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Here at Leeds Bradford Airport we welcome over 4 million passengers through our doors every year and we are committed to delivering an outstanding service and warm Yorkshire welcome to every customer. And that’s where our employees come in. 

At Leeds Bradford Airport we rely on a wide range of business areas, partner companies and job roles to help passengers reach their destination and have a great airport experience. 

Browse our current vacancies below to make your application.

For further information on careers or to submit your CV, please contact us at

We employ directly in the following areas:

Air Traffic Control

Airside Safety Unit


Customer Services

Engineering / Facilities


Human Resources


Rescue & Fire Fighting Service

Sales & Marketing


Work Experience

Our current vacancies:

Back of House Leader - Airport Lounges

Do you want to be part of a team that works together to deliver a fabulous customer experience?

We are looking for enthusiastic person to join our catering/kitchen team to deliver a first class service to all our guests in the Airport Lounge.

Hours/Shift Pattern: Shifts are a mixture of 0430-1230 and 1230-2030 on a 4 on 2 off rolling shift pattern

We are recruiting for a temporary kitchen team leader (to April 2020 with an option to extend) to join our team. Reporting to the Back of House Senior Lounge Host.

£8.21 per hour & free staff car parking.


  • To prepare, cook and deliver food in accordance with the agreed menu and Lounge Operating Procedures.
  • Follow recipes and/or product directions for preparing and cooking all varieties of foods.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment
  • To ensure the food offering is presented to a high standard.
  • Maintain stock levels, receive delivery of supplies, ensure stored correctly, rotate and maintain.
  • To assist with stock counts and compete the appropriate documentation.
  • To complete required stock checks including temperature checks as per the required schedule and complete the appropriate documentation.
  • Assist with clearing and organising the kitchen ensuring a high standard of hygiene.
  • Dispose of waste, including recycling, in the appropriate manner and if required to remove it to the designated location.
  • To assist with designing menu’s

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience essential
  • Team player with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail
  • Punctual, reliable with your own transport
  • Focussed and calm in a busy environment

Applicants must have a 5 year checkable work history and will be required to complete a basic CRB disclosure

To apply for a role please send your current CV and covering letter detailing why you are suitable to join our team to 

Please note: Applications without a covering letter will not be considered. 

Air Traffic Control Officer

Full Time, Permanent

Salary up to £68,340 (dependent on ratings and experience)

Leeds Bradford® Airport is one of the fastest growing regional airports in the UK, welcoming 4 million passengers through our doors every year.  We are committed to employing high quality people who are ambitious to succeed and support our exciting plans for the future, whilst delivering an outstanding safety and service for our customers.

To support the future growth of the Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport ® is now recruiting Air Traffic Control Officers to ensure the safe, and efficient delivery of our Air Traffic Control service.

Role Purpose

To deliver a safe, orderly and expeditious Air Traffic Control service to traffic operating to and from Leeds Bradford Airport ® as well as traffic operating in the vicinity of the airport. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing the functions of the ATC licence in accordance with the relevant CAA documentation.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of any other relevant CAA or LBA documentation.
  • Maintain medical status.
  • Maintain competence in accordance with the approved Unit Competence Scheme.
  • Support the department through providing assistance with administrative functions and involvement in project work.
  • To maintain the highest possible standards, professionalism and customer focus when representing the department and the Airport.

Applicants should be flexible and available for shift work, across a 24 hour period, on a roster pattern to suit the needs of the business

Applicant competencies required are:

  • Fluent English language capability, both written and spoken is essential.
  • Hold a current UK ADI and APS ratings (applicants with single ratings will be considered).
  • Attention to detail and the ability to remain focused in a busy environment.

Applicant Criteria:-

  • Please note that successful applicants will undergo a CRB Check and will also need to undergo a 5 year                employment and background check. 
  • Must be resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years to obtain government clearance

Please express your interest in writing to Richard Floyd, Senior Air Traffic Control Officer,

Passenger Services Supervisor

Role Purpose

To assist and deputise to the Passenger Services Duty Manager (PSDM) in providing the safe, secure and efficient process of all facilities within the Terminal building & ensure the delivery of excellent customer service to all Passengers and Business Partners. 

Role Info

The role will be a full time position, working a 4 on 2 off shift pattern which includes x2 early shifts and x2 late shifts.


  • To be proactive and high profile within the Terminal in order to anticipate problems and provide an outstanding level of customer service throughout the Airport Operational hours.
  • To provide support to Leeds Bradford Airports (LBA) Operational Teams and Handling Agents, to ensure the operation is maintained at a high standard.
  • To understand the commercial activity, its impact on EBITDA and to ensure that efficient processes and solutions are implemented to enable optimum commercial results.
  • To ensure adherence to LBA’s Emergency Orders and support the Duty Manager in the event of an emergency, within the terminal facility leading, communicating and coordinating as necessary.
  • To create and maintain excellent relationships with all LBA business partners with a view to contributing to EBITDA, service levels and operational efficiencies but being mindful of their individual business needs.
  • To welcome customers and passengers to the Airport in a courteous manner, ensuring an exceptional passenger experience.
  • Contribute to maintaining the Airports performance standards, including Security & Safety, with reference to Departmental & Airport protocols, procedures, manuals & mandatory training.
  • Undertake associated administration and Customer Service related tasks at the Control Centre.
  • Manage the day to day operation of the Control Centre.
  • To support the Terminal Manager & PSDM during times of disruption to the Airport, including adverse weather conditions and snow clearing duties. To include preventative measures taken when adverse weather conditions are expected.

