Staff Representative - Airport Operations Safety Strategy and Compliance

62 Airport Operations

Chicago, IL, USA

Full time

Customs and Trade Compliance


Sep 6

What’s needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

  • High School Graduate
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in airport operations
  • Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal skills, a high degree of diplomacy, maturity and discretion. A self-starter with the ability to successfully complete multiple time-sensitive tasks without direct supervision, particularly while traveling
  • Maintain strong working relationships with management and vendors
  • 25% travel may be required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Undergraduate degree or certification in technical, safety, aviation, or equivalent work experience
  • Prior work experience in safety
  • Microsoft Office Skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Microsoft Forms)

United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact to request accommodation.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we fly into airports around the entire world. And we need a whole team of people to keep things running in tip-top shape! From the exceptional service at the check-in counter to the departure gate, and even behind the scenes making sure your checked bags arrive with you, our Airport Operations team keeps operations at our airports running smoothly every single day.

Key Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for supporting the overall safety strategy for airport operations. The ideal candidate possess strong organizational skills, is passionate about aviation compliance and safety, and can solve problems creatively. Candidates must have strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task on multiple projects while maintaining deadlines. Candidates must maintain professional relationships with both internal departments and external vendors to ensure timely completion of all projects.

  • Coordinating and supporting safety campaigns and promotions
  • Create and distribute relevant and timely safety communications
  • Support the organization of and participate in local safety fairs
  • Assist in the coordination and planning of team events
  • Works with multiple departments to ensure safety information is disseminated to all appropriate teams
  • Archives and Maintains communications on department internal webpage

United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!

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