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.