Job Opportunities

JFK Redevelopment – Co-Manager, External Affairs & Community Outreach

 

POSITION:                    Co-Manager, External Affairs & Community Outreach

LOCATION:                   JFK Redevelopment Community Information Center

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

In October 2018, New York’s Governor announced a historic plan to redevelop and transform John F. Kennedy International Airport into a modern 21st century airport. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is implementing this redevelopment program. The JFK Redevelopment Program is currently seeking a motivated and experienced individual to co-manage the public outreach and community relations aspects of the program. The Co-Manager, External Affairs & Community Outreach will be part of the program management team and act as one of the primary points of contact for public outreach and community engagement for the JFK Redevelopment Program. The position reports to the Port Authority’s Director of Government and Community Relations – New York (GOCOR-NY) and the Program Director of JFK Redevelopment at the Port Authority.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Serves as one of the primary points of contacts with external community and governmental stakeholders, including but not limited to the JFK Redevelopment Community Advisory Council (JFKRCAC), on information about the Program. Schedules and coordinates stakeholder meetings and public information sessions, including but not limited to JFKRCAC and its Committees.
  • Subject to approval, designs and implements, in collaboration with the JFKR Community Information Center (CIC) staff, GOCOR-NY, and others, a Public Outreach Program to keep the community informed. Co-Manages the CIC located in Jamaica, NY Provides routine regular, formal and informal updates to the public at community meetings and other community events.
  • Subject to approval, drafts and prepares, in collaboration with JFKR program staff, CIC staff, GOCOR-NY, and other PA staff, materials, handouts, periodic updates, newsletters and displays for ongoing public involvement. Provides content for the dedicated public outreach website and for the Authority’s Program website. Maintains database of all interested persons, businesses, and organizations participating in the program or from the community. Submits weekly summaries of public participation efforts and outcomes.
  • Informs, educates, and directly engages continuously with all those interested within the community program, including by attending and tabling at community events hosted by elected officials, community organizations, faith-based organizations, and others. Solicits feedback from elected officials, community leaders, local businesses, other stakeholders, community boards and other local community groups. Represents the Program at community events sponsored by the Program and/or Program partners.
  • Works with the other key Program stakeholders, including Program consulting firms, terminal operators, airlines, contractors, etc. in public communication efforts. Maintains effective relationships and communications with key units within the PA, such as the Aviation Department, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI), and Office of Chief Communications Officer.
  • May assist in activities needed to obtain and maintain necessary approvals, permits, or agreements with external agencies (including, but not limited to the FAA, NYSDOT, NYSDEC, NYCDEP, etc.) to supplement the Program.
  • Coordinates and supports the management of periodic job fairs in partnership with the Council for Airport Opportunity and others, capacity building programs for local businesses, education programming for local students, and other events or initiatives with a direct nexus to JFKR.
  • Assists in overseeing M/WBE and labor force reporting for review by agency units such as ODEI.
  • Refers local, minority and women owned firms to ODEI, and qualified job candidates to PA Human Resources, the Council for Airport Opportunity, or other Airport job referral organizations.
  • Co-Supervises the Community Outreach Specialist, CIC Office Manager, and, potentially, part-time and/or volunteer staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 3 years relevant experience
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, 7 years of relevant experience

ADDITIONAL/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to work with a range of stakeholders, including elected officials and their staff, community leaders and residents, Port Authority Staff, and others
  • Is aware of and able to perform the role within the ethics policies of the Port Authority and public sector values in general
  • Resume must clearly highlight and demonstrate familiarity with communities and experience working with community stakeholders near JFK Airport.

Must be willing to work on site at the JFK Redevelopment Outreach Office located in Jamaica, New York. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and is subject to approval by the Port Authority.

