Ramp Agent Job Description

Ramp Agent Job Description

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Ramp agent provides guidance to ramp personnel regarding Allegiant Air ramp procedures.

Ramp Agent Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective ramp agent job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included ramp agent job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Carrying out ramp services as required by the operation (this will include services such as marshalling, towing, pushback, headset, toilet, water, fuel, baggage on load/offload, GPU, steps) as directed by the customer and supervisor
Show a clear understanding of all Safety Operating Procedures
Carry out equipment inspections on a shift basis as directed by the Ramp Supervisor
Couple/uncouple carts
Under tight deadlines and in all weather conditions
Ensure compliance with import/export regulations
Operates sortation, transportation, and aircraft ramp equipment
Reports any suspected breach of safety, security, or unusual happenings to supervisor immediately
This position will predominantly be weekend cover
Carrying out ramp services as required by the operation (this will include services such as marshalling, towing, pushback, headset, toilet and water servicing, fueling aircraft, baggage on load/offload, GPU, steps) as directed by the customer and supervisor

Ramp Agent Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Ramp Agent

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the ramp agent job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in General Education, Education, English, Communications, Math, Communication, Human Relations, Computer

Skills for Ramp Agent

Desired skills for ramp agent include:

Contract and other policies and procedures
Each department
Ramp equipment an advantage
Operation of industrial equipment and previous experience
ASIG ramp operations & procedures
Airline customers’ products and performance standards
Airline customers’ rules and regulations and how they should be interpreted
Aviation security
Basic import/exports and customs process advantageous
English Language

Desired experience for ramp agent includes:

Ensure all Ramp Personnel are properly assigned and utilized
Monitors the handling and operating condition of all ramp equipment and all other tools and equipment needed for ramp services
Applicants must be flexible to work split shifts including early mornings, afternoons, and evenings
Applicants must be able to be on-call and to arrive at the airport within 30 minutes
Attend 4 days of Basic Station Training
Must possess and maintain a valid US state driver's license

Ramp Agent Examples

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Ramp Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of ramp agent. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for ramp agent
  • Of the state ofTexas***
  • Working under the instruction of the Apron Manager and Ramp Services Supervisor
  • Removal of all waste and garbage from aircraft in accordance with company Health and Safety procedures
  • Chocking of all inbound aircraft and giving crew signals for ‘chocks in’ and ‘chocks removed’
  • Baggage loading/offloading in accordance with handling and aircrew instructions
  • Toilet services
  • Emptying toilet bowser at designated drop point
  • Water Services
  • Supply and operation of aircraft steps
  • Providing assistance to crew with engine covers and blanks if requested to do so
Qualifications for ramp agent
  • Previous service related experience helpful (retail, hospitality)
  • Possesses strong analytical and communication (verbal/written) skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and information
  • Detailed in both planning and organization
  • Ability to adapt to changing operational requirements in a short period of time
  • Flexible shift requirements
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Ramp Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a ramp agent. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for ramp agent
  • Sweeping of visitors car park and other ‘site ‘ cleaning duties
  • Refuelling of company vehicles
  • Removal and disposal of garbage from designated locations
  • Vehicle and personnel escort duties when required
  • Providing ‘wing walker’ assistance to line personnel when requested
  • Ensure you are present on the apron whenever possible to ensure safety and an efficient, VIP service at all times
  • Ensure the ramp staff rest area and any other areas of the FBO are monitored for presentation and cleanliness at all times
  • Always willing to go above and beyond supporting the Ramp team
  • Take on other duties as required as per Ramp Services Supervisor or Management
  • To be health and safety conscious
Qualifications for ramp agent
  • Must be extremely flexible to work split shifts including early mornings, afternoons, and evenings
  • Must be living in the area and be able to report to work within a 45 minute call out period
  • This is a seasonal position starting May 1, 2016 through September 1, 2016
  • Must be able to obtain airport security badge
  • Knowledge of aircraft ramp equipment or ability to learn
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, and pull forty (40) lbs frequently
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Ramp Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a ramp agent. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for ramp agent
  • To react positively to last minute changes
  • To work in accordance with the Global Aviation Procedures and Standards manual
  • To carry out aircraft arrival and departure procedures
  • To assist with the Sort operation as and when required
  • To work towards Certified International Specialist accreditation
  • To work independently of their supervisor as there are many times where a supervisor will not be on site where the agent will be
  • Required to make judgments and decisions independent of management advice
  • Special Handling agents are also expected to liaise directly with business partners and customers on a regular basis in an
  • Appropriate manner
  • Liaise with Customs (Import/ Exports) Support ‘Core’ DHL warehouse and ramp activities during times of low third party activity
Qualifications for ramp agent
  • Must be able to walk, climb, reach overhead, squat, bend, kneel, stoop and crouch repeatedly
  • Must be able to work in all climates and weather conditions
  • Previous Ramp or Aircraft experience
  • Must be able to lift up to seventy (70) lbs occasionally
  • Must be able to lift forty (40) lbs frequently
  • Insert and remove chocks and safety lines
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Ramp Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of ramp agent. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for ramp agent
  • Information to be passed onto relevant departments
  • Liaise with NCG to support the handling of any late, day stop, MT, training or positioning flights
  • To safely operate various types of aircraft loading and warehouse equipment (all training provided)
  • Pushing Back and towing aircraft using appropriate equipment in accordance with airport and company procedures
  • Moving aircraft using appropriate equipment in accordance with airport and company procedures
  • Visual Inspection of aircraft before carrying out tasks
  • Completing walk round checks
  • Hand signals start
  • Assisting crew with engine covers, blanks and other equipment when requested
  • Wing walking and Ramp Marshalling
Qualifications for ramp agent
  • Walk continuously to load/ unload cargo from pallets, containers, carts, or conveyor belts
  • Drive and operate motorized equipment (e.g., conveyor belt, tugs, lower deck loaders, ground power units, pushback tractors, airstart units), and only after proper training
  • Job holders must be able to work on their own initiative
  • Job holder must be licensed to operate ramp equipment
  • Possess/maintain a valid Hawaii Driver’s License with a clear driving abstract for the past 3 years and other FAA Airport required identification/seals or authorizations
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent (one to three months related experience and/or training
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Ramp Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of ramp agent. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for ramp agent
  • Supplying and operating, aircraft steps, ground power units, hot air blowers, ground de icing rigs, hangar cleaning machines, snow brush and plough, and all other machinery that you have received instruction to operate
  • Undertaking snow clearing duties in accordance with the Snow Plan
  • Working in close liaison with other Customer Service Reps, Airfield Operations and site tenants
  • Loading and off loading baggage in accordance with handling/customer services and aircrew instructions
  • Cleaning and Refuelling of all company vehicles and cleaning equipment
  • Ensuring surrounding areas are clean and tidy adjacent to SFS building
  • Providing toilet and potable water services to aircraft
  • Other reasonable duties as requested by Ramp Operations Manager or Flightline Supervisor
  • To work independently of their supervisor as there are many times where a supervisor will not be on site where the agent will be required to make judgments and decisions independent of management advice
  • Special Handling agents are also expected to liaise directly with business partners and customers on a regular basis in an appropriate manner
Qualifications for ramp agent
  • Must be able to standing for long periods and repetitive lifting is required
  • Must be willing to work in inclement weather
  • May be required to handle small quantities of approved dangerous
  • Must be able to lift bags weighing 32 kg’s and heavier on occasion
  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts including nights, holidays, weekends and days off
  • Flexible to work additional hours, on short notice, when operationally necessary

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