Employment Opportunities

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.

HVAC TECHNICIAN I

Possibility of evening shift (3pm-11pm) and weekend shift. Performs trouble-shooting, repairs, and preventive maintenance on heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems and equipment. Performs related work as required. Equipment will include but is not limited to heat pumps, rooftop heating and cooling units, chillers, compressors, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, variable air boxes, fan terminal units, exhaust fans, air handling units, thermostats, and all electrical, electronic, and direct digital control systems associated with HVAC systems. Knowledgeable and able to interface with computers associated with facility HVAC control and energy management systems. Makes routine plumbing repairs as required. Works with electrician and electronics technician in keeping all HVAC system controls maintained and operational. Writes reports, completes forms, and orders repair materials. Regular, routine attendance at work is required. Must have knowledge of the tools and methods of the trade; knowledge of pertinent city, county or state building codes and safety requirements; ability to carry out oral and written instructions; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations; ability to interpret a variety of instructions and regulations furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form; ability to prepare rough sketches of work; ability to exercise judgement in selection of most cost-effective materials; physical ability to perform the required activities and to handle the required materials and equipment. Ability to lift 50-100 pounds, ability to effectively manipulate hand tools. Read and comprehend plans. Ability to climb, crawl, bend, stoop and stretch. Legibly and accurately record information on various report forms. 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma, apprenticeship or technical school training, 3-5 years recent experience in HVAC work. Basic safety training desirable. Experience in using computers, familiarity with Microsoft Windows required. Good written communication skills. EPA Section 608 Certification is required for opening a system or container holding a controlled refrigerant, to include the recovery of same refrigerants.

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.

GENERAL TRADES CRAFTSMAN SEMI-SKILLED II

Savannah Airport Commission is hiring for two (2) full-time positions. Possibility of evening shift (3pm-11pm) and weekend shift. Performs semi-skilled building, grounds and equipment maintenance repair. Duties require ability in such trades as carpentry, electrical, locksmithing, plumbing, sheet metal work, masonry, and painting. Incumbent may be assigned duties under supervision in a specialized area or may perform duties relative to a number of skilled trades with supervision. Must be able to meet and maintain Transportation Security Administration requirements authorizing unescorted access entry to Security Identification Display Area (SIDA). Regular, routine attendance at work is required. Considerable knowledge of the use and application of skilled trades equipment, tools and materials relevant to the area of assignment. Considerable ability to determine types of materials required to perform assigned tasks and to accomplish assigned duties in a skilled fashion requiring minimal supervision. Working skill in reading, writing, and basic mathematics. Considerable skill in the use of tools and equipment applicable to the area of assignment such as planners, power saws, levels, tension applications, files, picks, drills, spray guns, cutting equipment, grinders, rip saws, pipe threaders, routers, cement mixers, soldering irons, pipe dils, pipe crimping machines, flare tools and glass cutters. Ability to operate heavy equipment. Ability to effectively manipulate hand tools. Assist and carry or transport injured personnel in a disaster situation. Ability to read and comprehend plans. Ability to legibly and accurately record information on various report forms. Ability to communicate using a two-way FM radio system. Ability to kneel, bend, stretch, and crawl. Must possess a valid Georgia Drivers’ License. As a safety precaution, hearing ability to detect noises. Vision ability of 20/20 with corrected lens.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from a recognized high school or equivalent. Five years of experience as a general trades craftsman in a trade appropriate to the area of assignment. Experience in effectively operating tractors, backhoes, motor graders and other heavy equipment.

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.

