The Airport Authority is a fast-growing organization that focuses on teamwork and quality of life for its employees.

Airfield Maintenance Technician

This full-time position is a member of the Airfield Maintenance team. Responsibilities include mowing on the airfield, assisting maintenance of airfield, building electrical systems and repairs of HVAC systems. Performing general building maintenance functions such as repairs in the terminal and parking lot lighting, painting and routine carpentry, sweeping, picking up trash, weeding, and mulching. On-call snow/ice removal is required of this position. The airfield maintenance teams are members of the Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting unit and will be required to successfully pass certification within 1 year of hire date and maintain certification. Schedules to include weekdays, weekends, evening shifts and holidays.

Starting pay rate: $16.50 per hour.


Benefits for full-time employees include health care coverage with 100% of employee’s coverage currently paid by the Authority, retirement and life insurance coverage in Virginia Retirement System, two weeks paid leave and twelve paid holidays.

Must successfully complete all required Fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Checks and employment background check, pass a pre-employment drug screening and continually possess a valid Virginia driver’s license with driving record insurable by Authority’s automobile liability carrier.

Complete the Authority’s Required Application >.

Application is also available at the Airport Administrative Office. Mail completed applications and resumes to the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority, Attn: Human Resources, 100 Bowen Loop, Suite 200, Charlottesville, VA 22911 or email ccook@gocho.com. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship including, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. The Authority complies with federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.