Swissport USA, Inc.
B>About us Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 40,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 650 client companies at 180 stations in 38 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Consider being a part of an organization that has earned recognition as Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year for consecutive years in a row and has been rewarded Ground Handling Agent of the Year and received the Cargo Africa Award for the second time in a row. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience.”Job SummaryTo provide all necessary and required passenger/customer services as contracted by the customer to include but not be limited to reservations, ticketing, baggage processing, terminal/gate check-in, jet way operation, greeting arriving passengers, handling of VIPs, provide special passenger assistance, handle customer complaints and other duties as assigned. Starting pay is $10.00 per hour. Responsibilities
Inspect and verify passenger documentation
Issue boarding passes and reschedule passengers affected by flight interruptions or cancellations
Manage passenger baggage processing including handling and fee calculation if applicable
Assist passengers as needed through arrival and check in processes including support for passengers with special needs such as unaccompanied minors (UM), VIP passengers and passengers needing wheelchair assistance
Direct passengers through Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine, as required
Make public address announcements as required
Assist Ramp Service Agents to ensure that wheelchairs, strollers and gate checked bags (cleared through security) are made available for loading upon departure and delivery to passengers upon arrival
Comply with all federal, state, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements and Swissport SOPs and policies
Operate equipment to include the jet way, computer keyboards, and carrier specific reservation/ ticketing software
Produce all required, work-related documentation
Other duties as assigned','!*!Qualifications and Competencies
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Passionate about customer service and must have relevant work experience
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in country specific language
Additional languages desirable
Commitment to continuous improvement
Self motivated and able to work independently
Attentive to detail and numerate
Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required
Must be able to type and learn airline specific computer reservation/ ticketing software
Willingness to work in inclement weatherEqual Employment Opportunity StatementSwissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.
Swissport USA, Inc.
Website : http://www.swissport.com
Swissport is the world's largest provider of ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry. The company provides services on behalf of some 835 client-companies and handles around 230 million passengers and 3.9 million flights (movements) per year. The company operates around 120 warehouses and moves approx. 4.1 million tonnes of cargo. With a workforce of around 61,000 personnel, Swissport is active at more than 287 stations in 48 countries across five continents, and generates annual consolidated operating revenue of CHF 3.0 billion.