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Come Work at the Airport!

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

San Diego International Airport (SAN) employs more than 7,000 people in the San Diego area. Some of those jobs include positions with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority), which owns and operates SAN, but most of the jobs are through the airport’s concessionaire partners. Airport concessionaires make up the various food and beverage, gift and news, relaxation, and lounge options inside the airport.

Working at an airport means you’ll meet hundreds of new people from all over the world each day. You’ll provide a unique customer experience, ensuring passengers have what they need as they are about to leave, or they are just arriving in San Diego.

If the hustle and bustle of an airport sounds exciting to you, consider a job with one of the many concessionaires that operate at the airport or with the Airport Authority. Opportunities at SAN are provided below, happy job hunting and good luck!

High Flying Foods – In Terminal 1, it operates Bankers Hill, Bankers Hill Market, and The Counter. In Terminal 2, it operates Stone Brewing, Saffron Thai, Pannikin Coffee & Tea, Phill’s BBQ, and Artisan Market. Job openings can be viewed here:

SSP America - Passionate about cool, authentic restaurants that reflect a taste of place. Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Camden Food Co., and Urban Crave are the restaurant operations at SAN. Job openings can be viewed here:

HMS Host – Is part of the world’s largest provider of food and beverage services for travelers. At SAN, it operates Beaudevin, Bubbles Seafood & Wine Bar, California Pizza Kitchen, Ciao, Fresh Attractions, Life Feat Illy, PGA Tour Grill, Starbucks, Tommy V’s Pizzeria. Job openings can be viewed here:

Mission Yogurt - Operates a wide range of concepts, including nationally recognized brands, local chef-driven outposts, and original proprietary concepts. At SAN, it operates Einstein Bros Bagels in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Job openings can be viewed here:

BCB Café – A local café concept that has evolved to offer bagels, sandwiches, acai bowls, smoothies, juices, and coffee from its location in the Rental Car Center. Apply here:

Stellar – Stores include news and convenience, regional, national, and international specialty brands, and proprietary brand concepts. At SAN, Stellar operates Stellar News, Swarovski, and Old Town Market in Terminal 2 and Steller News Express in Terminal 1. Apply to join the team here:  

Paradies Lagardère – Offers a shopping and dining presence including local, national, and international favorites such as Brighton, PGA Tour, San Diego News, Gaslamp Marketplace, CNBC News, CNBC Express, Shades of Time, and Channel 10 News. Job openings can be viewed here:

Hudson – Storefronts stock national necessities alongside regional must-haves in a grab-and-go convenient concept. Hudson has operations in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Job openings can be viewed here:

Be Relax - Offers well-being and beauty services to airport passengers worldwide. Be Relax is located in Terminal 2. Job openings can be viewed here:

InMotion Entertainment - As the largest electronics store in SAN, InMotion Entertainment and Soundbalance brings tech accessories from trusted brands like Apple, Beats by Dr. Dre, Bose, GoPro, Thule, mophie, GoPro, Samsung, Sony, and Zagg directly to travelers. Job openings can be viewed here:

Aspire Airport Lounge – Ensure guests feel welcome, relaxed, and energized. For more information on job openings, click here:  

Sky Free Shop –Brings you the best duty-free shopping experience by offering a curated selection of fragrances, handbags, cosmetics, and liquors. To apply please send your resume to America Renteria at

PGC-PCI –Operates US News, KUSI News & Gift, and Beach House/Bay Books. To apply please submit your resume to Linda Fite at

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority – Manages the day-to-day operations of the airport. There are lots of opportunities in different departments. Check out the available positions here: