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Five jobs at Heathrow Airport to help your career take off

You may be surprised by the range of jobs being advertised, including aircraft cleaners and chefs

To keep Heathrow Airport running it takes all sorts of people, working day and night.

From aircraft cleaners to line chefs, there is a huge range of jobs available at the world-famous airport.

To help you out, we've selected five jobs at Heathrow that you can apply for right now.

So why not take the plunge and start your new career at the gateway into the capital?

Aircraft cleaner

British Airways Cabin Appearance is recruiting aircraft cleaners(Image: Getty Images/Dan Kitwood)

Ever fancied working in a plane but don't much like being in the air?

Well, British Airways Cabin Appearance is recruiting aircraft cleaners.

You will need to have been a resident of the UK for three years and a Counter Terrorism Check will be required, so you will need a five-year checkable reference history.

The wage is £7.50 per hour, increasing to £8 and different rotas are available.

Interested? Apply through Fish4Jobs here .

Vehicle mechanic

Have you got experience working with ground service equipment?

A ground handler at Heathrow is looking for a full-time vehicle mechanic who will work on behalf of different airlines.

Duties include "being responsible for keeping the ground service equipment (GSE) fleet operational.

"The work involves dealing with breakdowns and repairs, also scheduled servicing and maintenance."

The salary is £28,143.34 plus shift pay, contractual bonus, attendance bonus and pension benefits.

Experience candidates are preferred.

Find out more on Fish4Jobs here .

Kitchen porter and line chef

"We inspire our teams to spread positivity, embrace change and celebrate their individuality"

Bit of a whiz in the kitchen? If so, you may be in luck because Asian restaurant Wagamama is looking to hire a kitchen porter and a line chef.

For the kitchen porter role, "you will own your station by supporting the chefs to create amazing dishes, keeping the kitchen spotless, pot washing and helping prep fresh food for a busy day."

On offer is a "fantastic training programme, brilliant hourly rate, a share of staff tips, a free meal on every shift, amazing staff parties and loads of opportunities for growth and progression."

If you have more experience and are looking at the line chef role, you will be in charge of your station, whether that be wok, fry, teppan or ramen.

The restaurant chain says: "It doesn't matter to us what you look like or where you're from, we inspire our teams to spread positivity, embrace change and celebrate their individuality."

Sound good? Apply through Fish4Jobs for the kitchen porter role here and the line chef role here .

Baggage agent

In this role, you will be "responsible for the smooth running of the daily operation within the Baggage Services department" at Heathrow.

You will work different shifts, including early mornings and late nights, working seven days on and four off - and seven on and three off.

The salary is from £20,000 to £20,500 with 21 leave days in your first year.

Apply through Fish4Jobs here .

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