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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 recruitment@lba.co.uk

We employ directly in the following areas:

Air Traffic Control

Airside Safety Unit

Cleaning

Customer Services

Engineering / Facilities

Finance

Human Resources

IT

Rescue & Fire Fighting Service

Sales & Marketing

Security

Work Experience

Our current vacancies:

Creative Designer

Competitive salary based on experience

Leeds Bradford Airport is the Yorkshire region’s largest airport, welcoming 4 million passengers through our doors every year. The airport is undergoing transformation; a multi-million pound, three-storey extension to our terminal building is due to commence spring 2019. 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 service for our customers.

To support the future direction of the brand, we are looking for an ambitious Creative Designer to join a small, fast-paced and dynamic department. Reporting to the Ecommerce Manager, you will craft creative content for the airport’s marketing communications channels. You will have the opportunity to lead on graphic design and videography for a range of channels and audiences, and take an active role in the company brand. 

You will assist in the development and delivery of the airport’s brand and marketing strategies and deliver on-going improvements based on your knowledge and experience of graphic design, brand building, communications, videography and marketing content. You will work closely with the Ecommerce Manager and Digital Marketing Executive to deliver prominent, consistent brand exposure across digital channels and adapt marketing campaigns and activities accordingly.

We are looking for a creative, inquisitive and highly capable designer who can embrace a challenge and demonstrate the initiative required in this wide-ranging position, quickly taking on a number of tasks for delivery to tight deadlines. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop a brand marketing career in the travel sector.

 The Ideal Candidate

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in design, media or similar disciplines
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • An excellent portfolio showcasing experience designing for print and digital
  • Thorough knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator)
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects or equivalent video editing software 
  • Keen eye for aesthetic and attention to detail
  • Strong typographical and conceptual skills
  • Strong ability to design with adherence to the brand guidelines
  • Motivated, resilient and with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to work effectively in a lean team
  • Capable of establishing excellent working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • A flexible approach to accommodate changed priorities at short notice
  • A confident and resilient self-starter with lots of initiative, taking great pride in their work and with an excellent eye for detail
  • Willing to embrace a proactive and creative approach

Duties and Responsibilities

See attached Job Description.

Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Pension contribution

Please note, successful applicants will undergo a CRB check and will need to undergo a 5-year employment/background check, in order to obtain an airside pass. To apply for this role please send your CV, covering letter and current salary to recruitment@lba.co.uk or post to Recruitment Department, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU. The closing date for applications is by close of business on Monday 25th March 2019.

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 recruitment@lba.co.uk or to Human Resources, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU. 

Due to expected high volumes of applications if you have not had a response back from recruitment@lba.co.uk within 14 days of your application, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Aviation Security Officers - Part Time

Fixed Term Vacancies - Part time - £8,573.38 per annum - working 21 hours per week 

Leeds Bradford® Airport (LBA™) 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 service for our customers. 

To support the future growth of the Airport, LBA™ is now recruiting for a number of part time & full time Security Officers who can deliver an excellent customer experience, whilst maintaining exceptionally high standards.

Applicants should be flexible and available for shift work, which includes early morning start times, on a roster pattern to suit the needs of the business. Covering the following duties: 

  • Documentation checks 
  • Passenger preparation for the security process and loading of bags in preparation for x-ray screening 
  • X-ray screening duties, to screen passengers belongings by the use of x-ray equipment 
  • Searching of passengers and their luggage 
  • Patrol and guarding duties Full induction training will be delivered to all successful applicants. 

 Applicant competencies required are: 

  • Fluent English language capability, both written and spoken is essential. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service awareness and skills are essential. 
  • Attention to detail and the ability to remain focused in a busy environment. 
  • Smart appearance; 
  • Punctuality; 

Applicant Criteria:- 

  • Full five year checkable work history. 
  • Full details and dates of all periods of employment/unemployment/education must be given on the application form for the past 5 years. 
  • Reasonably fit due to physical aspects of job and prepared to stand for fairly long periods. 
  • Must have valid Passport/Drivers Licence. 
  • Must be resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years to obtain government clearance 

Closing date for applications is 5th April 2019. Due to expected high volumes of applications it will not be possible to contact all applicants. 

