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

AIRPORT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN/Vehicle & Equipment Mechanic

A vacancy currently exists in the Vehicle Maintenance Department for the position of Airport Maintenance Technician – Vehicle & Equipment Mechanic

Summary:  Performs a wide variety of tasks involved in repair and maintenance of electric, diesel, gas, CNG powered  vehicles and equipment.

Duties include:  notifies and coordinates repairs & maintenance with lead mechanic; prepares list of items for reorder or replacement to lead mechanic; determines malfunction & plans work procedures of equipment; disassembles, overhaul and/or replaces engines transmissions, differentials; repairs to all other parts of vehicles & equipment; inspects tools & equipment; performs routine shop keeping to ensure safe workplace; attends training sessions

Skills required:  Applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED; three years experience in the repair & maintenance of light trucks and diesel equipment.  Must be qualified on stick and mig welding; have computer tune up experience and knowledge of fuel injector and hydraulic systems.  Must possess a valid NYS CDL, Class B license; Must be able to meet and maintain Federal security requirements for unescorted access into all operations areas. 

Wage: $18.84/hr 

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

EOE


TRAFFIC  MONITOR  - PART TIME

A vacancy currently exists for the position of Traffic Monitor.

Summary:  Ensures safe and secure vehicle and pedestrian traffic operations at the terminal frontage roadway and regulatory compliance at loading dock area.

Duties include:  Continuous patrol of roadway and pedestrian walkways; prevents the parking of unattended vehicles; monitors commercial vehicle access; controls vehicle speeds for safe traffic flow; assists with passenger inquiries; makes notification to Airport Operations of

Conditions posing a threat to safety; conducts periodic foot patrols of employee and public parking areas; logs loading dock deliveries; inspects delivery of products for regulatory compliance.

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.  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. 

Benefits:  401K plan with strong employer match

EOE


FACILITIES MAINTENANCE SPECIALTY- HVAC  TECHNICIAN

Wage:   $19.62

A vacancy currently exists in the Facilities Maintenance Department for the position of one full time Facilities Maintenance Technician- HVAC

Summary:  Maintains and repairs HVAC systems.

Duties and skills required include:  

Must be able to meet and maintain Federal security requirements for unescorted access into all operations areas.  A valid NYS state driver’s license is required as a condition of employment.
Performs daily operational checks of HVAC systems and monitors BAS controls.
Informs HVAC Mechanic of deficiencies found during daily operational checks or problems with the BAS control system
Performs preventive maintenance on the systems as specified in the preventive maintenance schedule to ensure efficient operations.
Makes necessary repairs and adjustments as directed by the HVAC Mechanic
Assists HVAC Mechanic with preventive maintenance and repairs as directed.
Document all repairs and preventive maintenance work.
Supplies HVAC Mechanic with lists of needed parts and supplies.
Maintains parts and supplies inventory for HVAC systems.
Troubleshoots problems and makes adjustments using both main computer terminal, laptop (if available) and PDA.
Responds to emergency breakdown callbacks to assist HVAC Mechanic.
Performs the tasks of a Building Maintenance Worker as required.
Participates in Total Quality Management programs.

Qualifications: High School diploma or general education degree (GED) with a minimum of three years of experience in maintenance and repair systems. Must be proficient in a Windows computer environment.

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

EOE


TRAFFIC  MONITOR  - FULL TIME

A vacancy currently exist for the position of Traffic Monitor.

Summary:  Ensures safe and secure vehicle and pedestrian traffic operations at the terminal frontage roadway and regulatory compliance at loading dock area.

Duties:  Duties include:  continuous patrol of roadway and pedestrian walkways; prevents the parking of unattended vehicles; monitors commercial vehicle access; controls vehicle speeds for safe traffic flow; assists with passenger inquiries; makes notification to Airport Operations of

Conditions posing a threat to safety; conducts periodic foot patrols of employee and public parking areas; logs loading dock deliveries; inspects delivery of products for regulatory compliance.

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.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug test, background check and must meet and maintain Federal security requirements for access into operations areas. 

Wage range:   $9.70/hr

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

EOE


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:  $12.51/hr plus shift differential

Benefit:  401K plan with strong employer match

EOE


SHUTTLE OPERATOR -  PART TIME

Vacancies currently exist in the Commercial Services Department for the entry level position of shuttle operator.

Summary:  Drives shuttle vehicle to transport traveling public to and from the airport terminal and parking lots.

Duties and skills required include:  Applicants must possess a valid state driver’s license.  A high school diploma or GED or combination of related experience/training is required.  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.  Duties include driving a predetermined route; assists passengers with luggage; maintains records of trips.

Must be available for all shifts, all days including holidays and weekends.

Wage:       $14.60/hr (CDL) $13.95/hr (Non-CDL)

Benefits:  401K plan with strong employer match

EOE


AIRPORT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN/Airfield Maintenance  

A vacancy currently exists 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.  Must be able to meet and maintain Federal security requirements for unescorted access into all operations areas. 

Wage:  $14.40

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

EOE


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: $8.75 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
Silks
Hudson Valley Wine Bar
Adirondack Lodge
Greenleafs-Bananas

McDonald's
Paradies Gift Shops
Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen

American
Cape Air
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)