Typical careers

The following list is just a sample of the jobs available at Vienna Airport.
 

Loader / baggage handler

Requirements

  • 18 years of age
  • completed military/community service
  • physically fit
  • driving licence B
  • willingness to work nights and shifts
  • excellent character
  • ability to work in a team
  • dependability

Duties

  • loading and unloading of aircraft
  • catering and cleaning of aircraft
  • loading of around 10 tons of baggage per person/day

 Prospects

  • promotion to supervisor and duty officer

Terminal guide

Requirements

  • Matura (university entrance qualification)
  • completed military/community service
  • good knowledge of geography
  • pleasant appearance and manner
  • shift work
  • high service orientation
  • team spirit
  • initiative and sense of responsibility

Duties

  • information desk
  • telephone enquiries
  • loudspeaker announcements
  • assistance to passengers in the terminals

Prospects

  • promotion to supervisor

Ramp Agent

Requirements

  • Matura (university entrance qualification)
  • driving licence B
  • 18 years of age
  • completed military/community service
  • shift work
  • precise working
  • resistance to stress
  • technical mind

Duties

  • approx. three month training
  • responsibility for reliable loading of aircraft
  • collaboration with all companies and people involved in aircraft handling (e.g. crews, airline- and handling agents, etc.)

Prospects

  • earliest after three years: promotion to loadsheet agent, FBL assistant, etc.