Mover

£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
  • RAF
  • Halton, Aylesbury, UK
  • 20 Aug, 2020
Full time Aerospace and Aviation Defence and Military Logistics and Warehousing Public Sector and Government Supply Chain

Job Description

APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Be aged 17 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday)
  • No qualifications required but you will need to meet the relevant AST score for the role
  • Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth
  • Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training
  • Have a provisional unrestricted UK Driving Licence
  • Pass the Airmen Selection Test
  • Pass a Fitness test 

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Check in passengers and cargo flying out on operations
  • Operate a forklift and other vehicles to load freight for transport
  • Plan loads using logistical IT systems
  • Opportunity to drive and operate specialist aircraft handling equipment

TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE

Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit Training Course at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The course is designed to help you adjust to a military environment. As well as fitness and military training, you’ll also learn about the RAF lifestyle and gain your Functional Skill in Mathematics and English.

SPECIALIST TRAINING

Your next step will be a specialist training course at the Defence Movements Training Squadron (DMTS), RAF Brize Norton, which lasts approximately 18 weeks. This course will give you a basic understanding of your role as a Logistics Mover, which includes transport procedures and regulations, aircraft loading and the handling of passengers and cargo. At the end of the course you will be on your way to gaining an Aviation Ground Operative Apprenticeship.