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GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT EMPLOYER INFORMATION
Below is a list of addresses of the personnel departments for the major employers at General Mitchell International Airport. To find out more about jobs with these companies, use the Web site link, phone number or address listed for each employer.

 

GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
ADMINISTRATION / 
OPERATIONS / MAINTENANCE / CUSTODIAL

AIRLINES

  • Air Canada
    Attn: Human Resources
    1133 Avenue of the Americas 
    New York, NY 10036
     
  • United Airlines - Ground handling by United Ground Express
    United Ground Express is a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Airlines, Inc.
    Applications accepted via Web site only
     

AIRCRAFT CHARTER


AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE


AIRPORT/AIRLINE FOOD SERVICE

  • HMSHost
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport
    5300 S. Howell Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    414-747-5252
  • SSP America
    Attn: Personnel
    General Mitchell International Airport
    5300 South Howell Avenue
    Box 44
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    Applications can also be requested via e-mail at mke.employment@foodtravelexperts.com


AIRPORT SHOPS


SKYCAPS AND WHEELCHAIR SERVICES


AIR FREIGHT CARRIERS

  • Federal Express Corporation
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    1100 Lake Cook Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

    Milwaukee Area:
    Federal Express Corporation
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    201 W. Air Cargo Way
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
     
  • Freight Runners Express
    Attn: Employment
    1901 E. Layton Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
     
  • United Parcel Service
    6800 S. 6th Street
    Oak Creek, WI 53154
    Call: 1-888-967-5877


AIRCRAFT SERVICING


AIRLINE SERVICES


PARKING STRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

  • SP+
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport
    5300 S. Howell Avenue
    Box 49
    Milwaukee, WI 53207-6189
     

RENTAL CAR AGENCIES

  • Alamo Rent A Car, Inc.
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport
    5300 S. Howell Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53207-6189
    www.alamo.com
     
  • Avis Rent A Car System, Inc.
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport
    5300 S. Howell Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53207-6189
    www.avis.com
     
  • Budget Rent A Car Systems
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    550 W. Grange Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    www.budgetrentacar.com
     
  • Dollar Car Rental
    Attn: Personnel 
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport 
    5300 S. Howell Ave. 
    Milwaukee, WI 53207 
    www.dollar.com
     
  • Enterprise
    Attn: Personnel 
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport 
    5300 S. Howell Ave. 
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    www.enterprise.com
     
  • National Car Rental
    (Midwest Car Corporation)
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport
    5300 S. Howell Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53207
    www.nationalcar.com
     
  • The Hertz Corporation
    Attn: Personnel Manager
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport
    5151 S. Howell Avenue 
    Milwaukee, WI 53207-6189 
    www.hertz.com
     
  • Thrifty Car Rental 
    Attn: Personnel 
    General Mitchell Int'l Airport 
    5300 S. Howell Ave. 
    Milwaukee, WI 53207 
    www.thrifty.com


AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL/FLIGHT SAFETY/SECURITY

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 
    Attn: AGL-10, Employment 
    2300 E. Devon Avenue 
    Des Plaines, IL 60018
    www.faa.gov
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) 
    www.tsa.gov
    (Applications accepted via Web site only)

CAREERS IN AVIATION

The aviation industry offers career opportunities to suit many interests and backgrounds, and as aviation remains an integral part of our society, there will be a growing need for qualified personnel. AOPA provides this look at careers in aviation for you as you plan for your future. These salaries are approximate. Actual salaries may be more or less than indicated.

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Agricultural Pilot $8,000-$36,000 No mandatory level, high school preferred Agricultural operations, large farms
Airline Pilot $40,000-$235,000 College preferred, some airlines require four-year degree Airlines
Airline First Officer $15,000-$150,000 College preferred, some airlines require four-year degree Airlines
Air Taxi Pilot $8-$24/hr No mandatory level, high school preferred Local fixed base operators, aviation service companies
Air Taxi First Officer $8-$15/hr No mandatory level, high school preferred Local fixed base operators, aviation service companies
Corporate Pilot $42,000-$84,000 No mandatory level, high school preferred, some companies require four-year degree Major corporations with flight departments
Corporate First Officer $42,000-$42,000 No mandatory level, high school preferred, some companies require four-year degree Major corporations with flight departments
Flight Instructor $5-$24/hr High school preferred Flight schools, some colleges
Helicopter Pilot $5-$24/hr Specialized training Helicopter operators
Ferry Pilot $12,000-$65,000 High school preferred Aircraft mfrs, aircraft dealers
Flight Engineer $12,000-$78,000 Two years college preferred Major airlines
Test Pilot $25,000-$84,000 Aeronautical engineering degree preferred Aircraft mfrs
Military Pilot $20,000-$72,000 College degree U.S. Armed Forces
Astronaut $40,000-$78,000 Engineering, physical science of physics degree NASA


