Airside (Baggage Services) Agent

Swissport Uk Holding Ltd
£8.25 per hour
12 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Airside (Baggage Services) Agent Birmingham Airport - £8.25 per hour.

Here at Swissport we are looking for the best of the best.

So why not start your journey here with us at BirminghamAirport.

We are the world’s largest ground handling company and we are looking for fresh, new and talented individuals to start an exciting career in aviation on our Baggage Services team.

We checked in over 7 million passengers last year along with 3.1 million bags at Birmingham Airport.

Our Baggage Handlers carry out a range of different handling duties in order to ensure the safe and timely loading and offloading of baggage on and off the aircraft.

We work with some of the best known airlines at BirminghamAirport so we require people who can work under pressure and work great as part of a team.

Your journey will start with two full weeks’ training along with other successful candidates.

Full uniform will be provided and you will also have access to subsidised onsite parking.

Contract: Fixed Term / Part Time offering 30 hours per week.

Job Summary

Airside (Baggage Services) Agents provide all necessary and required baggage sortation services to ensure departing baggage is loaded on the correct flight, and arriving baggage is reconciled with passengers in a timely manner. Duties include (and not limited to) sorting baggage and cargo, delivery and collection of baggage from the aircraft and handling of inbound arriving baggage and cargo

Job Responsibilities

Load and unload passenger luggage and air cargo, bulk and/or containers/pallets, onto carts and/or dollies and the airport belt system.Load and unload wheelchairs and child strollers and deliver to designated location.Provide special handling of luggage/cargo as required/directedDeliver passenger luggage to claim area and unload onto conveyor systemDeliver air cargo to appropriate recipientDrive and/or operate ground support equipment to include tow tractors, belt loaders, container loaders, baggage tugs, baggage carts, cargo dollies and other equipment as required.Collect and load mail, live animals, wheelchairs and child strollers onto aircraftReport all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/managerComply with all UK/Ireland/EU legislation as well as airport authority and carrier security requirementsComply with Swissport Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)Maintain the highest standards of safety and security at all timeOther duties as assignedThe list is not exhaustive and may vary depending on location and local customer requirements.

Qualifications and Competencies

    Flexible to work on various shifts (days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays)Ability to speak and understand the English languageAbility to travel to the airport at times where public transport is not availableAbility to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when requiredWillingness to work in inclement weatherPhysically fit, able to work in a manual environment and repeatedly lift up to 32kg throughout a shift.Able to work as a team in a fast paced environmentA full driving license
  • Previous experience working in an aviation environment is desired
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