Jet2 Cabin Crew Recruitment Process 2019

Want to work for Jet2 but unsure of how? Then just follow this simple guide.

Are you enthusiastic and able to provide top-notch customer service with a friendly smile?

If so, flying with Jet2 may be ideal for you! The airline is recruiting now for fixed-term cabin crew working from a variety of UK bases.

Jet2 are one of the fastest growing UK ‘budget’ airlines and fly to a multitude of short haul destinations. They also operate a low cost long haul flight to New York. Read our short overview of Jet2 here.

Keen to apply? Our step-by-step guide will show you how!

Before you start

You’ll need a copy of your CV to upload. Make sure you’ve saved it in MS Word or PDF format.

Maybe your CV needs some polishing? Fear not, our article on writing a first-class cabin crew CV will help you out!

Step 1 –The Application Form

Check our Cabin Crew Jobs Board for the position you’d like to apply for.

Read the job description so see how well you fit with the airline’s ideal candidate – Jet2 place a huge amount of importance on customer service and in taking on friendly, bubbly and upbeat staff!

After you’ve filled out and sent your application you’ll get an email confirming it’s arrived safely with recruitment.


Step 2 – The Online Tests

If the recruitment team likes the look of your application you’ll be emailed an invitation to complete the online psychometric tests. You can find out more about them in our guide here.

It’s best to complete the tests in a quiet place if you can, away from any distractions. Keep paper, pens and a calculator handy for making notes too. You’ll be asked questions about English, maths and customer service.


Step 3 – Phone Interview

The next step if the test results are a success will be a phone interview with someone from the recruitment team. The time and date will be arranged with you beforehand.

The first part of the interview will cover the basic requirements of the job, and make sure you’ve understood both these and the rules and regulations for Jet2 cabin crew.

Next you’ll be asked a few questions relating to your experiences working with the public and providing excellent customer service – make sure you have a few examples in mind for when the phone call comes!


Step 4 – The Assessment Day

If the interview goes well you’ll be invited to attend the airline’s assessment day. You’ll be given details of the date, place and time.

The Jet2 assessment days involve a presentation, a small ‘icebreaker’ exercise and a group exercise. If you stand out to the recruiters you’ll be asked to stay back for a one to one interview.

Never experienced an assessment day before? Or just a little bit worried about the idea? Why not download our Cabin Crew Assessment Day eBook – it’s full of information and advice to help you be at your absolute best on the day!


Step 5 –The Interview

If you’re called back for the final interview stage then well done! This is your big chance to convince the recruiters that YOU are the person they should hire.

Worried about how best to answer the questions? Have a look at our guide to the interview process.

After the interview the recruitment team will take away your whole file for evaluation. They’ll normally let you know within a week what the outcome is.

Final checks

If the news is good and the airline want to take you on there are checks that need to be carried out, a background check up and a medical examination.

As long as you’ve been honest in your application you’ll have nothing to worry about. Please note that you will have to cover the cost of these checks yourself.

Once the checks have been completed successfully you’ll be required to complete a five week training course at the Jet2 training centre in Bradford. The course costs £700, and you will have arrange your own travel and accommodation.

This may seem like a lot of money upfront, however, once your employment with Jet2 starts you’ll receive a bonus of £100 per month for perfect attendance. This will be held by the airline each month and given to you as a lump sum at the end of the contract.

If you do really well during the season you’ll be likely to be given priority if you wish to reapply the following year!

 

Does it sound like Jet2 is for you? Head on over to our Cabin Crew Jobs Board and start your application today!

Good Luck!

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6 Comments

  1. I have completed the travel and tourism level 3 course at college and wondered how many airlines you could apply for at one time and could you accept the one that appeals to you the most?

    1. Hi Lillie,

      If it’s your first time applying for a Cabin Crew job then you’re free to apply to as many airlines as you like! The only restrictions are on previous applicants who have been rejected from an airline, and then have to wait a specified amount of time (usually 6 months) before re-applying.

      The best advice is to think about which airlines appeal to you most, and check our jobs board regularly for notifications of when recruitment is live. You might find having a look at some of our selection articles useful to get an idea of what the recruitment process involves.

      1. Thank you, could you also choose whether you just wanted to participate in long haul or whether you wanted to stay on flights within the EU?

        1. Hi there,

          A lot would depend on which airline you apply to, and the routes they operate. You can state a preference but it’s not always 100% guaranteed that you’ll be allocated flights of that type, or particular routes. The best option would be to decide what kind of flights would suit you best – so if it was short-haul for example you might look at applying to some of the budget or regional airlines, for example easyJet, Ryanair, flybe or BA Cityflyer. These airlines fly European or domestic routes.

  2. Good Afternoon,
    I would just like some advice on how to apply for Cabin Crew within Airlines, I have completed 2 years in college doing travel and tourism level 2 and 3, I currently have a part time job working within the Co-op as Team leader sales assistant,

    Any Advice would be appreciative

    1. Hi Bethany,

      For a start I would recommend that you check our jobs board regularly for the latest vacancies (you can also sign up for our text alert service) and browse through our recruitment content and blog articles for advice on the application procedure and the Cabin Crew role. Your qualification in travel and tourism is a great fit for the job, and the customer service and team-working experience from your part-time employment are both good transferable skills. Then it’s just a case of deciding which airlines you’re interested in , and applying!

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