Career and Internship Center

NYAMA is pleased to launch a Career and Internship website platform as a new, free membership benefit for aviation professionals to share current job openings and internship opportunities! Whether you’re ready to make your next career move or searching for your next great hire, NYAMA wants to help. We encourage you to leverage your membership in our association to precisely target talent and/or job opportunities.

EMPLOYERS

NYAMA Members: Submit your employment and internship opportunities to [email protected]; there is no charge.

Non NYAMA Members: If you are not a NYAMA member and wish to submit, please click here to complete an online payment submission form before sending your information to NYAMA.  Once you have paid, you can email your submission to [email protected].

  • Employment opportunities should be sent as a PDF highlighting the importance details about the position and the requirements for applying. 
  • Internship opportunities can be shared as a link to the current platform that your airport or business is using to promote your current internship opportunities, or as a PDF highlighting open internships, including pertinent information about your airport or business.

JOB SEEKERS AND STUDENTS

If you’re tired of searching through hundreds of random job postings to find your next opportunity, fret no more: Your search is about to become a whole lot easier! Find targeted opportunities in your industry within the state of New York. 

NYAMA's mission is to promote the viability and business interests of New York State's airports, which are the centerpiece of aviation services and drivers of economic development. Through advocacy, education, communications and business services, NYAMA supports New York's airports and the businesses and communities that rely upon them. 


CURRENT PROFESSIONAL OPENINGS: 

Organization: The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey
Position: Deputy General Manager
Qualifications: 
The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey is seeking a Deputy General Manager for LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Reporting to the Airport General Manager (GM), the Deputy General Manager (DGM) is responsible for the management and strategic oversight of the airport. The DGM ensures that the airport is operated in a safe, secure, and efficient manner, in compliance with federal, state, and local laws/regulations. The DGM provides a unified vision for the airport and drives a world-class customer experience through leadership and collaboration, that includes strong partnerships with airport stakeholders and surrounding communities. The DGM is responsible for ensuring facilities meet the existing and future needs of customers and stakeholders.

The DGM provides vison and active leadership over development and execution of high-quality airport initiatives that serve to enhance the customer experience. The DGM will be responsible for developing priorities and policies that aligned with stated goals and objectives of the airport. The DGM will be responsible for ensuring financial self-sufficiency and accountability while working within budgetary guidelines. The DGM is responsible for effective communication of airport policies to all stakeholders and to ensure compliance, while maintaining positive relationships and safe operations at all times.

The DGM is responsible for leading / overseeing the following functions: Aeronautical Operations, Landside Operations, Customer Experience, Physical Plant and Structures, Airport Maintenance, AirTrain (where applicable), Terminal Operations, Finance, Airport Certification, Concessions, Properties and Commercial Development, and Administration.


Organization: The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey
 Position: Deputy General Manager - EWR
Qualifications: 
The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey is seeking a Deputy General Manager for Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Reporting to the Airport General Manager (GM), the Deputy General Manager (DGM) is responsible for the management and strategic oversight of the airport. The DGM ensures that the airport is operated in a safe, secure, and efficient manner, in compliance with federal, state, and local laws/regulations. The DGM provides a unified vision for the airport and drives a world-class customer experience through leadership and collaboration, that includes strong partnerships with airport stakeholders and surrounding communities. The DGM is responsible for ensuring facilities meet the existing and future needs of customers and stakeholders.

The DGM provides vison and active leadership over development and execution of high-quality airport initiatives that serve to enhance the customer experience. The DGM will be responsible for developing priorities and policies that aligned with stated goals and objectives of the airport. The DGM will be responsible for ensuring financial self-sufficiency and accountability while working within budgetary guidelines. The DGM is responsible for effective communication of airport policies to all stakeholders and to ensure compliance, while maintaining positive relationships and safe operations at all times.

The DGM is responsible for leading / overseeing the following functions: Aeronautical Operations, Landside Operations, Customer Experience, Physical Plant and Structures, Airport Maintenance, AirTrain (where applicable), Terminal Operations, Finance, Airport Certification, Concessions, Properties and Commercial Development, and Administration.


