Freight - Cargo Agent - CT \u0026 IL
Total Airport Services, Inc.

East Granby, Connecticut

Posted in Aerospace
28 days ago


Job Info


Position is 2nd Shift 5:00 P.M. - 1:30 A.M.

SUMMARY
Total Airport Services (TAS) Cargo Agent (s) are logistics warehouse professionals who assist TAS business clients to ship or receive air freight materials across the US. Cargo Agents are required to have detailed knowledge of shipping rules, customs clearance, documentation requirements, compliance, insurance requirements, methods of transport, and any other logistics-related issues while effectively demonstrating TAS organizational guidelines as defined in our Best in Class program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Cargo Agent is responsible to:
- Build up cargo for outbound flights.
- Breakdown and check-on cargo from inbound flights.
- Drive and operate forklift. - Load and unload cargo from pallets and containers.
- Sort product using unique identifiers.
- Cube pallets, wrap, weigh and dim.
- 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.

NOTE: TAS Applicants must in accordance with International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards pass a security clearance (for airport security purposes) a federal background check, be fingerprinted, and complete the required educational course(s) prior to being issued an airport badge, and Customs Border Protection seal.

Operation Group- Performs the essential activities according to manuals, norms, processes and procedures, ensuring firmness of purpose in implementing processes and procedures, through Operational Group with business mindset, operational excellence assuring safety condition. Performs the essential activities according to manuals, norms, processes and procedures, ensuring firmness of purpose in implementing processes and procedures, through Operational Group with business mindset, operational excellence assuring safety condition.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE H.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.
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.

TAS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

TAS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability of other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.


5:00P.M. - 1:30A.M. Wednesday - Sunday



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