The Operations Intern is assigned to work under the supervision of the Airport Operations Department and will be immersed in a variety of projects relating directly to airport operations and security. The Intern will gain experience in airfield safety and inspections, emergency response, snow removal, and airfield maintenance and construction.
Interns are also funded to attend one industry-sponsored training seminar/symposium, the subject at the discretion of the Airport Aviation Director.
Interns are considered part of the staff and expected to perform at a level commensurate with their abilities. Weekends and variable shifts will be part of the program.
As an intern, participants will be exposed to, and gain experience in the following aspects of airport operations
Airfield safety inspections
Coordination of snow removal/surface assessment
Federal Aviation Regulations / Transportation Security Regulations
To be eligible for the program, you must:
Be working towards or recently completed a bachelor’s or graduate degree in aviation or related discipline
Have a strong work ethic and go-getter attitude
Desire to be part of our Team-Oriented Culture
Willing to take advantage of our diverse learning opportunities
Possess a valid driver’s license
Successfully pass a TSA background check
Must be able to work 24/7
To be considered for this competitive internship, applicants should submit a detailed cover letter, and a resume.
Additional Salary Information: The 2020 program lasts 1,600 Hours, with two weeks of unpaid vacation. Interns do not qualify for City benefits.
About Colorado Springs Airport
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is a city-owned, public-use commercial airport located in the heart of Colorado. COS is the primary-use airport for the Pikes Peak Region and Southern Colorado. The 3-runway airport is the second largest in the state. Designated as a small hub airport, the 12-gate terminal facility has scheduled air service on 5 airlines.