• Salary:
    £29,578 - £36,218 including shift pay and allowances (subject to roster and hours worked)
  • Function:
    Operations - Security
  • Job Type:
  • Type:
  • Grade:
    Grade 5 - Ops

Airport Security Officer

Our vision is to be the airport for everyone, whatever your journey

Airport Security Officer 
Salary including shift pay and allowance up to £36,218 (subject to roster and hours worked)
Variable shift (Fx Roster) this includes a combination of different length shifts between 0245 and  2300. The shifts for this roster are provided 2 weeks in advance, but it does provide the highest pay!

Are you looking to start your journey as an Airport Security Officer at London Gatwick?
We are looking for diverse team members to deliver great customer experiences at all times of day.

What is the role?

As an Airport Security Officer you will be working in busy passenger facing areas providing the best customer experience whilst maintaining safety and security. On shift you'll be greeting people and carrying out searches on passengers and colleagues including their bags and personal effects.  
This is a great opportunity to start your journey with London Gatwick, many of our people have developed themselves and their teams to pursue opportunities in security leadership and other teams across the business.

What will you do?
After successfully completing training and passing the NXCT exams:

  • Work in a small team with other security officers and the wider airport teams to deliver great passenger experience.
  • Complete regular training to maintain our high screening standards and that of our regulator the CAA
  • Check identification / travel documents and perform full security screening for all passengers and staff entering secure areas.
  • Use colour X-Ray images to screen passenger belongings and identify what is in them
  • Assist with health, safety or security incidents

Do you have what we're looking for? 

  • Experience in delivering great customer service,
  • Strong teamwork ethos, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confidence to deal with difficult situations in a friendly and professional manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task to a high standard in a busy operation, demonstrating our Vision and Values.

Why Work for London Gatwick?

In line with our values we prioritize the professional growth of our employees and provide opportunities for training and development.

We are committed to reflecting the diversity of our local community and the passengers we serve. We value an environment where everyone feels comfortable, respected, and empowered to be their authentic selves. As an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer, we encourage different perspectives that redefine what's possible. Together, we form a strong and united team.

If you are ready to make a difference and begin your journey with London Gatwick, click "Apply" to submit your application.

Other rosters may be available please do apply and discuss your preference  for hours worked at interview stage

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Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, United Kingdom, RH6 0NP

Meet the recruiter

Giles Kinrade



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