The Rochester Airport Company supports a workforce capable of operating and maintaining all aspects of the airport. Employees pride themselves on meeting extraordinary standards of professionalism. The Rochester Airport Company rewards this commitment with competitive wages, excellent benefits and the opportunity for advancement. The Rochester Airport Company employs administration and airport operations only. All other companies at the airport hire employees independently. Please see the list of additional employers below.

Current Rochester Airport Company Job Openings:



Airport Operations Technician

Under direction and general supervision of the Operations Supervisor and may also receive direction from the Deputy Airport Director/Operations Director. Works cooperatively with a variety of other personnel, customers and tenants within the Airport. May have contact with persons outside of the Airport as job duties dictate. As a representative of the Rochester Airport Company, conducts all activities in a courteous and professional manner.

Ability to work independently, or in coordination with other Operations Department Staff and prioritize duties; Responds to emergency and non-emergency incidents involving aircraft operating at Rochester International Airport; Performs those duties required for the maintenance/repair of the Airport’s facilities and equipment; Operates a radio for communication with the control tower and safely operates a variety of equipment on the airfield including heavy snow removal equipment; Carries and operates a two-way company radio for company communications; Performs snow and ice removal duties with the ability to make independent decisions when necessary; Drives aircraft rescue and firefighting equipment and operates fire extinguishment equipment; Operates a wide variety of equipment to include but not limited to mowers, tractors, aircraft rescue/firefighting equipment, heavy trucks, heavy brooms, front loaders, and other snow removal equipment; Participates in regular aircraft rescue and firefighting training as required and responds to simulated and actual emergencies.

Performs duties and training associated with the compliance requirements of FAR Part 139 to include the issuing of Notices to Airman (NOTAMs), Field Condition Reports (Ficons), airfield safety and inspection requirements; Performs duties and training associated with TSA Part 1542 to include Airport Badging, TSA Enrollment and other security related duties. (On-the-job training for airport/airfield duties provided.)


High School Diploma or equivalent.

Building Utility Maintenance or specialized degree (i.e., plumbing, electrical, heavy equipment, etc.) preferred.

Electrical experience would be advantageous.

Not required, but would prefer 2-C boiler license or higher.

Firefighter experience helpful.

License or certification:

Valid Minnesota Class “D” driver’s license at the time of hire, with the ability to obtain a Class “B” license.

(TSA) Transportation Security Administration required background check.

Exemption status:


Compensation Detail:

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.74 per hour.

Benefits eligible:



Full Time

Hours / Pay period:


Schedule details:

Work rotating shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required.

11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Employees typically start working 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. and rotate to other shifts based on seniority.

Initially work day shift during training (approx. 2 months).

Work every 5th weekend. Shifts vary.

Equal opportunity employer:

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities)

Apply at: https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/jobs/airport-operations-technician-rochester-airport-company-136387br


Aug 20, 2020

In addition to working for the Rochester Airport Company, employment opportunities exist in the airline, rental car, restaurant and airport security fields. For more information on employment opportunities please contact the following companies directly.