Airside Baggage Services Agent

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Airside Baggage Services Agent

Date Posted: 05 July 2016

Contract Type: Temporary (Temp to Perm opportunity)

Ref: ABSA572016

Salary: £7.20 – £9.23

Heathrow Airport

Job Responsibilities 


The following responsibilities are associated with this job role:  

    Unload passenger luggage and air cargo, bulk and/or containers/pallets, onto carts and/or dollies Deliver passenger luggage to claim area and unload onto conveyor system Deliver air cargo to appropriate recipient Load/unload wheelchairs and child strollers and deliver to designated location Provide special handling of luggage/cargo as required/directed Placement of chocks and cones around the aircraft Drive and/or operate ground support equipment which may include baggage tugs, baggage carts, aircraft steps, belt loaders, aircraft ground power units, tow bars, container loaders, water/lavatory service trucks, aircraft de-icing units, cargo dollies and passenger vans. Collect and load live animals and dangerous goods on onto aircraft Report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager Comply with all UK/Ireland/EU legislation as well as airport authority and carrier security requirements Comply with Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) Maintain the highest standards of safety and security at all times Other duties as assigned

The 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 language Ability to travel to the airport at times where public transport is not available Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required Willingness to work in inclement weather Physically 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 environment A full driving license Previous experience working in an aviation environment is desired Ability to speak additional languages is desired Must hold a valid full UK Driving Licence

Documents and info required

      NI Card Proof of address (bank statement, utility bill or full driving license) 5 years’ work/education history with no gaps CRC/GSAT will be required