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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:

Executive Personal Assistant (PA)

Competitive salary

Permanent, full-time

LBA is embarking on an exciting development period, looking ultimately at increasing its capacity to 7 million passengers, through major developments to its terminal and airside infrastructure. To help us deliver this growth, we are looking for an experienced Executive Personal Assistant to provide high level / confidential support to the CEO and Executive Team of the airport.

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources, you will be an established Executive PA with superb organisational skills and the ability to provide an exceptional, dynamic and highly efficient service to an Executive team and Board. 

Day to day tasks include:

  • Confidential PA support for the CEO,  Executive Team and Board;
  • Be responsible for administration / arrangements of the monthly Board process / minutes;
  • Complex, demanding and ever changing diary management;
  • Preparation of auditable minutes, reports and presentations;
  • Organisation of meetings, events, corporate hospitality and travel;
  • Multiple stakeholder management.

Experience and skills required:

  • A proven track record of delivering an Executive PA service in an ever changing and fast paced environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organisation;
  • Excellent computer literacy and written communications skills;
  • Self-motivated, display initiative and take pride in delivering successful outcomes;
  • Prioritise, be proactive, think ahead, anticipate problems and provide solutions;
  • Have an innate sense of urgency in everything you do;
  • Have acute attention to detail ensuring work is produced accurately and of the highest standard;
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities and unforeseen change;
  • Thrive in a fast pace environment with high levels of energy, tenacity and focus;
  • Be intuitive with the ability to assess a situation, take initiative and not be afraid to ask for help when required;
  • Advanced knowledge of the MS Office suite, in particular Outlook, Word PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Possess integrity and have the ability to be discreet, trustworthy and completely reliable.

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.

This role will be advertised until such time as a suitable candidate is identified.

Media & Public Affairs Executive

Role Purpose

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading regional airports. Based at Leeds Bradford Airport, this role is well suited to a passionate, communications minded individual who is ready to reach new heights. The ideal candidate will be well versed in implementing a Public Affairs and Communications strategy, with a strong track record of achieving business objectives by appropriately applying their skills and experience.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Develop an understanding and empathy with the business aims and objectives of Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) and to build the profile of the airport.
  • To support the Executive and Senior Leadership Team in the overall delivery of LBA’s marketing & communications strategy.
  • Developing excellent relationships with print, broadcast and digital media journalists to support the achievement of the airport’s external communications objectives
  • To implement and enforce LBA brand policy.
  • Draft articles and press releases, monitor media coverage and lead on all external media
  • Prepare campaigns and content for multiple digital marketing channels within overall marketing plan aligning with the commercial and product direction.
  • To interact with and help manage the airport’s social media accounts, including engagement with customer queries.
  • To play an active role in the work with the airport’s stakeholder engagement programme including its relationship with relevant member organisations.
  • Coordinate the PR communications plan for LBA in line with global brand messages and promotions for both consumer and trade.

Knowledge, expertise and qualifications

  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience in a media & communications role with a proven track record of delivering all aspects and knowledge of best practice techniques.
  • Demonstrable success in planning and executing successful, multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Experienced in Public Relations.
  • A strong eye for content and success in brand management.
  • Motivated, resilient and with the ability to build relationships and influence key stakeholders at all levels.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills backed by sound analytical, strategic and creative thinking
  • Proven experience within a communications department
  • Ability to make sound decisions under pressure and work as part of a team to resolve urgent communications issues
  • Excellent communicator and presentation skills with the ability to influence at all levels.
  • Ability to organise and manage multiple tasks at same time.
  • Self-reliant and independent working ability.
  • Team player - desire to work as part of a small team.
  • Hands on approach to work and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Passionate about the aviation industry, travel and the Yorkshire region specifically.
  • Enthusiastic about LBA’s products and company values.

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.

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.  

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.

Security Trainer

Full-time permanent position, 37.5 hours per week

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

LBA is recruiting a Security Trainer to join the current team.  Reporting to the Security Training Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of all Aviation Security Training at LBA, ensuring compliance with the National Aviation Security Programme (NASP), EC Legislation and LBA Security Standards

Experience of training in aviation security within an airport setting is preferable.

