Tow Agent Job at Menzies Aviation in Toronto Pearson International Airport, ON


The Tow Agent is responsible for towing aircrafts; towing lay over aircrafts upon arrival or departure. Towing aircrafts; employee will be towing lay over aircrafts upon arrival or departure Driving and operating specialized vehicles. Adheres to all standards, procedures ensuring Towing operation is supported by following established procedures and protocols.

Main Accountabilities Include:

  • Towing different types of aircrafts safely and securely.
  • Frequent bending, stretching push/pulling, stacking and kneeling in small confined locations.
  • Perform inspection of tow tractor and tow bar prior to each use
  • Operate motorized equipment.
  • Responsible for safe push back and communications with the flight crew during push back.
  • Read and interpret aircraft weight and balance loading instructions, hazardous material identification labels, aircraft loading manifests, and baggage and cargo routing tags.
  • Communicate with Apron Control/Ground Control
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Frequent bending, stretching push/pulling, stacking and kneeling in small confined locations.
  • Operate motorized equipment.
  • Ensure tasks are performed in accordance with Company and Airlines specific procedures and policies.
  • Required to attend the mandatory training imposed by the Company and Airlines as per job role.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid Aeronautical Radio License (ROC-A)
  • Must possess a valid AVOP and be able to pass the D AVOP exam written and practical
  • Prior Tow experience preferable
  • Minimum 6 months’ ramp experience mandatory
  • Must be able to push, pull lift up to 70lbs when required.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English proficiently.
  • Must have a valid Provincial driver’s license G or G2 with good driving record.
  • Must be able to meet and maintain the security level required for this position.
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays if required.
  • Work is done primarily outdoors. Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions, work is primarily outdoors.
  • Reliability, our customer and your fellow employees rely on you.
  • Break Riding experience is preferable.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 per hour



  • Tow: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Break Riding: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Ramp: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Preferred)


  • AVOP (Required)
  • Aeronautical Radio License (ROC-A) (Required)
  • Drivers (Required)


About the Company

Company: Menzies Aviation

Company Location:  Toronto Pearson International Airport, ON

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About Menzies Aviation