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Airport Ramp Agent

at Volusia County

Pay: $11 to $13/hour
$11 - $13
Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time,Part Time
Job Reference #: 2294224

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Major Functions

NOTE: THIS IS A CONTRACTED POSITION, LOCATED AT THE DAYTONA BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE SELECTED CANDIDATE(S) WILL BE EMPLOYED THROUGH A THIRD PARTY VENDOR AND INELIGIBLE FOR COUNTY OFFERED BENEFITS.

Pre-Employment Requirements
Selected candidates will need to complete an application for employment, Airport ID application, submit fingerprints and driver's license for a full Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and driving license validation.  Applicants must successfully pass a drug test and all other background checks. The application and screening process may take between one (1) and three (3) weeks to complete pending the results of background checks and screening.

Major Functions
Responsible for assisting ground handling with daily tasks associated with the underwing and overwing services that the airport provides the airlines.

NOTE:  Position requires the ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and before, during and after severe weather conditions; as well as during airline diversions.

For employment consideration, please forward a resume to Jorge Arenas at jarenas@volusia.org. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by telephone.  

NOTE: Applications are not being accepted at www.volusia.org.

Illustrative Duties

NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.) 

  • Loads and unloads commercial aircraft.
  • Receives and sorts outbound baggage for loading on aircraft.
  • Delivers arriving baggage to claim area for passenger pickup.
  • Assists in cleaning and provisioning of commercial aircraft.
  • Directs arriving aircraft to parking position.
  • Performs pushback and dispatch of departing aircraft.
  • Conducts daily safety and mechanical equipment checks.
  • Services aircraft as needed (aircraft lavatories and commissary items).
  • May be required to travel out of county and out of state for training purposes.
  • May operate motor vehicles to include towing of trailers.
  • May operate a motor vehicle to include transporting employees and/or general public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Equipment Utilized
  • Baggage Cart
  • Tug
  • Pushback tug
  • Airstair/ Airstair Truck
  • Lav Cart
  • Air Starter
  • A/C Unit
  • Ground Power Unit
  • Any other equipment necessary to complete duties of the position

Minimum Requirements

NOTE: THIS IS A CONTRACTED POSITION, LOCATED AT THE DAYTONA BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE SELECTED CANDIDATE(S) WILL BE EMPLOYED THROUGH A THIRD PARTY VENDOR AND INELIGIBLE FOR COUNTY OFFERED BENEFITS.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older, eligible to work in the United States, and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must pass a criminal history record check and security threat assessment.
  • Must pass a drug screening.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license during employment.
 
Licenses and Certifications Required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge
  • Must successfully pass all airline training and certification before assuming duties

NOTE:  Position requires the ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and before, during and after severe weather conditions; as well as during airline diversions.

For employment consideration, please forward a resume to Jorge Arenas at jarenas@volusia.org. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by telephone.  

NOTE: Applications are not being accepted at www.volusia.org.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills are required for this position.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers, electronic devices, and associated software to disseminate critical information to airport supervision, tenants, and outside agencies; organize and maintain electronic based records; issue notifications of change in airfield conditions.
  • Able to work and multi-task in a high-stress environment during emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Able to operate motor vehicle and specialized equipment in all driving conditions without restriction.
  • Able to work flexible shifts during irregular operations, and on a need basis.
  • Able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions in English.
  • Able to operate and communicate clearly in English on portable radios.
  • Able to understand and use personal computers for airline training.
  • Able to follow instructions of superiors as required.
  • Able to understand all aspects and take ownership of assigned tasks.

ADA Requirements
Physical Demands: Ability to talk and hear. Visual acuity (peripheral vision, depth perception, color acuity) necessary to operate motorized and special use vehicles. Able to lift and carry, push, pull, up to 50 pounds; stand, walk, climb, reach, handle, finger dexterity.
Environmental Demands: Extended periods of inside and outside work. Ability to tolerate extended periods in inclement weather including high heat and humidity, wind, rain and cold. May be exposed to chemicals, insects, odors, dust, fumes, noise, and vibration.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend reports, safety instructions, memos, and letters. Ability to understand instructions, directions, procedures, memos and reports. Ability to perform basic math and arithmetic. Ability to understand and speak clearly and concisely to relay information to other workers and laymen. Ability to identify and resolve problems. Ability to analyze data and develop conclusions.
 
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.