Baggage Handler - Luton Airport

JBS Recruitment LTD
Luton, UK
14 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
***We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals for an approximate 6 week period to support at Luton Airport carrying out the Baggage Handler role***

RAMP Agents and Baggage Handlers are primarily responsible for ensuring passengers' bags are loaded and unloaded safely, efficiently and in good time

The main duties of a Baggage Handler include but are not limited to:
• Loading and unloading of baggage
• Operating a variety of machinery and equipment including baggage loader belts
• Processing baggage using manual and automated systems

Potential to progress in to a Ramp Agent role were duties include:
• Operating a variety of Ground Handling machinery and equipment
• Processing baggage using manual and automated systems

Person Specification
• No experience is necessary, however ideally you would have manual handling experience loading and unloading items up to 32Kilos
• Be physically fit and able to pass an Occupational Health Medical
• Be flexible with working hours (able to work days, nights & weekends)
• Must be hardworking & reliable with an excellent work ethic
• Have no criminal convictions
• Hold a Full UK Driving Licence

Due to the location of work being at the airport you must qualify. Therefore, we need the following information from you:
• Be able to provide 5-year checkable history (employment, self-employment, education or benefit claim)
• Be able to provide 5-year 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

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 will vary and will require full flexibility across the week to accommodate early, day and late shifts. Start times as early as 3am and finish times as late at 2am.

Fantastic Pay Rates on offer due to the short term and short notice nature of the role. rates inclusive of holiday pay. Further details upon enquiry.

Weekly payment
Free parking whilst on shift

*Please note JBS are acting as an employment business with regards to this position*

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