SkyWest Airlines

Temporary Ramp Agent - ATY

Job Locations US-SD-Watertown
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/10/2021 7:20 PM)
Requisition ID
Customer Service/Support
Minimum Hiring Range
$10.00 an hour
Close Date

About SkyWest

Are you looking for a fast-paced environment on a dynamic, and world-class team? SkyWest is hiring immediately for entry level Ramp Agents! No prior experience in aviation required. As a Ramp Agent, you will provide excellent service for our passengers and assist in helping every flight get out on time. The result is a rewarding opportunity to learn many different facets of the SkyWest operation. 

As a Ramp Agent, you'll also enjoy:

  • Shift trade flexibility
  • Robust training program (no prior experience needed!)
  • Great team atmosphere
  • Potential to advance and grow within the company 


SkyWest employees enjoy a distinctive and unmatched culture of teamwork, respect, quality, and professionalism, along with world-class benefits such as:

  • 401(k) match
  • Performance Rewards and Profit Sharing
  • Worldwide flight benefits for you and your family with one or more of our major airline partners 

Primary Job Duties

Ramp Agents are responsible for processing baggage between baggage areas in the airport facilities and aircraft, as well as receiving and dispatching aircraft.  

  • Loading and unloading aircraft and carts
  • Stacking and un-stack baggage in aircraft
  • Complete safety checklists for motorized equipment
  • Drive and operate motorized equipment (e.g., conveyor belt)
  • Read and interpret aircraft load sheets, checked baggage tags
  • Escort passengers and special needs customers safely and courteously
  • Ensure compliance with SkyWest and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and policies

Minimum Requirements

We are looking for individuals excited to take on new challenges, especially within the airline industry! SkyWest Ramp Agents come from a wide range of backgrounds, education, interests, and experience. To apply, you only have to meet the following criteria:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license
  • Position-specific clearances include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs clearances required
  • Must be able to pass a pre-placement background check and drug screen
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Ability to lift heavy bags more than 60+ pounds, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all temperatures and weather conditions
  • Attend 4 days of Basic Station Training
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be flexible to work split shifts including early mornings, afternoons, and evenings

 Please complete the on-line application. Qualified applicants will be contacted.



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