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Airline Services Baggage Handler/Ramp Agent I - PT - Open Availability

Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
14 days ago

Job Details

Lehigh Valley International Airport - Allentown, PA
Part Time
High School Diploma / GED
Open Availability
General Labor



Lehigh Valley Airline Services provides airline ground handling services. Airline Services Baggage Handlers / Ramp Agents responsibilities include a broad range of related aircraft services.

Major Responsibilities

  • Aircraft towing, marshalling aircraft to and from the gates, lavatory servicing, potable water servicing, aircraft de-icing.
  • Aircraft interior cleaning, aircraft & commissary security searches. Stock aircraft and carts with supplies as required.
  • Load, offload, and transport luggage to and from the aircraft. Provide proper handling of baggage requiring special care.
  • Properly operate, maintain & fuel heavy, motorized equipment including but not limited to baggage tractors/tugs, belt loaders, push-back tugs, deicing & commissary trucks.
  • Ensure ramp area is safe and free of Foreign Object Debris (FOD).
  • General housekeeping, snow removal, maintaining clean assigned area.
  • Work in conjunction with other departments to ensure on-time performance.
  • Adhere to all Airline, TSA & FAA regulations as well as Authority policies, procedures, and best practices while upholding safety, security, and service.
  • Professionally communicate over a two-way radio, cheerfully manage telephone calls.
  • Assist customer with luggage and or wheelchair requests.
  • Must be available to work varied hours including nights, weekends and holidays and must be able to stay late for irregular operations.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Employee Benefits

  • Airline flight benefits (unlimited, free-of-charge*, space-available travel on Allegiant Air as well as two guest passes per month of service).


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • High School diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  • Read, write, and speak English at a basic comprehensive level. Basic mathematical skills.
  • Basic computer skills; knowledge of general office equipment.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Successfully pass all Airline & Airport initial and recurrent training.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations and in severe weather conditions.
  • Successfully pass new hire & random drug screenings.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Physical Requirements

  • Must regularly stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance; stoop, kneel and lift up to 70 lbs. unassisted.
  • Vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Sufficient auditory ability and able to tolerate exposure to noise levels up to 150 decibels requiring mandatory hearing protection.
  • Must be able to talk and hear.
  • Frequently may be exposed to loud noises, temperature changes, heat, and humidity.
  • Position requires working outside and in all weather conditions while exposed to moderate to loud noise levels requiring mandatory hearing protection.
  • Must be able to use hands and fingers to type, handle bags, boxes, objects, or controls.
  • Employee works near moving mechanical parts and able to move within work area.
  • Able to work in inclement weather, including extreme cold and warm temperatures.

Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority

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