Please note that successful applicants will undergo a CRB Check and will also need to undergo a 5 year employment and background check.

To apply for this role, please send your current CV and Covering Letter to or via post to –

Calum Burrows

Terminal Manager

Leeds Bradford Airport

Whitehouse Lane


LS19 7TU


Advertising Sales Executive

Advertising Sales Executive

Basic salary up to £32,000 depending on experience, plus uncapped bonus & car allowance


We are looking for an experienced advertising sales person to join our fast growing advertising team at Leeds Bradford® Airport. If you are a star performer in your current role and have established contacts and relationships in the region then we want to talk to you.

The Leeds Bradford® Airport advertising team has had a very successful year and is growing fast. We are looking for a winner to join this winning team who makes things happens and wants to be rewarded for their success in a role with fantastic opportunities for growth.

Leeds Bradford® Airport now welcomes over 4 million passengers through our doors and is growing quickly. We are committed to employing high quality people who are ambitious and want to be part of our exciting development plans, whilst delivering outstanding customer service

You will have the ability to:

      Identify and source new leads and potential customers both over the telephone and through face to face meetings

      Close sales and maintain a high level of customer service

      Develop relationships with third party stakeholders

      Identify and secure advertising revenue towards business objectives

      Exceed targets and deliver outstanding performance

Reporting to the Head of Advertising Sales, you will be experienced in managing multiple projects in a fast paced environment. With strong verbal and numerical skills you will have previous experience of delivering to agreed revenue targets and KPI’s. You will have excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills, with a strong financial and commercial acumen and the ability to deal with both internal and external customers to identify opportunities to drive business objectives/targets/performance.

Due to security checks required for this role, all candidates will be subject to a basic criminal record check and must be able to provide a continuous five year checkable work history without any gaps of employment.

If you wish to be considered for this role please forward your CV with covering letter to or to Human Resources, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.



Meet & Greet Jockey

Job Title                     Permanent Meet & Greet Jockey

Hours                         42 hours per week in summer, 36 hours per week in winter

Section                       Car Park Operations

Responsible to          Car Park Operations Supervisor

Job Purpose              To assist in the smooth day-to-day running of the Car Park Operations, providing a safe and efficient operation and delivering outstanding Customer Service


We are looking for experienced people to join our fast growing business at Leeds Bradford® Airport.

Leeds Bradford® Airport now welcomes nearly 4 million passengers through our doors and is looking to grow further. We are committed to employing high quality people who are ambitious and want to be part of our exciting development plans, whilst delivering outstanding customer service.  To help us achieve this we are seeking highly motivated people with a positive attitude and the right approach when providing a service to our passengers and customers. To support the growth and increase in passenger numbers, Leeds Bradford Airport is now recruiting to join our established Car Parks team.  This is a challenging and exciting role, in which no two days are ever the same.

A flexible approach is also essential.


  • To move a variety of customer vehicles from when they arrive into storage and move them back in time for when they return
  • To work with onsite systems in order to assist in the operation

Key Requirements

  •  Team player with the ability to work on your own initiative
  •  Good communication skills
  •  Punctual and flexible to cover 24/7 shifts
  • 3 years + clean driving licence
  • Team player with the ability to work on your own initiative

Please note that successful applicants will undergo a CRB Check and will also need to undergo a 5 year employment and background check.

 To apply for this role, please send your current CV and Covering Letter to or via post to –

Ann-Marie Pearson

Car Park Supervisor

Leeds Bradford Airport

Whitehouse Lane


LS19 7TU

Deadline for all applications is – Friday 25th October 2019. 

Working for our partners

We aren’t the only employer at our airport and you can find varied roles direct with third parties too.


Car Hire Catering Retail Private Hire Taxi Freight & Airport Handling
Avis SSP Travelex Arrow Cars Swissport
Enterprise World Duty Free Jet2
Europcar WHSmith
Hertz Boots

The Aviation Academy 

Do you want a career in the aviation industry but don't have the necessary qualifications yet?

Based at Leeds Bradford Airport, The Aviation Academy offers a full range of specialist courses which will prepare you for a variety of careers in aviation including air cabin crew, passenger service agents, air traffic control staff, pilots and many more.

The Academy is part of the Centre for Travel and Tourism Studies at Craven College and has been offering aviation and business courses at LBA for the past 7 years. 

To find out more call 0113 391 0919 or click