Airline Service Providers
City of Denver Dept. of Aviation
Feb 12, 2024
Who We Are
Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and fifth busiest airport in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36.4 billion for the region annually and employing more than 39,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity, and inclusion at the center of all that we do.
At DEN, the Government Affairs & Global Public Policy Division (GAGPP) serves as a trusted leadership partner and provides enterprise-wide guidance, coordination and collaboration focused on multi-sector stakeholders and government officials to advance global strategy and innovation priorities. This includes formulating and communicating on policy matters at all levels (international, federal, state, regional, and local), leading DEN’s City Council approval process, and managing its memberships & sponsorships and state and federal lobbying contracts. In addition, GAGPP advises the Chief Executive Officer and Executive/Senior Leadership on trends, risks, and opportunities related to DEN’s future growth and strategy.
What We Offer
The City and County of Denver offers a competitive pay rate commensurate with education. Denver International Airport emerging talent positions are supported by a trained hiring manager and required to attend all sessions of professional development within the cohort model. You will be onboarded with a cohort of peers to begin to help you develop your network across the aviation industry.
What You’ll Do
The GAGPP team is currently hiring for an intern. You will be part of a nimble, dynamic, and service-focused team, led by the Vice President of GAGPP. In this role, your responsibilities would include:
Conduct a review of DEN stakeholder wheel assets
Identify points of contact and historical information specific to key areas of work
Propose a timeline and description of purpose related to targeted engagement
Organize and analyze incoming queries and outcomes from local, state, and elected officials
Help develop and implement a system to track DEN appearances before City Council
What You’ll Bring
Our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:
An interest in public service and enhancing the customer experience
Proficiency with a wide range of technological, policy, and political resources
Strong listening, communication, writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Ability to anticipate questions and prepare accordingly for conversations and meetings
Attention to detail and seeks further guidance on assignments prior to deadlines
Takes initiative and is adaptable within a dynamic organization and evolving industry
To be most successful, our ideal candidate will also:
Maintains respect for self and others
Presents a high degree of professionalism and prioritizes integrity and team values
Exhibits a commitment to learning and is not afraid to seek constructive feedback
Is intentional about being kind, considerate, and flexible with teammates and superiors
Has a positive attitude and sense of purpose
Enjoys a sense of humor
Required Minimum Qualifications
Education: Current enrollment in an accredited college program leading to a certificate, licensure, associates, bachelor’s, or higher degree in political science, public administration, aviation management, law, public affairs, business administration, government, social sciences, or another related field or a recent graduate (completed specified program within 1 year of completion)
Education and Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted
Mandatory Documentation Required to be Considered for this Position
1–2-page Resume (with most current information)
Transcripts – either official or unofficial; dated within your current academic term
Preferred Additional Document
Statement of Interest on why you are interested in the GAGPP Division at DEN
The City and County of Denver supports a hybrid workplace model with a required minimum of three days in office. Employees work where needed to support business, at the Denver International Airport. We do not offer housing or relocation assistance for this position.
Internship Duration and Hours
This is a 6-month college internship with a completion date of December 27th, 2024, with a maximum of 35 hours per week.
FBI Background Check
FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.
This position is expected to stay open until March 11, 2024. Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than March 11, 2024, at midnight to ensure consideration.
TA3181 Professional Administration Intern
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Position Salary Range
$19.28 – $21.79
$19.28 – $21.79/hour based on education level
Denver International Airport
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S.
$$19.28 - $21.79