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

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

Airport Police Officers establish and maintain a safe atmosphere for tenants, employees, and the traveling public within Newport News Williamsburg Airport.

Starting Pay Rate: $19.00/hour

• Perform law enforcement and security patrols of airport property providing protection to tenants and traveling public.
• Monitor and enforce airport regulations including enforcing parking regulations.
• Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards.
• Prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities.
• Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Highschool graduate or equivalent
• Must possess or have possessed within the last 24 months a valid Commonwealth of VA Basic Law Enforcement (BLE) police officer certification,
to include completion of a formal field training officer (FT) program.
• Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test
• Must possess valid driver’s license

Bartender/Prep Cook
Job description
Job Overview:
Newport News/Williamsburg Airport is seeking a dedicated Bartender to join our team. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills.

Prepare alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages for patrons.

Interact with customers, take orders, and also, prepare and serve snacks and drinks.

Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies.

Understands and complies with all food safety and temperature standards.

Accurately handle cash register operations

– Previous experience in a restaurant or food industry setting
– Knowledge of POS systems
– Familiarity with cash handling and cash register operations
– Strong customer service skills
– Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic kitchen environment, gain valuable experience in food preparation, and contribute to creating exceptional travel experiences for our customers.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 – $16.50 per hour

Expected hours: 24 – 40 per week


Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Restaurant type:


Day shift
Evening shift
Weekly day range:

Monday to Friday
Rotating weekends
Weekends only
Application Question(s):

This position has flexible scheduling with 4 – 8 hour shifts ranging from 4:00am – 8:00pm seven days a week. What is your availability.
This position has a salary range of $16.00-$16.50 plus tips. Is this a pay rate you would be willing to accept?
If hired, you will be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check with fingerprinting. Would you have any issues with this requirement?
Work Location: In person

Airport Operations Agent
Job description

The operations agent (airside) is an entry-level all-encompassing position that involves the day-to-day operations at Newport News Williamsburg Airport. As part of the operations team, the operations agent is involved in the daily operational activity, ensuring the airport is operated safely and securely, and enforcement of applicable federal, state, and local regulations about airport operations, and safety and security,


– Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations including but not limited to FAA Part 139, FAA Part 77, and Airport Rules and Regulations.

-Responds to incidents and emergencies as required.

-Conducts daily perimeter inspections.

-Inspects terminal roadways, parking lots for maintenance related items and adherence to local regulations.

-Reviews NOTAMS’s for accuracy and issues/cancels NOTAMS as required.

-Provides on-call availability for response to emergency situations and winter weather events.


– Familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs)
– Ability to manage and prioritize tasks efficiently
– Possession of a valid Virginia State Driver’s license
-Must successfully pass FBI criminal history background check, including fingerprinting
-Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University in Business Administration, Operations Management, aviation Administration or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Airport Certified EMployee (ACE)-Operations
-Certified Member (CM)
-49CFR Part 139
-IS 100, 200, and 700

This position offers a dynamic work environment where your skills and expertise will contribute to the success of our aviation operations. If you are passionate about aviation and possess the required skills, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
On-the-job training
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Rotating shift
Weekends as needed

Driver’s License (Preferred)
Ability to Commute:

Newport News, VA 23602 (Required)
Ability to Relocate:

Newport News, VA 23602: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

Job description
The Peninsula Airport Commission is seeking a reliable and detail-oriented Custodian to join our team to work Tuesday – Saturday 1:30pm – 10:00pm. As a Custodian, you will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of our facilities. This is an important role in ensuring a safe and pleasant environment for staff and visitors.


– Perform routine cleaning tasks, such as sweeping, mopping, and dusting

– Clean and sanitize restrooms, including toilets, sinks, and fixtures

– Empty trash receptacles and replace liners

– Clean windows, glass surfaces, and mirrors

– Maintain cleanliness of common areas, including hallways, lobbies, and break rooms

– Perform floor care duties, such as vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, and buffing

– Follow established procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures

– Report any maintenance or repair needs to the appropriate personnel

– Adhere to health and safety regulations and guidelines


To excel in this role, you should have the following skills:

– Experience in industrial or commercial cleaning preferred

– Knowledge of custodial practices and procedures

– Ability to operate cleaning equipment such as vacuums, buffers, and carpet cleaners

– Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks

– Strong time management skills to prioritize work effectively

– Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

– Good communication skills to interact with staff and visitors

Join our team as a Custodian and contribute to maintaining a clean and welcoming environment for all. Apply today!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $13.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Wellness program
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $13.00 – $15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 29 – 40 per week


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Evening shift
Application Question(s):

The schedule for this position is Tuesday – Saturday 1:30pm-10:00pm. Are you able to accommodate this schedule?
The pay range for this position is $13.00 – $15.00 per hour. Is this an acceptable rate for you?
Ability to Relocate:

Newport News, VA 23602: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

For consideration, please email resume to employment@newportnewsairport.com

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