Career Opportunities

O'Hare and Midway International Airports are the prime drivers of economic development in the area. The airports combined contribute over 500,000 jobs. The resources below are intended to provide easy access to job opportunities with businesses and organizations that operate at and around O'Hare and Midway International Airports.

Please explore the links below and see the abundant number of business and organizations that make up our airport community. Contact information for each business opportunity is provided below as well.


Chicago Department of Aviation Jobs

O'Hare and Midway International Airports are operated by the City of Chicago. Therefore, all hiring is done through the Department of Human Resources. City of Chicago jobs located at the airports include positions with the Department of Aviation, Chicago Fire Department, and Chicago Police Department.

Click here to access the Chicago Department of Human Resources' website.

Federal Agency Jobs

Many Federal Agencies service the City of Chicago Airports. Those agencies include the Transportation Security Agency, the Federal Aviation Administration, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Career Resources for those agencies can be found at the link below.

Federal Agencies Resource Table

Airline Careers

More than 50 passenger airlines service Chicago's two airports. Each airline hires their own employees for positions on and off the airport.
Click below to access links to job opportunities at passenger airlines.

Passenger Airline Resource Table

Cargo Airline and Freight Forwarder Jobs

O'Hare is Chicago's primary location for cargo traffic. More than 20 all-cargo airlines operate at O'Hare. In addition, many freight forwarders surround the airport ready to move goods to and from the airport.
Click below to access job opportunities at cargo airlines and local freight forwarders.

Cargo Airline and Freight Forwarder Resource Table

Airport Concession Jobs

To inquire about jobs with concessions at either O'Hare or Midway Airports, please contact the employer directly as each operates independently, and therefore, has its own hiring procedure and policy.
For concession employers with specific online contact information, please see the link below.

Airport Concessions and Terminal Support Resource Table

Airport Services

Are you interested in working at O'Hare or Midway Airports in the service industry?  Click below to access job resources for airport services providers.

Airport Services Resource Table

Airport Rental Car Agency Jobs

All major rental car agencies serve O'Hare and Midway International Airports.
Click below to access job opportunities for the rental car agencies serving the airports.

Rental Car Agency Resource Table

Hotel and Hospitality Jobs

Hotels surround each of our Chicago airports. Each one hires for a variety of positions at their facilities. In addition, the Rosemont Convention Center is located just minutes from O'Hare.
Click below to access job resources for airport area hotels and the Rosemont Convention Center.

Airport Area Hotels and Convention Center Resource Table


General Resources for Area Jobs
Metro Chicago Jobs
Federal Jobs ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



Federal Agency Opportunities

Agency Career Website
Transportation Security Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
US Customs & Border Protection

Passenger Airline Opportunities

Airline Terminal Phone Number
Aer Lingus Terminal 5 1-800-474-7424
AeroMexico Terminal 5 1-800-237-6639
Air Canada Terminal 2 1-888-247-2262
Air Canada Jazz Terminal 2 1-888-247-2262
Air Choice One Terminal 3 1-866-435-9847
Air France Terminal 5 1-800-237-2747
Air India Terminal 5 1-800-621-8231
Alaska Airlines Terminal 3 1-800-252-7522
Alitalia C.A.I. Terminal 5 1-800-223-5730
All Nippon (ANA) Terminal 1 and Terminal 5 1-800-235-9262
American Airlines and American Connection Terminal 3 (Domestic and International departures)
Terminal 5 (International arrivals)
1-800-543-1586 (TTY)
American Eagle Terminal 3 1-800-433-7300
1-800-543-1586 (TTY)
Asiana Airlines Terminal 5 1-800-227-4262
British Airways Terminal 5 1-800-247-9297
Cathay Pacific Airways Terminal 5 1-800-233-2742
Cayman Airways Terminal 5 1-800-422-9626
Copa Airlines Terminal 5 1-800-359-2672
Delta and Delta Shuttle Terminal 2 1-800-221-1212
1-800-831-4488 (TTY)
Etihad Airways Terminal 5 1-866-638-4423
Iberia Airlines Terminal 3 (Departures)
Terminal 5 (Arrivals)​
Japan Airlines (JAL) Terminal 3 (Departures)
Terminal 5 (Arrivals)
Jet Blue Terminal 3 1-800-538-2583
KLM Royal Dutch Terminal 5 1-800-221-1212
Korean Air Terminal 5 1-800-438-5000
LOT Polish Airlines Terminal 5 1-212-789-0970
Lufthansa Terminal 1 (Departures)
Terminal 5 (Arrivals)
Mexicana Terminal 5 1-800-237-6639
Royal Jordanian Terminal 5 01-773-686-1331
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Terminal 5 1-800-221-2350
Skywest Airlines Terminal 1 - Check with United 1-800-221-6903
Spirit Airlines Terminal 3 1-800-772-7117
SWISS Terminal 5 1-877-359-7947
TACA Airlines International (Terminal 5) 1-800-400-TACA
Turkish Airlines Terminal 5 1-800-874-8875
United Airlines and United Express Terminal 1 (Domestic and International departures)
Terminal 2 Terminal 5(International arrivals)
1-800-864-8331 (Domestic)
1-800-538-2929 (International)
US Airways Terminal 2 1-800-428-4322
1-800-245-2966 (TTY)
USA 3000 Terminal 5 1-877-872-3000
Virgin America Terminal 3 1-877-359-8474
Virgin Atlantic Airways Terminal 5 1-800-821-5438

