Life happens, and when it does, we offer employees a range of options for medical plans. Dental and vision coverage is also available for employees and their families.

DFW Airport has an onsite LiveWell Center and LiveWell Health Clinic. The LiveWell Center provides access to a full weight room, cardio machines, group fitness classes, personal trainers and more at no cost for all employees. Employees can also take advantage of our onsite LiveWell Health Clinic as another resource to seek medical care such as immunizations, preventative screenings and more – no copay required.

To encourage healthy behavior, the Airport offers a Wellness Incentive Program where employees can earn up to three days pay each year.


DFW Airport is committed to providing competitive pay and medical, dental and vision benefits in order to attract and retain the workforce needed to be an employer of choice.

Employees are eligible for longevity pay after completing one full year of service as a regular full-time employee by end of fiscal year.

The Board is committed to a pay-for-performance philosophy in order to reward each employee for his or her contribution to the Airport. Merit increases or lump sum awards will be based on individual performance.

Basic term life insurance and AD&D coverage is provided and is fully paid for by DFW Airport as an automatic benefit to all employees.


We offer two pre-tax savings plans – 401(a) and 457(b) – to help employees set aside funds for retirement. DFW matches the employee’s contribution up to 7% and also makes available retirement planning sessions and financial planning assistance

Time Off

We recognize that an employee’s overall well-being includes being able to take time off. We encourage a healthy work-life balance.

At DFW Airport, we offer eligible employees paid time off including holidays, vacation days, sick time and also short-term or long-term disability coverage.


Employees can enjoy all the ‘extras’ of working at DFW Airport, like free Airport parking, employee discounts at shopping and dining locations in the terminals, tuition assistance and legal advice and services.



Civilian Support Job Highlights *
 SectionHiring Range
Civilian Detention OfficerPolice Services / Support Services$39,900 - $51,800
Civilian Security OfficerSpecial Services / Airport Security$39,900 - $51,800
Tactical CommunicatorSpecial Services / Tactical Communications $48,400 - $62,800
Access DFW Trusted AgentSpecial Services / Access DFW$39,900 - $51,800
Police Records Management CoordinatorPolice Services / Support Services$43,300 - $56,200

 Annual Merit Increase based on performance


Civilian Support Qualifications

Please refer to the individual job descriptions for a full list of qualifications when you apply.


Must be a U.S. Citizen
(not required for Access DFW Trusted Agent)

High School Diploma

Driver License
Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license

Minimum Requirements

  • Two(2) years related work experience
    (1 year for Tactical Communicator)

  • Has not been convicted of a Class “B” misdemeanor within the last ten years or any offense greater than a Class “B”

Special Requirements

  • Must obtain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Airport Identification/Access Badge (badge) within thirty (30) days from date of employment and maintain qualification for a SIDA badge upon each badge renewal
  • Required to pass a drug test prior to employment and to submit to drug screening on a random basis during the length of their employment in the safety sensitive position