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Air Cargo Handler-Ramp Operations

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: San Diego, California, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

 Job Description

  • Provides Ground service of aircraft by preparing for aircraft arrival and departure, placing aircraft; loading and unloading cargo
  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Prepare for shift duties by reviewing flight schedules and departures; inspecting and coordinating the use of equipment
  • Prepare for aircraft arrival by readying equipment such as tow vehicles, wheel chocks, and belt-loaders; taking positions; removing debris from the tarmac
  • Places aircraft by guiding pilots to move and stop using hand electronic signals
  • Secure aircraft by placing wheel chocks; guiding Jet Bridge or placing stair ramps to aircraft door; opening and latching exit doors; tying propellers; connecting communications and power
  • Prepares aircraft for departure by loading cargo that is in ULD's onto the plane or loose cargo into the belly of the aircraft; removing wheel chocks and other securing, communications; sorting and scanning cargo and loading into ULD's; loading and unloading cargo from small feeder aircraft; deicing wings; guiding pilots to leave the area using hand and electronic signals; operating tow vehicles to push back aircraft
  • Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following organization, hazardous materials, environmental standards, and legal regulations; noting unsecured conditions; wearing personal and protective equipment; cleaning work areas
  • Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Computer familiarity necessary
  • Demonstrates qualities of initiative
  • Must be able to lift 50 to 70 pounds (31.9kg)
  • Ability to work weekends (i.e., Friday, Saturday, Sunday), nights, and holidays 
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Must be able to maintain airport authority access and be able to work scheduled shifts
  • Must be able to follow directions and work safely