Firefighter

Firefighter

Hire Type Permanent
Closing Date 0900, Thursday 21st July 2022

 

We are offering an exciting opportunity to come and join the Fire & Rescue Service here at Cardiff Airport & St Athan. We have available full time permanent positions to join the team as a qualified experienced firefighter and as new recruits at both sites.

Successful candidates will provide and assist in the provision of the Fire Fighting and Rescue both at Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome and to act as an integral part of an emergency response team to both airports. In addition to working with the community to educate and deliver Fire Safety to the benefit of the public.

 About the role

The successful candidates will be part of the crucial Fire Services department and we are offering the exciting opportunity to become a firefighter or join us as a qualified firefighter.

You would join one of departments watches and be part of an incredible supportive team where no day is the same. You will learn a wide range of skills, operate and maintain vehicles and equipment and delivering training in addition to dealing with aircraft related emergencies and a variety of special service calls. You would be expected to switch from reactive to more proactive role which will involve contributing to the airports organisational aims, goals and objectives.

 About you

We are looking for candidates who are motivated, team players with a strong work ethic. To succeed in the role, you will be required to possess great communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. The role of the Firefighter requires ongoing learning and studying to ensure you are compliant in all aspects of the general functions.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be in possession of a valid full driving licence and willingness to attain a LGV driving licence.
  • Be physically fit as the role is physically demanding in line with required standard
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Successful competition of a Criminal Records Check will be required.

 The airport operates on a 24/7/365 basis and flexibility and commitment will be required to attend at short notice for operational reasons, for example, special events and adverse weather conditions. The shift pattern varies between Cardiff Airport and St Athan. This will be discussed at the interview stage. Both sites utilise a variation of a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern.

These positions are open to candidates who can demonstrate that they can work effectively in a team environment, self-discipline, and promote a positive image of the airport and display and take pride in our company values.

As part of the recruitment and selection process, you will be required to complete an application pack, undertake physical and written tests and interview.

To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description.

Candidates will need to be available on the following dates:

Assessment day (1 day)

01/08/2022 or 02/08/2022

Interview

08/08/2022 or 09/08/2022

If successful

Medical

W/C 22/08/2022

Firefighter course

New recruits – 11/09/2022 for 5 weeks or
Bridging course – 02/10/2022 for 2 weeks depending on experience

 

If you would like to be part of the team, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send the below documents to [email protected] no later than 0900 on Thursday 21st July 2022:

  • CV
  • Covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements for the role
  • Completed Candidate briefing pack and Application form.  Download by clicking here

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

At Cardiff Airport we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and full training will be provided.

If you have any specific needs as a result of a disability or language difficulties, or if you have any other questions, please contact us as soon as possible.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer.

RFFS Crew Manager

RFFS Crew Manager

Hire Type Permanent
Closing Date 0900, Friday 22nd July 2022

 

We are offering an exciting opportunity to come and join the Fire & Rescue Service here at Cardiff Airport & St Athan. We have available a full time permanent position to join the team as a Crew Manager.

The Crew Manager is responsible to the Watch Manager for supervising the implementation and completion of daily routines of the airport Fire & Rescue Service to a satisfactory level at both Cardiff and St Athan airfields.

Following allocation of tasks from the Watch Manager, the Crew Manager will be responsible for the allocation of work to individuals or groups and for the monitoring of progress and satisfactory completion.

In the absence of the Watch Manager, act as a Sector Commander at aircraft incidents involving rescue and/or firefighting to affect control or containment of the incident and to control deployment of RFFS crews and equipment.

To support and advise other responding emergency service personnel in ensuring a safe and effective incident command system.

To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description. 

If you wish to apply for the vacancy please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] no later than 0900 on Friday 22nd July.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer

Security Agent – Temporary Summer Contract

Security Agent – Temporary Summer Contract

Location:   Cardiff Airport and St Athan
Hire Type:  Temporary Summer Contract
Hours:           4 on, 4 off shift pattern (10 hour shifts)

 

About the role

A number of temporary positions for the role of Security Agent have become available within the Security Team across both the Cardiff Airport and St Athan sites. Security Agents carry out a number of important responsibilities to ensure that both Cardiff Airport and St Athan are safe and compliant.

About you

You will have good interpersonal skills, be literate and have high levels of integrity and honesty.  You will have great customer service and communication skills within this highly customer focused environment.  You will also be required to work shifts, covering a 24-hour period across seven days of the week. The positions are for a mix of hours – shifts include early starts, afternoons and nights. Post-holders are also required to be flexible with their working hours.  You will be required to work collaboratively with other departments across the airport assisting in duties where required to do so.

