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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 travel by being a premier community asset through service and facilities.


Current Job Openings



The South Bend International Airport is accepting resumes for the position of Safety Officer in our Department of Public Safety. The Department provides law enforcement, fire protection, and EMS services at the airport. Applicants must pass a physical ability test, as well as oral interviews, a background check, psychological evaluation, physical examination, and drug screen. Applicants not already certified as law enforcement officers may be required to pass a written examination.

The selected candidate must have the ability to successfully complete or have completed the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy program.  The selected candidate must also hold or be able to complete Firefighter I/II and EMT certification.  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid driver’s license, and have no felony record.

Candidates already certified as an Indiana Law Enforcement officer or Firefighter I/II and EMT highly preferred. A cover letter and resume in PDF format must be submitted to human resources via email at [email protected] Position is open until filled.

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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].

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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 similar 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.

A full job description can be found here. Submit resumes to Human Resources, St. Joseph County Airport Authority, by email at [email protected].

Email Resume

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).