Employment

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport operates with an administrative staff, maintenance, fire and police departments. The estimated 50 full- and part-time employees enjoy an interesting and eventful place to work.  No two days at the airport are ever the same. Couple this dynamic environment with a full range of benefits for full-time staff members, and you see why XNA is a great place to work! With that in mind, from time to time, employment opportunities become available.  It should be noted that due to volume and currency, resumes and employment applications are not kept on file. Only when there is an opening should an application be submitted for review. When a position is open at XNA, simply – Application For Employment(PDF).  Submit an application only if a position has been advertised and is open. Volunteer Program While XNA owns and operates the airport, the tenants (such as air carriers, rental car agencies, food service, news/gift and others) all interview and hire their own employees. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in employment with the airlines, the process begins online at their individual websites.  Once on their website, click on their ‘Careers’ button for further information.  If you are interested in employment with TSA as a Transportation Safety Officer, go to USAJobs.org for employment/application information.  Applications for The Paradies Shops may be obtained at the airport at one of the gift shops or restaurants.

To apply for a position:

Applications are only accepted if there are positions announced under employment opportunities. 

  • Complete our general Application For Employment
  • Be sure to attach your resume and any supplemental documentation pertinent to the position applied for.
  • You may submit your application via:
  1. Fax (479)-205-1001 . ATTN: AIRPORT CONTACT (listed under job posting) | RE: APPLICATION FOR POSTED POSITION
  2. Email to AIRPORT CONTACT (listed under job posting)
  3. Mail to : Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport ATTN: AIRPORT CONTACT (listed under job posting) 1 Airport Blvd, Suite 100 Bentonville, AR 72712

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

XNA SALON JOB OPPORTUNITIES

FT/PT COSMETOLOGIST AND/OR NAIL TECH AT THE AIRPORT. FLEXIBLE HOURS-MORNINGS AND AFTERNOONS ARE AVAILABLE. GREAT SECONDARY SOURCE OF INCOME. 45% SPLIT. WALK INS, AND THE OPTION TO BUILD REPEAT CLIENTS EACH WEEK. OR MONTH. CONTACT RENEE AT XNA SALON: 702-885-2507.

 

FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER

Airport Contact: Gilbert Neil, Gilbert.Neil@flyxna.com

JOB TITLE: POLICE OFFICER

REPORTS TO: SERGEANT, PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR OR AIRPORT DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT: POLICE DEPARTMENT

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for the prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, direction of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, responding to the screening checkpoint and the general enforcement of laws and ordinances on an assigned shift. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations and normally consists of patrol, preliminary investigations and traffic regulation duties that may be performed in cars or on foot. Work involves an element of personal danger, and officers must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise good judgment during a work shift. General and special instructions and work assignments are received from the shift supervisor, the public safety director or the airport director.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Patrol the Airport on an assigned shift to preserve law and order, prevent and discover the commission of crime, direct traffic and to enforce motor vehicle operation and parking regulations.

Investigates accidents and suspected criminal activity and makes required reports to be filed with appropriate agencies.

Answers calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, robberies and other misdemeanors and felonies, which present physical danger to the public and officer.

Ability to operate in the communications center.
REQUIREMENTS:

o Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D
o Must be 21 years of age
o Must be an American citizen
o Must be currently certified as a law enforcement officer under minimum standards for the State of Arkansas
o Must possess a valid State of Arkansas driver’s license
o No felony convictions
o No misdemeanor convictions for domestic battery
o Must qualify with department issued weapon
o Must pass drug screening
o Must possess previous experience with telephone or radio communications operations; or equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills
o Knowledge of and skill in the operations of telephone, radio and alarm communications equipment.
o Ability to learn the operation of computer terminals and related information systems equipment
o Ability to keep records in an organized manner
o Ability to work with the public in a courteous manner in response to complaints or requests for service
o Ability to understand/carry out or give oral and written instructions, including the ability to read and interpret simple plans and specifications
o Must be available to work shifts as required or assigned by the law enforcement commander

SECURITY – Requires the ability to pass a security background check
MENTAL – Requires normal attention
PHYSICAL –Requires the ability to pass a medical screening, good physical condition and sufficient strength to do lifting and carrying as required
ENVIRONMENTAL – Requires capability of performing essential job functions in a constantly changing environment and exposure to outdoor environments and all weather conditions
MANUAL DEXTERITY – Requires using hands, arms and/or feet for performing essential job functions such as foot patrol, maintaining required equipment, using a portable radio, driving a vehicle and operating public safety equipment
AUDIBLE – Requires ability to understand and follow oral instructions or instructions issued via the police radio
VISUAL – Requires the ability to read documentation, perform inspections and drive a vehicle

An application may be obtained through the Administration Office at One Airport Blvd., Suite 100, Bentonville, AR, 72712 or download a copy from our website at www.flyxna.com. An application must be completed to be considered for employment. You may fax the application to ATTN: Gilbert Neil at 479-205-1001 or email Gilbert.Neil@flyxna.com EOE.

