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Ramp Lead Agent Job at Menzies Aviation Tucson, AZ

Description :

As a member of the Menzies Aviation Ramp Operations team, you will be responsible for leading a team at the outbound bag room, along with the unloading and loading of luggage, freight and cargo on and off commercial aircrafts. The Lead Ramp Agent will also drive and operate small specialized commercial vehicles. This position will require heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, and stretching.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in the movement of safely and continuously lifting/moving 70lbs of cargo and baggage on and off aircraft and transport it between aircraft, outbound bag room, airport terminals, air cargo facilities, and other aircraft
  • Frequent bending, stretching push/pulling, stacking and kneeling in small confined locations
  • Operate motorized equipment
  • Read, interpret and complete aircraft weight and balance load sheets, hazardous material identification labels, aircraft loading manifests, and baggage and cargo routing tags
  • Responsible for safe receipt and dispatch of assigned flights, which includes load integrity and safety compliance
  • Assist Ramp Agents in their assigned areas to ensure Agents are performing their duties in a professional, safe and efficient manner, according to Company/Carrier’s standards
  • Trains employees during on the job training and/or airline specific training or assigns employees to work with experienced agent
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned
  • Required to attend the mandatory training imposed by the Company and Airlines as per job role


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess valid US driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and all pre-employment testing
  • Ability to proficiently read, write and speak English
  • Must be comfortable lifting 70lbs repetitively
  • Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions
  • Pass FBI background and obtain US Customs Seal
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Must have high school diploma, GED or six months experience as a Ramp Agent
  • Prior Ramp/Airline experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships


  • $12.00/hour
  • Advancement Opportunities to Supervisor and Manager
  • Opportunities for Leadership Training Programs
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
  • Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Training
  • Uniform Provided

Behaviors : Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Experience : 0 years: Prior Ramp/Airline experience required

Licences & certifications EMPLOYEE BADGE

About the Company

Company: Menzies Aviation

Company Location:  Tucson, AZ

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