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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      by Juan Muniz on December 4, 2019 at 14:42

      As part of a crackdown on illegal charter flights in Mexico from N-Registerd Part 91 operators, AFAC has implemented random ramp checks of all foreign flights. The ramp checks are taking place ramdomly at every airport in Mexico. The complete list of documentation required for the ramp check has been published by AFAC and if operators have all documents available, the entire process should last around 30 minutes. The post Ops Update: New Random Ramp Checks in Mexico – What you need to know appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Business Aviation Destination Guide: San Jose, Costa Rica
      by Delmark Muir on November 30, 2019 at 20:21

      ALERT: New GAT at MROC now open Costa Rica’s first-ever general aviation terminal, exclusively available to international private operations at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO/MROC), will officially open in December 2019. Visit GAT-SJO.com for more details. For business aircraft operators, setting up a flight to San Jose (SJO/MROC) is not a difficult proposition, and there’s nothing onerous from the regulatory perspective. With the opening of Costa Rica’s first-ever general aviation terminal in December 2019, the experience and security for business aviation operators is now significantly enhanced. It’s essential to work with your trip support provider and the local ground handler The post Business Aviation Destination Guide: San Jose, Costa Rica appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Everything you need to know about Costa Rica’s first-ever GAT at MROC
      by Delmark Muir on November 24, 2019 at 15:08

      In mid-December 2019, Costa Rica’s first-ever general aviation terminal (GAT) will officially open for business aviation traffic at San Jose (MROC) Juan Santamaría International Airport (MROC/SJO). The opening of the GAT will have a significant and positive enhancement on private operators’ experience in Costa Rica by drastically reducing their time on the ground. The post Everything you need to know about Costa Rica’s first-ever GAT at MROC appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • UPDATE: How the new GAT at SBGR in Sao Paulo impacts business aviation
      by Adonis Bastos on November 23, 2019 at 14:40

      A new general aviation terminal recently opened at Description at São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport (SBGR). Since the opening, there has been confusion among operators on whether they are required to use the GAT, if they still need a ground handler, and how pricing of the GAT is charged. Here’s what you need to know. The post UPDATE: How the new GAT at SBGR in Sao Paulo impacts business aviation appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.