GROUNDSKEEPER I

The Savannah Airport Commission is currently accepting applications for the Groundskeeper I position. Cuts grass with push mowers, riding mowers and tractors. Trims and edges grass with a variety of manual and powered tools. Applies herbicides and fertilizers, trims and maintains plants shrubs and trees. Applies water to areas requiring watering. Polices right-of-ways by walking or riding in all weather conditions. Sweeps streets, parking lots, gutters, sidewalks and stairwells. Picks up trash as required. Operates and maintains an extensive irrigation system. Repairs street signs, cleans drainage ditches, culverts and other drainage structures. Paints curbs and roadway markings. Scrubs sidewalks and stairs. Cleans and maintains fountain. Assists in removal of dead trees, shrubs, plants and transplanting of new ones. Seals cracks in roadways, parking lots and sidewalks. Cleans vehicles and equipment. Operates light construction equipment. Assists in a variety of construction and repair projects. Performs minor maintenance on assigned equipment and tools. Assists in repair of water and sewage systems. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of tools and equipment used in grounds maintenance. Familiarity with chemicals used in herbicide, pesticide and fertilizer operations. Knowledge of plant, shrub, tree and grass care. Knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely with and around mechanical equipment, and chemicals. Ability to operate light and heavy, manual and mechanical equipment and tools. Ability to read and interpret instructions, manuals, work orders and labels. Ability to work for extended periods of time in all types of weather conditions. Hearing ability to detect noises such as car horns, sirens, verbal instructions. Vision ability of 20/20 with corrected lenses. Starting Salary: $12.88 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.

CERTIFIED PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER

The Public Safety 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: $17.45 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.

EXTERIOR DETAILER

Applications are being accepted for an Exterior Detailer position. Performs general exterior maintenance including pressure washing, scrubbing and sweeping utilizing various types of equipment both mechanized and manual. Responsible for proper operator checks, overall operation and safety for related equipment. May be required to complete minor painting functions as part of exterior building upkeep. May be required to complete immediate cleanups from vehicle/pedestrian spills adjacent to terminal areas. May be required to assist customers as directed during the course of normal shift. Basic knowledge of hand tools and power operated washing equipment. Ability to kneel, bend, stretch and crawl. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Possess a valid Georgia Drivers License. Physical ability to carry or transport equipment and injured personnel in a disaster situation. As a safety precaution, hearing ability to detect noises. Vision ability of 20/20 corrected. Ability to lift 50-100 lbs. Graduation from a recognized High School or equivalent.

Starting salary: $12.88 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 am to 5:00 pm at Savannah Airport Commission, 400 Airways Avenue, 3rd Floor, Main Terminal Bldg., Savannah, GA 31408. NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED.

EMERGENCY MANAGER

Under general supervision, provides strategic oversight for the Airport Emergency Plan, Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery Plan, IROPS, Snow Plan and the Terminal Incident Response Plan. Conduct exercises related to disasters, natural or man-made to include active shooter, tornados, fire, bomb threats and evacuation.  Responsible for organizing Part 139 table-top/live exercise drills in conjunction with Airport Operations.  The Emergency Manager is responsible for activating the EOC at the instruction of the Executive Director or his designee to ensure disciplines of Planning, Operations, Finance/Admin and Logistics specific to NIMS standards are in place and functioning within the EOC.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management or Homeland Security preferred.
  • Accredited CEM or AEM designation in good standing or ability to obtain certification as a CEM or AEM within one year of hire date.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Airport Operations.
  • Must be available to respond 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for emergencies.
  • Serves as a conduit for Emergency Management with SEADOG.
  • Ability to meet and maintain Transportation Security Administration requirements authorizing unescorted access entry to the AOA (Airfield Operations Area), sterile area, or secured area.
  • Possession of a valid GA Driver’s License.
  • Polished and professional appearance.
  • Acts as the Commission’s primary advocate for effective disaster management.
  • Serves as principal coordinator of the emergency operations planning process.
  • Establishes personal, credible relationships by direct interaction with CEMA, GEMA, and FEMA, as well as, tenants and stakeholders of the airport.
  • Ensures there is a congruity between tenant and stakeholder Emergency/Disaster Plans and the Commission’s Emergency/Disaster Plans.
  • Interfaces with accident investigation teams in all areas related to emergency management.
  • Actively participates in both internal and external committees to assist in developing system-wide regional and community planning efforts related to emergencies and disasters.
  • Designs, exercises, and evaluates emergency and contingency plans and serves as a resource to ensure plans meet the needs of the Commission.

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., Savannah, GA 31408. NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED.