Full in-post training will be given.

Successful applicants will be subject to completion of pre-employment screening to Cardiff Airport’s requirements before being confirmed in post.  This includes a basic DBS check and Security Vetting to comply with Department for Transport Regulations.

We encourage you to read the information documents on our website carefully, particularly the information which relates to work history, proof of ID, Criminal records and Security checks.

Please click here to download the job description.

If you wish to apply for the vacancy please provide a CV and complete an application form, found here, to [email protected]

We reserve the right to close this position early if sufficient applications are received.

Cardiff Airport is an Equal Opportunities employer

Meet & Greet Driver - Temporary Summer Contract

Meet & Greet Driver - Temporary Summer Contract

Location: Cardiff Airport
Hours: 12hrs, 4 on, 4 off (Days and Nights)
Hire Type: Temporary Summer Contract

 

About the role

Offering a professional, courteous service and demeanour for all customers, clients and staff who come into contact with the airport meet & greet parking service. Ensuring all vehicles are moved, parked, and delivered back to the customer with extreme attention to detail in terms of location, timing, cleanliness and service standards.

About you

You will need to have excellent customer service skills, good physical health, a positive can-do attitude, and a firm commitment to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. Good interpersonal skills are essential and an ability to work without supervision ensuring initiative is shown in your working ethic.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Successful competition of a Criminal Records Check will be required
  • Full, Clean Driving Licence

To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description.

At Cardiff Airport we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer

Car Park Assistant

Car Park Assistant

About the role

The purpose of this position is to control the parking of vehicles whilst maintaining the prescribed standards of quality and delivering continuous improvement. Ensuring the efficient operation of the car parks and to provide a level of service which gives complete customer satisfaction.

About you

You will need to have excellent customer service skills, good physical health, a positive can-do attitude, and a firm commitment to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. Good interpersonal skills are essential and an ability to work without supervision ensuring initiative is shown in your working ethic.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Successful competition of a Criminal Records Check will be required
  • Full, Clean Driving Licence

To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description.

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer

Terminal Services Assistant - Temporary Summer Contract

Terminal Services Assistant   Cardiff Airport 

We have a number of positions available within the Terminal Team at Cardiff Airport for the role of a Terminal Services Assistant. The role is within a customer focused environment, working shifts covering a 24-hour period across seven days a week.

We have part/full time Seasonal opportunities available.

About the role

Reporting to the Terminal Operations Manager in providing an excellent standard of service to passengers. The post holder will be responsible for maintaining excellence in terms of presentation and cleanliness across all areas of the airport, following enhanced cleaning procedures, upholding high standards of health and safety, and always providing first class customer service. You will be required to work collaboratively with other departments across the airport assisting in duties where required to do so. 

Full in-post training will be given.

 About you

You will need to have excellent customer service skills gained in a customer facing environment, good physical health, a positive can-do attitude and a firm commitment to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. Good interpersonal skills are essential and an ability to work without supervision ensuring initiative is shown in your working ethic.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Successful competition of a Criminal Records Check will be required
  • Full Clean Driving Licence

To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description.

At Cardiff Airport we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer

Facilities Management Technician (Aeronautical Ground Lighting)

Facilities Management Technician (Aeronautical Ground Lighting)

The post holder will be part of the Cardiff Airport and St Athan F.M. Department team, reporting to the Technical Department Manager.

The post holder primary duties will be centered around the Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) but when required undertaking general FM duties and maintenance to support operational requirements

The post holder should be pro-active and able to work well both individually and as part of a team with the ability to develop their own personal skills and the skills of those around them.

As part of a team, you will be responsible to help successfully deliver the Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) contract, this will include fulfilling its statutory obligations by providing a full planned maintenance schedule of works whilst also providing a reactive breakdown response, thus harmonising both customer and organisational requirements.

The post holder must be prepared for shift working, along with the participation of call out duties and occasional overtime to support operational requirements.

Please click here to download the job description.

If you wish to apply for the vacancy, please provide a CV and along with a covering letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the role to [email protected]. 

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer

Facilities Management - Technical Supervisor (Mechanical or Electrical background)

A full-time Technical Supervisor (Electrical or Mechanical) position has become available within the Facilities team at Cardiff Airport, the national airport for Wales.

The successful candidate will support delivery of an effective and efficient technical services and facilities maintenance function across each of the Cardiff Airport sites. Along with supervision of technical staff in order to maximise and ensure delivery of a complete maintenance service across the Cardiff Airport & St Athan sites.

