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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.

All positions are responsible for supporting the Airport Authority’s mission, vision and values.

Mission: Serve the traveling public and community.

Vision: Pursue continuous improvement to be the first choice for the travel by being a premier community asset through service and facilities.

Values:
Service
Accountability
Forward
Empowerment
Teamwork
You

The attitudes for these values are multi-directional.  They apply in each department in the Authority and in the community.

Current Job Openings

JOB TITLE OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE

Information and Communications Center Agent

St. Joseph County Airport Authority (SJCAA) in South Bend, IN is seeking an enthusiastic, forward thinking individual for the position of, Information and Communications Center Agent (CCA).  This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Airport Authority’s mission, vision and values.

This position promotes the safety and security of the airport by monitoring scanner radios for Airport, Mutual Aid and FAA frequencies. Acts as liaison among parties operating on different frequencies and will dispatch appropriate personnel to events on airport property when necessary.  The position also monitors closed-circuit television screens for surveillance and safety purposes on an ongoing basis. In addition, position processes applications for airport-issued identification badges, creates the badges, maintains accurate records and ensures the compliance of those records. A CCA provides information and communicates with all departments and tenants at SBN and is ultimately known as a, Dedicated Customer Care Specialist for the traveling public!

High School diploma or equivalent. Specialized training in computer software helpful. Degree in Aviation Management, Criminal Justice, or Aviation Management helpful. Six months to one year customer service experience requiring public contact, answering multi-line telephone equipment, two-way radio and use of general office equipment such as computers, fax machine and copier. Experience in a communications center or a security background is preferred. Maintain valid Driver’s License and ability to pass a 10-year background and Criminal History Background Check.

Full-time Position in which weekends, holidays and shift work required.

$14.00 is the approved starting rate. Excellent benefits package includes, Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life, Disability, Retirement, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, and more!

Submit letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at [email protected]

Email Application

01/14/2020

Operations Specialist

St. Joseph County Airport Authority (SJCAA) is seeking an enthusiastic, forward thinking individual for the position of Operations Specialist.  This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Airport Authority’s mission, vision and values.

This position promotes the safety and security of airport users by ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations, Transportation Security Regulations as well as all other applicable statutes, regulations and requirements. Main duties include monitoring all airside and landside activity, responding to emergent and non-emergent operational issues, airfield condition reporting, and acting as liaison amongst airport management, tenants and the public.  All employees are expected to be part of our customer service team as Dedicated Customer Care Specialists.

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 airport.  Ability to pass a 10-year background and Criminal History Records Check required.  Valid Driver’s License Required.

Weekends, holidays and shift work required. Starting wage is $17.50 per hour.

Submit letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at [email protected]

Email Application

01/06/2020

Maintenance Worker/HVAC Technician

South Bend International Airport is seeking a motivated individual for the position of Maintenance Worker/HVAC Technician in our Maintenance Department.  This position performs a variety of tasks including maintenance, repairs, alterations and modifications of buildings, equipment and systems, roadways and grounds maintenance, and snow removal using a variety of equipment.  Expectations will also include the inspection, cleaning, repair and monitoring of all heating and air conditioning equipment.  This would include monitoring heat pumps, maintaining the cooling tower, monitoring chiller pressures and Freon recovery.   Candidates should have demonstrated experience in mechanical, electrical and/or heavy equipment operation as well as building maintenance.

We require a high school diploma or equivalent with emphasis on technical or shop courses and 3-5 years HVAC experience. HVAC Certification and experience in use of computer programs is also preferred.  This is a full-time position that may involve shift work, weekends and holidays as necessary.  A valid driver’s license is required.  The ability to pass a criminal history and up to 10-year employment background checks is required.

HVAC Technician will focus on:

  • Monitor and Maintain HVAC System.
  • Repair and troubleshoot defective HVAC Units.
  • Maintain Filter replacement program.
  • Repair system leaks (Freon, glycol, water and air).
  • Maintain water supply (Booster pumps, cooling towers, etc.).
  • Coordinate/escort contractor activities.
  • Perform Backflow prevention maintenance.
  • Monitor/ Navigate Building Management System (Trane system).
  • Maintain Freon Recovery certificate.
  • Work with supervisor to determine preventative plans, life cycle analysis, and potential efficiencies

Approved hourly pay rate, $18.32 plus $2.06 if HVAC Certified

Submit letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at [email protected].

Email Application

01/01/2020

Information and Communications Center Agent (Part-Time)

The South Bend International Airport is seeking a motivated individual for the position of a Part-Time Information and Communications Center Agent within the Operations Department.  This position provides information and customer service to all airport divisions including monitoring airport security systems; disseminating information to the public, employees and airline personnel.  In addition, dispatching Safety Officers as needed.

For a full list of qualifications, essential duties, responsibilities, and requirements, see the attached job description.

Applicants should have a high school diploma or equivalent and 6-12 months customer service experience requiring public contact.  They must also have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and be able to use multi-line telephone systems and general office equipment.  The position is regularly scheduled for 24 hours per week, with additional hours required on occasion, and will involve shift work, weekends and holidays.

The approved hourly pay rate is $10.00 per hour.  The ability to pass criminal history and up to 10-year employment and background checks is required.

For a complete job description, click here.

Submit letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at [email protected].

Email Application

12/11/2019

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).