Airline Ramp Agent IAD SPI Jobs in Sterling at Swissport

Title: Airline Ramp Agent IAD SPI

Company: Swissport

Location: Sterling

About Swissport USA
At Swissport, our vision is to be the most trusted single-source Ground Services and Cargo Handling provider in the aviation industry. We operate at 269 airports in 47 countries across six continents. In the United States, we manage 46 locations.

Did you know?

Swissport’s total warehouse area globally equals 71 soccer fields.

Swissport performs one aircraft turn every 15 seconds.

Swissport serves about 8 airline passengers per second worldwide.

When you work for Swissport, you are eligible for tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 a year, a 401 (k) plan with match, paid training and more! We also pride ourselves from growing our leaders from within.

Come join a winning team!

PLEASE NOTE: The Overnight shift pays up to $18/hour. $14(base pay) + $2(Overnight shift differential) + $2(provisional pay)

Job Summary

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, marshalling, water and lavatory servicing.

Job Responsibilities

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

Qualifications and Competencies

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)

Bonus Pay Statement:

The $2.00 bonus pay is offered in addition to your base rate. The premium is paid solely at Swissport’s discretion and can be extended or discontinued at any time.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Swissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

About us

In 2020, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 82 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.1 million tons of air freight at 116 cargo warehouses worldwide. Swisspo…

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