Career Details


Full time - Permanent


27th June 2021

Cleaning Operative

The role

Exeter Airport is recruiting full and part-time Cleaning Operatives. Cleaning Operatives ensure high standards of cleanliness according to terms of individual airline carrier’s requirements and to Exeter Airport’s standards of cleanliness and presentation.

Key responsibilities

  1. To vacuum aircraft cabins and remove all rubbish from ashtrays, seats and seat pocket and dispose all waste in designated containers, according to appropriate procedures
  2. To replenish seat pockets with safety cards and in-flight/duty-free magazines where required, replacing pillowcases and blankets onto each seat according to appropriate airline procedures.
  3. Washing and disinfecting galley and toilet floors using designated cleaning tools. Replenishing toilet stock and ensuring high standard of cleanliness within cabin and toilet areas according to appropriate procedures.
  4. To undertake cleaning and other duties in and around the terminal building as required and as directed by the Cleaning Supervisor.
  5. To vacuum departures and arrivals concourse using the designated cleaning machine.
  6. Cleaning windowpanes using specific cleaning cloths and detergents.
  7. To retrieve trolleys around the external terminal building including the car parks to provide suitable trolley accessibility for all customers.
  8. To undertake adverse weather duties, including spreading of grit/salt and snow clearance in landside areas as directed.
  9. To undertake and other reasonable task, requested by the Cleaning Supervisor, Airport Services management or another EDAL Manager.

How to apply

If you are interested and would like further information please read the Job Description and Person Specification and then send your CV, by the deadline to

Becky Giles-Phillips (email)


Human Resources Assistant
Exeter Airport

Tel: 01392 354 902

Exeter Airport is an Equal Opportunities Employer