Organization: The Clark County Department of Aviation
 Position: Assistant Director, Planning
Qualifications: 
The Clark County Department of Aviation is seeking an Assistant Director, Planning to oversee airport systemwide planning efforts to provide current and long-range planning to stimulate and promote a vibrant economy, protect the environment from incompatible development, reduce or eliminate airport environmental impacts, promote sustainability initiatives, and conserve natural resources. This includes planning activities associated with North Las Vegas and Henderson Executive airport, two busy general aviation airports as well as Overton and Jean airports.

The incumbent will manage all activities throughout the Department of Aviation (DOA) related to planning initiatives, airport system master planning, including efforts associated with the Southern Nevada Supplemental Airport (SNSA) project.

Airport noise programs, environmental management, capital improvement programs and other areas of planning activities related to airfield and landside development are important responsibilities. The Assistant Director will work with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in capturing federal Airport Improvement Program grant and entitlement funding ensuring compliance with program guidelines. Other duties involve development and maintenance of the Airport Layout Plan (ALP) to ensure compliance with all federal regulations and policies. This position manages the Airport Master Plans for all airports including processing updates as needed.

The Assistant Director - Planning is the primary department representative for any work related to compliance with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) and environmental review processes. The incumbent will direct the preparation, development, and evaluation of the activities associated with the Southern Nevada Supplemental Airport (SNSA) project and conceptual alternatives for critical airport infrastructure including airfield, passenger terminal, landside access, cargo, and support areas. This position will direct the simulation and modeling of the proposed development. The Assistant Director of Planning will oversee the coordination with FAA Headquarters, FAA Western Pacific Region and the FAA Phoenix Airports District Office (ADO), specific to the SNSA project and includes coordination for the environmental review process. The incumbent oversees preparation of agenda items for the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), presents to the BOCC as requested, and responds to County Commissioners’ requests. This position oversees the administration of the Airport Strategic Plan.

Organization: Sheridan County, Wyoming
 Position: Airport Manager
Qualifications: 
Sheridan County, Wyoming is seeking an Airport Manager for the Sheridan County Airport (SHR). The Airport Manager is wholly responsible for planning, directing, and managing all activities of the Airport. The Manager administers the budget, directs and provides guidance to staff and ensures all physical facilities of the Airport are developed and maintained in good working order. He or she is the public face of the Airport and is responsible for the development and implementation of Airport goals, priorities and objectives, as well as policies, in concert with the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). The Manager enforces all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Airport Minimum Standard rules and regulations, as well as performs Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) duties. He or she works with the BOCC to develop short- and long-range plans and goals and ensure those plans are integrated with those of the County. The Manager prepares grant requests for submittal to the FAA and Wyoming Department of Transportation and other funding sources.

He or she also prepares the annual budget including the capital improvements budget, passenger facility charges fund, bond repayment fund, investments of reserves, directs the forecast of additional funds and the preparation of budget adjustments as needed. The Manager negotiates and prepares lease agreements and contracts with airport tenants and recommends approval to the BOCC. He or she monitors the activities of consultants including scopes of work, cost evaluations, design and specification review. He or she also manages construction projects and inspects the work of contractors to ensure compliance with contract and project specifications. The Manager also lobbies and present airport issues to State and Federal legislators, attends and participates in staff meetings, workshops, and conferences.


Organization: The Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority
 Position: Executive Director
Qualifications: 
The Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority is seeking an Executive Director for the Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). The Airport Authority Executive Director, reporting directly to the Board of Directors, oversees the development, management, and operation of the Tweed-New Haven Airport and ensures the Authority complies with all airport sponsor obligations. In cooperation with the Board of Directors, Avports HVN, The New HVN, government officials, and other airport stakeholders, the Executive Director will coordinate, direct and oversee all activities at the Airport. A key role of this position is to coordinate with the New HVN and other strategic partners in efforts to attract / maintain air service, while working to identify additional economic development opportunities for the Airport.

