Alaska Airlines Horizon Air - Ground Service Agent in Seattle, Washington

WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

We deliver excellence with passion. Each Horizon employee aims high, and working closely together, we soar. As a committed partner to Alaska Airlines, we connect the cities, people and promise of the West. Going the extra mile for guests and each other. Taking on each day knowing we're part of something remarkable.

POSITION INFORMATION

As a Ground / Ramp Service Agent, you play a critical role to keep our flights running smoothly and safely. Whatever the weather, you'll direct aircraft for takeoff, gate approach, load and unload luggage, and operate equipment to de-ice planes in the winter. Your shift schedule will vary, so you'll need to be flexible with your time. And, as a full-time employee, you'll have full benefits, travel privileges for you and your loved ones, and be eligible for a great bonus program. If you're physically strong, enjoy working outdoors, have an impeccable work ethic, and love to travel, this could be the best job you've ever had, maybe even a lifelong career.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Baggage and cargo handling

  • Aircraft marshaling

  • Aircraft deicing

  • Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions while remaining focused on safely performing duties

  • Other duties as assigned

Video our Ramp / Ground Service Agent video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVTE20UhH9Q

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum age of 18

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record required, defined by the following: No DUI, DWI, reckless or negligent driving within the last five years, no suspensions, terminations or revocations in the last five years, and no more than three moving violations in the last two years

  • Previous customer service experience preferred

  • Friendly, knowledgeable and polite in all situations

  • Strong diplomacy and teamwork skills

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate using a two-way hand held radio required

  • Ability to consistently lift 50 pounds required

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and at times stressful environment

  • Ability to perform basic mathematics required

  • Ability to work flexible schedules to include weekends and holidays required

  • Regular and predictable attendance required

  • If selected, ability to attend five days of training in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR required

  • Depending upon your work location, you may be required to obtain USPS Mail Handling Certification

ENHANCED DRIVER'S LICENSE(EDL) or PASSPORT REQUIRED at time of badging for customs clearance. EDL can be obtained for a fee from the local licensing office. Proof of citizenship is required to get an EDL. Click here for more information. http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/edl.html

  • Depending upon your work location, you may be required to obtain USPS Mail Handling Certification

If you have relevant experience in warehouse, janitorial, construction, maid service, general labor, landscaping, freight team member, delivery drivers, security, this may be a great fit for you!

PAY

The starting hourly wage for this position is $13.75 + performance bonuses, paid holidays, 401k match and generous paid time off!

START YOUR NEW JOURNEY NOW

Submit your application by 12/30/2018 11:59pm (Pacific Time). We'll be happy to see it.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job ID: 32219

Location: Seattle, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular