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  • Ramp Agent/ Baggage Handler

    Requisition ID
    2018-1406
    Employer
    Swissport
    # of Openings
    25
    Hire Type
    Permanent
    Hours Per Week
    Part-Time
    Shift
    Various
    Days
    Weekdays, Weekends
    Availability during
    the following shift
    Start Time
    various
    End Time
    various
    Career Type
    Baggage/Cargo
    Benefit Notes
    Medical | Dental | Vision | 401k After 6 months | Flight Benefits with Southwest after 6 months
    Minimum Related Experience
    6 Months
    Union Membership Required
    Yes
    Monthly Union Dues
    USD $50.00
    Education
    High School Diploma or GED
    Badging Fees
    Paid by Employer
    Starting
    USD $17.50/Hourly
    Up to
    USD $18.70/Hourly
  • Company Description

    Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 40,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 650 client companies at 180 stations in 38 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Consider being a part of an organization that has earned recognition as Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year for consecutive years in a row and has been rewarded Ground Handling Agent of the Year and received the Cargo Africa Award for the second time in a row. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience.”

    Overview

     

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to: Ramp Duty Manager                                   
     

    To provide all necessary and required under-wing ground support services as contracted by the customer to include but not be limited to loading and unloading baggage and cargo, marshaling, water and lavatory servicing.

     

    • Marshall aircraft during arrival and departure
    • Unload passenger luggage and air cargo, bulk and/or containers/pallets, onto carts and/or dollies 
    • Unload wheelchairs and child strollers and deliver to designated location
    • Provide special handling of luggage/cargo as required/directed
    • Deliver passenger luggage to claim area and unload onto conveyor system
    • Deliver air cargo to appropriate recipient 
    • Drive and/or operate ground support equipment to include tow tractors, tow bars, belt loaders, container loaders, baggage tugs, water/lavatory service trucks, aircraft ground power units, aircraft air start units, air stairs, aircraft de-icing units, baggage carts, cargo dollies and passenger vans.  
    • Collect and load mail, live animals, wheelchairs and child strollers onto aircraft
    • Service aircraft water and lavatories
    • Inspect ramp areas adjacent to gate and aircraft for debris and remove/dispose of when found.
    • Report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager
    • Comply with all federal, state, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    All SFO Badged employees are eligible to receive a discount on BART and Childcare.

     

    BART Discount Card. Save more money on BART!                           Palcare

     

    To get to the Business and Career Center:

    BART
    Exit the BART station into the International Terminal. 
    Walk to the information booth. Turn left to the 1st hallway marked "Business and Career Center."

    Driving
    Park in the International Parking Garage G.
    Take the elevator to the 7th floor, take AirTrain (Red Line) to the International Terminal G side, one stop over.
    Exit the train, take the escalator down, go the Information Booth and ask for directions to the Business and Career Center.

    Qualifications

    Previous ramp experience a plus
    Valid driver's license
    Good communication skills
    Language skills
    Must be able to work in inclement weather
    Flexible to work on various shifts (days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays)
    Excellent Health & Safety awareness
    Lift heavy objects that could reach 70 pounds (32 kilograms)
     

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