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Cargo Agent

NYALB - XU, 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, New York, United States of America Req #1375
Thursday, March 7, 2024

GAT is seeking dynamic individuals to join its team of aviation professionals.GAT offers a wide range of employee benefits to include major medical, 401K Plan, Dental, and Vision coverage.

Classification: Variable Hours, Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

Organize warehouse and storage facilities; arrange warehouse handling equipment and load/unload air cargo. Maintain the required safety and quality standards as well as comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and company policies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Load/unload air cargo on and off aircraft, carts, container, and trucks

  • Transporting between terminals and aircraft; ramp transfers of cargo such as receiving, delivering, weighing, and documenting in a freight specific facility or a loading dock area

  • Prepare and palletize cargo as needed

  • Read and legibly complete cargo documents and forms necessary to airline requirements

  • Assure proper handling and delivery of cargo and operation of related equipment

  • Follow Dangerous Goods Requirements and Regulations

  • Comply with GAT Airline Ground Support's Standard Operating Procedures and Policies

  • Pick-up and delivery of cargo as indicated: pick up mail at mail facility, freight at freight facility or staging area, etc

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Ability to navigate electronic devices (computers, fax machines, printers, timeclock, etc).

  • A working knowledge of GSE maintenance issues.

  • Experience and understanding of the commercial issues in aviation.

  • Must have a High School diploma, GED

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Capable of processing information in a timely manner

  • Must have and maintain a Valid Driver's License

  • Able to proficiently speak, read, and write in English

  • Basic computer literacy

  • Previous ramp or airline experience

  • Must successfully complete all training requirements and maintain certifications throughout employment

  • Must clear an FBI fingerprint background check

Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically fit to perform the duties of the job including but not limited to standing, lifting, bending, pushing, and pulling for extended periods of time

  • Capable of repetitively lifting up to 70 pounds in confined spaces and repetitively

  • Must be physically fit to perform the duties of the job

  • Willing to work outside in all types of weather conditions with exposure to loud noises

Specific Working Hours

  • Must be able and flexible to work variable shifts, weekends, and holiday specific shifts to be determined

  • Must be able to work extended hours on short notice during non-routine operations

GAT Airline Ground Support, as an equal opportunity employer, makes hiring decisions based on business needs and the best-qualified candidates available and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. GAT Airline Ground Support is a drug free workplace and conducts random drug test. Employment with GAT Airline Ground Support is contingent upon a clear driving record, 10-year criminal History records check, and drug screen as required.  You must also have proof of high school or GED completion.

Other details

  • Job Family CGO
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $17.00
Location on Google Maps
  • NYALB - XU, 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, New York, United States of America