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SAVANNAH AIRPORT COMMISSION EMPLOYMENT

The Savannah Airport Commission is charged with the operation and management of Savannah/Hilton Head International. The Savannah Airport Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity and a Drug-Free Workplace employer.

Employment with the Savannah Airport Commission is contingent upon receipt of the applicant’s satisfactory verification of a minimum seven years previous employment history, a clean driving record and a criminal background investigation/record. Job applicants will also be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment physical to include drug testing. Applications will only be accepted for position vacancies listed below.

AIRPORT POLICE OFFICER

The Airport Police Officer is required to perform the following: participate in security and other training programs as prescribed by the Airport regulations and policies; ensure that all public areas are properly lighted, controls cases of disturbance, public nuisance, and when necessary, requests assistance from state, or municipal agencies; keep unauthorized persons out of restricted areas; provide general information to passengers and the general public as required; keep supervisors informed of difficulties and problems as related to landside, airside and terminal operations; provide security for passengers and airline personnel during boarding of aircraft in accordance with the Airport Security Program: respond to emergencies and emergency situations (airside and landside) as required; provide notification for emergency medical assistance to sick and injured. Check for all safety hazards, i.e., liquid spills, extension cords, and other hazards to the public traveling through the airport; perform other related work as required.

Investigate incidents, vehicle accidents, enforce traffic laws and regulations and regulate traffic as required. Patrol landside vehicle parking areas and streets, trailer and industrial park areas; inspect Savannah Airport Commission, and tenant buildings and facilities, including the Airport terminal, ramp, Air Cargo Building, Commission Maintenance facility, tenant fuel farms, etc., to detect safety and security problems, hazards or infractions. Respond to calls. Must have ability to work harmoniously with supervisors, management, and co-workers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Walk long distances and stand on feet for long periods of time is to be expected of any officer. Officers must maintain the ability to drive a car, small truck or 4-wheel drive vehicle. Officer will be accountable to meet the physical and mental standards of POST, as well as the ability to fire a weapon and qualify. Must be able to run in pursuit of a suspect and respond to a request for help from the checkpoint. A hearing ability to detect noises, emergency or other radio transmissions is necessary along with vision ability of 20/20 with corrected lens. Officer must obtain the ability to lift 75 to 125 pounds and may be required to assist and carry and/or transport injured personnel in a disaster situation.

Starting Salary: $19.24 per hour.

Applications may be downloaded from our website www.savannahairport.com and may be submitted electronically through our website or they will be accepted, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Savannah Airport Commission, 400 Airways Avenue, 3rd Floor, Main Terminal Bldg., Savannah, GA 31408. NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED.

AIRFIELD OPERATIONS AREA TECHNICIAN LEVEL I

Under direct supervision the Airfield Operations Area Technician, Level I performs maintenance of Airport runways, taxiways, lighting systems, and grounds and performs work related as required.  Also performs inspections and operational duties on the Air Operations Area in accordance with FAR Part 139 and the Savannah Airport Commission’s Airport Certification Manual. This position is considered safety sensitive and/or requires access to the safety sensitive areas as required under FAA and DOT regulations.

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent required.
  • Experience with mowing equipment and pavement repair desired.
  • Experience with airport lighting and control systems desired.
  • Participates in the maintenance and repair of airport runways, taxiways, grounds, lighting systems, counterpoise systems, and drainage systems under direct supervision.
  • Participates in the maintenance and repair of runway/taxiway markings, pavement surface, joint repairs, security gates, fencing, vehicles, wildlife management under direct supervision.
  • Maintains approach and transitional slopes to runways and around the airport.
  • Operates related equipment in a safe manner.
  • Conducts daily, monthly, and quarterly inspections of the Airfield Operations Area as outlines in the Airport Certification Manual.
  • Troubleshoots, operates, and maintains the Computerized Lighting Control System under direct supervision.
  • Operates backhoe, sweeper, tractors, mowers, sprayers, and other equipment as required.
  • Submits material requests to supervisor for purchase of items required to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Maintains approach and transitional slopes to runways and around the airport.
  • May assist in fuel farm operations.

Ability to perform physical functions related to the job assignment.  Ability to lift 50 to 100 lbs.  Ability to utilize hand tools.  Read and comprehend plans. Assist and carry or transport injured personnel in a disaster situation. Ability to climb, crawl, bend, stoop and stretch. Ability to communicate using a two-way radio system and vision ability of 20/20 with corrected lens.  Possession of a valid Georgia Driver’s License.

Applications may be downloaded from our website www.savannahairport.com and may be submitted electronically through our website or they will be accepted, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Savannah Airport Commission, 400 Airways Avenue, 3rd Floor, Main Terminal Bldg., GA 31408,  Savannah. NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED.

HOW TO APPLY

Note: Adobe Reader is required in order to view, print, or submit the Employment Application. There is no cost to download, install or use the Adobe Reader software. To download the most current version of Adobe Reader click the following link. Download Adobe Reader.

Electronically File Your Application:

The Savannah Airport Commission Application can be obtained here: Download Application.

Download and save the application to your computer from the link above. Once the application has been saved, open the application with Adobe Reader, and complete the necessary information. Use the upload fields below to submit your completed application and résumé (optional).

If you are experiencing any problems with your application, please contact us at hr@flySAV.com.

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Paper Application:

If you wish to bring your application to the airport, download and save the application to your computer from the link above. Once the application has been saved, open the application with Adobe Reader and print the blank application to fill in manually, or complete the necessary information and print once you are finished.

OTHER AIRPORT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Want to work for the airlines, rental car agencies, retail shops or one of the restaurants located at the airport? Please contact the tenant listed below for more information regarding employment with their agencies.

Please note, online applications for airport tenant vacancies cannot be accepted by the Airport Commission.

Airline Employment

For information regarding employment and career opportunities with the airlines at Savannah/Hilton Head International, interested candidates should refer to their specific websites listed in the Airline section of our website for current job openings and positions.

Restaurant Employment

For information regarding employment and career opportunities with HMS Host, interested candidates can visit the HMS Host Careers website for more information.

Rental Car Agency Employment

For information regarding employment and career opportunities with the rental car agencies at Savannah/Hilton Head International, interested candidates should refer to their specific websites listed in the Rental Car section of our website for current job openings and positions.