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Air New Zealand

Baggage Handler/Aircraft Cleaner – Wellington Airport

Air New Zealand - Posted 1 month ago
$44k-47k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Baggage Handler salary records


Wellington, WGN

Cargo Services
no experience required
Company size
10k employees

Deadline:  January 30, 2023

Airport:  Wellington (WLG)

Baggage Handler Job description

As we reconnect and reunite with the rest of the world, we are seeking positive, energetic, and motivated people to join our Air New Zealand whanau at our Wellington Airport! We are excited to open our expression of interest for flexible-full-time and permanent part-time Baggage Handlers/Aircraft Cleaners for intakes in 2023! 

If you are successful through our recruitment process and you come onboard with us, you will receive a $5000 sign-on payment, to be paid in three installments over a 9-month period.

That's right …. $5000 just to join us!!

What will you be doing?

Day to day you will do a combination of Baggage Make-up, Aircraft Cleaning as well as Aircraft Loading. When on Baggage Make-up duties you will be responsible for ensuring baggage is handled safely and carefully and for ensuring it is sorted, and ready to load on the appropriate flights.

When you are on cleaning duties, you will be responsible for the cleaning and the presentation of our aircraft. With aircraft departing and arriving at all hours of the day and night, you will be working to very tight deadlines and to meet your deadlines, teamwork is a must. When you are on loading duties, you will ensure our customers' bags are handled safely and securely and arrive on time to the customer's destination.

You'll need to be able to troubleshoot and work to tight deadlines. The work itself involves a lot of heavy lifting and a lot of bending, so being fit and willing to work in a persistent physical environment. Day to day you will face a variety of scenarios, and you will need to be resilient, proactive, and very safety conscious.

Mandatory Requirements: 

  • Minimum of an NZ Restricted Drivers Licence
  • Ability to pass security and medical checks.  
  • Ability to work rostered shifts (this is a part-time role)
  • Previous physical work experience
  • You must be eligible to work in NZ and currently be living in NZ so that you can attend an interview if selected

For our Flexi Full-time shift roles - the rosters are based on a rotating roster pattern with a minimum of 35 hours per week, up to 40 hours per week. For our Part-Time workers, you work a minimum of 25 hours per work up to 35 hours per week. You may be rostered between Monday to Sunday, including Public Holidays. You must be highly flexible and willing to work at any given time as the Airport is a 24/7 operation. You will receive penal rates for working weekends and public holidays, on top of an hourly wage. Additional time in lieu and payments will be made for any public holidays rostered and worked.

Why join Air New Zealand?

  • Sign-on payment of $5000
  • Great staff travel benefits from day one
  • Excellent training and support provided
  • Build a career in a unique, exciting industry
  • Work with great people who are the heart of our airline

Join our whānau today, please submit your application via the "apply" button below.

At Air New Zealand, we are proudly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in creating a truly inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves and thrive. Our people are our greatest asset – because while everything else we do in our operation can be replicated by our competitors, it is our people that truly set us apart. We are firm believers in celebrating the differences and diversity of thought our people bring to their roles.

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