Ramp Agent - Full-Time-$20. 05/Hr +$1000 Signing Bonus
Ramp Agent/Baggage Handler
Starting pay of $20.05 per hour with $1000 signing bonus, competitive benefits that let you see the world:
Fly United for free - domestic and international – and bring your friends and family too!
Overtime + Flexibility:
Opportunities for overtime and ability to trade shifts to work a flexible schedule.
At United, we offer a competitive compensation package, with benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, accident and disability, employee assistance program, commuter, paid holidays, paid time off, 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, pension, and flight privileges. Benefits are subject to a collective bargaining agreement
Grow your career:
Opportunity to learn and grow into leadership roles with over half of our leaders starting in the operation.
Up to $37.82 / hour:
Seniority based pay raises with additional compensation for shift differential and overtime
As a ramp service employee here’s what you’ll do:
As part of our baggage handling team, you will work up close and personal with the United fleet of aircraft to meet arriving and departing flights. You will be in constant motion as you take on many assignments like loading and unloading aircraft cargo, moving baggage to and from terminals, and receiving and dispatching aircraft. It’s a varied job that can be fun, rewarding and exhilarating, all at once.
What it’s like to work on the ramp:
Safety is your number one priority, and you are always paying attention to details and to your surroundings
You’ll be working planeside and outside in all kinds of weather and temperatures (we have fun treats like hot chocolate and popsicles when it’s really extreme!)
Physical activity is a key component of this operation. You will be walking and standing most of the day and you will be lifting and transporting many items per flight – in some cases items weighing as much as 70 lbs.
From time to time, overtime may be required to help us serve our customers
You’ll use United technology to track bags and get your assignments.
You and your coworkers work together to get it done, protect each other’s safety and have a good time
Qualifications - External
There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines! We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From 401k and privileges like space-available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?
The Ramp Service Employee (RSE) is responsible for processing baggage, boxes, and/or cargo between baggage/cargo areas in the airport facilities and aircraft, as well as receiving and dispatching aircraft. We pride ourselves on being an on-time airline and are seeking dedicated individuals that understand a fast-paced environment while maintaining high-quality standards of operational safety and customer service.
Lift baggage, boxes, or cargo weighing up to 70 lbs. when loading/unloading aircraft, carts, and containers
Loading/unloading may require lifting over 100 items for a single aircraft
Push/pull loaded and empty carts and containers during loading/unloading operations
Couple/uncouple carts and/or cargo container dollies
Ascend/descend jet-way stairs while carrying baggage
Bend/stoop and crawl to move and stack/unstack cargo in aircraft and containers
Complete safety checklists for motorized equipment
Drive and operate motorized equipment (e.G., conveyor belt)
Read and interpret aircraft load sheets, checked baggage tags, and cargo labels
Count baggage/cargo being uploaded/unloaded during operations
Use signaling devices to communicate with co-workers or flight crew
Ensure compliance with United and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and policies
What's needed to succeed (minimum requirements)
Must be at least 18 years old
Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license
Acceptable driving record
Must pass a background check
Must be eligible to acquire and maintain credentials vital for the position
Position-specific clearances include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal Service clearances
Must pass a pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen
Available during day and night shifts, weekends, and holidays;
mandatory overtime may be required based on operational need
Able to read, write and speak English fluently
Can lift up to 70 lbs
Able to perform a variety of physical activities including bending, stooping, climbing and working in tight spaces
Work outdoors in all temperatures and weather conditions
Work where there will be exposure to high noise levels
Must NOT have lived outside of the United States in the past 5 years for any period longer than six months, with the exception of military duty or government-approved exceptions
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
Reliable, punctual attendance is a crucial function of the position
What we provide
Career advancement opportunities
United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other
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