Unifi

Airport Baggage Handler - CID

Unifi - Posted 14 days ago
$14/hour  + Equity

Full-time

Cedar Rapids, IA

Category
Baggage Agent
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
147 employees

Airport:  Cedar Rapids Municipal

Baggage Agent Job description

Responsibilities:

  • Loads, unloads, services, guides, and directs customer aircraft.
  • Safeguards customers' baggage, air cargo, and airmail from weather, loss, theft, damage and/or destruction.
  • Lifts, loads/unloads, sorts and transfers passenger baggage, airmail, freight and company material in and out of aircraft bins, belt loaders, or baggage carts in a safe manner.
  • Operate pushback equipment and maintains visual contact with Wing Walkers to ensure the pushback equipment is free of any danger.
  • Receives and records Customer baggage, airfreight, mail and company materials as required.
  • Picks up, delivers, and transports cargo and baggage to and from aircraft and prepares records in connection with these responsibilities.
  • 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; or, manually push and pull push carts and containers.
  • Completes paperwork and forms connected with work assignments pertaining to procedures and enters into Company's information system as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned within the appropriate skill and experience capabilities expected for this position.

Basic Qualifications

Pre-requisites:

  • Must be a local (in-state) resident.
  • Valid In-State Driver’s License.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Ability to pass up to a 10-year background check.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have the authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
  • Must complete ramp and SIDA training to obtain airport authority identification security.

Experience:

No prior experience is necessary. Must be open-minded and ready to work as part of a detail-oriented team.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Education:

High School diploma or GED.

Experience:

One+ years of relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to communicate information and instructions verbally and/or via radio equipment.
  • Able to communicate effectively in a professional manner.

Working Conditions

Work Schedule:

  • You will need to have the flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. We operate in a shift-bid environment.

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to be alert to moving vehicles or aircraft and use radio equipment.
  • Enjoy the outdoors on a daily basis (sun, rain, sleet, or snow!) May be exposed to a wide variety of weather conditions, jet and machinery noises, fumes, dirt and dust for extended periods.

Physical Demands/Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift/carry / push/pull 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 walk, 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.

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