Alaska Airlines Seasonal Horizon Air Departure Assist Agent in Seattle, Washington
WHAT WE'RE ABOUT
We deliver excellence with passion. Each Horizon employee aims high, and working closely together, we soar. As a committed partner to Alaska Airlines, we connect the cities, people and promise of the West. Going the extra mile for guests and each other. Taking on each day knowing we're part of something remarkable.
As a Departure Assist Agent, you play a key role in connecting with our guests and keeping our flights running smoothly. Whatever the weather, you will direct aircraft for takeoff and gate approach as well as loading and unloading luggage. This is a seasonal role to support our operation during the summer months and other busy travel seasons. During that time your shift will vary so you will need to be flexible with your time. While an active seasonal employee, you will enjoy limited travel privileges. If you're looking for a seasonal opportunity, are physically strong, enjoy working outdoors, have an impeccable work ethic, and love to travel, this could be the role for you!
Provide frontline customer service to our guests (meet, greet and assist)
Wing walking outbound aircraft
Assisting in positioning the passenger boarding ramp up to E175's.
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 and good driving record preferred
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, able to attend 1 day of orientation in Portland, OR
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 starting hourly wage for this position is $15.00
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines participate in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), where required.
Job ID 33513
Location Seattle, WA
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Full/Part Time Full-Time