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- El Segundo, California
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Cargo Agent job at Menzies Aviation in El Segundo CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Examines manifest bills of lading and air waybill to determine work procedures for reason cargo.
+ Notifies consignee or representative concerning arrival dates of shipment customs clearance rudiments and tonnage shipments.
+ Make cash transactions collects payments from customers for freight prior to release.
+ Authorizes final approval for cargo release.
+ Prepares invoices for charges airline clients and management regarding freight.
+ Works with government agencies to clear shipments for import.
+ Meets flights in order to exchange documents.
+ Recognizes dangerous goods upon receiving.
+ Other duties as assigned.
+ Must have high school diploma GED or equivalent work experience;
+ Must have current driver’s license with no violations over the past 5 years;
+ Certification in dangerous goods awareness/acceptance;
+ Equivalent combination of education and experience;
+ Must be able to speak read and write in English proficiently.
+ Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays.
+ Work is done primarily outdoors. Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions.
+ Must pass an FBI background check and obtain a custom seal;
+ Must pass driver’s test with the Department of Airports and obtain a driver’s license to drive on Airport Operational Area (AOA);
+ Must be able to lift at least 70 pounds on a continuous basis;
+ Must pass pre-employment medical;
Must pass a drug test
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Licenses and Certifications
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Menzies Aviation Company Overview
With more than 200 airport operations across 6 continents, Menzies Aviation relies on more than 30,000 employees to ensure that our services hit the heights which are expected of us. We believe that true excellence is only delivered by people with the knowledge, tools and passion to set standards rather than chase them. We offer landside and airside services tailored to our customers needs, timed to their schedules, and delivered by teams with the knowledge, tools and passion to set standards rather than chase them. Our core services include Ground Handling, Cargo, Fueling, Executive Services and Offline Services.