The Dublin Airport Authority (daa), a world leader in airport management, and Aer Rianta International (ARI), one of the largest and most significant players in the global travel retail industry, are hiring across a range of full-time and part-time roles at Dublin Airport and Cork Airport. 

These opportunities will play an important part in the daily operations at both locations, helping to deliver first-class experiences for passengers travelling to and from Ireland. 

Current positions include:

Airport Search Unit Officer | Retail Sales Professional 

Headquartered in Dublin, the daa operate in 16 countries across Europe, North America, the Middle East, India and Asia-Pacific. 

Their principal activities include the operation and management of Ireland's two main airports in Dublin and Cork, as well as global airport retailing with their subsidiary Aer Rianta International (ARI) and international aviation consultancy with daa International.

As an airport industry leader across four continents, the daa employs over 4,000 people in the areas of airport management and operation, domestic and international airport retail management, and aviation consultancy services. 

The Group's core purpose is to connect Ireland with the world, providing exceptional customer service to ensure the best experience possible. 

One of the largest and most significant players operating in the global travel retail industry, Aer Rianta International (ARI) has been at the forefront of retail travel for over 70 years. 

Part of the daa Group, ARI own and manage duty free and duty paid retail outlets across Europe, The Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas. From opening the world's first duty free shop in Shannon Airport in 1947 to continued expansion into new markets, ARI are pioneers and innovators in the travel retail space. 

Today they continue to set the industry standards through their long-standing partnerships, tailor made designs and relentless customer focus, providing the opportunities for their people to enjoy successful careers. 


Operating Ireland's busiest airports | Learn more

Dublin Airport

As Ireland's main international gateway, Dublin Airport facilitates passengers from around the world - in Q3 of 2021 it accounted for almost 88% of all flights in the country. Pre-pandemic it was one of the busiest airports across Europe, and with a 14% increase in passenger numbers last year, Dublin Airport is once again establishing itself as a major hub for international travel.

Cork Airport

Ireland's second busiest and best-connected international airport, Cork Airport is the gateway to the South of Ireland and provides access to and from the UK and Continental Europe. With over €40m invested in the airport's infrastructure during the pandemic, Cork Airport is ready to thrive once again, with growth of up to 70% expected this year.

Careers | What you can expect

Career Development - both geographically and operationally, the daa and ARI offer a breadth of career opportunities that sets them apart. No matter what your level of experience is, the potential for personal and professional growth across a variety of sectors is there for every daa staff member. 

Training and Support - everyone had a distinct and valuable role to play at the daa and ARI, which means your contributions are respected and celebrated. For most positions, comprehensive training programmes will be provided to help you settle and flourish in your new role.

Diversity and Inclusion - along with being an exciting and fast-paced environment, you will have the opportunity to work within a diverse team from various backgrounds and cultures, while interacting with unique passengers from around the world on a daily basis. 

Opportunities Internationally – interested in living abroad at some stage? At the daa and ARI there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career outside of Ireland too, with operations across 16 countries and 4 continents. Be part of an Irish business with a global reach! 

daa and ARI | Career opportunities

We are currently hiring for people across the following roles. Click on the respective job title to learn more and apply:

Airport Search Unit Officer

Help ensure the secure and efficient movement of passengers through the security process at Dublin Airport in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements, in a manner that enhances the customer's experience.

Retail Sales Professional

Join a closely knit team passionate about airport retail, delivering a world class shopping experience for passengers while maximising sales growth and providing on-trend, customer centric services.

Join a world-class industry leader in airport management and travel retail 

Provide outstanding travel experiences to Ireland and the world

Click on the relevant role above to start your exciting journey with the daa and ARI.

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