Currently the Executive Director is the sole employee of the Airport Authority, and it is anticipated the Director will assess the need and engage administrative support.

The Executive Director will oversee all operations and development by Avports HVN, including ensuring compliance with all Sponsor Grant Assurances and obligations, and with all federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and policies. In cooperation with all airport stakeholders, the Executive Director will coordinate, direct, and oversee all operational and financial activities at the Airport. This position will oversee and supervise planning, environmental review, development, and construction of airfield improvements including a planned runway extension.

The Executive Director position will require an individual who has well developed political acumen and enjoys interacting with the public in this high-profile environment. Serving as the liaison with government agencies, including the City of New Haven, the Town of East Haven, Connecticut Airports Authority, FAA, and TSA, the Executive Director must demonstrate the ability to communicate messages in a compelling and concise manner. This position will require the interpersonal skills to interact positively, collaboratively, and effectively with elected officials, local business leaders, other government directors, managers, local, state, and federal agency representatives, media representatives, passengers, airport neighbors and members of the public to find common ground and ensure all feel heard. The Executive Director will plan, organize, and execute monthly Airport Authority Board meetings, including establishing the agenda and maintaining Board records.

Organization: The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority 
 Position: Assistant Director, Parking and Ground Transportation Business Strategy
Qualifications: 
The Omaha Airport Authority seeks a Project Controls Manager (PCM) who will be responsible for overseeing essential elements of the Authority’s Terminal Modernization Program (TMP). The individual will be an employee of the Authority, exclusively assigned as a member of the Program Management Team (PMT). The Program Controls Manager works closely with the TMP’s Executive Program Manager in developing processes and procedures that will assist the Authority in making decisions related to the Terminal Modernization Program. The PCM is responsible for cost control, schedule management, document control, process definition, program change and budget control, DBE/SBE program management, estimating control, payment processing and reporting. He or she must have the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with consultants and team members and experience in risk analysis, scheduling, contracts, and payments is needed.
Organization: The Omaha Airport Authority 
Position: Project Controls Manager
Qualifications: 
The Omaha Airport Authority seeks a Project Controls Manager (PCM) who will be responsible for overseeing essential elements of the Authority’s Terminal Modernization Program (TMP). The individual will be an employee of the Authority, exclusively assigned as a member of the Program Management Team (PMT). The Program Controls Manager works closely with the TMP’s Executive Program Manager in developing processes and procedures that will assist the Authority in making decisions related to the Terminal Modernization Program. The PCM is responsible for cost control, schedule management, document control, process definition, program change and budget control, DBE/SBE program management, estimating control, payment processing and reporting. He or she must have the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with consultants and team members and experience in risk analysis, scheduling, contracts, and payments is needed.
Organization: Ferrovial
 Position: Head of Design Review
Qualifications: 
Ferrovial is seeking a Head of Design Review. The Head of Design Review is a highly responsible position, charged with developing support services and assisting the MSA Director in the development, construction, and operation of the New Terminal One (NTO) project at JFK International Airport. He or she proposes initiatives during the design phase of the project that will support efficiencies and ensures the design reflects the requirements of the project’s different stakeholders. The Head of Design Review works closely with the PMO and terminal design team to develop the tenant design criteria manual and the change order process. He or she provides reports and advice on operational and technical sustainability best practices, as well as advises the MSA Director on strategies to monitor and optimize asset maintenance, compliance and sustainability.

