Careers

Together, we are Universal.

And together, we move organizations that move the world.

As a member of the Universal team, you will have the opportunity to make a difference. Each and every day, you will help our clients achieve successful missions. Missions that drive worldwide commerce, provide aid for humanitarian efforts, facilitate government and military operations, and connect people to the places and loved ones they value most.

Because these trips are so important to all involved, we are committed to recruiting and retaining talented individuals with innovative minds and collaborative spirits. We understand that our people are our greatest asset, and the success of Universal is directly tied to the success of our valued team members. If you’re interested in finding out more about Universal, our culture, and our current opportunities, read below or browse our openings. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Universal Culture

The culture at Universal is driven by our collective Core Values. Built on a foundation of teamwork, stellar customer service, integrity, and an entrepreneurial spirit – we respect each other, we have fun, and we work as a team towards a shared purpose. At Universal, you will be inspired and challenged to ‘think differently’. Your role will directly contribute to the overall objectives of the organization.  And you will feel appreciated. It’s our ongoing objective to make this the best team you’ve ever been a part of.

An industry for you.

Are you interested in aviation? Do you have an innovative mind and an interest in evolving technologies? From flight planning and ground support to accounting, marketing, client relations, sales, and everything in between – no matter your professional background, trip support for private aviation is a vibrant industry and we are looking for bold, high-spirited individuals like you to join our team.

Diverse backgrounds. Diverse ideas. Innovative solutions.

The diversity of the Universal Global Community is our biggest strength. Worldwide, our team members span virtually every cultural background, and come to us from a variety of industries. From our world headquarters in Houston, Texas, to our regional offices, and ground handling facilities in almost every corner of the globe, Universal is a place for experienced professionals and those new to the workforce who want to learn from the best. And we are proud and honored to employ military Veterans from around the world. Working together, this fantastic mixture of diverse thinkers brings ideas and solutions that our organization and our industry benefit from every day.

Want benefits? You’ve come to the right place.

Competitive benefits. Competitive salaries. A focus on employee health and wellness. At Universal, your hard work is appreciated, and we work hard in return to give you a comprehensive benefits package worthy of that commitment.

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Ongoing career development. You have a future at Universal.

Your career development is important to you, and it’s important to the organization as a whole. That’s why we are committed to offering ongoing and comprehensive training opportunities for team members across all business units.

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Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law.

Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Applicants with physical or mental disabilities who require reasonable accommodations for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Human Resources at +1 (713) 944-1622.

Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. To learn more, click here.

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      Aircraft guards are recommended for many worldwide locations and can be a worthwhile investment in enhancing safety and security of your operation, personnel and assets. These arrangements need to be considered early in the trip planning process as there are often airport authority restrictions and limitations to consider. The post Aircraft Security Airside – Top GA Considerations appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

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      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on September 13, 2019 at 11:50

      On October 22, 2019, Japan will hold an Emperor's Enthronement ceremony for its new Emperor, Naruhito. The event is expected to draw a large contingent of international dignitaries and is expected to impact business aviation operations to the country. The post Ops Update: Upcoming Japan Emperor’s Enthronement in Tokyo – Restrictions announced appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Business Aviation Destination Guide: Indonesia
      by Teguh Prasetyo on September 11, 2019 at 20:00

      Historically, operating to or over Indonesia required significant lead time, as the country had one of the longest lead-time requirements within the business aviation operating environment. Those requirements have been streamlined, making short-notice trips, planned tech stops, and schedule revisions now possible. Here’s everything you need to know about operating a business jet to Indonesia. The post Business Aviation Destination Guide: Indonesia appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Chairman’s Note* Universal to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services
      by Greg Evans on August 22, 2019 at 13:30

      Dear Valued Friends and Colleagues, I’m writing to you personally, to inform you of some current developments at Universal. For the last 60 years, Universal has remained the industry leader in international mission support, by remaining nimble, not resting on our past successes, and always adapting to the ever-changing needs, of our industry and customers. Today, I’m pleased to announce that Universal has officially signed an agreement to sell our Contract Fuel Division, UVair, to World Fuel Services. Why did we do it? Universal has the most comprehensive, end-to-end mission management infrastructure in our industry. We integrate more phases of the mission, and we support more global trip legs than […] The post Chairman’s Note* Universal to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.