Newcastle International Airport offer a diverse range of exciting job opportunities. As a leading airport company we can offer a huge variety of airport jobs. We recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic and forward thinking people to make our airport one of the best about.

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Seasonal Security Officers

We are currently looking to develop 50+ people interested in gaining employment within the aviation security profession.

Successful applicants will be enrolled on a 3 week training course, starting in April & May 2016. Following which and on successful completion they will awarded the nationally recognised Department for Transport (DfT) certificate in ‘Aviation Ground Security’.

In addition, on passing the course each delegate will be: -

  • Guaranteed employment as a Security Officer
  • Awarded additional staged payments to cover their training commitment

At Newcastle International Airport Ltd we work as a team every day. We need people who are upbeat, proactive and who are able to effectively interact with colleagues and customers, delivering excellent customer service at all times. As well as this, we need people who are flexible about when they work so we can cover our 24/7 operation. We are interested to hear from applicants who would like to consider full and part-time working on a shift basis, with an emphasis on early morning starts.


If you possess the ability to learn, are able to adopt a flexible approach to work and demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. We want to hear from you!

To apply for this position download and complete a copy of our Application Form and send this by post to; Newcastle International Airport, HR Department, Woolsington NE13 8BZ or alternatively e-mail your completed application form to

Closing Date: Friday 29 April 2016

Car Park Operatives (Seasonal) - Park & Fly Newcastle

We are looking to recruit and train a number of seasonal workers to join our car park team to provide operational support to all of our ‘on’ and ‘off’ site car parking facilities.

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate that they possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, as well as a flexible ‘can do’ attitude towards work. The applicant is required to be physically capable of carrying out manual handling activities.

All applicants need to hold a full UK driving licence. A PCV licence is desirable but not essential.

All posts will be offered for a minimum of 20 hours per week. However, once trained there will be the opportunity to work additional hours as seasonal demands dictate.


To apply for this position download and complete a copy of our Application Form and send this by post to; Newcastle International Airport, HR Department, Woolsington NE13 8BZ or alternatively e-mail your completed application form to

Closing Date: Friday 29 April 2016

Aircraft Cleaning Agent - Swissport

Cleaning Agents provide a variety of professional cleaning services to ensure aircraft are well presented on both the interior and exterior. This includes (but not be limited) to performing a range of interior and exterior cleaning as contacted by the airline. Other duties may include cleaning office or retail facilities and the operation of specialist ground servicing equipment.

Job Responsibilities

The following responsibilities are associated with this job role:

  • Provide security searches/checks as required
  • Clean interior areas of the aircraft cabin including the removal of blankets, vacuuming aircraft carpets, wipe down tables, walls, overhead bins, windows and remove trash from seat pockets
  • Replenish seat pockets with airline materials as per customer requirements
  • Clean lavatories; wash basins, surfaces, mirrors and replenish lavatory supplies
  • Clean and sanitise aircraft galleys; mopping floors and wipe down of work surfaces
  • Arrange seatbelts on seats, placement of headrests, pillows and blankets as required
  • Clean exterior areas of the aircraft as required
  • Provide professional cleaning for office and retail areas as required
  • Drive and/or operate ground support equipment which may include vans, aircraft steps,  hi-lift vehicles, water/lavatory service trucks
  • Report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager
  • Comply with all UK/Ireland/EU legislation as well as airport authority and carrier security requirements
  • Comply with Swissport Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Maintain the highest standards of safety and security at all time
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply please click here.

Baggage Facilities Officer - Swissport

To provide both passengers and customer airlines with an efficient and professional service. This involves dealing with a variety of customers, airline and airport staff, processing documentation and baggage transfer arrangements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for dealing with certain aspects of lost and found luggage.
  • Ensure all customer services standards and procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure all Flight Security Procedures, DFT Regulations, Emergency Procedures and Terminal and Passenger evacuation is followed at all times.
  • Operate the PA Systems and radio systems in accordance with Swissport guidelines.
  • General office duties as required such as answering telephone enquiries and passing on flight information as given by Shift Manager/Supervisor.
  • Stock control.
  • General duties/projects/Check-in as and when operationally required.

For more information or to apply please click here.

Customer Service Agent - Swissport

Customer Service Agents provide all necessary help and support to passengers as required by our customer airlines which may include check in, baggage processing, reservations and ticketing, boarding of flights, air-bridge operation, greeting arriving passengers, handling of VIPs, provide special passenger assistance, handle customer complaints and other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities

The following responsibilities are associated with this role:

  • Assist passengers with self-service check-in kiosks
  • Inspect and verify passenger documentation
  • Issue boarding passes and reschedule passengers affected by flight interruptions or cancellations
  • Manage passenger baggage processing including handling and fee calculation if applicable
  • Assist passengers as needed through arrival and check in processes including support for passengers with special requirements such as unaccompanied minors (UM), VIP passengers and passengers needing wheelchair assistance
  • Direct passengers through Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine as required
  • Make public address announcements as required
  • Assist colleagues in other areas of the airport to ensure that wheelchairs, strollers and gate checked bags (cleared through security) are made available for loading upon departure and delivery to passengers upon arrival
  • Comply with all UK/Ireland/EU legislation as well as airport authority and carrier security requirements
  • Comply with Swissport Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Operate computers and specialist equipment such as air-bridge, scanners and airline specific software
  • Produce work-related documentation when required
  • Maintain the highest standards of safety and security at all time
  • Other duties as assigned

For more information or to apply please click here.

