Ramp Services Agent Fixed Term (Seasonal) Job at Swissport International Ltd. – in Cork, County Cork

Primary LocationEurope-IE-Cork-Cork Airport (ORK)

  • Employee StatusFixed Term


Unposting DateJan 28, 2022, 10:59:00 PM

OrganizationGround Handling

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 full clean driver’s license (issued in Ireland or other EU country)

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)

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

Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 60,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 269 stations in 48 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fuelling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience”.

About the Company

Company: Swissport International Ltd. –

Company Location:  Cork, County Cork

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