Ground Operation Agent
What does a Ground Operations Agent do for Allegiant?
The Ground Operations Agent is responsible for the handling of customer baggage, including loading and unloading on and off the aircraft, marshaling in and pushing back the aircraft, operation of ground service equipment (GSE), meet arriving flights, service departing flights, assist customers with special needs, assist customer service agents, as needed, and any other duties as assigned.
What are some of the daily duties of a Ground Operations Agent?
?? Load and unload baggage and co-mail of various weight and dimensions to and from aircraft and applicable airport baggage areas
?? Operate ground service equipment
?? Marshal aircraft to and from gates
?? Provide proper handling of baggage requiring special care
?? Service aircraft lavatories
?? Responsible for aircraft security searches and commissary security searches as required
?? Ensure ramp areas are safe and free of Foreign Objects Debris (FOD) and that all ground service equipment is properly maintained
?? Follow safety regulations, which include the proper use of ground service equipment and wearing proper safety items
?? Operate heavy, motorized machinery/equipment including, but not limited to tugs, tractors, belt loaders, bag carts, pushback tractors, deicers, etc.
?? Able to communicate using a two-way radio
?? Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
?? Other duties as assigned
?? Perform aircraft interior cleaning as required
?? Stock aircraft and carts with necessary supplies as required, i.e. InFlight magazines and lavatory supplies
?? Inventory tracking as required
What are the minimum requirements to be a Ground Operations Agent?
?? Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license
?? High School Diploma or equivalent
?? Must have authorization to work in the U.S. as defined in the Immigrations Act of 1986
What other skills, knowledge, and qualifications are needed to be a Ground Operations Agent?
?? Must be highly motivated with a positive attitude
?? Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
?? Ability to read and write English
?? Must adhere to dress code policy
?? Ability to work efficiently under time constraints
?? Must pass a complete background check and pre-employment drug screen
?? Able to attend required training
What are the physical requirements of a Ground Operations Agent?
?? Work in extreme outdoor conditions
?? Ability to push/pull/lift up to 300 lbs. on a continuous basis
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