Team Leader - Caffe Ritazza

We are looking for Team Leaders with a passion for great customer service. You will be responsible for ensuring your team put a smile on every customers face. You will work on shift with the team to create a positive and engaging atmosphere to bring the best out of your team.
To be successful you will have some experience of leading a team in the past and feel confident to take responsibility for the day to day running of the business. (Own transport desirable).

We have a full-time (Fix term contract, 3 months from start date) role based in the Caffe Ritazza at Newcastle Airport. The business is open from 3am till 9pm and your shifts would vary each week between these hours (Including weekends). You will have some early starts from 2am and late finishes so it is important you check you are able to get to and from the airport at these times.

SSP employees receive:

  • Sales related bonus scheme in place to earn an extra 50p per hour,
  • 28 days holiday pro-rated up to working hours (Including Bank Holidays),
  • Additional 25% extra pay for working between 11pm till 6am,
  • Staff discount,
  • Staff parking available,
  • Free uniform,
  • Discounts off other SSP brands,
  • Lots of training and development opportunities for your future career progression.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to

Ramp Agent - Aviator

We are currently looking for Ramp Agents to work at our Newcastle Airport operation.  Being in the heart of our business, you will be responsible for hands on operational support to our customer Airlines. 

The job involves lifting, moving and handling aircraft loads.  Working as part of a team and assisting in the safe and on time turnaround of aircraft.  You will be operating specialist equipment and machinery.  Airside driving and working within confined spaces.

It is essential that you are an excellent team player with good standards of literacy and numeracy, good communication skills and a pleasant and friendly attitude. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to follow working practise. 

All applicants must be aged 18 years or over.  Fully flexible and able to work shifts.  Hold a full UK driver’s license.  Be able to provide a full and comprehensible 5 year checkable history and complete a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Successful applicants will be offered a minimum of 25hrs per week.  However additional hours may be given as customer demand dictates. The positions will be on a temporary contract basis until 31st October 2016.

If you relish the opportunity of working an exciting environment and think you have what it takes to succeed in a demanding and physical role please apply in writing including C.V. and covering letter to

Angela Gurteen


Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE13 8BH

Or email to

Closing date: Thursday 28 April 2016 

Sales Assistants - JD Sports

JD Sports are looking for permanent and seasonal sales staff to work throughout the week.

Sales Assistants must be, hard working, passionate and show enthusiasm. You must be able to deliver a high level of customer service. Experience is not necessary, and full training will be provided.

  • Customer service
  • Merchandising
  • Cash Handling
  • Flexible 

Please note all of the positions are shift based and involve early mornings and late nights. Applicants must be 18 or over and have their own transport.

Forward your CV to Mark Curry at Please make sure your CV is a Microsoft Word document.

Summer Sales Assistants - WHSmith

Our WHSmith stores are seeking to recruit a number of sales assistants for work during the summer.

This is a fixed term contract starting from April 2016 until September 2016 - with the possibility of extension thereafter.

Seasonal Sales Assistant (30 hours per week). Shift patterns involve working four days out of seven, however you must be fully flexible across seven days. There will also be additional overtime available.

Shifts can start from 2am so please ensure you have availability of transport as public transport is not always available at the start of shifts. 

In order to work at the airport you must have a valid (in date) passport or photo drivers license plus five years of continuous references. Without these we will be unable to progress with your application.

Applicants must be aged 18 or over.

For more information or to apply please visit

Sales Assistant - Airport Retail UK

Airport Retail UK have an exciting opportunity for a number of Sales Assistants to join their team and be involved in the day to day running of their Newcastle International Airport store.

The successful candidates may have previous retail experience in, preferably (although not limited to) the high street fashion sector. They should possess good communication skills and be willing to work hard in this highly competitive sector. They're looking for ambitious individuals who stand out from the crowd and who are a commercially aware. If you’re looking for a spring board to a successful retail career with company that’s going places then please apply.

Applicants will need to provide evidence to support their achievements.

Skills and Desirable Attributes

  • Grade C or above in Math’s and English at GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Outgoing personality with great communication skills.
  • Desire to get ahead by working hard.
  • Flexibility.
  • Commercial awareness.

Brief Outline of Job Role

  • Effectively communicate and represent the company culture on a daily basis.
  • Focus on building sales and quality customer service.
  • Oversee the visual appearance of the store with an eye for detail.
  • Be proactive in delivering a quality experience to all customers.

Points for the Candidates Consideration:

They are a 24 hour operation committed to open at the Airport’s request, this means working very early mornings/late evenings and on national holidays. Due to these opening hours and the requirement to remain flexible in this position, independent transport is required.

Airport Regulations require successful candidates to pass Criminal Record Checks and supply a professional/educational history of 5 years without any gaps longer than 2 weeks. We are unable to consider any applicants that would be unable to fulfill these criteria.

Interested parties should forward their C.V. and Cover Letter to

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