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Airport Ramp Attendant needed in Canada by Maintair Aviation 

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Airport Ramp Attendant needed in Canada by Maintair Aviation 

Ramp agents are responsible for loading and unloading aircraft baggage, guiding planes to and from their gates, operating baggage carts, de-icing planes and performing other airplane servicing duties. You will work either as an airport or airline-specific employee, depending on the airport at which you work. Ramp agents have fast-paced careers and should be comfortable working in any weather, including rain, snow and heat.

To be a ramp agent, you must have a high school diploma or equivalent, though no additional licenses or education are required. You should also be able to lift heavy items, have strong communication skills and be able to work both independently and with a team to complete tasks. Hours can vary significantly, so having a flexible schedule and being comfortable working during holidays and evenings is a plus.

Responsibilities for Ramp Agent

  • Safely lift, load, unload and transport baggage, mail and cargo from aircraft to airport
  • Maintain on-time connections by guiding aircraft to and from gate positions
  • Protect baggage and other equipment from damage, loss and weather conditions
  • Drive and operate ground equipment, such as tugs, cargo carts, service trucks and belt loaders
  • Assist with record keeping and documentation to ensure correct routing of baggage
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and maintain safe working conditions for yourself and others
  • Communicate with managers and lead agents to manage daily schedules
  • Report equipment problems and breakdowns to facilitate fast repairs

Qualifications for Ramp Agent

  • Able to work in extreme conditions, such as hot and cold weather, as well as small spaces
  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as successful completion of a GED
  • Familiarity with basic computer programs to assist with record keeping and baggage routing
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Pass a physical agility test, depending on the airline
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills to help achieve team goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, such as email and phone
  • Flexible schedule allowing work during nights, weekends and holidays
  • Adaptability to changing priorities and time management skills

Job details

  •  Location: 4599 Timmins Victor M. Power Airport

    Timmins, ONP4N 7C3

  •  Salary: $15.70 to $17.65HOUR hourly for 12 to 34 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Part time leading to full time
  •  Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  BenefitsBonus, Other Benefits
  •  vacancies: 4 vacancies

Job requirements

Languages

English or French

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Will train

Specific Skills
Unload, sort and route cargo and passenger baggage; Transport freight between aircraft and airport warehouse; Sort and load cargo and passenger baggage according to instructions; Position passenger loading stairs and operate aircraft cargo doors; Marshall or tow aircraft to gate positions; Drive and operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment; Clean and prepare aircraft interior for passengers and wash aircraft exterior
Weight Handling
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Vehicle and Equipment Experience
Towing tractors; Passenger loading stairs; Lavatory servicing trucks; De-icing sprayers; Aircraft cargo doors
Security and Safety
Airport security clearance; Criminal record check
Work Site Environment
Outdoors; At heights; Noisy; Non-smoking
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver’s licence; Public transportation is not available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Tight deadlines; Overtime required
Personal Suitability
Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Dependability; Reliability; Organized

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Students, Veterans

How to apply

By email

resumes@maintair.com

Include this reference number in your application

YTS-BTW JUL21

Advertised until

2021-08-03

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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