With a suite of flexible benefits, including discounted travel as part of British Airway's 'Fly the World' staff travel scheme, a leading pension scheme, critical illness cover, life insurance options, as well as private medical insurance, there's never been a better time to consider a career with Britain's flag-bearing airline.
As a Cargo Handling Agent Driver working for British Airways/IAG Cargo, no two days are the same. You will get to operate a range of vehicles, responsible for transporting a wide range of cargo. One day you may find yourself moving fragile cargo such as fruit or antiques; then the next anything from medicines to supercars.
Your talents at the wheel will be tested – as we focus on meeting our deadlines, while taking the utmost care.
What you need to join us
Aged 21 or over at the time of application
A current UK manual driving licence, with no points, and a minimum of two years driving experience
A good level of physical fitness (machinery takes care of heavier lifting).
A resilient approach and a knack for thinking constructively to find practical solutions.
The ability to work early, late or night shifts covering 24 hours a day, year-round.
Ability to be CAT 3 licence trained
Fluency in both written and spoken English.
Hold a valid passport (with minimum of 12 months before expiry date)
Unrestricted right to live and work in the UK
Ability to obtain and retain an airside pass
At British Airways we offer a wide range of flexible benefits such as:
Flexible Benefits Scheme. Our new flexible benefits scheme is available to colleagues and will offer a range of benefits to choose from including a market-leading defined contribution (DC) pension, helping you save for the future. The scheme gives colleagues choice and more control over your benefits and how you spend the contributions that you will receive from British Airways. The range of benefits to choose from include – critical illness cover, additional life insurance cover, private medical insurance, dental plan and healthcare cash plan.
Fly the World (Staff Travel). From day one, you can purchase discounted commercial tickets, known as 'Hotline' tickets, for your own use or for friends and family. On joining, you'll be eligible for unlimited standby and premium standby fares, for you and your nominees, With BA. After a qualifying period this will extend to other partner airlines. After five years, you'll also be eligible to one concession per year for you and your nominees to use on any eligible route on our network. Taxes and charges apply.
Cargo Concession. After six months, you'll be entitled to an annual cargo concession of up to 250kg to transport personal property on our network – you only have to pay 10% of the applicable Air Cargo Tariff.
Well-Being. Wellbeing sponsors and advisers across British Airways promote a number of wellbeing and inclusion initiatives. We also offer a variety of other benefits to help you develop as a professional and stay healthy and productive.
You can enjoy special discounts and savings on a range of products such as hotels to tie in with your staff travel trip.
Car Parking. At our Westbase site near Heathrow, you can park for free for up to two weeks when you go on holiday – a big saving!
BA Clubs. Provide a wide variety of sports and leisure facilities, with free membership in your first year. Get involved in anything from athletics to yachting, angling to yoga.
This role is not eligible for sponsorship or visa sponsorship.
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Including shift pay (Basic salary £2