Please submit a covering letter and CV's to recruitment@lba.co.uk. Alternatively CV’s with a covering letter can be sent in the post to the Security Manager, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.

Control Centre Assistant

Control Centre Assistant - Fixed Term until 31st October 2019

Shift Pattern:

Four working days, four rest days that include x2 Day shifts/ x2 Night shifts.

Role Purpose:

To be proactive in order to provide an outstanding level of customer service throughout the 24 hour period at Control Centre.

Responsibilities  

  • 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® Emergency Orders and to act as a key contact in the event of an emergency at the Airport managing, communicating and coordinating as necessary.
  • Monitor the Airport Fire Alarm system and support the Duty Manager in coordinating responses to activations and communications with outside services.
  • Monitor emergency alarms linked to third parties and coordinate timely responses to activations.
  • To liaise with the Airside Operations Unit to ensure the implementation and effective monitoring of service level agreements are met by the service providers.
  • Ensure all duties are effectively planned and resourced in order to deliver a high quality service
  • Monitor and deliver airport switchboard services out of operating hours.
  • Ensure the safe and efficient delivery of CCTV Camera Room operations and Car Park Management systems, whilst delivering outstanding customer service.
  • Ensure all cameras are operating and functioning correctly, liaising promptly with the Security Team Leader and Duty Manager on any issues.
  • Monitor the terminal and surrounding areas for suspicious behaviour by maintaining vigilance of the airports perimeter
  • Monitor access control and liaise with the Security Team Leader
  • Monitor the airports delivery area and associated camera checks   
  • Monitoring CCTV minimising breaches/incidents whilst liaising with LBA Security Services.
  • Manage the services to both PRM and Meet & Greet functions; ensuring excellent customer service is delivered.
  • Manage Terminal support functions associated with passenger flow, stand & gate planning and the arrivals process.
  • Deliver services to the Control Centre during peak times and out of operating hours. Assist with supporting the services of PRM and Meet & Greet.
  • Support the Airport Duty Manager in the operation of all Passenger Services, Facilities, Terminal Health and Safety and Car Park Operations.
  • Assist the Airports Fire Safety and Strategy teams in ensuring all areas of the Terminal comply with Fire Safety regulations.
  • Conduct regular Terminal Audits and report faults to the Terminal Maintenance, Projects and Communications departments.
  • Assist in protecting the UK Border by ensuring Airlines/Handling Agents adhere to Passenger Escorting processes.
  • Report Safety and Compliance related incidents to ensure investigations and preventative measures are implemented in a timely manner.

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 history.

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

Closing date for applications is 15th February 2019.

Due to expected high volumes of applications if you have not had a response back from recruitment@lba.co.uk by the 28th February 2019, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Temporary Meet and Greet Service Operative

£8.21, 42 hours per week, 4 on 2 off

April - October

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. 

Role Introduction

Meet and Greet Service Operative, operates on a shift pattern of x4 earlies 0500hrs-1400hrs followed by 2 days rest, then x4 lates 1400hrs – 2300hrs followed by 2 days rest and repeat.    

Responsibilities

  • Deliver services to the Control Centre during peak times ensuring the safe and efficient delivery of CCTV Camera Room operations and Car Park Management systems, whilst delivering outstanding customer service.
  • Support the services to Meet & Greet functions; ensuring excellent customer service is delivered
  • Move a variety of customer vehicles from when they arrive into storage and move them back in time for when the customer returns

Key Requirements

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

If you wish to be considered for this role please forward your CV with cover letter to chris.joy@lba.co.uk Car Park Operations Supervisor.