AIRPORT SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN II

Ability to install, troubleshoot, repair, maintain airport electronic/digital systems to include but not limited to Public Address Systems, telecommunication systems, computer loops, fire protection systems, HVAC electronic and direct digital controls, parking lot controls, close circuit TV and security systems as required.  Ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics is required.  Performs other duties as assigned by supervisors, formally or informally, verbally or in writing. Regular, routine attendance at work is required.Must be able to meet and maintain Transportation Security Administration requirements authorizing unescorted access entry to Security Identification Display Area (SIDA).Work schedules, to include rotating shifts, hours of work and days off may be changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor.Understanding of tools and methods of systems operations; ability to carry out oral and written instructions. 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school graduate or equivalent. Technical school or military school training in electronics systems or 2+ years of systems related experience required.  Associates degree desirable.  Computer literate. Familiarity with Windows based programs required.  Average or above  average written communication skills.

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., Savannah, GA 31408. NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED.

HOW TO APPLY

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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.

Jetstream Ground Services: Ramp Agent

Jetstream Ground Services, Inc., a Florida based commercial aviation ground support company currently has Ramp Agent positions available at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Savannah, GA. The Company offers, Paid Time Off (PTO), Medical and Dental Insurance, 401(K), and Paid Holidays.
Don’t miss the opportunity to join our team! Contact Jetstream Ground Services at (912) 964-1037 to apply.

Position: Ramp Agent

Location: SAV

Compensation: $9.00 hr

Job Responsibilities:

Must display a constant sense of heightened safety awareness as well as a sense of urgency working in an environment that requires consistency in both areas while performing job expectations. • Must be able to safely operate ground equipment in close proximity of aircraft, other ground equipment and ramp personnel. • Must be able to repeatedly stand, kneel, bend, stoop and crawl into cargo compartments of aircraft. • Must be able to repeatedly lift 50-75 pounds without complication. • Assist with load and unload of baggage, cargo, mail and freight. • Assist with all aspects of ground servicing of aircraft including security checks, cabin cleaning, potable water, lavatory servicing, and trash removal. • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks while ensuring accuracy of duties. • Must fully understand and comply with contents described in the Employment Manual. • Perform any other ground servicing duties assigned by Leads, Supervisors and Managers as they arise.
Must be willing to work in inclement weather
Qualifications:

Must qualify through 10 year background investigation without any pending prosecutions and no disqualifying criminal history. (Disqualifying crimes are listed on the front page of the application.) • Must have a valid driver’s license. • Must have a reliable source of transportation. • Must be flexible, willing to work weekends, holidays and extended shifts based on operational needs. • Must be willing and able to work in a team environment where duties are delegated from various levels of management.

Contact Jetstream Ground Services at (912) 964-1037 to apply.

Jetstream Ground Services: Part Time Customer Service Agent

Jetstream Ground Services, Inc., a Florida based commercial aviation ground support company currently has Ramp Agent positions available at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Savannah, GA. The Company offers, Paid Time Off (PTO), Medical and Dental Insurance, 401(K), and Paid Holidays.
Don’t miss the opportunity to join our team! Contact Jetstream Ground Services at (912) 964-1037 to apply.

Position: Part Time Customer Service Agent

Location: SAV

Compensation: $10.00 hr

Job Responsibilities:

Must display a constant sense of heightened safety awareness as well as a sense of urgency working in an environment that requires consistency in both areas while performing job expectations. • Must be able to safely operate ground equipment in close proximity of aircraft, other ground equipment and ramp personnel. • Must be able to repeatedly stand, kneel, bend, stoop and crawl into cargo compartments of aircraft. • Must be able to repeatedly lift 50-75 pounds without complication. • Assist with load and unload of baggage, cargo, mail and freight. • Assist with all aspects of ground servicing of aircraft including security checks, cabin cleaning, potable water, lavatory servicing, and trash removal. • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks while ensuring accuracy of duties. • Must fully understand and comply with contents described in the Employment Manual. • Perform any other ground servicing duties assigned by Leads, Supervisors and Managers as they arise.
Must be willing to work in inclement weather
Qualifications:

Must qualify through 10 year background investigation without any pending prosecutions and no disqualifying criminal history. (Disqualifying crimes are listed on the front page of the application.) • Must have a valid driver’s license. • Must have a reliable source of transportation. • Must be flexible, willing to work weekends, holidays and extended shifts based on operational needs. • Must be willing and able to work in a team environment where duties are delegated from various levels of management.

