Ramp Agent / Baggage Handler (BWI) - $13.00 an hour upon successful completion of the training period

Location: Baltimore, MD
Date Posted: 02-26-2016
The part-time Baggage Handlers/Ramp Agents play a vital role in the overall customer experience by making sure that our travelers’ luggage arrives to their destination in a safe and efficient manner.  Main duties of the position include  ensuring safe movement of commercial aircraft in and away from gate areas and unloading and loading of luggage.

Description for Ramp Agent:
  • Comfortably and continuously lift/move 70 lbs. of cargo and baggage on and off aircraft and transport it between aircraft, airport terminals.
  • Frequent bending, stretching push/pulling, stacking and kneeling in small confined locations.
  • Operate motorized equipment.
  • Read and interpret aircraft weight and balance loading instructions, hazardous material identification labels, aircraft loading manifests, and baggage and cargo routing tags.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Preferred Education / Experience for Ramp Agent:
  • High school diploma, GED or;
  • Six months prior ramp agent work experience


Preferred Knowledge / Ability for Ramp Agent:
  • Ability to life up to 50 lbs. continuously; occasionally up to 70 lbs.
  • Heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, stretching and frequent kneeling


Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing to include a drug test and background check
  • Must be able to proficiently speak, read, and write in English
  • Must have valid driver’s license with no violations over the past 5 years
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including overtime, weekends and holidays
  • Work is done primarily outdoors. Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions
  • Ability to safely lift up to 70 lbs. continuously
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, stretching and frequent kneeling
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all required Airports and Custom badges/seals
  • Must be willing to abide by mandatory holdover rules during irregular operations
  • All applicants must either be US citizens or hold requisite employment authority to work in the US
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