Our Fleet Service Clerks are responsible for loading and unloading cargo as well as transporting cargo to and from the aircraft. Fleet Service Clerks also clean and service cabin interiors with equipment and supplies by reaching, bending and twisting in confined spaces. Fleet Service Clerks hand clean the interior of aircraft including meal trays, lavatories, overhead storage bins and buffets. When cleaning and servicing cabin interiors Fleet Service Clerks will use powered equipment, such as
, industrial tractors, forklifts, and motor scooters. Clerks will also manually operate equipment such as hand trucks, lavatory service carts, cargo and baggage carts. Responsible for specialized cleaning fluids and equipment; hand tools such as pliers, screwdrivers for aircraft recouping; uses baggage and cargo scales. Fleet Service Clerks are also responsible for de-icing aircrafts and for pushing out/towing aircraft and related
Candidates must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language, and in Caribbean bases, Spanish is also desirable. Candidates must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to report to work on a regular and timely basis.
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid driver’s license
Legal right to work in the United States
Must be able to perform job duties in variable weather conditions as well as environmental conditions such as engine fumes, vehicle emissions, dust and engine noise. Must be able to drive vehicles with gross weight of 3,000 to 8,000 lbs. in areas congested with aircraft, moving and stationary vehicles and equipment as well as positioning vehicle up to aircraft requiring depth perception and the ability to distinguish color, red, green and yellow as well as judge distances. Ability to carry supplies weighing up to 75 lbs. on-board aircraft as well as lift refuse containers weighing up to 35-50 lbs is required.
Candidates will go through three (3) to five (5) weeks of training. Portions of training could be conducted away from home.
The Company will pay 50% for the employee's first uniform set and the employee shall pay 50%. The employee's portion will be payroll deducted.
All Fleet Service Clerk wages are governed by the contract agreed upon between American Eagle and the Transport Workers Union (
Federal law requires American Eagle to determine an applicant's history of Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and/or alcohol violation(s) or refusal(s) to test before hiring him/her into a safety-sensitive position. This position may be subject to DOT testing. If applicable to the position, a candidate must fulfill a fingerprint-based criminal background check to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (
). Candidates must also be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US customs security badges, if applicable.
American Eagle Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.