American Airlines

Ramp Service Agent (RSA)

American Airlines - Posted 1 year ago
$35k-46k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Ramp Agent salary records


Toronto, ON

no experience required
Company size
130k employees

Airport:  Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Ramp Agent Job description

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of yourself. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

What you'll do

Ramp Service Agents perform the handling of items on and off aircraft, carts, containers, and trucks; transporting items between terminals and aircraft; receiving, delivering, weighing, and documenting cargo in a cargo-specific facility (warehouse) or a loading dock area. Pick-up and delivery as indicated: mail at a mail facility, baggage in bag room; cargo at the cargo facility, or staging areas. Reads and legibly completes documents and forms necessary to the operational requirements of the airline. Duties include the ability to perform data entry; the cleaning and servicing of aircraft interiors and cabin cockpit and lavatories; checking, handling, assembling, removing, and installing passenger service cabin furnishings and supplies according to checklist specifications; transporting furnishings and supplies to and from aircraft interiors; external servicing of the aircraft including lavatory, potable water, external electricity, air start, and pre-conditioned air; includes checking all fluid levels. 

May be required to drive a bus and work at heights while de-icing of aircraft; includes filling deicer with measured amounts of appropriate chemicals and water as needed; arrival and departure activities of aircraft including cleaning aircraft windshield; pushing, towing, and related guide person functions; and may be required to operate a forklift.

This position is considered a safety-sensitive position.

All you'll need for success

  • High School diploma or GED. 
  • Applicable valid driver's license as required by local authorities.
  • Work overtime on short notice in emergencies or when operationally necessary.
  • Ability to distinguish colors, red, green and yellow.
  • Use simple arithmetic (Addition and subtraction of six-digit numbers).
  • Must have knowledge of and ability to use basic computer skills.
  • Must fulfill government-required criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA).
  • Must secure appropriate airport authority and/or Transport Canada security clearance.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.
  • Manually handle items of a variety of shapes and sizes. 
  • Ability to lift thirty-two (32) kilograms and occasionally heavier weights
  • Stand for extended periods of time.
  • Operate vehicles in areas congested with aircraft, moving and stationary vehicles, and equipment.
  • Position equipment up to aircraft using depth perception to negotiate vehicles with attached carts through congested areas.
  • Possess cognitive skills to process paperwork, perform simple mathematical functions, identify mishandlings or discrepancies and assemble materials as necessary.
  • May be required to handle small quantities of approved dangerous

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members, we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities, and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Requisition ID: 62129 

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