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EMPLOYMENT

Please note!
Employment opportunities listed here are ONLY for the Kent County Department of Aeronautics.

If you are interested in a job as a Federal Security Screener, visit TSA's website for more information or call 888-328-6172.

If you are interested in a position with an airline or other airport tenant, please contact them directly.  For your convenience, we have a complete list of airport tenants here.

Kent County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is currently seeking candidates for a Public Safety and Operations Director. This Director will ensure that the Airport is operated in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulation Part 139, Transportation Security Regulation Part 1542 and all other federal, state and local regulations governing airport operations. Additional responsibilities include providing direct supervision for subordinate staff, and evaluating safety and security technology, systems and equipment; maintaining and updating the airport certification manual, emergency plan, security program and other critical documents. The Director is also charged with directing law enforcement and aircraft rescue firefighting and emergency medical services. Apply online at www.accessKent.com/jobs.

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is currently seeking candidates for an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter Captain. Responsibilities include: Acting as incident commander, participating and supervising the crew in response to aircraft incidents, medical emergencies and fires occurring on airport property, inspection of all firefighting facilities and equipment, initiating corrective action when necessary as well as scheduling routine preventative maintenance. The successful candidate must work non-traditional hours and are required to be available and on-call 24 hours per day, seven days per week and able to work any shift to respond to airport emergencies. Apply online at www.accessKent.com/jobs.


Questions and Answers
For additional information on employment with Kent County, visit Human Resources' general information portion of the Kent County website.

General Inquiries: 616-632-7440 or 800-386-4484
Job Hotline: 616-632-7450
Fax: 616-632-7445

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