Jobs & Careers



The Albany International Airport serves as an economic engine for the greater Capital District.  Over 1,200 people are employed by the Airport, our airlines, TSA, FAA and our various concessions including rental cars and food service.

Employment applications are only accepted for posted vacancies appearing on this website under AFCO AvPORTS Management LLC.   

Applications may be submitted by:

E-mail to: jobs@albanyairport.com   or

Mail to:    Human Resources, AFCO AvPORTS Management LLC, Albany            

                International Airport, Main Terminal, 3rd Flr, Albany, NY 1221

For your convenience the employment application is available click here.

POSTED VACANCIES

                                                                                              

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – FULL TIME

A vacancy currently exists for the position of Administrative Assistant in the Airfield Maintenance and Administration Departments.

Summary:  Compiles data and operates computer in performance of routine clerical duties for the Airfield Maintenance Department and Administration Department.

Duties:  Duties include: 

Performs general clerical duties; maintains inventory of office supplies; maintains vehicle inspection and inventory logs; maintain work order system; assists in the tasks for the airport lost & found program; prepares files for archiving; coordinates training and travel arrangements; assists in weekly payroll as needed; prepare billing from daily work assignments.

Extensive typing to include reports, spreadsheets, tables/charts, forms, briefings, logs, agendas, union agreements; develop and prepare general correspondence; demonstrate optimal judgment in handling confidential information; maintain inventory of supplies; serves as back-up to payroll administrator for payroll preparation; performs general clerical duties to include filing, answering phones, operating office equipment and receptionist, incoming mail distribution, maintains board for compliance postings; responds to email; ability to work independently.may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Skills required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Associates Degree or certificate in secretarial science preferred; demonstrated word processing (Microsoft word; excel; powerpoint; outlook) and typing (50-55 wpm) ability and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess a valid New York State Driver’s License as a condition of employment.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug screening, background checks and must meet and maintain Federal security requirements for access into operations areas. 

Excellent Benefits: Health plan, dental, life, STD and LTD plans, 401K plan with strong employer match.

EOE                                                                                                                                        DFWP


AIRPORT OPERATIONS OFFICERFull Time 

 

Vacancies currently exist in the Airport Operations/Security Department for the entry level position of Airport Operations Officer.

Summary: Under the supervision and direction of the airport operations supervisor(s) the airport operations officer will ensure airport compliance with FAR Part 139, CFR 1542, as well as other state and local regulations. The Operations Officers primary duty is to ensure operational safety and security of the facility.

Duties and skills required include:  The position requires coordinating the inspection and maintenance in the air operations area (AOA) and terminal complex while ensuring compliance with FAA and TSA Regulations.  Researching, preparing, and presenting oral and written reports for official investigations.  Responds to damage, injury, and other miscellaneous incidents and occurrences, collects information needed to prepare reports for use by management staff.  Assists with enforcing noise abatement programs including: receiving, managing, and documenting noise complaints.  Performs other operations related duties and handles special project assignments.  The applicant must be comfortable working in a dynamic and fast paced environment requiring multi-tasking skills.  Must be computer savvy, including working with PC’s in the windows environment and be able to type at least 20 WPM. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol screening, background check and must be able to meet and maintain Federal security requirements for unescorted access into all operations areas.  A valid state driver’s license is required as a condition of employment. The position requires shift work and union membership is required.

Preferred qualifications:  Associates or Bachelors Degree in airport management/aviation preferred.  A private pilot’s license/or prior work experience in the field of aviation is a plus.

Wage:  17.09/hr

Excellent Benefits:  Health plan, dental, life, STD and LTD plans, 401K plan with strong employer match.

EOE                                                                                                                                         DFWP


AIRPORT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN/GLYCOL PROCESS OPERATOR – Full Time

A vacancy currently exists in the Airfield Maintenance Department for the position of Airport Maintenance Technician – Glycol Process Operator.

Summary:  Performs a wide variety of tasks involved in the operation of the deicing storm water collection, containment and treatment systems on a daily basis.

Duties:  Duties include start, stop, change pumps & valves; reports emergencies and/or unusual conditions; assist in recording & adjustments of the storm water collection, containment and treatment system; monitors localized equipment for proper operation; plows ramp areas and airside roadways; operates glycol collection equipment in cleaning ramp areas.

Skills required:  Applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education & experience. Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license and must be able to obtain a CDL, Class B license within ninety days of employment and proficient in forklift or other heavy equipment operation.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol screening, background check and must meet and maintain Federal security requirements for access into operations areas.

Wage: $17.05/hr

Excellent Benefits:   health plan, dental, life, STD and LTD plans, 401K plan with strong employer match.

EOE                                                                                                                                          DFWP


FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN – HVAC

A vacancy currently exists in the Facilities Maintenance Department for the entry level position of facility maintenance HVAC technician.

Duties include:   Performs daily operational checks of HVAC systems and BAS controls and reports deficiencies.  Maintains, performs and assists in routine maintenance and repairs.  Documents repairs and preventive maintenance work.  Troubleshoots problems  and makes adjustments using both main computer terminal, laptop, and PDA.  Supplies lists of parts and supplies for order.  Responds to emergency breakdowns and callbacks to assist.  Performs tasks of facilities maintenance technician.  Other duties may be assigned.

Skills required:  High school diploma or GED.  Minimum of three years experience in  maintenance and repair of HVAC systems, with a good working knowledge of hot water and low pressure steam boilers and chilled water conditioning equipment.  Must be proficient in a Windows computer environment.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol screening, and meet and maintain Federal security requirements for access into all operations areas.

