maintains hard surface and carpeted floor areas throughout the airport to include routine maintenance (cleaning, stripping, waxing, and burnishing) following floor cleaning schedules.  This position assists the team as a custodial relief technician as needed performing routine and manual work in cleaning of all airport facilities.  Work hours are 8:30 pm – 5:00 am with Tuesdays and Wednesdays off.  This schedule may occasionally vary as needed to meet operational requirements.

This position has access to the full benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurances.  Benefits also include paid time off, wellness incentives and participation in the NC State Retirement System (pension and 401k).  
Pay: from $17.64 per hour. This is a Non-Exempt position.

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

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Maintenance Technician IV HVAC CEP

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the position of HVAC/Facilities maintenance technician. All applicants must have a basic understanding of building automation controls and hydronics to include boilers, chillers, pumps, and cooling towers. As well as air handling units, vav boxes, control valves, variable speed drives, and exhaust fans. Basic electrical knowledge and troubleshooting skills are also required. 5 years minimum experience working in the HVAC equipment and facilities maintenance field is required. An associate degree in related technology or 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 a variety of skilled trades and technical work including lighting replacement or repairs, and cleaning; plumbing repairs, and installations; carpentry renovations and repairs; electrical and electronic system installation, maintenance, and repairs; and a variety of general maintenance work as assigned. This position is also required to assist in snow removal operations during inclement weather. 

This position has access to the full benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurances.  Benefits also include paid time off, wellness incentives and participation in the NC State Retirement System (pension and 401k).  
Pay: from $22.05 per hour. This is a Non-Exempt position.

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

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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.

This position has access to the full benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurances.  Benefits also include paid time off, wellness incentives and participation in the NC State Retirement System (pension and 401k).  
Pay: from $17.64 per hour. This is a Non-Exempt position.

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

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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. 

Responsibilities include performing airport airside and landside inspections, coordinating and monitoring construction activities, and other duties performed in the Airport.

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

This position has access to the full benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurances.  Benefits also include paid time off, wellness incentives and participation in the NC State Retirement System (pension and 401k).  
 

Pay: from $23.10 per hour. This is a Non-Exempt position.
 

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

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Public Safety

Public Safety Officer

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking a Public Safety Officer.  Responsibilities include aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF), emergency medical response and law enforcement. Basic Law Enforcement Certification (BLET) is required.

This position has access to the full benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurances.  Benefits also include paid time off, wellness incentives and participation in the NC State Retirement System (pension and 401k).  
Pay: from $50,223.00 per year, this is a Non-Exempt position.

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

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OTHER JOBS AT THE AIRPORT

Other businesses operate at the airport, such as airlines, ground handling companies, parking operator, and restaurants. For a list of businesses that operate at the airport click here >

Below are a few links that have been provided for current opportunities at AVL: