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Baggage Handler – GGS / British Airways

Location:  |  Posted: 22 December, 2022

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Ground Handling Agent – GGS/ British Airways


One Resourcing Ltd are extremely proud to be recruiting, once again, on behalf of our client GGS (Gatwick Ground Services) GGS provide airport ground services to the most prestigious airline operating at London Gatwick Airport supporting British Airways, Vueling and the brand new short haul operation BA Euroflyer.

We are pleased to announce that an exciting opportunity has arisen within GGS for the position of Baggage Handler. This is a fixed term contract directly with GGS which will be reviewed in October 2023 with the opportunity to go permanent.

(Due to the business requirements and working unsociable hours, candidates have to be at least 18 years of age to be considered for this position and also hold a full UK driving license)

Pay Rate: £11.94 – £13.50

Contract: Direct with GGS, Fixed Term – October 2023

Available Training Dates: Successful candidates would start on one of the below training courses, all courses are 2 weeks (Monday-Friday)

  • Monday 30th January 2023
  • Monday 13th March 2023


  • 5on 3off (Lates & Earlies) , 4on 2off (Lates)


  • Monday-Friday = Time and a Half
  • Weekends & Bank Holidays = Double Pay


  • To assist the Team Supervisor with the efficient operation of the chute / line / baggage sorting area
  • Use of a baggage tug – after relevant training
  • Delivery of baggage to aircraft side
  • Delivery / collection of baggage to the Re-flight Unit / drop-off point
  • Delivery / collection of empty containers to / from the appropriate storage area
  • Reporting of defective equipment
  • Ensuring equipment is kept clean and tidy and is stored in the correct area and manner
  • Ensuring that all Health & Safety requirements are adhered to and the reporting of those that are not
  • Ensuring company procedures, customer SLA and performance targets are met
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner


  • Travel concessions
  • Great rates of pay
  • Full time contract, directly with GGS
  • Opportunity to go permanent
  • Staff discounts at airport retailers and restaurants
  • Free Parking on site
  • Discounted train tickets to LGW


  • 5 years worth of satisfactory references to obtain a full air-side pass.
  • The ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Full Manual UK Driving Licence
  • Ability to access the airport for early morning starts (car parking costs are covered)
  • A satisfactory criminal record check

So, if you are looking to embark on a new career in 2022 then please send through your CV and we will look to assist you in making your first step in securing your dream role working at the airport!

Please note that due to the high amount of applications we expect for this role we will only be able to contact suitable candidates.

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Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract, Permanent

Salary: £23,283.00-£26,325.00 per year


  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Application question(s):

  • Do you have hold a full UK driving licence?

Work Location: One location


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