SkyWest Airlines

Ramp Agent

US-ID-BOISE
3 days ago
Requisition ID
2017-4433
Category
Customer Service/Support
Minimum Hiring Range
$9.00 hr.
Close Date
11/21/2017
Operation
No

Primary Job Duties

SkyWest Airlines, the largest independently owned regional airline, is currently in search of individuals who take pride in seeing a job done well. We pride ourselves in being an on-time airline and are seeking dedicated individuals that understand a deadline-driven environment, while also maintaining high quality standards of operational safety and customer service. As a SkyWest employee, you will be part of an exciting team of professionals that love working in the travel industry and sharing their enthusiasm with the passengers. From the seasoned traveler to the first time flier, we want to make it a great experience.

 

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

 

Part-time and Full-time positions may be available. Please indicate preference in screening questions:

 

  • Routinely lift baggage, boxes, or cargo weighing 40 to 60 lbs when loading/unloading aircraft, and carts
  • Push/pull loaded and empty carts during loading/unloading operations
  • Couple/uncouple carts
  • Bend/stoop then crawl to move and stack/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
  • Operate a computer to enter and retrieve data
  • Count baggage being uploaded/unloaded during operations
  • Operate portable radio or headphones
  • Connect hoses to aircraft
  • Use signaling devices to communicate with co-workers or flight crew
  • Escort passengers and special needs customers safely and courteously
  • Ensure compliance with SkyWest and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain credentials necessary for the position
  • 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 in excess of 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.

 

This position will require the selected candidate to travel outside the station for training - in addition to the completion of their new hire onboarding.

 

This job posting may have an additional video interview (Green Job) requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.

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