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Cleaning and Waste Operative

Employer MAG (Manchester Airports Group)
Sector Commercial
Contract Full Time
Hours 4 on 4 off shift pattern – 12-hour shifts – 2 days/2 nights
Wages £9.65 per hour inclusive of shift allowance 
Employer Job Reference
Closing Date 30 Jun 2019

Job Description

  • Cleaning & Waste Operative – Stansted Airport
  • Permanent full-time role
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern – 12-hour shifts – 2 days/2 nights
  • £9.65 per hour inclusive of shift allowance 
  • Great employee benefits

We are currently recruiting a brand-new team of Cleaning & Waste Operatives to work at London Stansted Airport. In this dual role, on day shifts you will be responsible for the cleaning of the terminal building, landside areas, plant and engineering facilities and when on night shift, you will be responsible for removing waste from the terminal building and surrounding site.


  • Cleaning of the terminal building, landside areas, plant and engineering facilities.
  • Roadside and airside litter picking.
  • Responsibility for waste away functions.
  • Responsible for operational delivery of waste removal.
  • Excellent knowledge of waste away services and recycling constraints.
  • Manage any necessary remedial action when services do not meet the required standard.


  • Team player with enthusiastic approach.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Proactive with experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • A knowledge of cleaning chemicals and disposal methods is advantageous.
  • Basic level of spoken English is essential.

Salary - £9.65 per hour inclusive of shift allowance 

Shifts - The pattern will follow a 4 on 4 off basis / 2 days 2 nights – 7am-7pm / 7pm-7am


  • 1 hour paid lunch
  • Car Parking, full training & uniform provided
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Discounts available on rail travel to and from the airport
  • Benefits scheme allowing employees to take advantage on some amazing discounts

Please note, Successful applicants will be subject to background checks and will have to submit a 5-year checkable work history. 

The Company:

MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports. However, our airports are so much more than the place where your holiday starts! Contributing more than £3b to the UK economy, our airports are 24/7 self-contained towns, with 6 million square feet of office space, high street shops, cafes, restaurants, parking, event locations and hotels (to name just some of our services) these are all accessed by great transport links and supported by our team of 6000+ MAG Colleagues.

MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen.