Ramp Services Officer


Chinchilla, QLD

Posted 11/9/2019

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Our client: Skytrans

Ramp Services Officer

Welcome Aboard!

  • Aviation industry
  • Cairns Location
  • Flexible Work Hours

Who We Are

Skytrans is Queensland's leading regional aviation operator. We take pride in delivering the highest level of safety with a focus on providing reliable and efficient airline services. With Regular Public Transport (RPT) routes and private charters, Skytrans, along with our maintenance organisation, Skylink Engineering, provide for the growing needs of regional, rural and outback Queensland and the Torres Strait.

Who You Are

You will be a hardworking, energetic and self-motivated team player looking to join a leading aviation Company. You will enjoy working outdoors and with people and be passionate about providing a quality service. Familiar with manual handling, you will enjoy taking care of our passenger baggage and freight and treat it with the courtesy we afford to our passengers themselves.

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Airline Operations Supervisors, the role is offered on a casual basis to provide safe, timely and efficient Ramp Services (Ground Handling) to Skytrans flights and will typically see you:

  • Coordinating the safe, timely and efficient loading and unloading of aircraft baggage and cargo
  • Managing payload restrictions through liaising with operational departments (including Flight Crew, Check-In and Operations Control)
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with key company stakeholders
  • Operating all company vehicles and equipment in a safe and compliant manner and performing basic maintenance checks
  • Accepting and consigning cargo (non-dangerous goods) for Skytrans flights
  • Assisting with the marshalling of passengers to/from the aircraft and terminal buildings when required
  • Performing other Ramp Services and Ground Handling duties as required by the Airline Operations Supervisors, including servicing aircraft lavatory systems and aircraft detailing (external and internal) in line with Company policies and procedures

What You Need to Succeed

  • Previous experience as a Ground Handler/Loader in the Aviation Industry is highly desirable
  • Awareness of the importance in achieving on time performance goals in an efficient and safe manner
  • Physically capable to perform loading duties and other manual tasks
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to provide exceptional levels of customer service that exceeds customers’ expectations
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal direction and collaboratively in a team environment
  • The ability to multi-task and manage your time effectively while handling a variety of tasks
  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to safety standards within our company and industry
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions
  • The ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Manual Drivers Licence (holding a P2 provisional licence as a minimum)

Please note: You must be eligible to live and work in Australia as either a citizen or hold the appropriate visa

Desirable but not essential:

  • Current Dangerous Goods Awareness Certificate
  • Manual Handling experience

How to Apply

If you feel you have the skills and attributes we are looking for and want to join our dynamic and driven team please click on the "APPLY NOW" button below and attach your resume along with a covering letter that must clearly address the points outlined above.

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