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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Baggage Handler - Gatwick Airport

Gatwick, UK
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JOB TYPE: Contract

Training starts March 2019, please apply today so we can begin the Airside Pass application process Baggage Handlers are primarily responsible for ensuring passengers’ bags are loaded and unloaded safely, efficiently and in good time Responsibilities The main duties of a Baggage Handler/ Ramp Agent include but are not limited to: • Loading and unloading of baggage • Operating a variety of machinery and equipment including baggage loader belts Person Specification • No experience is necessary, however ideally you would have manual labouring with experience loading and unloading items up to 32Kilos • Be flexible with working hours (able to work days, nights weekends) • Must be hardworking reliable with an excellent work ethic • Have no criminal convictions • A Full UK Driving Licence is essential Requirements Due to the location of work being at the airport you must qualify. Therefore, we need the following information from you: • 5-year checkable history (employment, self-employment, education or benefit claim) • 5-year UK address history • Valid photo ID (Driving licence accepted for British citizens) • Criminal Record Check (Cost of £25) to be applied for if you are successful at interview • Attend 2 weeks paid training Health Safety • You are required to complete a Security exam and therefore need to display you understand Health Safety practices, therefore you will need to demonstrate you have a good understanding and communicate clearly in both written and verbal English. • Use safe work practices relating to driving (e.g. loading and unloading the vehicle adjusting the seat/controls) • Ensure the health and safety of themselves and any other person who may be affected by their driving activities • There is a lot of manual handling of materials including pushing and pulling of equipment. You will need to be physically fit and able to carry out this role; the Airport is a large environment and you will often be required to walk long distances between work station Shift Patterns You will be given a roster during your training, which will cover a mixture of early, day, late and night shifts so you must be flexible with your working hours Benefits Monthly payment A full 5-year Airside Pass (Whilst you are working with JBS) An Airside Driving Permit Discounted travel free parking Airside Landside discounts (inducing shops restaurants)
Role: Baggage Handler - Gatwick Airport
Job Type: Contract
Location: Gatwick, Surrey,

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