Non-Freight - Ramp Agent -IL at Total Airport Services, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Prepare and/or Operate ground support equipment (GSE) (tugs, conveyors belts, tow tractors, loaders, water/lavatory service vehicle) for safe operation in preparation for aircraft arrival/departure.
Prepares ramp for next arriving aircraft.
Communicate with Ground personnel, Operations and Flight Crew providing aircraft arrival and departure information and feedback.
May provide potable water, lavatory, and cleaning services to aircraft upon request.
Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.
Adhere to all carrier/customer and Customs Border Protection (CBP) requirements.
Possibly load and unload unit load devices (ULD’s) containing mail and freight from aircraft.
Possibly load and unload passenger baggage to/from aircraft
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Applicants must in accordance with International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards pass a security clearance (for airport security purposes) a federal background check, be fingerprinted, and complete the required educational course(s) prior to being issued an airport badge, and Customs Border Protection seal.
Security Clearance, (for airport security purposes) pass a 10-year background screening
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to working in high places; fumes/airborne particles; toxic/caustic chemicals; regularly exposed working near moving parts; and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Working outside in all weather conditions

Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

TAS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

TAS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability of other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.