Careers at the Airport
If you have a passion for people and travel, then working at an airport is a fantastic career. Every day you will be helping travellers embark on new adventures. No one day will be the same!
What is it like to work at an airport?
Airports are very busy places. More than 420 planes take off and land every day at Auckland Airport alone. A career at the airport will therefore be fast-paced and varied. It suits people who have great customer service skills – you will likely meet hundreds of new faces every week. Airport staff also tend to be good problem-solvers who are able to think quickly on their feet.
What types of jobs can I apply for?
- Customs Officer
- Check-in Agent
- Baggage Handling
- Retail Assistant
- Customer Service Assistant
- Airport Security
- Air Traffic Control
- Car Hire Company Representative
What qualification do I need?
The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Aviation is an excellent introduction to the airport industry. You will learn all about jobs with airlines, at the airport and also important facts about tourism in New Zealand. Enquire now!