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Pit Crew (Baggage Handlers)

Hospital orderlies
Permanent Part Time
41 days ago

· Get airside in this exciting and varied role

· Join our great Virgin team and be part of our family

· Permanent part-time role (minimum 22 hours per week)

Our guests come from all walks of life and so do we. We are looking for great people from a wide variety of backgrounds to come and work at Adelaide Airport.

Virgin Australia Pit Crew team members work in the daily ramp operations at our airports, primarily delivering the safe and on time turnaround of our Virgin Australia aircraft.

Our people in Pit Crew:

We have tradies, warehouse workers, landscape gardeners, army reserves, transport workers, personal trainers and every variety of outdoorsy people who love to work hard. We have friendly people, happy people, team people, people who have always wanted to work at an airport, enthusiastic people, passionate people, people’s people…you get the picture.

What you will get:

· Heavily discounted air travel not just for you but your family too

· Wonderful teams, new mates and a dynamic environment you will thrive in

· Diverse opportunities for career progression, new skills and supervisory roles

· Extensive training

· A job you can be proud of, working for one of Australia’s most iconic brands

· Hourly salary + shift allowances + overtime (if available)

What you will be doing:

Ensuring our aircraft are turned around on time by:

· Safely loading and unloading our aircraft

· Being responsible for maintaining a safe working environment

· Transporting and loading freight

· Pushing stairs and assisting with aircraft doors

· Driving baggage tugs

· Correctly handling cargo, oversized items and boarding pets

· Recognizing and handling dangerous goods

· Safely operating and maintaining our Ground Services Equipment

What you will need:

· Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident

· Demonstrated experience in manual handling or an outdoor working environment

· Basic computer skills

· An excellent level of health and fitness in order to lift up to 1000 bags a day on and off the aircraft, work in confined spaces on your knees and also in all elements, rain, hail or shine

· Current unrestricted Australian State Driver’s License

· Ability to successfully obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)

Please note, this role operates on a 24-hour rotating shift roster over 7 days, including weekdays, weekends, public holidays and peak holiday periods such as Christmas, New Year and Easter.

What are you waiting for, let’s get started ……

Reference ID: 505110

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent


  • Employee discount


  • Flexible hours
  • Public holidays
  • Rotating roster
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
For the health and safety of staff and guests, Virgin Australia has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. New staff who commence prior to 15 November 2021 will be required to comply with the Policy which will include being fully vaccinated

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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