Cargo Agent - Hartford, CT

Total Airport Services, Inc. - Windsor Locks, CT
Sep 22, 2016
Sep 24, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Job Description SUMMARYCoordinates and follows up on activities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. - Build up cargo for outbound flights.- Breakdown and check-on cargo from inbound flights.- Drive and operate forklift and tug.- Load and unload cargo from pallets and containers.- Lift heavy weights on a continual basis.- Communicate with customers coming in to pick-up or drop-off cargo.- Communicate with Airline clients/customers,- Perform transfers of freight to other airlines on the airfield.- Maintain high standards of safety.- Inspect equipment to prevent damage and/or injury.- Maintain the cleanliness of facilities and equipment.- Comply with all safety/security regulations.- Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCEH.S. Diploma or GED; or over 1 year up to and including 3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES and REGISTRATIONS- Valid State Driver's License- Valid Forklift License- Dangerous Goods Awareness Certification OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES- Ability to place freight on racks using a forklift. OTHER REQUIREMENTS- May occasionally be asked to run local errands.- Security Clearance, (for airport security purposes) pass a 10-year background screening. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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 frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. 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. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; working in high places; fumes or airborne particles; vibrations and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions [non-weather]; toxic/caustic chemicals; extreme cold and heat [non-weather]; risk of electrical shock; and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Job Type: Full-time Job Location:Hartford, CT Required education:High school or equivalent Required experience:at least one year: 1 year

Company Description:

Total Airport Services, Inc., (TAS) is an airline service company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The company offers a wide-array of services to airline carriers and airports throughout the United States. It's based on a business model that highlights personalized, Quality Customer Service for airlines and airports.

Our service is personalized because senior management is involved and committed to our customers. With TAS, each of our customers are unique and special; not just another number in a long list of contracts. If there ever is a problem, it's handled quickly and to our customer's satisfaction. We do this because we believe that satisfied customers are our best marketing tool. If our customer succeeds, then so do we!

Our Quality Customer Service, a critical component of airline and airport service, means consistency and reliability to our customers as they serve the traveling public. Whether it's safely turning aircraft on time, insuring airports operate properly, or helping shippers safely move their cargo, TAS is a company that specializes in Quality Customer Service.

We perform these services in five primary areas. These are: Cargo Aircraft Handling; Cargo Warehousing; Passenger Aircraft Handling and Passenger Services; and Airport Support Services.

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