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Did you know there are over 23,000 employees working at SEA?  Each one has an important job to do that helps travelers on their way. At SEA, we say "Every day. Elevate".  This means we are always looking for a way to make SEA a better place for our customers.  Thanks for being part of that work!

Here's a message from SEA's Managing Director, Lance Lyttle.


There are hundreds of companies operating at SEA and many have jobs available at any given time. Airport Jobs, located at SEA is an office that provides all kinds of help getting ready to work and looking for jobs at the airport. They have many services available and can also help with career classes and college information.

To see a current SEA job list, go to Job Openings at SEA Airport.

The Port of Seattle operates SEA airport, several maritime facilities, and is involved in trade, travel, and cargo across the region. For jobs at the Port of Seattle, go to jobs at the Port.

Things you may need to know:

SEA's Airport Employees site has information about many topics useful for those working at the airport. This is your central source to connect with information about badging, transportation, safety, wellness, and employee recognition.



Why the SEA Brand?

Recognizing the Contributions of our Employees

Stars of SEA- Behind the Badge  The airport is made up of thousands of workers who do essential functions to make it run and serve our millions of passengers every day. Meet the people behind the badge who elevate the airport experience and learn more about what they do! Today we're meeting James Rabe, who is one on a team of 57 for the conveyor jet way shop.

Workers of SEA Airport  Highlighting the amazing people who make your trip through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Possible, check out this fun parody of the Office highlighting some off the amazing people who work at SEA Airport. And if you're looking for a job at SEA Airport, be sure to check out our careers page. We're always looking for talented people who can add to our team.

SEA Dance Cam  Behind the scenes at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, a group of dedicated workers are also amazing dancers. The SEA Dance Cam captures these talented employees letting loose during their breaks and after work. From ramp agents, security, and custodians these dancers show that even when they're not on the clock, they're still professionals. Check out the SEA Dance Cam and see for yourself how these amazing workers can bust a move.


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Interesting Facts

  • The airport was designated "SEA" as it's federal airport code when it opened in 1949.

  • In 2019, SEA had 49 million travelers. Our areas largest sports stadium seats 72,000. Our SEA equivalent is more than two filled stadiums a day passing through SEA!

  • There was a giant prehistoric sloth found during construction at the airport in 1961. You can visit the SEA Sloth at the Burke Museum.

  • There are beehives at SEA. As many as 36 beehives filled with thriving honeybees are located in three different apiaries around the airfield.

  • The tilt of the roof of the new International Arrivals Facility resembles an airplane landing.

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