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Cargo Handler
Ref No.: 18-02716
Location: Columbus
Pay Rate : $ 14.00 /Hour
Job Classification:  Airport Line Service Agent – Cargo Handler  
Reports to: FBO Supervisor 
Under immediate supervision, is responsible for fueling and servicing of aircraft, fueling of ground equipment, greeting customers, assisting with baggage, guiding towing and parking aircraft, loading and unloading of cargo aircraft and operating point of sale machine 
  • Provide fueling services to aircraft and ground equipment. 
  • Perform quality control on fueling vehicles. 
  • Service aircraft to include air starts, lavatory and potable water. 
  • Maintains facility and equipment cleanliness before and after operations. 
  • Perform transactions for products and services rendered. 
  • Loads and unloads cargo aircraft, baggage, move freight, operate ground service equipment. 
  • Maintains machinery and vehicles in proper operating condition needed to service aircraft. 
  • Maintains security awareness and hazardous materials awareness appropriate to the airport and aircraft environment. 
  • Other duties as appropriate from other relative job descriptions. 
  • Other assignments and/or duties as directed. 
Work in an indoor and outdoor environment; ability to work in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to work under hazardous conditions (i.e. high places, moving machinery, noise, etc.).  The worker is subject to fumes, odors, dusts, hot and cold climates, precipitation. 
Shift – Scheduled, must be available after hours. 
Flooring – carpet and concrete surfaces.  
Lighting – variable, natural and artificial light. 
Temperature – variable environmental conditions based on the daily weather forecast. May be exposed to seasonal temperatures and precipitation, dust etc. 
Noise – subject to aircraft engine and equipment noise 
Safety equipment – gloves, safety work boots, safety goggles/glasses, ear plugs and/or other personal protective equipment depending on job assignment, etc. 
High school diploma or GED.   
Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver license, in good standing.  
Heavy machinery and/or vehicle operator experience preferred. 
Ability to read and understand training manuals. 
Ability to work well independently. 
Ability to cooperate and communicate well with others. 
Ability to maintain a positive attitude. 
Required to have regular and predictable attendance. 
Ability to work as part of a team, take direction and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment. 
Strong computer skills. 
Climbing  Up to three flights including ladders, stairs, ramps, etc. 
Bending downward and forward at the waist.  Requires full use of lower extremities and back muscles. 
Kneeling  Resting on knee or knees. 
Crouching  Bending downward and forward at the leg and spine. 
Reaching  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. 
Standing  For extended time periods. 
Walking  Especially for long distances. 
Pushing  Using upper body to press against something with steady force. 
Pulling  Using upper body to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects. 
Lifting  Use of upper body and back muscles to lift objects. 
Grasping  Using fingers and palm on an object for gripping, lifting anf pushing. 
Average hearing 
Ability to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information. 
Fine, acute visual abilities  Fine visual acuity, color vision; or depth perception and/or field of vision. 
Physical strength 
Must be physically able to perform the essential functions and basic duties of assigned job. 
Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.  
All candidates must be able to pass a fingerprint criminal history check in order to receive airport badge. 
Additional Job Requirements for Cargo Handler: 
  • Must be comfortable working outside in all-weather climates  
  • Reliability and Dependability is a must – flight times range from day to day/week to week  
  • Flexibility that allows adjustments to start/end times based on changes with the anticipated flights 
  • Transportation that allows them to be self-reliant on arriving to work  
  • FT Positions require limited scheduling restrictions on when the candidate can work  
  • Ability to adapt to changes with the schedule, flights and work environment  
  • Open to cross training/assisting other areas based on Rickenbacker's needs  
  • Commitment to the "Aviation” lifestyle and inconsistencies with the scheduling needs that it requires  
  • Ideal candidate wants a long term work assignment and is motivated to learn new responsibilities  
  • Immediate access to receiving text, emails and phones calls for purposes of changes in the flight schedule  
  • Right fit individual must be mechanically inclined based on the equipment they utilize