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Horizon Air Passenger Service Agent in Portland, Oregon

Company Horizon Air

The Team

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.

Role Summary

The Passenger Service Agent is responsible for assisting guests with travel needs by responding to guest inquiries and resolving complaints, and performing various tasks in baggage, ticketing, check-in and boarding flights.

Key Duties

  • Assist guests with travel needs (e.g., answering inquiries, baggage, ticketing, checking-in passengers and boarding flights).

  • Ensure cabin accommodations.

  • Assist with mishandled guests as a result of oversold flights, delayed or cancelled flights, lost, delayed or damaged luggage.

  • Evaluate and prepare flights by arranging seat assignments, directing guests, making announcements using a PA system processing upgrades and standby requests.

  • Process and secure guest luggage. Enters and maintains delayed or damaged luggage claims using a data entry system.

  • At the direction of management, may be assigned to perform duties of varying capacities to ensure complete guest satisfaction.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Details

Our tattoo policy for this role is the following: No visible tattoos on face, front of neck, or chest. One tattoo the size of a quarter or smaller allowed per hand. Tattoos in other areas cannot be larger than a credit card or offensive. Employees can have one tattoo per arm/leg/foot/back of neck/behind each ear. Tattoos on the back of neck and behind the ears are only permitted if they’re not visible when looking directly at a person. Tattoos may only be covered with a uniform piece or approved jewelry/watch (covering with makeup is not allowed).

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to learn and operate a computerized reservation system.

  • Typing speed of at least 25 WPM.

  • 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 airport security clearance.

  • Ability to communicate in English.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred

  • A minimum of 1 year of customer service or community service experience.

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 theSIDA Badge Requirementsdocument 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.

Starting Rate

USD $18.27/Hr.

Total Rewards

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
Regular/Temporary Regular
Requisition Type Frontline
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 7/23/2024
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.
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Job Locations USA-OR-Portland
Requisition ID 2024-12568
Category Airports & Warehouse
Workplace Type Onsite

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