Job Summary To 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. This role is for a minimum of 30 hours @ £8.05 per hour. “Whilst this role is fixed term until November, there is potential for the contract to be extended beyond November and /or become permanent for the right person”. Job Responsibilities 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 times Other duties as assigned Career Progression You will commence the role as a Grade 1 Agent Level 1, after successful completion of 12 months service subject to passing the probationary period and demonstrating competence in all basic and intermediate tasks, you will become a Grade 2 employee. Following a further period of development and subject to job vacancies arising you will have the opportunity to apply for other positions /promotion. COMPANY TRAINING MODULES (to include) GE01 / UK19 Company Induction / Equality, Diversity and Data Protection UK20A Emergency Response Procedures Customer facing GE03A Health & Safety Pax Specific GE15 Manual Handling DG05 Dangerous Goods UK02 Baggage Reconciliation UK08 GSAT GE-UK-07 Fire Awareness Airline Product Knowledge Customer Specific PAX01 Dealing with Special Passengers and PRM PAX02 Flight Disruption / Irregularity Handling PAX03 Arrival Function / Procedures PAX05 Boarding Gate PAX06 Travel Documentation PAX07 Basic Check In and Baggage Allowance PAX08 Sales PAX10 Passenger Seating PAX11 Manual Check In Tasks and Activities MANDATORY Corporate Induction Departmental Induction (Inc Principles of Flight) Emergency Procedures Awareness Health & Safety Awareness Manual Handling Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Awareness Accounting and Authorising (AAA) General Security / Fire Awareness (GSAT) Airline product Knowledge Animal (AVI) & Weapons Awareness Announcements Arrivals Segregation & Presentation Baggage Check & Processing (Both Hand & Hold) Basic Flight/ Ticket Disruption Handling Awareness Check-In Procedures (Manual) Distribute Issue Light Refreshment Vouchers Passenger Boarding Procedures Passenger with restricted Mobility (PRM) Services Passport & VISA Checks Seating Allocation at Check-In Special Assistance Duties (UM etc.) Travel Services Product Sales (Lounge/Concierge etc.) Airline Check-In Systems Passenger Marshalling (Inc Pass Guidance Systems) OPERATIONAL Aircraft Cleaning (Internal) Airline Revenue Payments Check-In Procedures (Open & Close) Departure Gate Control/ Oversee Activities Equipment Checking Gate Bag payment Handling Introduction to Lounge Services Kiosk Hosting / Bag Drop Supervision Passenger with Restricted Mobility (PRM) Services Property Irregularity Reports (PIR) Assist with Dispatch Duties as required The list is not exhaustive and is not intended to restrict the scope of the job but clearly define a starting point and may vary depending on location and local customer requirements. Qualifications & Competencies In possession of at least three GCSE’s / O Level or Leaving Cert (and equivalent) Flexible to work on various shifts (days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays) Ability to speak and understand the English language Ability to travel to the airport at times where public transport is not available Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Must be able and willing to type and learn airline specific computer systems Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required Willingness to work in inclement weather if required Passionate about customer service Commitment to continuous improvement Self motivated and able to work independently Previous experience working in an aviation environment is desired Ability to speak additional languages is desired Swissport is an equal opportunities employer, for further information on this, please visit www.joinswissport.com.