Over 2000 job vacancies at Auckland Airport job fair

Auckland International Airport is hosting a job fair with over 2000 jobs on offer including terminal, border and airline operations, retail and hospitality, security and cargo handling luggage.

Around 30 companies will be represented at the one-day event on July 30.

Employers recruiting at the event include Auckland Airport, Air New Zealand, Immigration NZ, Novotel Auckland Airport and McDonalds.

Auckland Airport chief executive Carrie Hurihanganui said the job fair was designed to directly connect people with employers looking to fill thousands of jobs across the airport as journeys returned “roaring”.

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“For anyone who loves travel, loves aviation, loves the excitement of airports, now is a fantastic time to join the teams operating at Auckland Airport,” Hurihanganui said.

The airport was working with its airport partners to fulfill as many roles as possible throughout the fair, she said.

The career fair will be a one-day event on July 30.

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The career fair will be a one-day event on July 30.

Many aviation employers, including Auckland Airport and Air New Zealand, have laid off large numbers of employees during the pandemic as Covid-19, border restrictions and lockdowns have put the industry in crisis mode.

Some retailers at Auckland Airport have yet to reopen since border restrictions were lifted as New Zealand’s tight labor market made it difficult to recruit the staff needed to open.

Hurihanganui said job seekers could register to attend one of three job fair sessions and speak directly to employers at individual exhibition booths and apply for jobs there.

There was a wide range of jobs available, from cabin crew, airline check-in, baggage handling, security, airport operations and emergency services, to skilled trades, roles infrastructure, retail assistants, hotel staff, chefs, baristas and cleaners, she says.

“We wanted to make it as easy as possible for job seekers to see the wide variety of airport jobs, talk directly to employers, ask questions of people they might work with and see how they might get a job. long-term career at the airport.

“Every organization operating in and around the terminal is looking to fill vacancies – from entry-level to senior management positions.”

The Auckland Airport Career Fair runs over three sessions, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Level 5, Quad 7 Building, 6 Leonard Isitt Drive.

Confirmed employers include:

  • Auckland Airport
  • Air New Zealand
  • Swissport
  • Travelex
  • Novotel Auckland Airport
  • North Delaware
  • Sky Chiefs KJV
  • Lagardere
  • Immigration New Zealand
  • Menzies Aviation
  • Emirates Leisure Retail
  • DFS
  • McDonald’s
  • Asset link
  • Loop Duty Free
  • pita pit
  • Daifuku
  • Retro espresso.

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