GAT Airline Ground Support

Part Time Customer Service Agent

GAT Airline Ground Support - Posted 28 days ago
$14-17/hour  + Equity

Part-time

Penticton, BC

Category
Customer Service Agent
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior, Junior
Company size
3k employees

Airport:  Penticton Municipal

Customer Service Agent Job description

Come join the exciting world of aviation!! Established in 2006, our company provides multi-functional aviation services offering passenger, cargo, and ground support with a focus on safety and quality. For us, success lies in delivering peace of mind to our customers, and we are passionate about ensuring their needs are met – on time, every time. 

Do you have an interest in the Aviation industry? We are searching for individuals who are team players and eager!

Summary

The Customer Service Agent (CSA) provides all passenger/customer services as contracted by the customer including reservations, ticketing, baggage processing, terminal/gate check-in, greeting arriving passengers, handling of VIPs, providing special passenger assistance, handling customer complaints, other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

  • Checks passengers in at the ticket counter and gate and hands out boarding passes for outgoing flights
  • Actively participates in the Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Inspect and verify passenger documentation
  • Checks passenger baggage and places bag tags on them at the ticket counter for the appropriate destination
  • Coordinates ticket counter activities with those on the ramp regarding baggage handling to assure that all bags get on the outgoing flight
  • Handles customer complaints regarding ticketing and baggage handling when problems arise. (i.e. lost baggage, lost/misplaced tickets, canceled flights, or delayed flights)
  • Makes announcements regarding flight activity at the gate or over the airport’s general PA system
  • Answers passenger inquiries regarding flight schedules, fares, space availability for a particular flight and other questions that may arise
  • Assist passengers as needed through arrival and check-in processes including support for passengers with special needs such as unaccompanied minors (UM), VIP passengers and passengers needing wheelchair assistance
  • Assist Ramp Service Agents to ensure that wheelchairs, strollers and gate-checked bags (cleared through security) are made available for loading upon departure and delivery to passengers upon arrival
  • Communicates with flight crew on the ground and via ground-to-air radio
  • Maintains the level of service expectations of both the passenger and the airline customer at all times
  • Comply with all federal, provincial, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements and SA’s SOPs and policies
  • Participate in training to comprehend, implement, and maintain all quality objectives as stated in our Quality Management System to ensure delivery of desired levels of operational safety and security. 
  • All employees are responsible for ensuring quality control in their own activities.
  • Cooperate fully with Inspectors to achieve quality inspection commitments
  • Performs other duties as required

Requirements

  • ·         Must be at least 18 years of age
  • ·         High School diploma at a minimum
  • ·         Passionate about customer service
  • ·         Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • ·         Commitment to continuous improvement
  • ·         Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • ·         Attentive to detail and numerate
  • ·         Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required
  • ·         Must be able to type and learn airline-specific computer reservation/ ticketing software
  • ·         Willingness to work in inclement weather
  • ·         Must be able to undergo a Criminal Record Check and obtain a Clear result, and be able to obtain an airport security clearance
  • ·         Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • ·         Strong work ethic and positive team attitude

Physical Requirements

·         Must be able to lift up to 50lbs (23kg)

·         Must be able to stand, lift, bend, push and pull for an extended time

·         Must be willing to work in all types of elevated noise levels within the airport environment

Background Qualifications

·         Must be willing to work various shifts, weekends, or irregular shifts

·         Computer skills required

Requirements

·         Must be at least 18 years of age

·         High School diploma at a minimum

·         Passionate about customer service

·         Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

·         Commitment to continuous improvement

·         Self-motivated and able to work independently

·         Attentive to detail and numerate

·         Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required

·         Must be able to type and learn airline-specific computer reservation/ ticketing software

·         Willingness to work in inclement weather

·         Must be able to undergo a Criminal Record Check and obtain a Clear result, and be able to obtain an airport security clearance

·         Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times

·         Strong work ethic and positive team attitude

Physical Requirements

·         Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

·         Must be able to stand, lift, bend, push and pull for an extended time

·         Must be willing to work in all types of elevated noise levels within the airport environment

Background Qualifications

·         Must be willing to work various shifts, weekends, or irregular shifts

·         Computer skills required

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