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Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Cleaning Operative – Stansted Airport
  • Permanent full-time role - 42 hours per week – 4 on 4 off
  • Salary £21,797.85 plus £3814 shift allowance, equivalent to 17.5% (£11.73 per hour)
  • Free on-site parking whilst working/Up to 80% discount on bus, coach and rail

About the role:


We currently have opportunities to join our Soft Services Team in Stansted as a Cleaning Operative.  Cleaning Operatives are a critical part of the operation and key to our success.  The structure allows internal progression to Senior Cleaner and Supervisor roles.  In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the terminal is clean 24/7 365 days a year whilst Health and Safety Regulations are adhered to. 


  • To provide a clean Terminal 24/7 365 days a year to ensure our customers always receive and excellent customer experience
  • Ensure the successful day to day delivery of cleaning and waste away in the allocated area of responsibility
  • Provide the highest level of service within their area of responsibility in line with the agreed standards
  • Respond positively, politely and promptly to all customers and carry out duties in a professional and courteous manner.
  • To ensure COSHH and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and any incidents are reported in line with procedures.
  • Be responsible for providing support to all areas within the Soft Services delivery such as (but not restricted to) roadside and airside litter picking, wasteaway functions, plant and engineering facilities and office cleaning
  • Ensure timely fault reporting of any asset failures
  • Be responsible for the smooth operation of relevant equipment reporting any maintenance issues in line with procedures.


About you:


We are looking for team players with an enthusiastic approach, can-do attitude, and a knowledge of cleaning chemicals and disposal methods. Other skills required include:


  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery used in cleaning such as using electronically powered scrubbing / polishing / vacuuming machines to scrub, polish, spray and clean floors
  • Ability to walk, bend, push, pull and lift repetitively during working hours
  • Ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • Basic level of spoken English required to understand safety instructions and liaise with customers

What rosters are there?


The majority of vacancies sit within the two day, two night roster.  This is a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern with a mix of both day and night shifts.  Each shift will be 12 hours with time for break and lunch.  This roster pattern offers a 17.5% shift allowance on top of your base salary. Example rosters are available on request.


Possible Part Time position available - Shift pattern's can be discuss on the day of the interview if successful at shortlisting stage. 




As a MAG employee you will have access to some great benefits including; 

✈Free on-site parking whilst working

✈Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)

✈Access to “Benefits me – My MAG rewards” portal with discounts and savings

✈24hour Employee Assistance Programme

✈MAG Pension scheme

✈Discounts on MAG products such as Escape Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports


Did you know? You can get up to 80% discount on bus, coach and rail!

The easy and cheap way to get to work at the Airport is by public transport. The Airport Travelcard is very simple to use and you have the option of purchasing monthly or annually from the Airport Commuter Centre.


Depending on your home postcode (please check the route you need) you are entitled to an Airport Travelcard. You have the option to purchase a monthly, 3 monthly, 6 monthly or annual Airport Travelcard – giving you more savings! An annual Travelcard gives you two months FREE! Learn more by clicking here.


How do I apply?


To apply for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV outlining your suitability for this role. 

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


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


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 get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing