Featured Careers

Here you will find the latest careers available at California commercial airports! Make sure to check out the videos below to learn about the unique opportunities an airport career will provide. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as announcements may close at any time unless indicated otherwise. Make sure to check Airport Employment pages for additional postings.





Santa Barbara Airport

Salary $157,014 – $190,853 Annually

The position of Airport Director is an at-will appointment and serves at the pleasure of the City Administrator. The newly selected Airport Director will provide leadership to a department with a commitment to providing excellent service.  In addition to providing oversight and leadership for the day-to-day operational and administrative activities of the department, he/she will serve as top advisor and liaison to various community and advisory groups.  The Airport Director is also responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive employee and labor relations climate, and for the proper and efficient use of both human and financial resources. Click here to apply.





Sacramento County Airport System

Salary $108,262.80 – $119,350.08 Annually

Sacramento County Department of Airports (SMF, MHR, SAC and F72) Airport Manager – Project Portfolio Management Office. Sacramento County’s Department of Airports is seeking an Airport Manager with experience managing, tracking and reporting the status and performance of a portfolio of work being performed by others. Click here to apply. 






Hollywood Burbank Airport

Salary $145,000 – $160,000 DOE

Provide executive-level administrative and management direction for contracts, leases, and property management performance monitoring, administrative support services supervision, and oversight of procurement, negotiations of leases, contracts and concession agreements for Hollywood Burbank Airport. Required to manage the Authority’s Passenger Facility Charge (“PFC”) Program, Customer Facility Charge (“CFC”) Program and Disadvantage Business Enterprise (“DBE”) and Title VI Program. Click here to apply. 





San Francisco International Airport

Salary $82,108.00 – $99,814.00 Annually

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) seeks Airport Safety Officers for our Aviation Section. This position will be instrumental in ensuring compliance with Airport and Transportation Security Regulations. As an Airport Safety Officer, you will perform routine and special-emphasis security checks of terminal and gate boarding areas, cargo facilities, airport tenant leasehold, and perimeter fencing; respond to and investigate security incidents and access control alarms, issues admonishments for safety and security violations, ensure compliance with and enforce proper procedures, and work within the Security Operations Center (SOC) performing Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) and access control system monitoring and surveillance. Click here to apply. 




San Francisco International Airport

Salary $116,350 – $141,388 Annually

Desired candidate will have knowledge of the principles and practices of Federal and State environmental laws; knowledge of FAA rules and regulations pertaining to airport planning and environmental laws; ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data pertaining to environmental impacts of proposed projects; ability to speak effectively and deal tactfully with stakeholders, including the general public, governmental officials, professional and technical persons, and employees; ability to write clear and concise technical documents; and ability to develop administrative procedures and budgets, and supervise the work of other employees and consultants. Click here to apply. 




Norman Y. Mineta – San Jose International Airport

Under the direction of the Deputy Director of the Planning and Development Division for the Airport, the Senior Engineer position is a strategic thinker that leads a wide range of professional and para-professional team members who perform a variety multi-discipline airport projects who develop, manage and deliver projects in the Airport Capital Development Program of various and considerable complexities. The Senior Engineer must possess in depth knowledge in the theories, principles, practices, and techniques related to civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, and/or geotechnical engineering, architecture, and capital project delivery. Demonstrated experience in airport construction projects which provides innovative solutions for complex challenges is expected. Click here to apply.