Thursday , February 2 2023

Southwest Airlines Entry Level Jobs – Ramp Agent

Website Southwest Airlines

Job Description:

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Picks up, delivers, and transports cargo and baggage to and from aircraft and prepares records in connection with these responsibilities;
  • Handles all aspects of loading, stowing and unloading baggage, cargo airmail, air freight, ballast and company materials according to a predetermined plan received either electronically or manually from an Operations Agent;
  • Transports cabin and cleaning equipment between aircraft storage area;
  • Manually pushes and pulls push carts and containers;
  • Receives and records Customer baggage, air freight, mail and company materials as required;
  • Operates and/or drives motorized equipment, such as belt loaders, air start units, lift trucks, push back tugs, bag cart, lavatory cart and de-icers;
  • Loads, unloads, services, guides, and directs Company Aircraft;
  • May perform duties of a Provisioning Agent, including stocking aircraft cabin interiors for flights with equipment and supplies such as literature, disposal, and refuse containers and commissary items in accordance with applicable paperwork. Maintains an inventory of such items and supplies;
  • Warehouses, weighs, stacks, picks up and delivers air cargo, checks air cargo handled against accompanying forms to identify any mishandling or discrepancies and corrects routine errors;
  • Cleans and services lavatories, operates lavatory carts and disposes of contents in accordance with established procedures;
  • Performs interior aircraft cabin cleaning by hand, including sweeping upholstery, cleans windows, galleys and disposal containers in accordance with applicable paperwork;
  • Submits, either electronically or manually, a Cargo Bin Loading Slip (CBLS) to an Operations Agent;
  • Reviews cargo forms for accuracy and corrects forms as necessary;
  • Safeguards Customers’ baggage, air cargo, air mail, and COMAT from weather, loss, theft, damage and/or destruction;
  • Uses jetway stairs frequently to carry items checked at the gate to the aircraft bin;

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in cramped or high places.
  • This is a union position covered by the Transport Workers Union (TWU).
  • Must be able to climb, bend, kneel, crawl, and stoop on a frequent basis and for extended periods.
  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete a Ramp Agent training program with a 90% or greater average and an evaluation period.
  • Must be able to be alert to moving vehicles or aircraft and use radio equipment;
  • Must be able to lift and move items of 70 pounds and/or more on a regular basis and repetitively lift weights of 40 to 50 pounds on raised surfaces.
  • Must be able to carry heavy items up and down jetway stairs
  • Must be able to communicate information and instructions verbally and/or via radio equipment;

Qualification & Experience:

  • May be required by Station Leadership to obtain a Customs Seal and meet all requirements to work international flights.
  • Must possess a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent;
  • Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986;
  • Must be at least 18 years of age;

Job Details:

Company: Southwest Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Honolulu, HI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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