Ground Security Operative

£25476 - £26124

Highlands and Islands Airports Limited, Inverness

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 2 Feb | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 25-02-2024 (In 3 days)

job Ref: 292

Full Job Description

Can you work well as part of a team offering a warm welcome to our passengers and providing them with excellent customer service as they make their journey through our airport? Are you passionate about making your workplace a safe yet enjoyable place to visit?


 Key information:

·      The basic hourly rate for this role begins at £12.25* (full time equivalent salary £25,476*), increasing to £12.56* per hour (full time equivalent salary £26,124*) after one year service. 

·      Currently the shift pattern in Inverness is 4 on 4 off with 5.5-hour shifts. 

·      Weekend Allowances will also apply.


*All pay and allowances are currently pending a pay award.


 Some important things you need to know are:

·      You’ll be controlling access to airside areas so must be aged 18 or over within the next 3 months.

·      There are physical elements to this role, so you need to be prepared to spend a lot of time on your feet, whilst also bending, reaching, and lifting bags.

·      You’ll need to be comfortable searching passengers by hand – sometimes this will be colleagues or other people you know; You’ll also need to have normal colour vision as the role involves viewing an X-ray.

·      Various background checks, including a Criminal Records Check, will be carried out before you can start.


You’ll be the first point of contact helping passengers and customers so patience, good interpersonal and communication skills are key. You’ll also ensure all processes and procedures are followed correctly. You’ll be representing the airport at all times, so a smart and professional appearance is crucial – we will provide you with full uniform to wear at all times.


When you join us, we’ll provide you with full training in the range of security rules and regulations you need to work to. We focus on career long learning and provide other opportunities to learn and develop new skills. 


In return we offer a great benefits package, including good salary and allowances, generous annual leave entitlement, a company pension and an employee assistance programme which both you and your family can use.


Closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 25th February 2024.


Please note that the company is currently undertaking a job evaluation project and pay and grading system, all salaries are subject to review through this process.