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Allow your career to take flight with Los Angeles World Airports.

I have learned lifelong skills while working here. Being a part of LAWA has allowed me to develop great interpersoal skills that I will take with me for the future.
Irina Mironova,
Community Administrative Support Worker

As an employee of the City of Los Angeles, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and disability insurance; sick leave; paid vacation; deferred compensation options; and a retirement plan. Most employees are paid based on a five-step salary range and may even earn bonuses for working the night shift.

Aside from the great benefits offered by the City of Los Angeles, LAWA offers a number of additional benefits, including:

Employee Recognition Program:

Selected employees are honored for their outstanding contributions to the effective operations of the airports.

Service Pin Award Program:

All LAWA employees who receive their 10, 15, 20, 25+-year City career service pin award enjoy a special awards luncheon and presentation.

Perfect Attendance Award Program:

Special recognition is given to all LAWA employees that maintain perfect attendance throughout the year.

Suggestion Award Program:

LAWA employees may offer their suggestions and ideas for department process and procedure improvements. Employees are awarded if their ideas are implemented.

Specialized Training Opportunities:

Specialized training is offered to employees through career enhancement and skill building courses presented by outside vendors and subject matter specialists.

Rideshare Program:

With its own fleet of vans, LAWA provides vanpool benefits and carpool incentives to its employees. Bus subsidies also are available. Work site parking is provided free to all employees.

Wellness Program:

A variety of health fairs and seminars provide employees the opportunity to receive free health evaluations and medical information.

Association of Airport Employees (AAE):

AAE offers LAWA employees discount tickets to amusement parks, movie theaters, and local events. Activities include an annual employee picnic, a children's Christmas party, fishing trips, and much more.