Welcome to East Midlands Airport, A Great Place to Work

It’s a great time to look at job opportunities at East Midland Airport, and this website will help you find the perfect role for you. There are video interviews with people working in all sorts of jobs across the airport, from Security Officers to Retail Managers. You can see what it’s like to attend an assessment centre or interview and there are activities to help you prepare for job opportunities.

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Car Parks Airfield Cargo Apron Cargo Operation Aircraft Hangars Head Office Passenger Apron Air Traffic Control Main Terminal Motor Transport Fire Station Car parks Bus Station Hotels Business Park Cargo Operation Air Traffic Control Fire Station

Car Parks

The airport employs its own Passenger Service staff for car parks. They are responsible for maintaining the car parks, parking cars for the Meet and Greet service and taking payments for car parking.

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Airfield

Many people work on the Airfield including Airfield Operations, Safeguarding and Wildlife, the Fire Service, Pilots and Cabin Crew.

Operations

Pilots

Cabin Crew

Cargo Apron

East Midlands Airport handles more cargo aircraft than any other UK airport. 80% of the population are within a four-hour drive time of this area.

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Cargo Operation

East Midlands Airport is part of the UK’s logistics ‘golden triangle’. There are lots of opportunities to work in logistics and freight with companies like DHL, UPS and Royal Mail.

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Aircraft Hangars

Hangars are used for storage, maintenance and overhaul of aircraft.

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Head Office

Airport Operations covers just about every aspect of airport life from Management to Information Services to Marketing and Sales and many of these jobs are based in Head Office.

Operations

IT

Passenger Apron

The apron is where aircraft park to load and unload passengers and their luggage. There are jobs here for handling agents and airfield operations.

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Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Controllers keep aircraft safe in the skies and on the ground. They make sure aircraft are a safe distance apart.

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Main Terminal

All passengers go through the main terminal to depart or arrive on a flight. Here, there are lots of customer service jobs including check-in, security, shops and cafes, baggage handling and baggage reclaim.

Passenger Services

Security

Motor Transport

Motor transport is used to take passengers who need assistance boarding their flights, to their aircraft.

Passenger Services

Fire Station

The airport would not be allowed to operate without the Fire and Rescue Service on site. Fire Fighters’ main job is aircraft safety. If the alarm sounds, Fire Fighters must get to any emergency on the airfield within two minutes.

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Car parks

The airport employs its own Passenger Service staff for car parks. They are responsible for maintaining the car parks, parking cars for the Meet and Greet service and taking payments for car parking.

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Bus Station

Buses provide the main mode of public transport to and from the airport.

Hotels

There are several hotels based at the airport to cater for both passengers and airport staff.

Hospitality and Catering

Business Park

East Midlands Airport is the ideal location for a business park. There are great transport links. The business park offers lots of opportunities for young people to work with the airport’s partners.

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Cargo Operation

East Midlands Airport is part of the UK’s logistics ‘golden triangle’. There are lots of opportunities to work in logistics and freight with companies like DHL, UPS and Royal Mail.

Find out more

Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Controllers keep aircraft safe in the skies and on the ground. They make sure aircraft are a safe distance apart.

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Fire Station

The airport would not be allowed to operate without the Fire and Rescue Service on site. Fire Fighters’ main job is aircraft safety. If the alarm sounds, Fire Fighters must get to any emergency on the airfield within two minutes.

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