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
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St. Joseph County Airport Authority (SJCAA) is seeking an enthusiastic, forward thinking individual for the position of Operations Specialist.
This position is responsible for supporting the Airport Authority’s mission, vision and values. 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. 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.
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 and systems, roadways and grounds maintenance, and snow removal using a variety of equipment. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in mechanical, electrical and/or heavy equipment operation as well as building maintenance. Experience with drywall, painting or pavement repair is preferred. We require a high school diploma or equivalent with emphasis on technical or shop courses such as woodworking, mechanics, metal shop and networking. This is a full-time position that may involve shift work, weekends and holidays as necessary. A valid driver’s license is required. The starting rate of pay is $19.46 per hour. The ability to pass criminal history and up to 10-year employment and background checks is required.
A complete job description can be found here.
Submit resume and cover letter to the St. Joseph County Airport Authority at [email protected].
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS CENTER AGENT - PART TIME
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 airport users 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
Weekends, holidays and shift work required.
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).