Ramp Agent Full Time Featured
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Ramp Agent Full Time job at Southwest Airlines in St Louis MO
Description, duties, responsibilities
Overview 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. What does a Ramp Agent do for Southwest Airlines? Southwest Airlines Ramp Agents provide legendary Customer service by handling cargo and baggage service directing and servicing aircraft and related activities on the airport ramp. What are some of the daily duties of a Ramp Agent at Southwest Airlines? (Your duties may vary depending on the size of your work location.) Loads unloads services guides and directs Company Aircraft; Safeguards Customers baggage air cargo air mail and COMAT from weather loss theft damage and/or destruction; 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; Receives and records Customer baggage air freight mail and company materials as required; Submits either electronically or manually a Cargo Bin Loading Slip (CBLS) to an Operations Agent; Picks up delivers and transports cargo and baggage to and from aircraft and prepares records in connection with these responsibilities; 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; Uses jetway stairs frequently to carry items checked at the gate to the aircraft bin; Reviews cargo forms for accuracy and corrects forms as necessary; Performs interior aircraft cabin cleaning by hand including sweeping upholstery cleans windows galleys and disposal containers in accordance with applicable paperwork; Cleans and services lavatories operates lavatory carts and disposes of contents in accordance with established procedures; 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; Transports cabin and cleaning equipment between aircraft storage area; 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; Manually pushes and pulls push carts and containers; Works in the vicinity of and between passenger terminals hangars and airfreight facilities both indoors and outdoors; May be exposed to a wide variety of weather conditions jet and machinery noises fumes dirt and dust for extended periods of time. Completes paperwork and forms connected with work assignments pertaining to procedures and enter into Companys information system as required; Must maintain the ability to wear prescribed uniforms. So you want to be a Ramp Agent for Southwest Airlines? Check out the video below. Local candidates Only Southwest Airlines will consider your interest for the St. Louis/Ramp Agent if you are currently a resident of the state of Missouri or Illinois 12 Month Rule If you are not selected for this job posting you will not be eligible to reapply for this in St. Louis for 12 months from the day you applied What are the minimum to be a Ramp Agent at Southwest Airlines? Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. High School diploma GED or equivalent; Must be at least 18 years of age; Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986; Must possess a valid state motor vehicle operators license. May be required by Station Leadership to obtain a Customs Seal and meet all to work international flights. To work at the airport you must be able to obtain a Secured Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge. You will be required to meet all local airport requirements. For the security access job seekers must have no conviction guilty plea or judgment not guilty by reason of insanity in the last 10 years for any of the following disqualifying criminal offenses as determined by the federal Transportation Security Administration: 1 Forgery of certificates false marking of aircraft and other aircraft registration violations 2 Interference with air navigation 3 Improper transportation of a hazardous material 4 Aircraft piracy 5 Interference with flightcrew members or flight attendants 6 Commission of certain crimes aboard aircraft in flight 7 Carrying a weapon or explosive aboard an aircraft 8 Conveying false information and threats 9 Aircraft piracy outside the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States 10 Lighting violations involving transporting controlled substances 11 Unlawful entry into an aircraft or airport area that serves air carriers or foreign air carriers contrary to established security 12 Destruction of an aircraft or aircraft facility 13 Murder 14 Assault with intent to murder 15 Espionage 16 Sedition 17 Kidnapping or hostage taking 18 Treason 19 Rape or aggravated sexual abuse 20 Unlawful possession use sale distribution or manufacture of an explosive or weapon 21 Extortion 22 Armed robbery or felony unarmed robbery 23 Distribution of or intent to distribute a controlled substance 24 Felony arson 25 A felony involving a threat 26 A felony involving: Willful destruction of property; importation or manufacture of a controlled substance; burglary; theft; dishonesty fraud or misrepresentation; possession or distribution of stolen property; aggravated assault; bribery; or illegal possession of a controlled substance punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of more than 1 year or any other crime classified as a felony that the Administrator determines indicates a propensity for placing contraband aboard an aircraft in return for money 27 Violence at international airports 28 Conspiracy or attempt to commit any of the aforementioned criminal acts listed above What are the Physical of a Ramp Agent? 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 climb bend kneel crawl and stoop on a frequent basis and for extended periods. Must be able to work in cramped or high places. Must be able to carry heavy items up and down jetway stairs. What else do I need to know about being a Ramp Agent for Southwest Airlines? You will need to be available to work a variety of shifts including nights weekends and holidays and overtime; Must be able to be alert to moving vehicles or aircraft and use radio equipment; Must be able to communicate information and instructions verbally and/or via radio equipment; Must be able to satisfactorily complete a Ramp Agent training program with a 90% or greater average and an evaluation period. This is a union covered by the Transport Workers Union (TWU). Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Requisition ID 2019-26446 Category Airport Positions Employment Type Regular Full-Time Department 03-Ground Ops It is also the policy of Southwest Airlines to provide equal opportunity to all individuals and not to discriminate on the basis of race color ancestry religion age sex sexual orientation gender gender expression gender identity pregnancy marital status national origin genetic information physical or mental disability military or veteran status.
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