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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.


Current Job Openings



South Bend International Airport is seeking a motivated individual for the position of Maintenance Worker, with previous experience as an Electrician, to join our Maintenance Department!

This position performs a variety of tasks including but not limited to; Maintenance, repairs, alterations and modifications of buildings, equipment and systems, roadways, grounds maintenance, and snow removal using a variety of equipment.  Mechanical, electrical and/or heavy equipment operation as well as building maintenance.  Drywall, painting or pavement repair. Continually support and encourage the Authority’s Mission, Vision and Values Statements.

Requirements for this position include a high school diploma or equivalent with emphasis on technical or shop courses such as electrical, woodworking, mechanics, metal shop and networking.  Availability to work a full-time position that may involve changing shifts, weekends and holidays as necessary.  A valid driver’s license. The ability to pass criminal history and up to 10-year employment and background checks is required.

Maintenance Worker with electrical experience and/or certification will focus on:

  • Providing back up to the Lighting Specialist.
  • Maintaining and repair all terminal/concourse/outbuilding electrical systems/ components/switchgear/lighting on the airport property as required.
  • Estimating and Install new electrical systems/components/switchgear and materials.
  • Understanding switchgear cabling layout within the airport buildings and property.

Approved hourly pay rate, $19.46 plus $5.40 if a state certified Electrician and/or Journeyman.  Rates reflect and are subject to the current collective bargaining agreement

A complete job description can be found here. Submit resume and cover letter via email on/by 5:00 pm EST, January 17, 2020 to the St. Joseph County Airport Authority at [email protected].

Email Application

12/18/2020 01/17/2021

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).