Careers at Pease

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Airport Operations Specialist

Pease Development Authority/Portsmouth International Airport is seeking a full-time Airport Operations Specialist. This entry level position works with Airport Operations staff in maintaining the safety and security of the airport in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 139, and TSR 1542.

Essential job functions:

  • Representing airport management in overseeing daily operations of the airport;
  • Conducting airfield inspections;
  • Opening/closing airport movement areas as conditions warrant;
  • Issuing Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs);
  • Shift work, weekends, and overnights, to include some weekends and call-back are required.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in aviation management or business or related field
    • Relevant aviation experience and/or a pilot’s license or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Must possess the ability to obtain all required security clearances, including a Federal background check
    • Valid, current driver’s license


      • $21.00 per hour

    Benefits include:

        • Dental insurance
        • Employee assistance program
        • Employee discount
        • Flexible spending account
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Professional development assistance
        • Retirement plan
        • Tuition reimbursement

        To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:

        Pease Development Authority
        55 International Drive
        Portsmouth, NH 03801
        Attn: Tanya Coppeta

        Full-time Airport Maintenance Equipment Operator

        Pease Development Authority/Portsmouth International Airport is seeking a full-time Equipment Operator in our Airport Maintenance department. This position is responsible for operating the equipment and machinery required to maintain airport operations in compliance with FAA regulations.

        Essential Duties Include:

            • Operating a variety of heavy equipment, light vehicles, and power and hand tools.
            • Documenting work done, materials used and work orders and repairs completed.
            • Operating various types of specialized equipment to remove snow and ice from the airport pavements.

        A high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the operation of heavy equipment or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

        You must have the ability to obtain required security certifications and badges, as well as work independently with little or no supervision. This position requires the ability to be on call when required.

        A valid driver’s license from the current state of residence and a CDL B with air endorsement are also required.

        The salary for this position is $23.00 per hour.  The PDA offers an excellent benefits package including comprehensive medical and dental insurance, life and disability coverage, paid leave, and enrollment in the NH Retirement System.

        For more information or to apply, please send your resume to:
        Pease Development Authority, Human Resources
        55 International Drive
        Portsmouth, NH 03801
        Attn: Tanya Coppeta




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