Employment opportunities at PHFThe Peninsula Airport Commission only accepts job applications when there is an open position for employment. The Peninsula Airport Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Tenants, including the airlines and rental cars, all hire independently of the Peninsula Airport Commission. Please contact them individually to inquire about job opportunities.

The Peninsula Airport Commission seeks positive professionals to greet and assist the traveling public in the position of

Public Safety Officer

Officers perform law enforcement and security duties, patrol airport property, and provide protection to tenants and traveling public. Officers also interview/interrogate suspect and witnesses, conduct search and seizure, arrest, and prepare incident reports. Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement certification required.

Must pass background check, criminal history records check, Security Threat Assessment, medical and drug screening.

Full Time and part time position available. VRS retirees are eligible for part time positions

To apply, email resumes to employment@newportnewsairport.com and include PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER in the Subject Line.


Firefighters assume responsibility for providing aircraft rescue, firefighting and related emergency services as a member of the Airport Fire Department.

Responds to all aircraft and other emergencies as directed by departmental operational guidelines and perform firefighting, rescue, emergency medical services and other related duties.

Participates in airfield safety inspections and activities including field condition and airfield lighting inspections, ramp safety inspections, and runway condition assessment reporting process.

Interested Applicants must upload the following required documents to employment@newportnewsairport.com:

  • Resume
  • Firefighter II
  • Aircraft Rescue Firefighter


Shift Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 6:00pm – 10:00pm

This position is primarily responsible for performing tasks necessary to maintain a clean, safe and orderly terminal. Areas to be assigned will include all public and private areas in the passenger terminals. This job description lists only the primary duties normally assigned by the Supervisor or Upper management.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform frequent cleaning of all restrooms ensuring each facility is stocked with supplies and in good working order.
  • General cleaning of assigned office spaces
  • Pick up and dispose of trash in the terminal and maintain cleanliness around exterior of building when required.

Starting Rate:

Please email your resume to employment@newportnewsairport.com

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The Peninsula Airport Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. Please send resume to employment@newportnewsairport.com