Airport Authority Employment

The St. Joseph County Airport Authority owns and manages South Bend International Airport. Employment opportunities with the airport are posted here when there are openings.

Current Job Openings




South Bend International Airport is seeking a motivated individual for the position of Operations Manager.  This position ensures the safe, effective, and efficient operation of the South Bend International Airport and the compliance of all federal, state, and local regulations.

Candidates should have three to five years in a responsible position involving airport operations, supervision, budget management, and strategic planning preferred.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with specialization in Airport Management, Public Administration, Business Management or a related discipline. Master’s degree in Business Administration, A.A.E. certification preferred.

The starting pay range for this position is $60,000-70,000.

A complete copy of the job description can be obtained here.

Submit resume and cover letter to Lisa Jump in Human Resources no later than Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at hr@sbnair.com.

May 9, 2016 May 24, 2016


South Bend International Airport is seeking a motivated individual for the position of Maintenance Worker in our Maintenance Department.  This position performs a variety of tasks including maintenance, repairs, alterations and modifications of buildings equipment, systems, pivot lift gates, roadways and grounds, snow removal, and heavy equipment operation.  Candidates should have demonstrated experience in general mechanical procedures and practices.

Must be able to use power and hand tools, and be able to perform a variety of general construction and repair tasks.  Knowledge and experience in with low voltage IP camera and controls, a plus.

We require a high school diploma or equivalent with emphasis on technical or shop courses such as woodworking, mechanics, metal shop and drafting.  This is a full-time position that may involve shift work, weekends and holidays as necessary.  The starting rate of pay is $16.92 per hour.  The ability to pass criminal history and up to 10-year employment and background checks is required. Submit resume and cover letter by Monday, May 16, 2016 to the St. Joseph County Airport Authority at hr@sbnair.com.

May 6, 2016 May 16, 2016

Equal Opportunity Employer

The St. Joseph County Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment with Airport Tenants

Positions for airport tenants (like airlines, rental car agencies, restaurants and gift shops) are handled by the individual companies. All inquiries should be directed specifically to them, and we recommend stopping into the airport and dropping off résumés to the employers of interest. For TSA security-related positions, contact the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).