Organization: The Melbourne Airport Authority
 Position: Assistant Director of Operations
Qualifications: 
The Melbourne Airport Authority is seeking an Assistant Director of Operations & Maintenance for the Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB). This recently elevated position of Assistant Director of Operations and Maintenance is a member of the executive team for MLB. He or she works closely with the Director of Operations & Maintenance as well as with all other airport departments to accomplish the Airport’s mission, goals, and objectives. The successful candidate will have well developed skills in leveraging the operational knowledge of key team members to ensure the Airport is safe, clean, operates efficiently and is always in serviceable condition. The Assistant Director is responsible for the day-to-day activities of Operations and Maintenance personnel and contractors. He or she directs the Airport’s daily FAA compliance requirement activities as well as those associated with the annual FAA 139 inspection process. An important part of the Assistant Director’s position is assisting Airport staff during emergencies. This includes aircraft or vehicle accidents, inclement weather conditions, fuel spills and other emergencies.

Organization: The Rhode Island Airport Corporation 

 Position: ARFF Deputy Chief
Qualifications: 
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is seeking an ARFF Deputy Chief. The ARFF Deputy Chief is a member of the RIAC management team, reports to the Vice President of Operations and Maintenance and is the primary training and administration support for the ARFF Chief. The Deputy Chief assumes the Chief’s responsibilities in his or her absence to ensure compliance with FAA regulations, NFPA standards and the Airport Emergency Plan. He or she is responsible for maintaining all mandatory ARFF training records in compliance with FAA regulations. The Deputy Chief oversees the development of standardized training and the establishment of safety and training policies, lesson plans, training guides, and performance competencies. He or she directs inspection of fuel farms and ensures vehicles are fueled and records maintained in compliance with NFPA standards. The Deputy Chief also directs and supervises service testing of ARFF apparatus and fire extinguishing systems. He or she works with building, airfield and the automotive maintenance divisions to ensure buildings, grounds and equipment are properly maintained. The Deputy Chief motivates, leads, commands and maintains proper order and discipline of unit employees and ensures the Airport passes required testing and inspections. He or she attends professional training to maintain awareness of trends in aircraft firefighting and rescue and recommends changes to the Airport’s program as needed and must be able to plan and deliver associated fire rescue training. The Deputy Chief assists the Chief in preparation and delivery of performance evaluations.

Organization: The Rhode Island Airport Corporation 
 Position: Director of General Aviation Airports
Qualifications: 
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is seeking a Director of General Aviation Airports. Appointed by and serving under the direction of the Vice President for Operations and Maintenance, the Director of General Aviation Airports is responsible for operations, administration, maintenance, and implementation of planning, and development activities for the General Aviation Airports system. The Director of General Aviation Airports is responsible for directing, through subordinates, the overall operations of RIAC’s 5 airports: Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport (PVD); Block Island State Airport; North Central State Airport; Quonset State Airport; Newport State Airport; and Westerly State Airport.

Organization: The Melbourne Airport Authority 
 Position: Manager of Marketing
Qualifications: 
The Melbourne Airport Authority is seeking a Manager of Marketing to be responsible for creating, managing and delivering all marketing, branding, advertising and promotional activities in support of the Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB). In addition to being highly responsible, it is also a highly visible position, representing MLB to local, state and federal agencies as well as community partners such as tourism organizations. The Manager works under the direction of the Assistant Director of Business Development, and supports and collaborates with the Public Information Officer, supporting media relations and community affairs activities, crisis communication, grant writing, and ongoing and special events.

The Manager administers airport marketing and advertising activities including social media, digital signage, email, print, TV and radio marketing. He or she creates website content including blogs, updates and site design. The Manager coordinates marketing activities with advertising partners and media buyers. He or she manages the Airport Ambassador program, including work scheduling, flight coverage and development of programs, providing guidance and developing training activities. The Manager helps develop and manage the departmental budget and designs, orders and maintains an inventory of marketing materials such promotional items, stationery and business cards.


Organization: King County International Airport
 Position: Airport Operations Manager
Qualifications: 
King County, Seattle is seeking an Airport Operations Manager for King County International Airport – Boeing Field (BFI). The Airport Operations Manager is a member of the Airport Leadership team and is the Airport’s point person for maintaining the Airport’s compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration’s FAR Part 139 regulation and its associated programs including training. This position manages the Airport in the absence of the Airport Director and Deputy Director and is responsible for keeping the Airport operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, through subordinate staff. This includes the Airport’s passenger terminal, ramps and gates, and other Airport facilities. The Operations Manager responds to emergencies and coordinates required responses and notifications.

