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Seeking an experienced candidate for providing law enforcement, fire fighting, emergency medical services and security for all Airport owned property and facilities.

Applicant must be 21 years of age and possess State of Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)certification for law enforcement officer. Experience preferred.

Required Education/Training:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to obtain certification as Aircraft Rescue and Firefighter and Fire Fighter I.
  • Emergency Medical Responder certification preferred

Submit resume packet, including copy of academy diploma & transcript of basic training curriculum to: Tri-Cities Airport Authority, Human Resource Dept., 2525 Highway 75 – Suite 301, Blountville, TN 37617 AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

Open until filled. 


The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) is seeking a part time Communications Center Operator to monitor and operate the computer-based security access control and communications center systems. This position serves as a function of the TCAA Public Safety Department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring the airport’s access control security system
  • Radio communications and telephone calls
  • Providing information to each airport operating department regarding any service failures or requests
  • Maintaining a log of all calls for service
  • Answering emergency calls and communicating with local 911 centers for outside emergency assistance


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license
  • Successfully complete a fingerprint-based criminal history check and employment history check
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions
  • Basic computer knowledge with ability to learn computer systems and programs
  • Experience with two-way radio communication is preferred

Submit completed resume to:

Tri-Cities Airport Authority

Human Resource Department

2525 Highway 75, Suite 301

Blountville, TN 37617

Or email forms and resume to yakley@triflight.com.

Position open until filled.



The Tri-Cities Airport Authority is seeking a part-time ticket counter and ramp agent. This position provides customer service by utilizing a computerized reservation system and will load and unload baggage from aircraft. On average, up to 10 hours per week depending on scheduled flights. Current flight schedule is Thursdays and Sundays.

Education and Skill Requirements:

  • Effective customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Skilled in using computers
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous airline experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to repetitiously lift weights up to 70 lbs. without assistance
  • Pass pre-employment physical and drug screen

Position will require completion of training for ticket counter and ramp operations.

Job is performed inside and outside in a variety of climates including adverse weather conditions. Requires constant movement from one work location to another. Frequent standing tolerance with bending, twisting, stooping, with overhead reach required. Job requires the ability to effectively communicate over a two-way radio.

Application available for pick up, M-F from 8AM-5PM at:
Tri-Cities Airport
Airport Services Counter
2525 Highway 75
Blountville, TN 37617

Submit completed application to:
Tri-Cities Airport Authority
Human Resource Department
2525 Highway 75, Suite 301
Blountville, TN 3761

Open until filled.

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If you are interested in employment with an airline, please contact the airline directly.


If you are interested in working for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as a Transportation Security Screener or in administrative, supervisory and management positions, click here to visit the TSA website.
Tri-Cities Airport Authority is not responsible for the employment of these screeners.


If you are interested in working for the Federal Aviation Administration click here to visit the FAA website.
Tri-Cities Airport Authority is not responsible for the employment of these positions.

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Avigation Easements Acquisitions

This department oversees the ticket counter and provides ground handling services for Allegiant and various charter operations throughout the year.  For more information or to arrange ground handling service, please contact Airline Services at 423-325-6086.

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