A flexible approach is essential and applicants must have a 5-year checkable work history and will be required to complete a basic DBS disclosure.

Responsibilities

  • To create, update and deliver Security and Corporate training as required by the Security Training Manager in accordance with the DfT legislation and business objectives and to provide training to external companies where required.
  • To ensure the standard of security training remains effective and fully compliant with the relevant EU/ Department for Transport (DfT) Directions and the relevant training syllabus contained within the NASP.
  • Implement and maintain the LBA security training programme.
  • Conduct all mandatory and non-mandatory security training and annual refresher training as required whilst performance managing failure.
  • Ensure accurate training records are maintained and to provide reports and statistics to the Security Training Manager as required.
  • To ensure that the training resources are maintained and available as required.
  • To provide advice and support to the wider Airport community regarding training or compliance with security regulations and procedures.
  • To provide support, if required, to the Security Training Manager in regulatory audits and inspections.
  • Where external non-compliance is identified, support the Security Training Manager in investigations and recommend corrective action where necessary and perform checks to ensure rectification processes are in place and working effectively.
  • Where internal non-compliance is identified, carry out remedial action and provide feedback as part of the Airport’s rectification response to the regulator as required.
  • To coordinate, collate and where necessary, to undertake, assessment checks on Officer standards.
  • To support the improvement of standards and development of skills within the security operation through monitoring, overt and covert training and coaching.
  • To undertake the collection and dissemination of performance monitoring data to DfT and to use this data to provide remedial training or action for individuals where necessary.
  • To provide feedback and remedial training following covert testing and to ensure actions are recorded onto a tracker.
  • In conjunction with the Security Training Manager oversee EU/ DfT mandatory threat image recognition training delivered via e-learning.
  • When required deliver specific training related to the installation of new technology and/or procedures.
  • To maintain personal competency by attendance at DfT mandatory courses.
  • Working on initiative and to be proactive in forward planning, delivering fast paced responses to tight deadlines.
  • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably expected.

Skills/ Knowledge/ Competencies

  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant regulatory requirements
  • Interpersonal skills, communication skills, ability to persuade and influence
  • Ability to plan and organise, together with a methodical and detailed approach
  • Security Manager level 3 essential
  • Level 3 Award in Education accreditation is essential
  • RFX Firearms and explosives Level 5 essential

To apply, please send your current CV and covering letter to:

Carole Ballinger – Security Training Manager

Email: Carole.ballinger@lba.co.uk

Post: Leeds Bradford Airport, Leeds, LS19 7TU

Closing date for applications is Friday 31 May 2019 17:00. 

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 17th May 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.

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.

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.  

Car Park PSV Driver

Competitive salary - Permanent, Full-time Position

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 Airport ID pass. To apply for this role please send your current CV and covering letter to Ann-Marie.Pearson@lba.co.uk post to Recruitment Department, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.  

Temporary Viking Airport Car Park Jockey

£8.21, 24.5 hours per week

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 Ann-Marie.Pearson@lba.co.uk post to Recruitment Department, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU.

Leeds United Retail Assistant

Full-time and part-time hours available 

The Role

You will provide excellent customer service at all times and attend to customer needs in a prompt and friendly fashion. You will ensure deliveries are received and checked accurately as well as ensuring that shelves are stocked and well presented. The role will also include cash handling and daily reconciliation.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for outgoing candidates who will ideally have some experience in a customer service/ retail environment, however, this is not essential as full training will be given.

Candidates must be flexible and will be required to cover various shifts with early morning shifts starting at 4.00am

Interested candidates should forward a copy of their C.V and cover letter to chris.shepherd@leedsunited.com

Candidates must be able to get to and from Leeds Bradford Airport - LS19 7TU 

Whsmith - Sales Assistant & Replenishment Team

Passionate about customer service? Want to join an established, diverse and growing retailer? Join out travel stores at Leeds bradford airport.

Shifts vary from full time to part time.

Shift patterns are 5am - 1pm, 1pm - 8pm and 4pm - 11:30pm 

Must have a passport or driving licence also a 5 year clear criminal record.

Please email your cv to Laura Rice at  branch_leeds_brad@whsmith.co.uk

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 development 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 

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