The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission operates the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, the largest airport in Western Virginia. The Commission hires individuals for Public Safety, Grounds and Building Maintenance, Custodial, Airport Operations, and Administrative positions. The Commission only accepts applications for vacant positions. When a position is available, the employment opportunity is listed on this website as well as with the Virginia Employment Commission. The Commission does not hire for the airlines or other vendors located at the Airport.

Current employment opportunities are listed below. Applications are available online and accepted for posted vacancies only. If an applicant is offered employment, s/he will be required to undergo a pre-employment physical, B.A.T. and drug test. 

Please click here for the Roanoke Regional Airport Commission's Affirmative Action Policy Statements.

Current Opportunities

Temporary Seasonal Snow Equipment Operator
Job # 20-010
Job Summary

Ice and snow removal. The major responsibilities will include proper and safe use of hand shovels, power broom, small tractors and pickup trucks to remove snow and ice
Job Requirements:

  • Must meet and maintain TSA security requirements for unescorted access into the Airport’s secured area and other Airport Operations Areas
  • Must be able to pass reference checks and pre-employment drug, alcohol and physical tests
  • Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s License
  • Have and maintain driving record acceptable to Roanoke Regional Airport Commission and its insurance carrier(s)
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule
  • Willing and able to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Be extremely reliable
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts, nights, weekends, holidays as needed
  • Must have ability to fully comprehend instructions from on the job training and manuals
  • Must have the ability to quickly demonstrate practical skills and knowledge from on the job training
  • Must be available “on-call”
  • CDL is preferred

Information regarding open positions at the Roanoke Regional Airport Commission can be found at https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/flyroa/jobs/1515018-401485. Any individual, who because of her or his disability, needs an accommodation in connection with any aspect of the Commission's application process, for any currently open position, should contact Human Resources at employment@flyroa.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission 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 Commission complies with federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination

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Benefits of Employment

The Commission's goal is to provide all its employees with a safe, healthy, positive workplace. The Commission has designed a broad, lucrative benefits package for its employees. Following is a list of some of the benefits employees of the Commission can choose:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Continuation of Coverage after employment ("COBRA")
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employer Sponsored Pension Plan
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance for the employee, with
    an option to purchase additional life
    insurance for the employee and his/her spouse and/or
    children
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
  • Paid Leave and Extended Illness Leave Program
  • 9 Paid Holidays and 2 Floating Holidays per year
  • Workers' Compensation Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • IDShield/LegalShield

Additionally, the Commission continues to investigate and research new benefits it can offer to enhance this benefits package.

Other Opportunities Not Available Through the Commission: 

For employment opportunities with an airport restaurant, please contact Air Host, managers of the airport's food and beverage facilities.

For employment opportunities with the airport gift shop, please contact Hudson News and Gifts.

For employment opportunities with airlines serving Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, please visit the airline's websites directly.