Ramp Agent Featured
- Ottawa, Ontario
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Ramp Agent job at Menzies Aviation in Ottawa ON
Description, duties, responsibilities
Primary Accountabilities and Duties:
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As a member of our ramp team you will be assisting passengers and their property to arrive safely at their destinations. You will work within a team to load and unload luggage freight and cargo on and off commercial aircraft. You will be driving and operating small specialized commercial vehicles at times and as such you will require a valid driver’s license with a clear driving record.
You will need to be able to perform simple mathematical functions such as adding subtracting multiplying and dividing as you will need to interpret aircraft weight and balance loading instructions hazardous material identification labels aircraft loading manifests and baggage and cargo routing tags. You and your team will be required to maintain a safe and secure work environment in accordance with local health safety and security policies and procedures.
We cross-train our employees so you may be expected to work in other areas of the operation. While previous experience may be beneficial it is not required as we provide classroom and on the job training to ensure you are fully trained for your new position prior to starting.
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
To be part of our high performing team you will need to be at least 18 years of age be able to speak read and write in English proficiently and have authorization to work in Canada.
All airport staff working airside must be badged by the relevant airport authority. In order to obtain an airport identification badge you will need to pass background checks.
We take the safety of our staff customers and passengers seriously and as such you will have to be willing to submit and pass a drug and physical abilities test. The job is a physical job and requires lifting up to 32 kg. continuously pushing pulling bending stretching and frequent kneeling.
The job is primarily is done outdoors which will require you to work in all weather conditions. A flexible schedule is needed due to the ever changing airline schedules.
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.