Candidates must be able to work with the community to educate and deliver to the benefit of the public. The position is open to applicants who can demonstrate that they can lead and work effectively in a team environment, have strong communication skills, self-discipline and work the business core hours Monday to Friday.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • In possession of essential qualifications detailed in the job description
  • Be in possession of a valid full driving licence
  • Able to legally work in the UK
  • Applicants will require successful completion of a Criminal Records Check.

Please click here to download the job description.

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Cardiff Airport is an equal opportunities employer

Facilities Management Technician (Mechanical or Electrical background)

The successful candidate will provide and assist in the provision of the Electrical and Facilities Maintenance Services on behalf of Cardiff Airport & St Athan Aerodrome and act as an integral part of the aerodrome  & terminal Facilities Maintenance Team. He/She will primarily be responsible to help successful delivery of the planned maintenance regime, fulfilling industry and aviation statutory obligations, whilst also providing a breakdown reactive response harmonising both customer and organisational requirements across 2 airfields. 

Candidates must be able to work with the community to educate and deliver to the benefit of the public. The position is open to applicants who can demonstrate that they can work effectively in a team environment, have strong communication skills, self-discipline and work a rotating shift pattern. 

Applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • In possession of essential qualifications detailed in the job description 
  • Be in possession of a valid full driving licence 
  • Able to legally work in the UK 
  • Applicants will require successful completion of a Criminal Records Check 

Please click here to download the job description.  

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate. 

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] 

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format. 

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

 Cardiff Airport is an equal opportunities employer.

ICT Operations Engineer - 2nd Line Support

 

ICT Operations Engineer – 2nd Line Support

The role of the ICT Operations Engineer is a vital role within out IT Team and has been created to provide 2nd line support and management of the Airports operational systems. The successful candidate with be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of key systems critical to the operation and help deliver new projects.

 The ICT Operations Engineer will be the point of escalation for the ICT Support Engineer and will be responsible for:

  • Operations & Security – Monitoring and management of the organisation’s key operational systems to ensure that the service is always available whilst remaining secure and compliant. Being customer focused at all times.
  • Technical Support – Working within a team, providing 1st and 2nd line support for the business by identifying issues and dealing with them proactively. Using initiative to recommend solutions which will help the service to improve.
  • Troubleshooting & Integration – Being self-motivated when developing solutions to issues causing system and application problems. Adapting to ever changing business needs by devising solutions to complex system integration and configuration requirements.
  • Documentation & Training – Ensuring that all documentation is created and kept up to date. Mentoring and cross training team members on existing and new technologies.

This is a hands-on role, with a need to work in and around the vibrant nature of the Airport. You will be predominantly based at the Cardiff Airport site but there will be a requirement to also attend St Athan and Anglesey airfields when required. You will have every opportunity to work on exciting new technologies and systems.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Successful competition of a Criminal Records Check will be required
  • Full Clean Driving Licence

 To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description.

At Cardiff Airport we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer

Fire Services Manager – Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome
POST:  Fire Services Manager – Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome
TENURE:    Permanent
HOURS: 

37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

 

A permanent position has become available for an experienced, professional and knowledgeable Fire Services Manager, with proven abilities to effectively manage a team of firefighters as part of the Cardiff Airport Team that operates between Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome. Reporting directly to the Head of Airfield Operations for Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome, the successful candidate will be part of the Cardiff Airport management team responsible for the safe, effective and efficient operational output of Rescue and Fire Fighting Services at Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome.

 

Candidates will need to have the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Fire & Rescue or Airfield management position, with previous relevant operational experience to support this.
  • A solid understanding of aviation Fire Fighting tactics, techniques, and procedures, with an in-depth knowledge of CAA and EASA regulatory requirements relating to airport RFFS.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability and willingness to effectively communicate at all levels within the business.
  • The ability to effectively plan and organise their workload, prioritising tasks to maintain operational output.
  • Experience in the planning and delivery of Emergency Exercises.
  • Experience in the management of operational budgets, with the ability to be innovative in the utilisation of assets to realise opportunities of income generation.

The airport operates on a 24/7 basis and the successful candidate will be flexible and committed to attending at short notice for operational reasons, for example, special events and adverse weather conditions.

Please note the successful candidate will be asked to complete a DBS check to comply with Department for Transport regulations.

 For the full job description for this role, please click here.

 To be considered for this role please send a current CV and a covering letter to [email protected]. CVs must be sent in either a MS Word or PDF format.

Following shortlisting candidates will be invited to attend a selection process.

 A competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Cardiff Airport is an equal opportunities employer

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