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Office Cargo Agent

Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

OFFICE CARGO AGENT

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

 

The description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications, which may be required of employees assigned to this job classification.

 

The work of the Office Cargo Agent, includes computer data entry; prepares all flight documents; interfaces with U.S. Customs; prepares all import and export documentation, and accepts/distributes cargo, in accordance with applicable air carrier, and the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations; compiles lists of customers for use as sales leads; solicits orders, or talks with customers to complete sales; quotes prices and terms, and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained; estimates date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of company's delivery schedules; moves cargo up to 70lbs; complies with WFS site security procedures for assigned warehouse, and other operations; remains cognizant of WFS staff, security contractors, and visitors' activities, and reports security breaches, suspicious occurrences, or non-compliance with the site security plan, to managers, or via the WFS whistleblower program.

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

 

* High School diploma or GED preferred.

 

* Must have a valid driver's license, and Port Authority or Airport Authority, (if applicable) permit to use ramp side service roads.

 

* Must be at least 18 years of age, if position requires driving cargo handling equipment.

 

* Ability to work rotating shifts, including weekends (i.e. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), holidays, and days off.

 

* Ability to read, write, and fluently speak, and understand the English language.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

 

* Ability to handle the stress of a fast-paced eight hour shift.

 

* Ability to learn PC skills, and apply knowledge.

 

* Ability to concentrate on detail.

 

* Minimum typing speed of 30/WPM.

 

* Reports to work, on a regular, and timely basis.

 

* Ability to lift 70lbs, no exceptions.

 

* Ability to drive all cargo handling equipment.

 

* Ability to step up to an above ground level.

 

* Retrieve import and/or deliver export documents, to and from aircraft.