Take flight with Virginia Space

At the Virginia Spaceport Authority, we're focused on solving the challenges that guide our mission first, safety always approach to successfully supporting our clients. Whether it's preparing for a launch or working on our UAS runway, the Virginia Spaceport Authority offers challenging positions in a growing and cutting-edge environment.

Excellence is our standard

Job Openings

The Virginia Spaceport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

You will be entitled to receive the following benefits beginning on your first day of employment.

  • Medical Insurance - 100% of the cost for employee coverage paid by Authority; 50% for dependent coverage paid by Authority.
  • Dental Insurance - 100% of the cost for employee coverage paid by Authority; 50% for dependent coverage paid by Authority.
  • Vision Care Insurance - 100% of the cost for employee and dependent coverage paid by the Authority.
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (two times annual salary with $200,000.00 maximum coverage) - 100% of the cost for employee coverage paid by Authority; additional employee and dependent life insurance may be purchased at the employee’s expense.
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance - 100% of the cost for employee coverage paid by the Authority.
  • After 90 days of employment, VCSFA will contribute the equivalent of 11% of your salary monthly to our retirement fund. You can also choose to contribute additionally to your retirement fund.
  • Holidays – 14-16 days; varies per year
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) – 27 days of paid time off per year, accrued on a per pay period basis; PTO increases with the length of service
  • Education tuition reimbursement
  • CEU Credit reimbursement

Norfolk, VA

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Wallops Island, VA

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Launch with the Virginia Spaceport Authority

We're ready and equipped to handle a variety of launch services to ensure mission success for you and your team.