Horizon Air Ground/Ramp Service Agent in Portland, Oregon
Company Horizon Air
Our airport teams work together to move guests and their belongings from curb to cabin, creating remarkable experiences along the way. Whether customer-facing or behind the scenes, we want to hear from you if you can be welcoming to people from all walks of life, think on your feet, and manage a flexible schedule. In return, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package, professional development opportunities, and other benefits that are all designed to take you places.
The Ground Service Agent works in a fast-paced environment performing activities related to working on the airport ramp and keeping flights running smoothly and safely.
Load and offload luggage and cargo, transporting to various airport locations.
Distribute all paperwork to flight crews including fuel slips, load plans, cargo manifests and flight releases.
Marshals and pushes back aircraft.
Prepares weight and balance forms and ensures load integrity by inputting accurate commodity codes and weights into a data entry system.
Service aircraft as necessary to include lavatory, potable water, aircraft grooming, deicing and security searches.
Operates and/or drives multiple types of equipment, such as belt-loaders, tugs, air-start units, bag carts, lavatory carts and deice trucks.
Execute aircraft tow operations if required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Day in the Life
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Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Valid driver's license.
Ability to consistently lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, reach and grasp.
Ability to perform basic mathematics.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
Ability to participate in paid training that may require overnight travel.
Ability to obtain USPS Mail Handling Certification.
Ability to obtain airport security clearance.
Ability to communicate in English, high school diploma or equivalent, minimum age of 18, and authorization to work in the U.S.
Airport SIDA Badge Requirements
Important update for non-crew employees working at an airport or maintenance hangar: Employees will be required to obtain a SIDA badge provided by the airport authority and maintain good standing in order to keep their SIDA badge. Review the SIDA Badge Requirements document for a comprehensive overview.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.
Free stand-by travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air
Comprehensive well-being programs including medical, dental and vision benefits
Generous 401k match program
Quarterly and annual bonus plans
Generous holiday and paid time off
For more information about Alaska/Horizon Total Rewards please visit our career site and view benefits.
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 3/30/2023
Location Portland, OR - Airport
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requisition Type Frontline
I: Y - FL
Z: Y - FL
Job Locations USA-OR-Portland
Requisition ID 2023-10314
Category Airports & Warehouse