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Farnborough Airport Limited
Farnborough, Rushmoor, Hampshire
Full time
23 days ago


Farnborough Airport Limited is looking to recruit a proactive Ground Handler to join the wider Ground Handling team in offering a bespoke handling service to our customers.

Within this role you will work as part of a team to:

  • Providing an efficient marshalling service to arriving aircraft.
  • Performing aircraft pushback and towing including manoeuvring aircraft into and out of hangars.
  • Undertaking a variety of manual handling activities including lifting and manoeuvring heavy objects and equipment in accordance with the safe principles of manual handling.
  • Carrying out aircraft refuelling and aviation fuel quality control activities.
  • Safely and efficiently servicing aircraft toilets and water supplies.
  • Performing baggage handling, ensuring the safe loading, and unloading of customer luggage which may include large and oversized items.
  • Carrying out aircraft de-icing (including working at heights) and de-icing quality control activities.
  • Assisting where needed in conditions of adverse weather and during emergency responses.
  • Providing special assistance to passengers and live animals.
  • Providing support and assistance to crew and our Customer Services team where reasonably required.
  • Clearly and concisely communicating through radio and telecommunication systems, computer devices and electronic reporting systems.
  • Carrying out pre-use equipment inspections.
  • Cleaning, inspecting, refuelling and assisting in the maintenance of Ground Service Equipment (GSE).
  • Staying up to date with and completing role related or company-wide theoretical and practical training.
  • Acting at all times in accordance with prioritisation and time constraints.
  • Representing the Company professionally at all times.
  • Adhere to Safety and Compliance standards and Environmental policies/guidelines at all times.



  • Flexible in approach and able to work across a variety of shift patterns (including public holidays and weekends).
  • Full UK driving license holder.
  • Be able to lift passengers' bags and oversize items in excess of 20kg.
  • Must be able to meet Criminal Record Check (CRC) security clearance requirements.
  • Must be able to meet the requirements to obtain an Airside Driving Permit.
  • Diligent in following policies and procedures.
  • Literacy and numeracy skills with the ability to interpret mathematical information and perform calculations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Competent user of IT.
  • Pro-active, can-do attitude, with the ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team.


  • Previous experience of working around aircraft, ideally in a ground handling/ramp agent capacity.
  • Previous experience of radio procedures.
  • Knowledge of airside safety.
  • LGV license or experience driving oversized vehicles.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per annum (pro-rata), plus statutory public holidays.
  • Workplace pension scheme with enhanced employer contributions
  • Life assurance
  • Access to medical plan including a range of private treatments (after probation period)
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme (after 9 months of employment)
  • Sustainable travel scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance programme and helpline
  • Discount on accommodation at affiliated hotel
  • Discount on food/beverage at affiliated pub
  • You’ll also get all kinds of other great perks, like social events and special employee offers

Farnborough Airport Limited

company Size
51-200 Employees
Founding year

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