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

Temporary Car Park Marshall

£8.21, 42 hours per week, 4 on 2 off

April - October

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. You will work on a shift pattern, across 24 hours a day/7 days a week, therefore flexibility is key.

You will be required to provide a professional service to our arriving and departing passengers and will be responsible for the following

Duties

  • Assist all customers, as and when required, throughout the entire Car Park operation
  • Ensure that traffic flows are maintained at all times and that accurate and timely information is provided to both Car Park users and internal colleagues
  • Ensure all equipment is fully operational on a daily basis. This includes initial fault finding and rectification and cleaning of the equipment
  • Emptying and restocking of coins/receipts in entry/exit columns as required
  • Ensuring all areas are clean, tidy and litter picking duties are completed in all areas as per protocol
  • All trolleys collected and replaced in bays at all times, making them available to passengers landside and within International/Domestic Arrivals
  • Assist Car Park users who may have issues with entry/exit or payment issues
  • Provide traffic management at peak times within the Express car park (and other areas, as necessary) and to provide assistance in the event of equipment failures
  • Any other duty as reasonably requested by the Car Park Operations Supervisor

Key Requirements

  • Provide excellent customer service to all arriving/departing customers. Previous customer service experience advantageous
  • Team player with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Punctual and flexible to cover 24/7 shifts
  • Driving licence essential

Please note, successful applicants will undergo a CRB check and will need to undergo a 5-year employment/background check, in order to obtain an Airport ID pass. To apply for this role please send your current CV and covering letter to chris.joy@lba.co.uk post to Recruitment Department, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.

Car Park PSV Driver

Competitive salary

Permanant, Full-time

We are looking for experienced persons 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. You will work on a shift pattern, across 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week, therefore flexibility is key.

It is essential that you have experience of a customer facing role, ideally within a similar role and possess excellent communication skills. A flexible approach is also essential

Applicants must hold a current PSV (D licence) and a valid CPC (DQC Card) for this position, have a 5-year checkable work history and will be required to complete a basic CRB disclosure.

If you wish to be considered for this role please forward your CV with cover letter to Ann-Marie.Pearson@lba.co.uk the Car park Operations Supervisor.
Applicants must have a 5-year checkable work history and will be required to complete a basic CRB disclosure.

Duties

  • Assist all customers, as and when required, throughout the entire Car Park operation
  • Ensure that traffic flows are maintained at all times and that accurate and timely information is provided to both Car Park users and internal colleagues
  • Assist with transportation of passengers to/from the terminal as and when required during the peak periods.
  • Ensure all equipment is fully operational on a daily basis. This includes initial fault finding and rectification and cleaning of the equipment
  • Emptying and restocking of coins/receipts in entry/exit columns as required
  • Ensuring all areas are clean, tidy and litter picking duties are completed in all areas as per protocol
  • All trolleys collected and replaced in bays at all times, making them available to passengers landside and within International/Domestic Arrivals
  • Assist Car Park users who may have issues with entry/exit or payment issues
  • Provide traffic management at peak times within the Express car park (and other areas, as necessary) and to provide assistance in the event of equipment failures
  • Any other duty as reasonably requested by the Car Park Operations Supervisor

Key Requirements

  • PSV licence essential
  • Team player with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Punctual and flexible to cover 24/7 shifts
  • Driving licence essential
  • Provide excellent customer service to all arriving/departing customers. Previous customer service experience advantageous

Please note, successful applicants will undergo a CRB check and will need to undergo a 5-year employment/background check, in order to obtain an airside pass. To apply for this role please send your current CV and covering letter to chris.joy@lba.co.uk or post to Recruitment Department Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.

Temporary Onsite Meet & Greet Jockey

£8.21ph, 27.5hrs per week, 3 on 3 off

April to October

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.

Duties

  • 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

If you wish to be considered for this role please forward your CV with cover letter to chris.joy@lba.co.uk Car Park Operations Supervisor.

