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Ramp Agent (Station Attendant) - Airport

Air Canada Halifax, NS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Description

 

 

 

 

Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.
 

In anticipation of future openings, Air Canada, recently ranked Best Airline in North America, is currently looking for Ramp Agents (Station Attendants) to join our ground handling team at the Halifax Airport.
 

We are looking for result oriented, reliable and highly adaptable individuals that enjoy tackling various tasks in a team setting environment. Whether handling baggage or freight, or operating complex loading equipment, the Ramp Agents (Station Attendants) play a key role in ensuring that the aircraft are ready for a secure and on-time departure.
 

Permanent full-time employment is 40 hours per week and permanent part-time employment can be scheduled for a minimum of 20 hours and a maximum of 32 hours per week. The current salary is $13.00/hr as per the collective agreement.
 

Responsibilities:
 

 

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    Drive and operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment.
  •  Marshal or tow aircraft to gate positions for passenger boarding and deplaning and for loading and unloading of cargo and passenger baggage.
  •  On-load/off-load cargo and passenger baggage.

 

 

 

Please take 2 minutes to watch the following videos with more information about the Ramp Agent (Station Attendant) role:

 

https://youtu.be/4yGhZukonN8

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM6wgd0TOpc&list=PL361KjVt-YbJVhmnZXRmugI6h19HHqGYd&index=3

 

Qualifications

  •  Available for shift work and irregular work hours- early mornings, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. (Shift Premiums will be paid as follows: Afternoon - $0.50 for each hour worked between 18:00 and 23:00. Midnight - $1.00 for each hour worked between 23:00 and 6:00.)

  • Able to lift heavy objects unaided and repetitively weighing up to 70 pounds (32 kilograms).
  • Willingness to work under various climatic conditions.
  • Capacity to work within strict timelines in order to maintain on-time departures while ensuring safety at all times.
  • Eligible to work in Canada. If you hold a work permit, it must be valid for a minimum of 12 months.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Available to attend a 2-4 weeks full time mandatory training.
  • Pass security clearance and obtain the Transport Canada security card.
  • Employees in this role, conduct safety-critical work and as such, Air Canada medical standards must be met in order to qualify for the role. Candidates will be subject to a medical evaluation, including a drug and alcohol test and are expected to be free of any intoxicating substances.

 

LINGUISTIC REQUIREMENTS

 

 

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
 

Diversity and Inclusion
 

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
 

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.
 

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.


Air Canada

Why Work Here?

Great benefits, Travel and Innovative Global Champion

Have you ever dreamt of travelling the world? Of being part of an industry-leading team striving to reach new heights? Of graciously welcoming and hosting over 40 million customers annually as they embark on memorable, and life-changing travels? Of proudly representing Canada on the world stage? You will play a critical role in helping take us from the Best Airline in North America to becoming a top-10 Global Airline. You will be a brand ambassador for Air Canada, helping us shape the next chapter of our 80-year story. Every trip is special, and that starts and ends with attracting the best people to our team. The world needs more Canada, and we are proud to share the qualities that make our country great with our customers: empathy and warmth delivered with care and class. As a team of ambassadors for Canada and Air Canada, through your passion for service excellence you will deliver unforgettable customer experiences every time we fly. We’re proud to share some of Air Canada’s most recent recognition: - 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards: Best Airline in North America - 2019 Indeed: One of the 25 best places to work in Canada

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Halifax, NS
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