Organization: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
 Position: Deputy Director, Aviation
Qualifications: 
A Bachelor’s degree in public, business or airport administration or a related field and seven (7) years’ experience in airport or other major transportation facilities operation and maintenance, including three (3) years’ supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience. Must be able to obtain and maintain a SIDA badge/US Customs and Border Protection Seal. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in usual office conditions with occasional exposure to disagreeable environmental factors.
 

Organization: Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
Position: 
Civil Engineer
Qualifications: The FV-G level Engineer is entry level, specialized experience is not applicable. See applicable OPM Qualification Standard: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF. To qualify for this position at the FV-H level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-G, FG/GS-5/7/9 levels. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience for this position include: 1) Experience reviewing and commenting on project engineering design drawings and specifications, including construction safety phasing plans. 2) Experience reviewing and commenting on contracts, change orders, and/or supplemental agreements. 3) Experience gathering and analyzing data from a variety of sources and presenting findings via report or formal briefing. To qualify for this position at the FV-I level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-H, FG/GS-11/12 levels. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience for this position include: 1) Experience reviewing and commenting on airport project engineering design drawings and specifications, including construction safety phasing plans. 2) Experience in identifying and resolving complex airport engineering problems/issues. 3) Experience in making recommendations on airport improvements. 4) Experience conveying technical airport engineering information to a variety of audiences. Applicants should include examples of their specialized experience in their work history.

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Organization: Monroe County Department of Aviation, Greater Rochester International Airport
Position:
Airport Construction Project Manager
Qualifications: : Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER: (A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Technology, plus four (4) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in construction project management* and renovation of large-scale** public facilities four (4) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity***; OR, (B) Eight (8) years of full-time paid or its part-time equivalent experience as described in (A) above, four (4) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity***; OR, (C) An equivalent combination of education and experience, as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above. *For the purpose of these minimum qualifications, Project Management involves all of the following activities:  Preparation and/or review of project scope, proposals, design, estimates, specifications  Project scheduling and tracking  Oversight/management of the construction phase of a project for conformance to design standards  Preparation/review of weekly progress reports and progress payments **For the purpose of these minimum qualifications, large scale is defined as a 50,000 square foot facility or larger, or projects ranging from $5M and higher.

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Andy Moore-Airport Director - ROC
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Organization: The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Position: Multiple

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Organization: Greater Binghamton Airport
Position: Airport Operations Specialist
Qualifications: 

A) Completion of at least 60 semester credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university in aviation management, aeronautical studies, fire protection technology or related field and one year of experience in airport operations; OR B) Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, one year of airport operations and EITHER: 1) Two years of airport operations experience at an airport with scheduled air service; OR 2) Two years of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting experience at an airport with scheduled air service; OR 3) Two years of aviation experience as a member of the U.S. military; OR 4) One year of airport operations or Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting experience at an airport with scheduled air service AND one year of paid or volunteer firefighting AIRPORT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST — CONT’D. 3 experience in an organized fire company which shall have included the use of chemical firefighting agents; OR C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated by the limits of A) and B) above.

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Organization: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Position: Assistant Air Terminal Superintendent
Qualifications: 

A Bachelor’s degree in business management or a related field, and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience directly supervising others, working in customer relations, and in building maintenance and operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Airport or airline operations experience preferrable.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a SIDA badge/ US Customs and Border Protection Seal. Must successfully pass testing in Basic Microsoft Word and Basic Microsoft Excel.  Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Access software. 

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CURRENT INTERNSHIP OPENINGS:

Organization: Watertown Internation Airport

Position: Career Skills Program
Overview: Career Skills Program (CSP) The participant will need to select from the (3) focus areas of: Administration, Airfield Maintenance, or FBO Services. Participants will gain civilian experience in each of the areas listed above. 

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