AIRLINE AND AIRPORT OPERATION

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Air Freight/ Cargo Agent $12,000-$43,000 High school diploma, experience in shipping Airlines, airfreight
Equipment Operator $12,000-$34,000 High school diploma preferred Airlines, airports
Construction Worker $25,000-$42,000 High school diploma; trade school preferred Airports
Refueling Persons $5-$22/hr High school diploma Airports, airlines
Airport Manager $18,000-$220,000 Degree in airport management or business administration Airports, airport authorities
Personnel Manager $30,000-$60,000 College degree Large airports, airlines, FAA, mfrs
Operations Chief $18,000-$72,000 College degree Large airports
Aviation Safety Inspector $31,000-$60,000 Experience as pilot or mechanic or an engineering degree FAA
Air Traffic Controller $27,000-$54,000 FAA training; college preferred FAA, military, some airlines
Traffic Manager $35,000-$54,000 Degree in air transport operations Airlines, airfreight
Flight Dispatcher $22,500-$60,000 Experience needed, college preferred Major and commuter airlines
Customer Services Rep $17,000-37,000 High school diploma & business experience Major and commuter airlines
Ticket Agent $12,000-$37,000 High school diploma, two years college preferred Airlines
Reservations Sales Agent $12,000-$37,000 High school diploma Airlines
Flight Attendants $18,000-$53,000 High school diploma, two years college preferred Major airlines
Baggage Handlers $5.10-$18/hr High school diploma Airlines
Sky Caps $8,000-$25,000
Plus tips
High school diploma preferred Airports, airlines
Cargo Handlers $12,000-$40,000 High school diploma preferred Airlines
Fire and Crash Rescue $16,000-$48,000 College preferred; technical school required Each medium to large airport has a crash rescue team
Ramp Service Person $5.50-$18/hr High school diploma preferred Airports, airlines


INDUSTRIAL AND MECHANICAL SERVICES

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Airframe Mechanic $13,000-$46,000 High school diploma and formal training Airlines, airports
Powerplant Mechanic $13,000-$46,000 High school diploma and formal training Airlines, airports
A&P Mechanic $13,000-$54,000 High school diploma and formal training Airlines, airports
Avionic Technicians $13,000-$48,000 High school diploma and formal training Airlines, small airports, fixed base operators


AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Sheet Metal Worker $16,000-$25,000 Trade school Aircraft manufacturers
Tool & Die Makers $15-$23/hr High school diploma, four years experience Aircraft manufacturers
Assemblers & Installers $11-$16/hr High school diploma Aircraft manufacturers
Quality Control Personnel $20,000-$42,000 High school diploma Aircraft manufacturers


LAW-RELATED SERVICES

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Aviation Attorney $26,000-$120,000 Law degree FAA, airlines, state aviation depts., private law firms
Sky Marshal (Air Transportation Security Officer) $25,000-$65,000 High school diploma, police academy and police experience FAA
DEA Agents $23,000-$60,000 Four years experience or four years college (2.9 overall GPA) Local, county, state, federal gov't
Police $25,000-$52,000 Two years criminal justice experience Airport management
Customs Agents $23,000-$44,000 Four years college Federal gov't
Security Officers $12,000-$24,000 High school diploma Airlines, airports
Inspectors $15,000-$30,000 High school diploma Construction companies
Immigration/Naturalization Officials $23,000-$60,000 Four years college Federal gov't
Accident Investigator $21,000-$60,000 Four years college & experience NTSB, insurance companies
Security Specialist $15,000-$48,000 High school diploma and law enforcement experience FAA


HEALTH SERVICES

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Flight Physician $44,000-$112,000 Medical degree Major airlines, NASA, FAA, military, private practice with specialty in aviation


ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGERIAL SERVICES

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Advertising $25,000-$90,000 College degree preferred; experience in field Airlines
Travel Agents $8.50/hr-$36,000 Training in field Travel agencies
Adminstrative Assistant $18,000-$34,000 High school diploma Mfrs, airports, airlines, FAA
Office machine operators $15,000-$17,000 High school diploma Mfrs, airports, airlines, FAA
Teletypist $13,000-$34,000 High school diploma and teletype training, 40 WPM Airlines, Nat'l Weather Service
Computer Scientist $25,000-$60,000 Computer science degree Airlines, FAA, mfrs
Supervisor of Operations, Airports $36,000-$58,000 Four-year college degree Large airports


FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL

CAREER
TITLE
SALARY
RANGE
PREREQUISITE
EDUCATION
WHO
EMPLOYS
Food Preparers $5.89-$16/hr High school diploma Airlines and airline catering businesses, large airports
Operations Supervisor $3,000-$90,000 Four-year college degree Airlines, airports, mfrs, aviation service companies

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