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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.

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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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 $22.93 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: $18.34 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

Firefighter

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking a Aircraft Rescue Firefighter.  Under limited supervision, operates fire apparatus combating and extinguishing aircraft and other fires as necessary. Work requires the performance of hazardous tasks under emergency conditions which may include strenuous exertion. Employees are directly engaged in the mitigation of natural and manmade emergencies including, but not limited to; fire suppression, evacuation, rescue, hazardous material accidents, the administration of basic life support protocol, the driving and operation of fire rescue apparatus, training activities, inspection and maintenance of equipment, cleaning and maintaining station, and the conducting of fire, safety, and medical prevention activities. The employee must work 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. Successful completion of “Fit for Duty” 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 $49,961 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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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 $52,200.00 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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Information Technology

IT Systems Technician II

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an IT Systems Technician II. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for providing Level I/II support for a multitude of technical disciplines including but not limited to workstations, laptops, servers, printers, tablets, A/V, network equipment, telephony hardware, wi-fi, and other vendor specific applications and hardware. In addition, this position is responsible for the maintenance of components related to the Airports access control, CCTV, and low voltage / structured cabling infrastructure across the campus. The position works closely with the IT Systems Administrators, ensuring all hardware, software, and services within the realm Information Technology are operational, secure, and in good working order.

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 $52k/year. This is an exempt level 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: