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Let your career take flight with a role at London Southend Airport

As a major employer for Southend City and the surrounding area, we’re keen to develop a dynamic, bustling and thriving working environment and want your involvement.

And as we grow and develop, you’ll be right here alongside us.

There are plenty of career opportunities within the airport, and many that you perhaps wouldn’t have considered before. We’re talking: Air Traffic Control, Fuelling, Car Parking, Security, Ground Maintenance, Firefighters, Cleaning, Rail, and Technical Services.

Featured role

Air Traffic Control Officer

Looking for a new challenge? Want to work both Tower & Radar? Keen to earn up to £100k in your first year?

We are looking for experienced, talented, and qualified Air Traffic Controllers to join our team. You will be responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective operation of Air Traffic Control at London Southend Airport. Hear from our ATC team on TikTok.

Apply today

View our latest job vacancies, managed by Esken, or contact us for general enquiries.

Local employment

London Southend Airport employs 80% of its workforce locally (i.e. SS postcode). 15% are from the wider Essex area and only 5% were from outside of Essex. 

To ensure a high percentage of jobs are accessible to local people, the airport actively looks to offer a significant amount of development and entry level as well as graduate opportunities where possible. 

All new staff are offered training which varies based on their role and experience. London Southend Airport invests heavily in staff training and development with all operational staff receiving between two and ten weeks of initial training supported by an on-going development programme. 

All customer-facing roles receive training in customer service excellence during their induction with the company.

Work experience

London Southend Airport is not offering work experience placements at this time. Check back later in the year to see if anything has changed!

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