Please email resumes to:

[email protected]

JFKIAT – Operations Supervisor

 

POSITION:                    Operations Supervisor

LOCATION:                   JFK Airport Terminal 4

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Operations Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to monitor and coordinate all functions related to terminal, landside and airside operations.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to obtain proper credentials required by the Port Authority of NY NJ, TSA and CBP
  • Ability to work different shifts, holidays and weekends
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree
  • Strong communication, administrative and organizational skills
  • Proficient in computer applications/systems
  • Aviation experience preferred

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • 100% company-sponsored medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time; 10 company observed holidays
  • Company paid parking
  • 50% 401k match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please enter “Operations Supervisor” in the subject line of the e-mail. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

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JFKIAT – Safety & Security Supervisor

 

POSITION:                    Safety & Security Supervisor

LOCATION:                   JFK Airport Terminal 4

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Safety & Security Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to assist the Vice President of Safety & Security in planning and directing the daily security functions to ensure safety, security and protection of individuals, tenants and the public relating to regulations imposed by governing authorities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to obtain proper credentials required by the Port Authority of NY NJ, TSA and CBP
  • Ability to work different shifts, holidays and weekends
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree
  • Strong communication, administrative and organizational skills
  • Proficient in computer applications/systems
  • Aviation experience preferred

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • 100% company-sponsored medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time; 10 company observed holidays
  • Company paid parking
  • 50% 401k match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please enter “Safety & Security Supervisor” in the subject line of the e-mail. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

Soho Bistro – Cocktail Server

 

POSITION:                    Cocktail Server

COMPANY:                   HMSHOST

LOCATION:                   JFK Airport Terminal 8

SCHEDULE:                  FULL-TIME

SHIFT:                             FLEXIBLE

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Cocktail Server is responsible for taking food and beverage orders; entering orders quickly and in proper sequence; serving food and beverages for guests in their section as well as other sections; coordinating with the kitchen to ensure timely service and quality of the food and providing the highest quality of service to the customer at all times; performs all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by management. This non-exempt position typically reports to the Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, or General Manager, depending on local requirements.
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, flex, or sick)
  • Holiday pay
  • Meal and Transportation Benefits
  • *401(k) retirement plan with company match or Pension
  • *Company-paid life insurance
  • *Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Training and exciting career growth opportunities.
  • Referral program – refer a friend and earn a bonus.

*Benefits may vary by position, so ask your recruiter for details.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Takes food and beverage orders, places orders, delivers orders, checks back after delivery of food to ensure guest satisfaction, observes guests respond to any additional needs
  • Maintains table appearance by pre-bussing, checks drink levels, removes clutter, and provides adequate napkins, etc
  • Presents check for payment and provide change as needed
  • Follows HMSHost customer service, adult beverage, and cash handling policies and procedures
  • Keeps station clean, sets up and takes down station tables appropriately

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must meet state minimum age for serving alcoholic beverages
  • Requires at least 6-months of closely related serving experience, work experience in high volume or fast casual dining restaurant environment preferred
  • Demonstrates the ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic, and outgoing manner
  • Requires the ability to lift and/or move up to 20 lbs
  • Requires the ability to walk, bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions
  • Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers
  • Frequently immerses hands in water and water diluted with chemical solution

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) Drug-Free Workplace (DFW)

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TWA Hotel

The TWA Hotel at JFK Airport is Hiring! MCR/MORSE Development has nearly finished restoring the landmark 1962 TWA terminal into JFK Airport’s only on-airport hotel. The TWA Hotel — complete with 512 guestrooms, 50,000 square feet of event space, multiple restaurants and a cocktail lounge housed in a 1958 Lockheed Constellation airplane — will open its doors to guests, world travelers and New York City residents this spring. Hiring has begun for 795 roles based at the hotel, from entry-level to property leadership. New opportunities will be posted frequently at twahotel.com/careers.

Training

Council for Airport Opportunity

JOB SEEKERS – CAO PROVIDES FREE OF CHARGE:

  • Job search assistance and referral to prospective employers
  • Career counseling
  • Orientation for success in employment
  • Skills training opportunities
  • Internship/Apprenticeship opportunities

Certifications

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Empire State Development

New York State continues to be a major partner in the Redevelopment program and we encourage you to fill out an addendum form to also certify with the States MWBE program. The Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development aims to promote equality of economic opportunities for MWBEs and to eliminate barriers to their participation in state contracts.