Career Opportunities


Airports Company South Africa was created as a public company in 1993 to own and operate South Africa's nine principal airports, including the main international gateways of O.R. Tambo International, Cape Town International and King Shaka International Airports.  

Over the years, airport infrastructure has been upgraded, but it was the five-year, R17 billion expansion and upgrading programme that propelled our airports to world-class status. The programme included the building of the greenfield King Shaka International Airport, which serves the Durban region. 

Airports Company South Africa is now entering a new phase, with a focus on driving growth through international acquisitions and commercial activity. This is steering an organisation-wide transformation where performance, innovation and creativity are highly prized. 

In parallel with this investment, there has been a strong focus on customer service which has resulted in numerous awards for the quality of passenger experience at our airports. Airports Company South Africa truly lives up to its vision of being a world-leading airport business.  

The aviation industry is one that fascinates many people and Airports Company South Africa offers a broad range of career opportunities within the sector.  

Exciting career opportunities are presented in virtually every discipline, ranging from property development, retail, CAs, IT, various engineering disciplines, general management, airport planning and project management. A broad scope of business support services that includes careers within the human resources, financial, statistical, communications and legal areas also exist in this business.  Airport operations employs people in security operations, environmental management, firefighting and safety, customer service and other technical spheres. 

Airports Company South Africa also offers learnerships, which are occupationally directed programmes consisting of theoretical and practical workplace experience. Technical training is offered through apprenticeships in designated trades. The internship programme offers the opportunity for someone with a degree or suitable qualification to gain relevant, professional experience. 

Airports Company South Africa was awarded the Top Employers South Africa 2015 for the fourth consecutive year. The independent research revealed that this company is truly transformed and provides exceptional employee conditions while nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels of the organisation. It has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimise its employment practices, and recognise Airports Company South Africa as an energetic and fast moving business that presents sound opportunities for advancement. 

We encourage you to consider Airports Company South Africa as an industry leader and employer of choice.