Working at Southend Airport

London Southend Airport is one of Southend’s major employers, with a dynamic, bustling, and thriving working environment. It’s a great place to build a rewarding career; whether you’re just starting out, or looking to move up in the world. As we grow and develop, you’ll get the chance to grow and develop with us.

The career opportunities offered here at London Southend Airport can include Air Traffic Control, Fire Fighting, Passenger Services, Catering, Ground Services, Ground Maintenance, Marketing and Development.

Our current vacancies:

To apply for any of our vacancies please send us an updated CV with a covering letter, clearly indicating which vacancy you are applying for, to the email address listed below.

To request a school or educational visit please download and complete the school visit application form

Contact us

Phone: +44 (0) 1702 538626

Your questions answered

Q. Does Southend Airport offer work experience or internships?
A. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to do work experience with London Southend Airport. However other companies based at the airport might offer their own work experience opportunities, and you should contact them for more information.

Q. What should I do if there are no vacancies that match my skills?
A. Please keep checking our careers page – our vacancies are updated regularly.

Q. How do I apply to become a pilot or cabin crew?
A. Airlines run their own recruitment and training programmes, so please contact them directly.

Q. If I get a job at the airport, is car parking available?
A. Yes, all our staff are entitled to free on-site car parking.

Q. If I need a uniform, do I have to pay for one?
A. No, we provide all our employees with uniforms.

Q. What checks are needed before I’m offered employment?
A. On the day of your first interview or assessment, you should bring your ‘Right to Work in the UK’ documents with you. If you are a successful applicant, you must be cleared in accordance with CAA regulations, which involves providing a five year employer and education reference history. You must be able to account for any gaps in your employment during the last five years. You’ll need to obtain a satisfactory UK Criminal Record Certificate and, depending on the position you are applying for, you may also need to clear a Counter Terrorism Check.