Careers at YCD

Airports are gateways to possibilities and the Nanaimo Airport is proud of the team that ensures you have a safe and comfortable journey every day. The Nanaimo Airport continues to experience considerable growth; we will always welcome employees who want to learn and contribute to our ongoing success.

Employees at the Nanaimo Airport work in a range of occupations both airside and groundside. Employment opportunities can include:

  • Airport operations specialists
  • Safety and security
  • Administration
  • Marketing and customer service
  • Accounting and finance
  • Procurement and contract management
  • Airport management

There are also numerous contractors and partners at the airport that are hiring regularly including air carriers, security, baggage handlers and car rental companies to name a few. Although we cannot accept resumes on their behalf we would be happy to share contact information on request.

Current employment opportunities are listed below. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume and brief cover letter telling us who you are and what you have to offer the Nanaimo Airport to  Please include job title you are applying for in the email description.

Current Opportunities… Come Fly with Us! The Nanaimo Airport is Hiring.

Airport Operations Specialist 

The Nanaimo Airport Commission is currently seeking an Airport Operations Specialist. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Operations, the Airport Operations Specialist (“AOS”) is a multi-disciplined role. Working under the direction of the Senior Manager of Operations and the Duty Manager, the AOS is responsible for maintaining YCD facilities, grounds, equipment, and operating a variety of heavy and light equipment to perform such duties.  The AOS also removes snow, ice, and other debris from airport surfaces, as well as provide support for crash, fire and rescue when responding to emergencies.

For a full job posting, and how to apply, please follow the link. Application closing date: August 12th, 2022


Respect in our Workplace

The Nanaimo Airport Commission believes in providing a respectful workplace; bullying and harassment will not be tolerated on Airport Commission property. This applies to Nanaimo Airport employees, volunteers, contractors, partners, on-site tenants and anyone who uses our property. We also believe that the process for resolving bullying and harassment concerns and complaints should be timely, fair and respectful. To this end, we provide a bullying and harassment complaint and investigation process available to all.