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Airside Operations Internship – Denver International Airport

Airside Operations Internship – Denver International Airport

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Open Date:

Feb 12, 2024

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About Our Job

Who We Are

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports 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 $33 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 30,000 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.

Airside Operations is responsible for the airport operating certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and therefore is dedicated to the safety and efficiency of Denver International Airport for passengers, planes, and employees. Each day, Airside Operations performs inspections, responds to all emergencies, security issues, and maintains overall authority for facilities and airport surfaces. Our dedicated staff of highly trained and experienced individuals, working 24/7/365, work to make Airside Operations a dynamic and exciting place to work.    

What We Offer

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive pay rate to commensurate with education. Denver International Airport emerging talent positions are 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

As an intern you will get to experience:

  • Learn and apply the theoretical and technical aspects of airport operations, with a focus on airside operations, including exposure to terminal operations, ramp tower operations, emergency management, and the airport communications center

  • Develop a knowledge of 14 CFR Part 139 regulations, airport flow and construction coordination, snow operations, and safe driving on an airfield

  • Perform practical assignments related to your technical field of study under general direction and supervision

  • Assist with multiple projects that have a real-world impact in Airside Operations

  • Attend meetings, conferences, or other educational classes to stay current with industry best practices and regulations and apply them to your work assignments

About You

What You’ll Bring

Our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:

  • Interacts with customers in a friendly and professional manner and works to resolve issues quickly and effectively

  • Uses efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills; uses training, feedback, or other opportunities for self-learning and development

  • Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, cooperation, concern, and politeness to others and relates well to different people from varied backgrounds and different situations

  • Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations

  • Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations

  • Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Current enrollment in an accredited college program leading to a certificate, licensure, associates, bachelor’s, or higher degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or closely related field, or a recent graduate (completed specified program within 1 year of completion)

  • Experience: None

  • Education and Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted

  • Licensures/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment

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. This is only used to verify amounts of credits; grades will not influence decision

Optional Document

  • Cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position

Location

This position requires working in the office for all required working hours. 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 1-year college internship with a completion date of Friday, May 2nd, 2025, working approximately 30 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.

Application Deadline

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.

About Everything Else

Job Profile

TA3181 Professional Administration Intern

To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.

Position Type

Oncall

Position Salary Range

$19.28 – $21.79

Starting Pay

$19.28 – $21.79/hour based on education level

Agency

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.

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Salary:

$$19.28 - $21.79

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8500 Peña Blvd

Denver, Colorado 80249

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About DEN

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