Cargo Airline and Freight Forwarder Opportunities


Air Bridge Cargo
Air China Cargo
Atlas Air, Inc.
CargoLux Airlines
Cathay Pacific Cargo
China Airlines Cargo
China Southern Airlines
EVA Airways Corporation
Federal Express
Lufthansa Cargo
Qatar Airways
Singapore Cargo Airlines
Southern Air Cargo
Swissport International Ltd.
World Airways

Concessions Opportunities

Concession Contact Phone or E-Mail
Argo Tea Cafe Jonathan Camerer 773-663-4175
Barbara's Bookstore Shannon Seymour 773-686-1281
Ben & Jerry's (Midway) Dee Robinson 312-673-3843
The Berghoff Café Heather Agema 773-601-9180
Brookstone Stores Holly Garus 773-462-9201
Dunkin Donuts (O'Hare) Kalpesh Patel 630-254-0640
Erwin Pearl Delicia Wright
The Field Museum Anthony Cohen 773-462-9466
Flying Food Fare, Inc. Greg Abramson 773-884-0770 ext. 402
Garrett Popcorn Shops Kathryn Ganados​


Gold Coast Dogs Sulaiman Rahim 773-908-9317
The Grove Inc. Yakub Dabhoya 773-894-3543
Harley Davidson Jada Winters  773-686-4886​​
Hudson News Group​
     MAC Cosmetics and Coach now hiring*

John Braden
Angela Pellegrino


Illinois Bar and Grill (Midway) Frank Vrchota 773-712-9000
In-Motion Entertainment Sue Faltz
Johnston & Murphy Steve Lapinksi
(773) 462-9031
King Wah Express (Midway) Donna Lee 312-399-4592
Lalo's Restaurant (Midway) Alex Cabrera FAX: 773-838-1604
LS Travel Retail North America - Relay
McDonald's (Midway) Victor Martinez 773-767-1041
McDonald's (O'Hare) Mendez McDonald's
Contact: Olga Cristia
Jessie Arrocho
Montblanc Cecelia Romanucci 773-462-9000
Nuance Group Kathleen Wolfe 224-659-9340
O'Brien's Restaurant Abed Abuomar 773-462-0700
Paradies (Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers) Cindy Christy 773-290-7300
Reggio's Pizza​ Yolanda Jones 773-488-1411 x24
Reilly's Daughter (Midway) Jim O'Brien


​Seaway Bank and Trust Company Sandra Alfonso​
Sunglass Hut Leo Downey 773-686-9121
Spirit of the Red Horse (CBR, Inc.) (O'Hare and Midway)

Fraire Murray

Fraire Murray

Terminal Getaway Spa

Vosges Haut-Chocolat​
Benjamin Nawrocki

Ashley Burciaga
Terminal 3

Jason Elliott
Terminal 1



Airport Services Opportunities

Prospect Airport Services, INC.


Area Hotel Opportunities

Hotel Airport
Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites O'Hare
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare
Crowne Plaza O'Hare O'Hare
Holiday Inn Express O'Hare O'Hare
InterContinental O'Hare O'Hare
Hyatt Regency O'Hare O'Hare
Hyatt Rosemont O'Hare
Hilton Chicago O'Hare O'Hare
Marriott Suites O'Hare O'Hare
Ramada O'Hare O'Hare
Marriott O'Hare Airport O'Hare
Radisson Hotel O'Hare O'Hare
Residence Inn O'Hare O'Hare
Sheraton Getaway Suites O'Hare
Country Inn And Suites O Hare South O'Hare
Springhill Suites O'Hare O'Hare
Rosemont Convention Center O'Hare
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Midway
Chicago Marriott Midway Midway
Chicago Midway Airport Hilton Garden Inn Midway
Hampton Inn Chicago Midway Airport Midway
Courtyard Chicago Midway Airport Midway
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Midway Airport Midway
Residence Inn Chicago Midway Airport Midway
Sleep Inn Midway Airport Midway

Fixed Base Operator Opportunities

Name Airport
Signature Flight Support Midway & O'Hare
Atlantic Aviation Midway

Car Rental Agency Opportunities

Agency Airport Phone
Alamo ORD/MDW 1-800-327-9633
Avis ORD/MDW 1-800-331-1212
Budget ORD/MDW 1-800-527-0700
Dollar ORD/MDW 1-800-800-4000
Enterprise ORD/MDW 1-800-261-7331
Hertz ORD/MDW 1-800-654-3131
National ORD/MDW 1-800-227-7368
Thrifty MDW 1-800-527-7075