LEEDS Bradford Airport is looking to get more staff on board with more than 100 jobs on offer.

The Yeadon site will be hosting a recruitment fair on Saturday, January 20, to showcase the range of career opportunities on offer this year.

The airport will be teaming up with a number of business partners and providing prospective candidates with the chance to find out more about the skills and qualifications required and the different roles that are available.

The recruitment fair will be held at LBA in the main terminal building from 11am until 2pm. Free parking for those attending will be available for the duration of the event within the site’s long stay car park.

Those interested in a role at the airport are urged to fill out a registration form where they are asked what type of job they are looking for. These include in security retail/sales, customer service, administration, catering and car parks and are a mixture of permanent and temporary roles.

The jobs also include full and part-time roles as security officers, where duties include documentation check, X-ray screening and searching of passengers and their luggage. Other full-time roles include a special assistance - team leader, who will help airport passengers. An air traffic control assistant is also wanted as part of the recruitment drive. Duties here include in the visual control room, radar room and airfield duties.

The site’s Yorkshire Premier Lounge is also recruiting for front of house staff on a part and full-time basis, with roles including lounge host and catering team members.

David Laws, LBA chief executive, encouraged people to sign up and attend the recruitment fair for jobs at the site.

He said: “As Yorkshire’s international gateway, thousands of passengers travel through the airport every day flying off to destinations all over the world.

“Airports are fascinating places to work and as our passenger’s journey begins as soon as they arrive at the airport, we are constantly striving to enhance our customer experience and to ensure everyone has an enjoyable visit when passing through.”

Go to leedsbradfordairport.co.uk/recruitment-fair-2018 to register your interest or for more information.