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 

 Building Services I

This position is responsible for cleaning and disposing of trash in the airport terminal and other commission owned buildings. 

For a complete job description and to apply, visit the following link:

Airport Maintenance Technician I

This position performs a wide variety of unskilled and semi-skilled work  related to the day-to-day operations, safety,  and maintenance of Commission owned grounds and paved areas.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit the following link:

Marketing Intern 

This internship offers an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in visual content creation, copywriting, event planning, and more, while contributing to meaningful projects that impact our community and stakeholders.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit the following link:

Operations Intern 

This internship offers an opportunity to learn about airport operations, safety procedures, and regulatory compliance while contributing to the daily activities of the operations team.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit the following link:

Planning and Engineering Intern 

This internship offers valuable hands-on experience working alongside experienced professionals in project management and planning within the aviation industry.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit the following link:


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


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
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
  • Paid Leave and Extended Illness Leave Program
  • 12 Paid Holidays per year
  • Workers' Compensation Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

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 Tailwind Concessions, 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.