Alaska Airlines - Alaska Air - Horizon Air Ground Service Agent - Seattle in Seattle, Washington
Job Title: Ground Service Agent - Seattle
Job ID: 29768
Location: Seattle, WA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
The starting hourly wage for this position is $12.42 + benefits!
HORIZON AIR STORY
Horizon Air: behind the name are men and women with a "can-do" spirit and a passion for excellence. Launched in 1981, As the regional carrier for Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air provides service to cities and communities throughout Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Alberta and British Columbia (Canada). As a partner to Alaska, we turn regional travel into a different kind of commute, impromptu visits, weekend getaways, and stopovers along global journeys - and we do so dependably, efficiently, enjoyably. In this way, we're not just an airline; we're the route to more people, places, and experiences. A catalyst for larger communities, more closely connected. Horizon Air is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK). .
As a Ground Service Agent, you play a critical role to keep our flights running smoothly and safely. Whatever the weather, you'll direct aircraft for takeoff, gate approach, load and unload luggage, and operate equipment to de-ice planes in the winter. Your shift schedule will vary, so you'll need to be flexible with your time. And, as a full-time employee, you'll have full benefits, travel privileges for you and your loved ones, and be eligible for a great bonus program. If you're physically strong, enjoy working outdoors, have an impeccable work ethic, and love to travel, this could be the best job you've ever had, maybe even a lifelong career.
Baggage and cargo handling
Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions while remaining focused on safely performing duties
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent required
Minimum age of 18
Authorization to work in the U.S.
Valid driver's license with a good driving record required, defined by the following: No DUI, DWI, reckless or negligent driving within the last five years, no suspensions, terminations or revocations in the last five years, and no more than three moving violations in the last two years
Previous customer service experience preferred
Friendly, knowledgeable and polite in all situations
Strong diplomacy and teamwork skills
Strong verbal communication skills
Ability to communicate using a two-way hand held radio required
Ability to consistently lift 50 pounds required
Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and at times stressful environment
Ability to perform basic mathematics required
Ability to work flexible schedules to include weekends and holidays required
Regular and predictable attendance required
If selected, ability to attend five days of training in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR required
Depending upon your work location, you may be required to obtain USPS Mail Handling Certification
ENHANCED DRIVER'S LICENSE(EDL) or PASSPORT REQUIRED at time of badging for customs clearance. EDL can be obtained for a fee from the local licensing office. Proof of citizenship is required to get an EDL. Click here for more information. http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/edl.html
The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington
OUR CULTURE - HORIZON AIR
For eligible employees, our company offers a competitive total rewards package that includes insurance coverage (medical, dental and vision care), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program (with flight privileges on Alaska Airlines as well).
Key to Horizon Air's success is its distinctive culture, where partnership thrives and co-workers go out of their way to help each other. Our values reflect who we are at work and in our communities: Own Safety, Do the Right Thing, Be Kind-Hearted, Deliver Performance, and Be Remarkable. Horizon Air also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. .
Please apply on or before: September 27, 2017
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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.
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