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

Permanent Viking Car Park Jockey

£8.21, 42 hours per week, 4 on 2 off

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. You will work on a shift pattern, across 24 hours a day/7 days a week, therefore flexibility is key.

Duties

  • Greeting and checking-in of customers as they arrive at the Car Park reception
  • Moving and storing a variety of customer vehicles to ensure that they are stored in line with protocol
  • Ensure customer vehicles are available on the correct date and time when the customer returns
  • Transportation of customers to/from the terminal building by bus (PSV licence not required)
  • Providing an excellent customer service to all arriving and departing customers

Key Requirements

  • Must possess excellent organisational skills
  • Hold a clean Driver’s Licence and no less than 3 years driving experience
  • A friendly manner, a welcoming smile and excellent customer service
  • Immaculately presented (uniform provided)
  • Previous customer service experience advantageous
  • Team player with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail
  • Punctual and flexible to cover 24/7 shifts
  • Flexible approach to working hours/duties

Please note, successful applicants will undergo a CRB check and will need to undergo a 5-year employment/background check, in order to obtain an Airport ID pass. To apply for this role please send your current CV and covering letter to chris.joy@lba.co.uk post to Recruitment Department, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.

Temporary Viking Car Park Jockey

£8.21, 28 or 29.75 hours per week 4 on 2 off, April - October

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. You will work on a shift pattern, across 24 hours a day/7 days a week, therefore flexibility is key.

Duties

  • Greeting and checking-in of customers as they arrive at the Car Park reception
  • Moving and storing a variety of customer vehicles to ensure that they are stored in line with protocol
  • Ensure customer vehicles are available on the correct date and time when the customer returns
  • Transportation of customers to/from the terminal building by bus (PSV licence not required)
  • Providing an excellent customer service to all arriving and departing customers

Key Requirements

  • Must possess excellent organisational skills
  • Hold a clean Driver’s Licence and no less than 3 years driving experience
  • A friendly manner, a welcoming smile and excellent customer service
  • Immaculately presented (uniform provided)
  • Previous customer service experience advantageous
  • Team player with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail
  • Punctual and flexible to cover 24/7 shifts
  • Flexible approach to working hours/duties

Please note, successful applicants will undergo a CRB check and will need to undergo a 5-year employment/background check, in order to obtain an Airport ID pass. To apply for this role please send your current CV and covering letter to chris.joy@lba.co.uk post to Recruitment Department, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.

Cargo Sales Assistant

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) 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 devel-opment plans whilst delivering outstanding customer service to our airlines, business partners and passengers.

To support the growth and increase in passenger numbers over the summer season, Leeds Bradford Airport is now recruiting Sales Assistants.

The Role

Your role will include:

  • Serving and advising customers
  • Taking payment
  • Helping customers to find the goods they want
  • Stacking shelves or displaying goods in an attractive way
  • Promoting special offers 

Hours & Pay 

We have shifts ranging from 20 to 37.5 hours a week, possibly including weekends. 

Part-time work is available and you may work shifts.The outlet will typically trade from 05:00-18:00, seven days per week. You will spend a lot of time on your feet and may need to lift and carry items of stock.

The starting salary for this role is: £7.83 per hour 

What we are looking for in our team 

Good customer care skills are essential. It will be helpful if you already have some experience of working with the public. Good literacy and numeracy skills will also be useful, for example; handling cash.

Experience would be preferred, but full training will be given for anyone new to the retail sector.

Skills, interests and qualities

You would need to be:

  • A good communicator
  • Able to get on well with people
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Friendly, polite and helpful
  • Confident and tactful
  • Energetic
  • Reliable, responsible & honest 

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 apply for this role, please send a covering letter along with your up to date CV to: Elaine.Leaning@lba.co.uk Closing Date: 31/03/2019 

Working for our partners

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

SEE AT THE AIRPORT

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 www.theaviationacademy.co.uk