• Baggage Handler

    Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/27/2018 7:20 PM)
    Career Level
    Unspecified
    Education
    High School Diploma/GED (Preferred)
    Shift
    Sat, Sun, Mon 7 AM to 4 PM, off Tue and Wed, Thur and Fri 12 to 8:30 PM
  • Overview

    JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    Job Title:                                               Baggage Handler 

    Supervision Required:                        Direct

    Reports To:                                           Duty Manager

    Payroll Status:                                      Hourly/Non-Exempt

    Educational Requirements:               Minimum standard established at hire

     

    Summary of Duties:

    Assist airlines and passengers at ticket counter to handle luggage. May be assigned to incoming baggage area. Places luggage on or removes luggage from conveyor belt. May transport passenger luggage through additional means such as carts or hand trucks.

                                                                                                                                                                                           

     

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:                           

    1. Assists passengers with their luggage at the ticket counter. Places luggage on conveyor belts to assist ticketing agent in preparation for screening of luggage.
    2. Handles oversized luggage. Transport oversized luggage to appropriate conveyor belt or pick up area. Removes incoming, oversized luggage from conveyor belt. Assist passengers with oversized luggage handling.
    3. Reports any required maintenance or needed repairs to Manager.
    4. Follow all safety rules. Observes and reports any unsafe or hazardous conditions immediately to their manager or proper authority.
    5. May be requested to perform other duties as assigned based on Manager’s needs or airline activity.

     

    Other Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Uses proper body mechanics while performing duties.
    2. Remain alert and aware of the surroundings. 
    3. Demonstrates ability to work with others and interact appropriately.
    4. Able to think clearly during crisis or high-stress periods.
    5. Possess empathetic abilities in dealing with passengers and their needs.
    6. Maintains communication with other agents and managers. Relates information regarding events or situations that may effect operations.

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    High School Diploma or GED preferred

     

    Working Conditions:

    1. May be exposed to high levels of noise or variations in weather and temperature.
    2. Ability to stand, walk and sit for long periods of time.
    3. Must be flexible to work scheduled and/or non-scheduled hours as required.

     

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