Adelaide Airport – A great place to work

Adelaide Airport is a vibrant and dynamic place to work, with more than 7.7 million passengers passing through our terminal each year. We are the fourth largest domestic and sixth largest international airport in Australia.

Adelaide Airport Ltd has a dedicated, responsive team responsible for the ongoing management and operation of the airport working in close cooperation with regulatory agencies, airlines and tenants. We have a diverse workforce and our staff are employed in some of the following areas.

• Airside Safety Officers
• Airport Coordination Operators
• Customer Service
• Grounds and Maintenance
• Business Systems
• IT

What we offer

In addition to the usual salary entitlements, we also offer:

• Training & development opportunities
• Family friendly and flexible workplace (where operationally possible)
• Career progression and cross training opportunities
• Generous 12-weeks paid maternity leave in addition to the Commonwealth Government’s 18-weeks paid maternity leave scheme
• Study leave

A healthy workplace

We consider the health and wellbeing of our staff a key priority for operating a successful business. Through our Wellness Program, we offer:

• 24/7 counselling service for staff and their immediate families through our employer assistance provider
• Annual free vision and hearing assessments
• Flu shot reimbursement
• In-season fresh fruit delivered to the workplace


We are committed to creating a respectful supportive and fair place of work where employee differences are valued. Our Diversity Framework supports the achievement of a culture that is inclusive, that values the different contributions that employees with different characteristics and experiences can bring. Click here to find out more click here

Careers at Adelaide Airport

Job opportunities at Adelaide Airport Limited can be found on our Candidate Portal which lists all current vacancies.

Work Experience at Adelaide Airport

Our weeklong Work Experience Program gives a select group of High School students the opportunity to have a structured and immersive exposure to daily life working at Adelaide Airport. Whether it’s designing future airport facilities, enhancing passenger experiences, or implementing cutting-edge technologies, our program offers a unique platform to connect with industry experts and explore various career possibilities in Airport Management.

Our upcoming program will be hosted in September 2024 (application window has now closed). If you are interested in taking part next year, keep an eye on this page in January 2025.

Aviation Careers

If you’re looking for a career with one of our aviation partners, you can find out more by following the links below to their Careers pages. If you are just embarking on your studies and want to know what qualifications are available, click here to find out.

Domestic Airlines

Jetstar careers


Virgin Australia

Regional Airlines





Sharp Airlines


Menzies Aviation


Toll Dnata

Security Careers

If you’re looking for a career with our security partner Certis 

Retail Careers

If you’re looking for a career in retail:


Lagadere Travel Retail (Southern Providore, Duty Free)


Rip Curl

Emirates Leisure Retail