Swissport Jobs – Airside Transport Agent

Website Swissport

Job Description:

You will be responsible for collecting and delivery of cargo and mail, as well as sorting and transporting the cargo and mail to aircraft, warehouses and post offices. You will need to ensure the safe completion of a full range of handling activities which may include the loading and unloading of freight, loose or bulk cargo and mail, using specialist ground servicing equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring airline quality and punctuality standards are met
  • Ensuring performance standards are met
  • Ensuring your area of the turnaround is completed accurately
  • Reporting all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager
  • Unloading air cargo and mail, bulk and/or containers/pallets
  • Collecting and load live animals and dangerous goods onto aircraft
  • Safely and effective working, and always assure compliance with health and safety
  • Providing special handling of cargo/mail as required
  • Exporting collection to be taken to aircraft, cargo collected from warehouse, mail collected from the post office, and deliver to the aircraft
  • Delivering air cargo to the appropriate recipient
  • Importing collected from aircraft and cargo/mail to be taken to warehouse/post office via Customs
  • Ensuring the completion of paperwork is correct
  • Complying with all relevant legislation, airport authority and carrier security requirements.
  • The operation of vehicles, attending and performing to daily operator checks; and ensuring that they are always kept clean

Job Requirements:

  • Able to work in a manual environment and repeatedly lift up to 32kg throughout a shift.
  • Willingness to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to speak and understand the English language competently
  • Ability to travel to the airport at times where public transport is not available
  • Flexible to work a variety of shifts (days, evening, nights, weekends, and public holidays);
  • Able to work as a team in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply a flexible approach when required
  • Hold a full driving license
  • Flexible Work attitude is a must
  • Able to work in some confined spaces

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous experience working in an aviation environment desirable

Job Details:

Company: Swissport

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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