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Ramp/Baggage Handler Agent - PNS
Starting Salary: $10.65 per hour
Equal Opportunity Employer by Choice.
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Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.
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The Ramp/Baggage Handler Agent (CSA) provides assistance to the traveling public by ensuring the safe, secure and timely movement of baggage and cargo through the terminal and to and from the aircraft. The primary function of a Ramp/Baggage Handler is to load, unload and transfer baggage/cargo/mail from one place to another.
Click here to view our informational video about the Ramp and Cargo Agent positions.
Please note that this position will be hired under the subsidiary Continental Airlines collective bargaining agreement or divisional work rules until a joint agreement or combined divisional work rules are obtained.
Load, unload, and transfer baggage, cargo and mail from carts, conveyor belts, and containers, and on and off aircraft
Perform work that involves repeatedly lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling items which weigh about 40 lbs. on average and can weigh over 75 lbs. CSAs lift 75 to more than 100 pieces of cargo in 25 minutes (approximately one bag every 15 seconds)
Bend, stoop, kneel, and crawl to move cargo into containers, aircraft, and carts frequently (1-9 times/hour) on a daily basis. Climb inside a cargo bin or aircraft belly to rearrange loads as necessary for balance and security
Guide aircraft into and out of the terminal jetway areas by communicating with pilots
Guide catering trucks
Communicate with the Control Center and other departments to ensure efficient and safe aircraft and baggage movement
Operate a variety of equipment, including two-way radios, baggage transfer vehicles, and handheld tracking devices on a daily basis
Drive and operate various types of ground support equipment in loading/unloading aircraft, transferring cargo, and repositioning aircraft
Standing and walking continuously for entire shift
Depending on the needs of the operations, your supervisor may require you to perform other functions as needed
High school diploma/GED or equivalent required
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license. (Suspended, expired, revoked or denied licenses are not valid)
Must have effective communication skills including the ability to read, write and speak English
Must adhere to Continental's dress code
Previous outdoor work or work in jobs requiring heavy lifting and safety awareness preferred
Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship
Must be able to clear a Continental background check and a fingerprint-based criminal history check
Must be eligible to obtain and maintain credentials necessary for the position. Position-specific clearances include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal Service clearances
Must be able to pass a pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen
Must comply with Continental's Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Policy
Must NOT have lived outside of the United States in the past 5 years for any period longer than six months, with the exception of military duty or government-approved exceptions
Must be flexible to work any shift assigned within a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week operation including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Hours can include late nights and early mornings
Regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with Continental's policies is required. Overtime available/required depending upon operational need
Must be willing to work outside in all weather conditions (e.g., rain, snow, cold, heat, humidity) and in baggage areas that are open to the outside weather conditions
Must be willing to work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time
Must be willing to work where there will be exposure to high noise levels
Must be willing to work in a high-pressure, safety-sensitive, deadline driven environment
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