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.

We have many career opportunities located within the airport, such as: Air Traffic Control, Passenger Services, Catering, Ground Handling Services, Operations & Dispatch, Ground Maintenance, and Technical Services.

Please note that London Southend Airport does not accept speculative CVs.

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.

Alternatively, you can download a copy of our application form. However, please also include a covering letter/email with your application.

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. 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 full five year employment and educational 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.

Q. What if I haven't heard back from HR after submitting an application?
A. If you have not heard back within 4 weeks of submitting an application then it means, unfortunately, that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Q. Does Southend Airport offer work experience or internships?
A. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to complete any 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. Please note that we cannot help you with supplying this information.

Q. What should I do if there are no vacancies that match my skills?
A. Please keep checking our careers page as 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, including PPE.