Birmingham Airport jobs – the jobs you can apply for now


It’s hard to imagine a busier workplace than an airport.

Open 24 hours a day, airports are filled with passengers traveling to and from all corners of the globe.

Birmingham’s bustling airport has a team of over 6,000 staff needed to help people reach their destinations and ensure passengers have a good experience on the way.

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Check-in staff, airport security and cabin crew are a familiar sight for any holidaymaker – but there are dozens of other jobs going on behind the scenes to keep the airport running smoothly.

More than 12.5 million people pass through the terminals each year and rely on these workers to get them where they are going.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and fancy being a vital cog in the Birmingham Airport machine, we’ve rounded up the latest jobs you can apply for now.

airport controller

Reporting to the Senior Controller, the Airport Controller will be responsible for the planning and operation of airport area processes and facilities.

The worker will be responsible for the assignment of aircraft parking positions and the use of safe work systems provided and maintained by the airfield management team.

The role also includes operating the centralized communications hub, ensuring that the airport control center is aware of any airside or landside operational issues affecting airport performance.

Primary duties include operating internal systems such as gate controls, CCTV and flight information to ensure passenger flows are maintained and departures are made on time.

Basis: Full time

Salary: £34,509 per year

Closing date: February 11, 2022

Click here for more information and to apply.

Payroll Coordinator

Reporting to the Payroll Manager and working as an integral member of the airport HR team, the Payroll Coordinator will support the airport’s monthly payroll activities.

The employee will also proactively support the HR team in implementing the HR strategy for the airport.

The primary responsibility of the position will be to work closely with the Payroll Manager to process monthly payrolls – previous payroll administration experience would therefore be highly desirable, as well as general HR experience.

Primary duties include accurately entering monthly payroll and benefits information within agreed timeframes, assisting with payroll calculations, preparing and submitting payroll reports and responding to calls, emails and face-to-face employee salary inquiries.

Basis: Part-time

Salary: £23,365 per year

Deadline: February 24, 2022

Click here for more information and to apply.

Terminal Operations Coordinator

The role of the Terminal Operations Coordinator is to act as a facilitator and provide support to the Terminal Operations team.

Providing support for contract administration, terminal appearance, customer service, communications and general office support are all key parts of the role.

The incumbent will ensure that health and safety is at the forefront of the terminal operations philosophy.

Primary duties include acting as terminal appearance coordinator, including monitoring work through CMMS and performing weekly terminal audits with a particular focus on passenger journeys.

They also include establishing work and purchase orders as well as budget administration and future budget planning, as well as administering identification center requirements for airport security passes.

Basis: Full time

Salary: £22,907 per year

Deadline: February 24, 2022

Click here for more information and to apply.

Grounds Maintenance Technician

The primary focus of this interesting role is to perform grounds and habitat maintenance activities in and around the airport areas.

Much of the work is done outdoors and involves manual handling and use of equipment, for which comprehensive training is provided.

This important work focuses on the maintenance and preservation of habitat and grounds in accordance with regulatory and local habitat and wildlife requirements.

The role encompasses various general maintenance activities, within an organization that offers an excellent career opportunity for the right person.

Reporting to the Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, this job includes support functions for both summer and winter operations.

The employee will be required to undergo training to operate a wide range of vehicles, equipment and facilities associated with agricultural, maintenance and snow removal work.

Basis: Full time

Salary: £21,064 per year

Closing date: February 7, 2022

Click here for more information and to apply.

Resource Scheduler

The Resource Planner is responsible for creating and administering crew rosters within the Terminal Operations department.

Reporting to the Resource Manager, the worker will work closely with the extended capacity team to translate airline schedules into passenger demand profiles and for use in the registration system.

Key duties include creating seasonal rosters and producing individual rosters, ensuring that any gaps in the supply of personnel are filled, and analyzing and presenting relevant data to meet resource requirements in the operational budgets.

Basis: Full time

Salary: £26,000 per year

Deadline: February 18, 2022

Click here for more information and to apply.

Aviation security officer

The Aviation Security Officer will report to the Chief Security Officer, performing aviation security duties at Birmingham Airport.

This role reflects the exceptional customer service skills required to ensure passengers, staff and crew have a safe, secure and efficient passage in an efficient and friendly environment.

Primary responsibilities include controlling access to restricted areas of the airport, verifying security identity and boarding passes, responding to emergency incidents following agreed procedures, and executing escort duties, including special events if required.

The person will also advise passengers, staff and crew on the proper presentation of people and items carried to ensure people are fully prepared for security screening, and will also conduct foot patrols of operational areas and designated routes.

Basis: Not Listed

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Closing date: Not listed

Click here for more information and to apply.

Airline Jobs

There are also a number of vacancies advertised by Birmingham-based airline Jet2. They understand:

  • Passenger service agents. More information here
  • Baggage agents. More information here
  • Cabin crew. More information here
  • Ramp Agents. More information here

Restaurant, bar and shop staff

There are various customer service and chef positions available at Birmingham Airport bars, restaurants and shops.

  • Salon Manager – Salons No1. More information here
  • Chef de partie – Novotel. More information here
  • Commercial assistants – JD Sports. More information here
  • Barista – The factory restaurant and bar. More information here
  • Bartender – The Factory Restaurant and Bar. More information here
  • Barista – Caffe Nero. More information here
  • Leader in front of the house – Pret. More information here
  • Bartender – Costa. More information here

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