Ramp Agent

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CAREER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM

POSITION TITLE: RAMP AGENT

 

Department:            YVR / 256                                          Posting Date:         July 21, 2017            

Location:                  Vancouver, BC                               Inquiry Deadline:    July 28, 2017

 

SUMMARY:  Performs ground handling duties around aircraft for airline customers on the ramp.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for an Airport Ramp Supervisor – include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures a safe work environment by following all ATS rules and regulations regarding the work place.
  • Marshals inbound aircraft into ramp area of assigned gate.
  • Unloads passenger baggage, cargo and mail from aircraft bins while plane is parked at the gate on to bag carts.
  • Delivers loaded bag carts using tugs to bag room and unloads bag cars on to conveyor belt which will bring the bags to the carousals for passenger pick up.
  • Delivers bag carts of mail to airport post office and picks up loaded carts for outgoing flights.
  • Delivers bag carts of cargo to the cargo area and picks up loaded carts for outgoing flights.
  • Services aircraft lavatories.
  • Grooms aircraft passenger cabin between flights.
  • Services aircraft water tanks to ensure there is enough drinking water on the plane.
  • Stocks aircraft with needed supplies for lavatories or galleys.
  • Loads bag carts in the bag room with baggage from the ticket counter for outgoing flights and delivers them to aircraft.
  • Loads passenger baggage, cargo and mail into aircraft bins while plane is parked at the gate from bag carts.
  • Pushes back outbound aircraft out of the gate area.
  • Tows aircraft to remote areas at the airport if there are too many aircraft on the ground and not enough gate space.
  • Performs FOD walks in the ramp area between flights.
  • Ensures necessary ground equipment is available in the ramp area and bag room for upcoming flights.
  • Performs assigned administrative duties on a voluntary basis (e.g. GSE fluid inspections and appearance, FOD walks, washing equipment and removing trash from ramp area).

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Must possess a High school diploma, GED or work experience equivalent.
  • Must be able to obtain airport security clearance which includes an extensive check of your last 5 years of employment, criminal record and residence history.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 32 kgs in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to stand, lift, bend, push and pull for extended periods of time.
  • Must be willing to work outside in all types of weather and elevated noise levels within the airport environment

 

Background Qualifications:

  • Basic computer knowledge is preferred.

 

Location/Specific Working Hours:

  • Must be able to work extended hours on short notice during non-routine operations.
  • Some travel required
  • Must be flexible to work various shifts, weekends, or irregular shifts

 

ATS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER