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Cargo Handler - Mid day shift
Ref No.: 22-08213
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Pay Rate : $ 17.00 /Hour
MID DAY SHIFT: 11:00AM - 7:30PM

  • 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.

Education/Certification High school diploma or GED.
Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver license, in good standing.
Experience Heavy machinery and/or vehicle operator experience preferred.
Skills/Abilities 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.
Stooping 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