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Find Airport Security Jobs in London

London is home to five international airports, some of which are amongst the busiest in the world. Up to 67 million passengers travel through Heathrow Airport alone every year, making it the fourth busiest airport in the world. With over 30 million passengers annually, Gatwick Airport is the ninth busiest in Europe. Stansted, Luton and London City airports also serve tens of millions of passengers each year, meaning that there is a wealth of airport security jobs in London.

Security in airports has been heightened in recent years, especially following the emergence of the global terror threat. As gateways to a major metropolitan hub, the airports in the London area can be seen as being potentially at risk to such attacks. Therefore there are many airport security jobs available in London, which are open to suitable applicants from all backgrounds.

In order to obtain a position as a security officer in a London airport, applicants must have excellent vision and be in good health. This job involves a lot of standing and walking, and security staff may also be required to lift or move heavy luggage. As security officers are required to monitor the movement of passengers and packages within the airport, candidates should be observant and pay good attention to detail. This is especially important when checking passports and boarding passes, and when scanning luggage or packages using X-ray machines.

Those who apply for airport security jobs in London must be courteous and professional at all times. A background in customer service is an asset, but it is not essential. Full training will be provided to all successful applicants for these roles. Further information and job listings may be found at http://www.baa.com, http://www.london-luton.co.uk, http://www.gatwickairport.com/careers/ and http://www.londoncityairport.com.

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