About Us:

Your Journey Begins With Us! The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority operates a two-airport system that provides domestic and international air service for the mid-Atlantic region. The organization consists of more than 1,700 employees in a structure that includes central administration, airports management, and police and fire departments. We offer an exciting array of employment opportunities in many different departments that allow for career growth and advancement. We recruit the most qualified people while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the workplace. In addition to operating Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports, the Airports Authority is responsible for capital improvements at both airports, and management of the Dulles Toll Road.

To find out more about working for the Airports Authority, click on the topic links and follow us on our careers Twitter @MWAAcareers. Thank you for your interest in an Airports Authority career.

Meet Our Trades Professionals

Matthew Rolin, Shop 2 Leader

As a trades professional, I use different skills that keep me engaged and challenged.  I am confronted with real-world problems that require problem-solving, creativity, planning and organizing, critical thinking and leadership skills.  Everyday there’s a new challenge. 

Learn more about trades careers.

Current Open Positions at MWAA

External Applicants

To view and apply to our current open positions, click here.

Questions on “how to apply” may be sent to [email protected].


Internal Applicants
  • Click on the Jobs Hub from the Menu of Apps on your Workday homepage; select the magnifying glass to Browse Jobs.
  • In Workday, type Browse Jobs into the search bar. 

Other Positions


Airlines, Concessions and Other Airport Employers

Airlines, concessions and other Airport employers conduct their own recruiting and hiring. Their contact information can be found at the Non-Authority Job Contacts webpage.

Please note that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority does not participate in the hiring of those employees.

Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

Visit the Capitol Rail Constructors Employment Opportunities webpage to register as a job seeker and create a user profile. For assistance, contact CRC's jobs hotline at 1-844-CRC-RAIL (1-844-272-7245). 

Learn more about the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (Airports Authority) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or other non-meritorious factors such as political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.

A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.

The Airports Authority does thorough pre-employment checks that may include previous employment, criminal record, education history, drug testing and physical exams. All hires are contingent upon successful completion of these items.

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