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Career Opportunities


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. 
Responsibilities will include performing airport airside and landside inspections, coordinate and monitor construction activities, and other operations functions. This position, with supervision, will conduct dispatching, communications, airport badging, and duties performed in the Airport Communications Center and Airport Operations Center.

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 the 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.

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Maintenance 

Maintenance Technician IV — Equipment Mechanic

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is seeking an individual for the position of Equipment Mechanic. This individual performs routine manual work in Automotive and equipment maintenance. This position maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs Aircraft Rescue Trucks, emergency equipment as well as generators, fleet vehicles and other various 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.

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 a variety of skilled trades and technical work including HVAC system repair, planning, and preventive maintenance; plumbing repairs, and installations; carpentry renovations and repairs; electrical and electronic system installation, maintenance, and repairs; and a variety of general maintenance 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 & HR, 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. Starting salary range is $42,000 - $58,500 and includes a 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.