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Employment

It takes an entire team, with a common goal, to provide the best possible experiences for our guests.

Authority Opportunities

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Career Fair

We, alongside 12 of our tenants and service providers are looking to fill nearly 260 jobs, ranging from Airport Ambassadors and mechanics to customer service agents, cashiers, cooks and security guards. Head over to our career fair at DoubleTree by Hilton at 4747 28th Street SE from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20 for your chance to work at the Airport!

No advance registration required and many employers will be hiring on the spot. Paid parking is included for most positions.

Here's a look at who will be joining us on July 20th:

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AvFlight

Avflight is a privately-owned company serving the global aviation industry with a wide range of solutions to support the safe, convenient and expeditious movement of people and goods.
 
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DK Security

DK Security offers armed security guards in either a uniform or in plainclothes, depending on the situational needs and client requests. We provide over 17,000 hours of armed services each month.
 
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Envoy

Envoy Air Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group providing ground handling services for many American flights.
 
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Experience Grand Rapids

Airport Ambassadors at the Ford International Airport are an extension of the services provided by Experience Grand Rapids. Ambassadors contribute to the mission of the organization by providing a positive first impression and excellent customer service to airport travelers and visitors.
 
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FedEx

Connecting people with goods, services, ideas and technologies creates opportunities that fuel innovation, energize businesses and lift communities to higher standards of living. At FedEx, we believe that a connected world is a better world, and that belief guides everything we do.
 
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Ford Airport Authority

There are several interesting positions at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority. From the Electricians who keep the runway lights bright to the Accounting Specialists who pay the bills; we staff a wide range of positions in our “city within a city.”
 
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HMS Host

HMSHost is part of Autogrill S.p.A. – the world’s largest provider of food and beverage services for travelers. Along with the rest of the Autogrill Group, we are recognized industry leaders who create innovative dining locations at airports and on motorways worldwide.
 
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Hudson

Hudson, one of the largest and most recognizable travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental United States and Canada.
 
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Signature Flight Support

Business jet and avgas fueling, aviation ground handling and support, aircraft hangars, and VIP terminals across the largest FBO network in the world.
 
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SP+

SP+ facilitates the efficient movement of people, vehicles and personal belongings with the goal of enhancing the consumer experience by providing professional parking management for clients ients across North America.
 
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The Professional Group

With over 20 years of expertise, The Professional Group’s Pro-Am culture drives excellence in everything we do. From cleaning to exterior maintenance to supplies we provide everything your facility needs, delivering a total solution–so you can focus on your core business.
 
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Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

The Transportation Security Administration is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States.
 
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Airport Authority Opportunities

There are several interesting positions at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority. From the Electricians who keep the runway lights bright to the Accounting Specialists who pay the bills; we staff a wide range of positions in our “city within a city.”

We even have our own police and fire departments! Career opportunities at the Airport Authority can also include positions in the following areas:

  • Public Safety
  • Communications
  • Engineering and Planning
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Business Development
  • Property Administration
  • Facilities and Maintenance
  • And more…

To view all current opportunities at the Airport Authority, please click the button below.

See Airport Authority Opportunities

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About Our Team

Ever wonder how Gerald R. Ford International Airport runs its day-to-day operations so efficiently? It takes an entire team, with a common goal, to provide the best possible experiences for our guests.

Airport Authority Departments

Administration
Aircraft Rescue Firefighting
Facilities Maintenance
Field Maintenance
Operations & Communications
Police
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Department Highlight

Field Maintenance 2018

 

The Field Maintenance team is a dynamic and integral part of Airport Operations at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Field Maintenance assist in ensuring compliance with all appropriate FAA airport regulations. We are grateful to this hardworking team for keeping the Airfield safe and ready for aircraft coming and going! 

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Benefits

 

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
FSA/HSA Options

 

 

Holidays
Paid Leave
Employee Retirement Plan
Wellness Incentives
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Values

At the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, our organizational VALUES play an important role in our work lives. We encourage our employees to support our values, which help us provide outstanding service to our customers, visitors, and passengers, each and every day.