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Baggage Handling Agent

PrimeFlight Aviation Services
San Francisco, California, United States
234 days ago

100% employer paid benefits (employee + family)

Hourly rate will increase to $21.02 after completing 90 day probation period

INTRODUCTION

Interested in working in aviation? Are you looking for a job with stability and growth opportunities? If you are looking for a career with growth potential and work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, we want to speak to you!

Perks of the job:

· 401(k)

· 401(k) matching

· Dental insurance

· Health insurance

· Life insurance

· Vision insurance

· Paid time off

· Growth potential

*Part-time benefits could vary

WHY WORK FOR PRIMEFLIGHT?

· We are committed to being a leading provider of commercial services within the aviation industry

· Our teams focus on maintaining a positive working environment and treating all team members with respect

· With more than 200 locations across the world, we offer opportunities for career progression

· Enjoy a competitive pay scale

ABOUT US

· We perform a wide range of airport support services globally on behalf of commercial airlines. Join us for a rewarding career in the aviation industry!

Job Description

As our Baggage Handler, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the timely, efficient, and safe handling of passenger luggage from check-in to aircraft loading and vice versa. You will be involved in loading and unloading baggage from conveyor belts and aircraft, ensuring that luggage is handled with care and sorted accurately according to flight destinations. This role requires strict adherence to safety and security guidelines to prevent damage or loss of baggage and to maintain a secure airport environment. Additionally, you will be working in a team-oriented environment, often in varying weather conditions, and must be capable of lifting heavy items and operating ground support equipment as needed.

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO WORK AS A BAGGAGE HANDLER

· You like working as a team, toward a common goal

· Load and unload passenger luggage and cargo onto and off aircraft

· Operate baggage handling equipment such as conveyor belts and trolleys

· Sort and route baggage to the correct flight and carousel

· Ensure timely delivery of baggage to and from aircraft

· Inspect baggage for damage or security risks and report any issues

· Assist in the reconciliation of passenger luggage with flight manifests

· You have very strong customer service skills

· You have a great attention to detail

· Like to build long term relationships with your customers

· Physical activity may include:

· Stand and walk for extended periods of time

· Ability to lift 70 pounds or more

· Be able to hear and respond to the spoken voice and to audible alarms generated by terminal environment

· Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less); Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more); Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

Qualifications

· Minimum age of 18 years old

· 1 year of working experience

· Knowledge of the Aviation Industry

· Comfortable working with computers, mobile devices, and tablets

· Ability to pass a drug screen

· Eligibility to acquire needed credentials and clearances (FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal- as applicable)

Airlines are 24/7, so we need our team members to be flexible to work various shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. The successful PrimeFlight Aviation Services team member brings their “A” game every day with energy and enthusiasm, respect for their team, and the highest regard for safety!

PrimeFlight Aviation Services, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at PrimeFlight Aviation Services, Inc. without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state/province, and local laws.

 

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