Contact Jetstream Ground Services at (912) 964-1037 to apply.

Delta Global Services: Ramp Agent

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the lead agent and/or supervisor on duty, Ramp Agents are responsible for marshalling aircraft in and out of the gate, loading, unloading and sorting freight, mail and baggage in a safe manner while also achieving on-time departures and arrivals. Ramp Agents may also be responsible for servicing aircraft lavatories, cleaning aircraft, restocking items, deicing and other duties as delegated.

Essential Functions:

  • Marshalls aircraft on the ramp including directing, assisting and parking all arriving, departing and towed aircrafts in accordance with safety policy and procedures.
  • Performs wing walker duties to protect the aircraft wing from equipment in the path of pushback and maintains visual contact with the pushback driver to alert the driver of any danger.
  • Lifts, loads/unloads, sorts and transfers passenger baggage, airmail, freight and company material in and out of aircraft bins, belt loader or baggage carts in a safe manner and within specific time constraints.
  • Maintains safety and security of the ramp at all times and complies with safety procedures and station policies.
  • Reads and verifies the city and flight number for every bag to ensure correct loading of customer bags.
  • Communicates with Operations, Flight Crew personnel and other ground personnel concerning arrival/departure information in a professional manner.
  • Drives/operates ramp equipment, including but not limited to bag tugs, belt loaders, aircraft tow tractors and water and lavatory servicing vehicles in a safe manner.
  • Services aircraft as needed to include cleaning lavatories and cabin and restocking items.
  • Arrives to work on time and at assigned post to ensure prompt servicing of the aircraft and on time departures.
  • May work in the baggage make-up area and prioritize baggage load for delivery to the proper aircraft for loading.
  • Ensures GSE equipment is in proper working order.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Particular functions, tasks and requirements may vary or be added depending upon the location and operational requirements. The text on this site does not represent a contract of employment and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

DAL Global Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Vets/Disabled

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The Paradies Shops: Part Time Sales Associates

Sales Associates at The Paradies Shops use First Class Service standards each and every day to assist customers and process sales transactions. A typical day includes greeting customers as they enter our stores, assisting customers in making purchase decisions, answering questions regarding location, price and use of merchandise, processing sales transactions and thanking each customer for shopping with The Paradies Shops. Our Sales Associates take care of each customer and go the extra mile to make each customer feel like he or she is #1.

Must be available to work evening, weekends, holidays and early am shifts.

Please send resume to whse9130@paradies-na.com

Sunglass Hut: Part Time Associate and Part Time Sales Supervisor

Looking for a fun, flexible environment where you can grow your career? Sunglass Hut has an energetic, fashion-forward culture and diverse career paths for all types of talented people. As part of Luxottica Group, the world’s largest eyewear company, Sunglass Hut offers competitive benefits, valuable training and unlimited growth opportunities.

Contact Sunglass Hut to apply: (912) 966-0496

Boxell Aerospace Company: Part Time Staff/On-Call Line Maintenance Technician

Boxell Aerospace is hiring for a Part time Staff / on Call Line Maintenance Technician for our line maintenance operation at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport supporting FAA part 121 Passenger Carriers flying mixed fleets (Must Hold FAA A&P License and have Part 121 or Part 135 or Part 145 Experience).

Please email Resume to Careers@boxell.com

Click here for more details: http://www.boxell.com/About/News/Boxell-Aerospace-Is-Hiring!!.aspx

Beads on the Vine: Part Time Sales Associate

A premiere hand crafted jewelry kiosk and family owned business is seeking a creative jewelry maker and Sales Associate to provide exceptional service to the travelers at the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport. We will enhance your jewelry making skills and educate you on merchandising, technique, and product.

Required to work holidays, evenings, and weekends.

Please forward your resumes to shopbeadsonthevine@yahoo.com

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.