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.

Customer Service & Social Media Specialist 

The Nanaimo Airport Commission is currently seeking a Customer Service and Social Media Specialist. Reporting to the Airport Terminal and Customer Care Manager, the Customer Service and Social Media Specialist (CSS) is a multi-disciplined role. The CSS role contributes to the Nanaimo Airport’s overall success by creating an outstanding customer experience for the travelling public, when answering phone enquiries and when communicating on our social media platforms. This role requires professionalism at all times in dealing with the public and team members that are willing to go the extra mile to assist our guests by answering enquiries and resolving issues in a timely manner. CSS’s assist the Safety/Security team during flight times, with parking, other Security tasks as well as in Emergency situations. In addition, CSS’s contribute to our social media program and require experience in social media, including the ability to engage through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Hootsuite. The CSS’s mission is to deliver professional customer service, meet the customers’ needs and assist in providing a safe environment for all staff, tenants, and guests that visit our facility.

For a full job posting, and how to apply, please follow the link. Application closing date: November 30, 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.