Excellent Benefits:  health plan, dental, life, STD and LTD plans, 401K plan with strong employer match.

Wage:   22.52/hr

EOE                                                                                                                                          DFWP


CASHIER – FULL TIME

Vacancies exist in the Commercial Services Department for the entry level position of cashier.

Summary:  Receives cash and credit card payments from parking patrons at the Airport.

Duties and skills required include:  Applicants must possess a valid NYS drivers license and a high school diploma or GED.  Prior cashier/customer service experience preferred.  Must be flexible for shift work, all days including holidays.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre- employment physical, drug and alcohol screening and background checks.  Duties include cash drawer accountability; assist parking patrons; conducts inventory & security checks of parking lots; provides quality customer service.

Wage:  $13.91/hr

Excellent Benefits:  health plan, dental, life, STD and LTD plans, 401K plan with strong employer match.

EOE                                                                                                                                          DFWP                                                                 


CASHIER – PART TIME

Vacancies exist in the Commercial Services Department for the entry level position of cashier.

Summary:  Receives cash and credit card payments from parking patrons at the Airport.

Duties and skills required include:  Applicants must possess a valid NYS drivers license and a high school diploma or GED.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre- employment physical, drug and alcohol screening, background and credit checks.

Cash drawer accountability; shift flexibility, assist parking patrons.  Must be available for all shifts, all days including holidays.

Wage:  $13.91/hr

Benefit:  401K plan with strong employer match

EOE                                                                                                                                         DFWP


AIRPORT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN- Full Time

Vacancies currently exist in the Airfield Maintenance Department for the position of Airport Maintenance Technician – Airfield Maintenance.

Summary:  Performs a wide variety of tasks involved in airfield and grounds maintenance.

Duties include: performs routine & non routine inspection and maintenance of airfield and airport grounds; operates heavy equipment including dump trucks, snow plows, blowers, brooms, loaders, graders, mowers, crack sealers, paint stripers, jack hammers, compressors, forklifts and pavement cutters; maintains airport grounds, runways, taxiways, and ramps; attends necessary training to operate equipment, snow removal, emergency operations and safety procedures.

Skills required:  Applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED and ground maintenance work or related experience; must have prior experience in the use of hand & power tools and demonstrated ability to operate a wide variety of heavy equipment.  Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license and must be able to obtain a CDL, Class B license within ninety days of employment. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment DOT physical, drug and alcohol screening, background check and must meet and maintain Federal security requirements for unescorted access into all operations areas. 

Wage:  $16.17/hr

Excellent Benefits:  health plan, dental, life, STD and LTD plans, 401K plan with strong employer match.

EOE                                                                                                                                        DFWP


  

AIRPORT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN – ELECTRICAL / COMMUNICATIONS

A vacancy currently exists in the Airfield Maintenance Department for the position of Airport Maintenance Technician – Electrical / Communications.

Summary:  Installs, repairs and maintains communication, computer, camera and security access wiring and related equipment.  Assist Airport Maintenance Manager with other duties as assigned.

Duties:  Duties include:  Responds to work orders and emergency requests to move, change, install, repair, remove or terminate data and communication lines and equipment such as computers, networks, cameras, access pads, and telephones. Plans layouts and installation of data and communication lines and equipment. Reads technical manuals to learn correct settings for equipment. Modifies equipment in accordance with user requests and factory directives. Connects microcomputers or terminals to data communication lines.  Troubleshoots, tests and maintains various systems to ensure proper operation.  Enters commands into computer to test equipment and/or program services.  Assists in the preparation and review of floor plans, blue prints and schematics.  Advises Airport Maintenance Manager of needed equipment and supplies.  Operates lifts and a wide variety of hand tools.  Assists Airport Maintenance Manager in other duties as assigned.  Participates in training as required.  Participates in Total Quality Management Programs.

Skills required:  Applicant must possess an Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or five years experience in the telecommunication field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug screening, background check and must meet and maintain Federal security requirements for unescorted access into all operations areas.  

Wage:             $23.85/hr – $26.19/hr range

Excellent Benefits: Health plan, dental, life, STD and LTD plans, 401K plan with strong employer match.

EOE                                                                                                                                        DFWP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Attendants


PrimeFlight Aviation is seeking qualified individuals to assist passengers at Albany International Airport. Duties include carrying passengers’ carry-on luggage, providing wheelchair assistance and assisting them to the airline gates and baggage claim area.
Applications can be obtained by contacting Prime Flight between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at (518) 528-7310.
Wage: $9.70 per hour, plus tips.

Food and Beverage Retail
Concessions operating within the Airport also recruit on an "as needed" basis. Applications for employment can be obtained by contacting the individual vendor.

HMSHosts Including Adirondack Lodge, Hudson Valley Wine Bar, Silks, Starbucks & The Local
McDonald's
Paradies Gift Shops
 

OneJet  is seeking applicants for the following positions:

Station Manager
(2) Customer Service Agents

Please send your resume to: careers@onejet.com for consideration.

American
Cape Air No positions currently open.
Delta Air Lines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines
 

Alamo Car Rentals
Avis Car Rentals
Budget Car Rentals
Enterprise Car Rentals
Hertz Car Rentals
National Car Rentals

Federal Express
UPS
Million Air (FBO)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Federal Aviation Administration  (FAA)