Ground Handler/ Hanger Assistant

Location : Bournemouth, Dorset, England
Job Ref : MM548
Consultant : Maggie Martin
Sector : Aerospace
Salary : Competitive


MM548 – Ground Handler/Hanger Assistant
Location – Bournemouth
Salary – Competitive DOE


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a Ground Hander/Hanger Assistant to join their team in Bournemouth.

The role

The Ground Handler / Hangar assistant role is an integral part of the engineering and maintenance team structure, ensuring effective and efficient day-to-day operations of the company’s business activities. The role is responsible for the safe ground handling operation of company and third-party aircraft and maintaining the safe operation of the hangar.

The Ground Handler is principally responsible for the following tasks as directed by the Supervisor:

  • Comply with the processes, policies and procedures incorporated in the Ground Handling Procedures Manual to handle company and third-party aircraft.
  • Complete aircraft towing operations.
  • Assist with aircraft refueling operations.
  • Maintain required records in relation to ground handling operations.
  • Assist with the loading/unloading of patients to air ambulance aircraft.
  • Escort Ambulances on site as required.
  • Facilitate security escorting of contractors as required.
  • Act as duty First Aider and Fire Marshall.
  • All other duties as reasonably requested by line management/supervisors..
  • Apron FOD checks.

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills with a range of audiences, including management.
  • A passion for service delivery with knowledge of working in a highly regulated industry.
  • Experience of working in an airport ramp environment, preferably with experience of towing aircraft and driving HGV type vehicles is desirable.
  • An efficient and organised personality.
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn and self-develop.
  • Basic knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to exercise time management to fulfill the role as directed.
  • Must hold a valid UK Driving Licence and have access to their own vehicle.
  • Must meet the requirements to hold a valid Airside Security Pass and Airside Driving Licence.
  • Physically fit and able to work day and night shifts.

In return, our client offers

  • Competitive salary
  • Fantastic benefits package including
  • 23 Days hols plus Stats
  • After 2 years 24 plus stats and
  • after 5 years 25 plus stats
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Gym Membership (corporate membership)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Vantage cards
  • Personal Development
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Travel Insurance

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