 

MASTER MECHANIC

JOB TITLE: AIRPORT MASTER MECHANIC

REPORTS TO: AIRPORT FACILITIES DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT: MAINTENANCE

JOB PURPOSE: FUNCTIONS AS AIRPORT MASTER MECHANIC FOR VEHICLES, AND BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS. MAY INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO VEHICLES, PROPERTY, PLANT, AND EQUIPMENT.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Skilled Certified journeyman level work in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel driven equipment. Work requires the performance of skilled tasks in mechanical repair and maintenance of automobiles, heavy duty trucks, tractors and other standard and special equipment in accordance with standard trade practices. This job also may be required to perform routine maintenance work in the physical maintenance of the airport buildings and grounds. Work is supervised by the Airport Facilities Director.

1. Performs work involved with any repair of vehicles or equipment within the capability of the Airport Maintenance Department.

2. Diagnosis problems using engine analyzers and other diagnostic tools and recommends repairs on all types of equipment owned by the airport.

3. Evaluates the need for replacement parts and places orders for parts and supplies while monitoring usage as to remain within the airport’s budget. Helps with budget planning for the future.

4. Review work orders and discuss with Airport Facilities Director.

5. Perform annual DOT inspections to ensure all important parts are examined including but not limited to belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake systems, fuel systems, wheel bearings shocks and other potential troublesome areas.

6. Repair, replace and adjusts brakes, both hydraulic and air.

7. Plan work procedures using charts, technical manuals, and experience.

8. Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers’ performance specifications.

9. Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear using micrometers, calipers, and gauges.

10. Overhaul and replace carburetors, blowers, Generators, distributors, starters, and pumps, etc.

11. Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine cooling, and electrical systems.

12. Repair, rebuild or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves and bearings.

13. Tear down, repair and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, hydraulic systems, small engines and linkages.

14. Rewire ignition systems, lights and instrument panels.
15. Install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, windshield wipers and headlights.

16. Welds and uses torches as needed to repair or fabricate parts for airport equipment.

17. Repair manual / automatic transmission as practical and needed.
18. Operates a variety of airport maintenance equipment including but not limited to snow removal equipment, tractor bush hog, mowers, backhoe, heavy equipment, and light vehicles.
19. Performs snow removal of airport facilities as necessary.

20. Responds to evening, weekend, and holiday emergency calls for service.

21. Performs airport inspection functions as needed.

22. Recognizes, evaluates and corrects safety hazards or advises immediate supervisor of same.

24. Other job duties as may be assigned.

KNOWLEDGE- Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented by additional coursework and experience in maintenance and repair of automotive and diesel equipment, airport buildings and grounds maintenance work and operation of light to heavy duty automotive vehicles and construction equipment; or any equivalent combination of experience and training; which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:

Requirements:

Must have ten (10) years verifiable mechanical experience consisting of light vehicle, heavy equipment, heavy truck, and tractor.

ASE Master certified in both automotive and heavy truck; consisting of ASE test numbers A-1 thru A-8 and T-2 thru T-7

Considerable knowledge of the general practices applied in the care and safe operation of a wide variety of heavy construction and maintenance equipment.

Must have an A/C recovery certificate.

Current Arkansas Commercial Drivers License (CDL) or ability to obtain such.

Ability to complete certified mechanical training on airport equipment as needed.

Specific knowledge and training to perform repairs and maintenance on airport vehicles to include but not limited to snow equipment, fire apparatus, tractors, brush hog, etc.

Ability to make emergency repairs and adjustments to a wide variety of heavy equipment, and to service and maintain assigned equipment.

An application may be obtained through the Administration Office at One Airport Blvd., Suite 100, Bentonville, AR, 72712 or download a copy from our website at www.flyxna.com. An application must be completed to be considered for employment. You may fax the application to ATTN: Steve Keith at 479-205-1001 or email Steve.Keith@flyxna.com EOE.