Here are types of airport jobs you may want to consider.
1) Sky Cap
Skycaps are hired by the airport to stand by the curb in front of airline entrances and help passengers with loading, unloading, and carting their baggage. They also answer questions about flight schedules and general terminal access.
2) Asst. Airport Manager /Deputy Director of Aviation
Assistant airport managers, or deputy directors of aviation, help the airport manager fulfill the tasks and responsibilities of maintaining an airport. This may include the purchase, maintenance, and staffing of airport vehicles, and equipment.
Airport directors are ultimately responsible for what happens at an airport: short- and long-term planning, project management, staffing, operations in general. It's a high-stress job that is also very rewarding.
4) Airport Engineer / Planner
Airport engineers or airport planner, work together with architects and contractors to design airports and runways. They supervise all phases of design and construction in an effort to keep the work on schedule and according to approved plans.
5) Concessions / Airport Food Service
Airport concessionaires are the retail shops, bars, coffee shops, newsstands, parking lots, car rental agencies, shuttle transportation service, and food service companies located within an airport or on airport grounds. These jobs are very customer service oriented, provide hourly pay, and don't require a college education.
6) Airport Guide / Ambassador
Airport guides or airport ambassadors are full- or part-time employees who provide assistance and information to airport passengers. They may provide ground transportation or curbside assistance. Ambassadors often explain to passengers what services are available to them at the airport.
7) Airport Custodians / Serviceperson
Airport service people, or airport custodial services attendants, are the maintenance personnel at the airport. They cut grass, water plants, clean windows, maintain lighting, perform janitorial work, and are responsible for the airport’s general upkeep and cleanliness.
8) Fixed Based Operator Lineperson
Linepersons are employed by Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) and handle a variety of duties. The lineperson meets the arriving aircraft, guides it to and secures it in the appropriate parking area, fuels and services the plane, inspects the craft for low tire pressure or fluid leaks, and generally serves as the FBO greeter.
9) Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Manager
FBO managers oversee the FBO's operations and supervises its employees. FBO managers usually work their way up from lineperson and already have several years of experience working in aviation. Their duties may include making up the employee scheduling, hiring, training, and terminating employees.
10) Emergency Services
Airport emergency services personnel include firefighters, firefighter medics, and police officers.
Answered By: e_cool - 1/26/2010