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Feel like you’re ready to work somewhere that’s going places?

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 people 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 04.00 -12.00 and 10.00 - 20.30 on a 4 on 4 off rolling shift pattern

We are recruiting for temporary kitchen team members (to October 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. 

Closing date is Friday 24th January 2020.

Aviation Security Officer – Temporary Contract until 31 October 2020

We will be recruiting for both Full Time and Part Time Temporary Security Officers to join us throughout our busy summer 2020 season.


The Full Time Security Officer will be contracted to working 40 hours a week, on a 4 on 2 off shift pattern.


Shift times of this roster pattern will consist of x2 early shifts at either 3.30am-11.30am or 4am-12pm, and x2 afternoon shifts at 11.30am-20.30pm.


The Part Time Security Officer will be contracted to working 21 hours a week, on a 4 on 2 off shift pattern.


Shift times of this roster pattern will consist of x2 early shifts at either 4am-8am or 5am-9am, and x2 afternoon shifts at either 12pm-5pm or 1pm-6pm.


Role Purpose


To perform aviation security duties in accordance with the National Aviation Security Programme and Security Local Operating Procedures.


This role reflects the exceptional customer service skills required to ensure that passengers have a safe passage within an efficient and friendly environment.


Aviation Security 


To control access into restricted areas of the Airport.


To carry out security ID and boarding card checks and physical searches to a minimum of Department for Transport (DFT) standards of all persons, articles carried and vehicles requiring access into the site.


To carry out full and effective searches of vehicles.


To carry out full and effective searches of baggage and airport supplies.


To carry out full and effective searches of people.


To conduct x-ray screening.


To operate security equipment.


To monitor CCTV system and alarm systems.


To undertake patrols of operational areas and designated routes.


To maintain a log of all incidents and provide written and verbal reports to Security Supervisors/Security Duty Manager.


To be compliant with aviation security local operating procedures, working practices and protocols.


Customer Focus


To maintain a proactive dialogue with internal and external customers, responding to feedback appropriately, to maximise customer satisfaction.


To consistently treat passengers with courtesy and respect.




To provide support to colleagues through effective teamwork.


To ensure that an efficient, effective and consistent level of service and availability is provided to colleagues.


To consistently treat colleagues with courtesy and respect diversity.


To build and maintain effective working relations with all staff both internally and externally.




To undertake and successfully complete all training modules in order to meet both the company’s Health and Safety standards and Department for Transport standards.


Role Essential Competencies


Knowledge and understanding of relevant regulatory requirements is desirable but not essential.


A proactive and flexible approach to working.

Excellent customer service skills.


A team player with an enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate attitude, striving to achieve team goals.


Be able to achieve the required standard/pass rate when attending all relevant training courses in line with the requirements of the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Company.


This job description is intended to reflect the post holder’s duties that would normally be expected to be undertaken. Owing to the nature of the post, the above duties are not exhaustive and the Company may require you from time to time to undertake additional duties within your capabilities.


To apply for this role, please send your CV and Cover Letter to


Applications can also be sent via post to the below address –

Natalie Goode, Security Operations Manager

Leeds Bradford Airport

Whitehouse Lane



LS19 7TU

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