Why GAT?

We are seeking a dynamic, dependable, and motivated individual to join our team of aviation professionals. Here at GAT Airline Ground Support, we offer our employees a wide range of employee benefits that include paid time off, the major medical, company contributed 401K, Dental, and Vision coverage. You are just one step away from a new beginning. Don't miss this great opportunity! Join GAT to begin an exciting new career in the aviation industry!

Job Summary

Ramp agents are responsible for loading and unloading aircraft baggage, guiding planes to and from their gates, operating baggage carts, de-icing planes, and performing other airplane servicing duties. Ramp agents have fast-paced careers and should be comfortable working in any weather, including rain, snow, and heat. The ideal candidate is capable of working in stressful situations, under rigid time constraints, and potentially interacting with customers.

Responsibilities for Ramp Agent

  • Safely lift, load, unload and transport baggage, mail, and cargo from aircraft to airport
  • Maintain on-time connections by guiding aircraft to and from gate positions
  • Protect baggage and other equipment from damage, loss, and weather conditions
  • Drive and operate ground equipment, such as tugs, cargo carts, service trucks, and belt loaders
  • Assist with record-keeping and documentation to ensure correct routing of baggage
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and maintain safe working conditions for yourself and others
  • Communicate with managers and lead agents to manage daily schedules
  • Report equipment problems and breakdowns to facilitate fast repairs

Requirements

  • Able to work in extreme conditions, such as hot and cold weather, as well as small spaces
  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as successful completion of a GED
  • Familiarity with basic computer programs to assist with record-keeping and baggage routing
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record
  • Pass a physical agility test, depending on the airline
  • Able to lift 50 pounds or more
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills to help achieve team goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, such as email and phone
  • Flexible schedule allowing work during nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Adaptability to changing priorities and time management skills

About GAT

GAT Airline Ground Support has provided quality aviation services for more than forty years--developing a reputation of outstanding service in the industry and earning the business of every major carrier through excellence in performance. GAT has created a culture that revolves around safety. Safety and world-class delivery will permanently be cornerstone principles with every new service and every new market we enter.

Several years of explosive growth has positioned GAT Airline Ground Support to become one of the fastest-growing ground service providers in the country--making entry into international markets with the 2019 acquisition of Canadian handler, Strategic Aviation. Excellent leadership and consistent company values have allowed us to secure the talent, tools, and financial resources needed to fuel the future and meet the needs of our airline business partners

GAT Airline Ground Support, as an equal opportunity employer, makes hiring decisions based on business needs and the best-qualified candidates available and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

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