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Air Cargo Agent - Part Time

Company: Jetstream Ground Services Inc.
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: Cargo Agent
Classification: Full Time Hourly
Reports To: Applicable Management
Position Purpose:
The Cargo Agent is responsible for servicing the needs of the individual airline and the associated requirements of their aircraft in accordance with the airline and the companys policies and procedures for all aspects of a successful cargo operation. Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline and trucking terminals as well as maintaining the required safety and quality standards in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and company policies.
The role of a Cargo Agent is responsible for the servicing of the respected airline, by adhering to the regulations and guidelines provided. Expediting routing of outbound cargo, and preparing inbound cargo for recovery. While safely operating with the integrity of proper safety and compliance of the companies Standard Operating Procedures.
+ Data capture airway bills and cargo manifest into airline system accurately for export
+ Prepare import documents for notification for consignee to recover
+ Verify weights, dimensions, and air worthiness at time of acceptance
+ Verify airway bill number, pieces, and potential damage at delivery of freight
+ Load and unload customers vehicles (personal cars, trucks, vans)
+ Build up and break down of freight
+ Operate material handling equipment (e.g. forklift/pallet jack)
+ Stage freight in designated areas of the warehouse
+ Driving motorized vehicles around planes
+ Clean work area during and at the end of the shift
+ Inspect and maintain all equipment to ensure operational conditions are optimal
+ Other duties as assigned
+ Strong working knowledge of airline/cargo operations
+ Operational flow knowledge (hourly/daily activity)
+ Ability to develop effective relationships at all levels
+ Ability to communicate in English
Required Education & Experience
+ High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
+ 1-2 years of related data entry/customer service experience
Additional Requirements:
+ Possess a valid US drivers license
+ Some travel required for training
+ Willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays
+ Must pass drug screen and a 10-year FAA background check (employment/criminal)
+ Reliable method of transportation to arrive at the work location on-time
+ Must be able to handle multiple tasks and seek assistance from fellow team members as necessary
+ Must be able to perform in a fast paced environment while maintaining a professional and effective approach to high stress situations
+ Must be able to interact directly with customers, airline personnel and fellow team members to resolve problems and issues that may arise during the shift
+ Ability to retain technical information and learn data-entry programs
+ Must adhere and be compliant to all strict OSHA/FAA/TSA/DHS regulations.
+ Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
+ Able to walk, sit and stand for extended period of time
+ Able to safely lift up to 70 lbs.
+ Bending, stooping and reaching overhead
+ Able to push and pull
+ Lifting/reaching; below hip height, between shoulder and hip and/or above shoulder level
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment as well as outdoors in an airport ramp environment. The employee may become exposed to the elements including but not limited to heat, rain, snow and loud noises. Hours will vary based on operational needs. Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays.
JetStream Ground Services, Inc. offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including paid new hire orientation, training, Holidays and Personal Time Off (PTO), Health Insurance including Dental, Vision Insurance, 401 (k) and endless opportunities to advance.
JetStream Ground Services, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call (704) 359-0015 or send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our hiring decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and business needs.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.
ID: 2023-1967
Street: 1306 N Perimeter Road

Keywords: Jetstream Ground Services Inc., Miami , Air Cargo Agent - Part Time, Sales , West Palm Beach, Florida

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