The Springfield Airport Authority is accepting applications for an Airport Public Safety Officer.  This position is responsible for providing law enforcement, aircraft rescue and firefighting, emergency medical and airport operations services for Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.

Requires completion of 560-hour Basic Police Training Course and Police Officer Wellness Evaluation Report and certification from the State of Illinois as a Police Officer (current certification with the Illinois Local Law Enforcement Board may be approved).  Within 9 months of hire, requires completion of 40-hour Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Course, 40-hour medical first responder course, airfield drivers training, wildlife hazard management training and use of pyrotechnics.  Requires familiarity with FAR Part 139 and TSA Part 1500 Rules and Regulations.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, as well as possess strong written and oral communication skills.

A college degree in aviation, criminal justice or fire science is preferred; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of a high school diploma with two years’ experience in law enforcement, security, firefighting or military training.

The Springfield Airport Authority offers a competitive salary and benefits program that includes: IMRF Pension, Medical/Dental Plan, Deferred Compensation, and Vacation and Sick Time.

Resumes, references and applications accepted until 4:30 pm on September 4, 2020, to Director of Administration and Finance, Springfield Airport Authority, 1200 Capital Airport Drive, Springfield, Illinois  62707 or email to Printable applications available at

Ramp Agent/Baggage Handler

Springfield Airport
Springfield, IL 62707
$11.25 an hour –  Part-time

Agents are a part of the Passenger Service team and are responsible to carry out the duties of ramp and counter/gate agents. Those combined responsibilities include: customer service, escorting passengers to the aircraft, marshaling aircraft, loading/unloading baggage, servicing aircraft, and other duties as assigned.

Apply at the Springfield Passenger Service Center Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm

Job Qualifications

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid US driver’s license required – no violations
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to work varied hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Able to successfully complete a background investigation, including FBI fingerprints, criminal history
  • Pre-employment drug test
  • Able to pass physical examination

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $11.25 /hour

Hours per week:

  • 30-39


  • Weekends required