• Ramp Service Agent - Air Freight

    Alaska Airlines Seattle, WA 98194

    Job #1904962250

  • Company Alaska Airlines

    The Team

    Alaska Air Cargo has the most extensive air cargo operation of any passenger airline on the West Coast and transport more than 1,180 million pounds of cargo annually. Our award-winning team has loyal customers across the country, especially those in rural Alaskan communities who depend on our cargo services. We transport everything from pets and personal belongings, to fresh produce, medical supplies, and vehicles. We're a close-knit team that enjoys delivering dependable performance to our customers.

    Role Summary

    The Ramp Service Agent- Air Freight works in a fast-paced environment performing below wing functions and keeping flights running smoothly and safely. This is a union represented position.

    Key Duties

    • Receive and dispatch cargo, noting and completing appropriate and necessary paperwork.

    • Transfer, load and offload luggage and cargo with the use of conveyor belts or forklifts.

    • Transport luggage and cargo to various airport locations.

    • Maintain ramp and warehouse areas.

    Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


    • Must have a valid and operable driver's license.

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to get along with others.

    • Flexibility to work varied shifts, weekends, holidays.

    • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs on a frequent basis.

    • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, reach and grasp.

    • Ability to obtain airport security clearance.

    • Ability to adapt to performing work according to set procedures.

    • Ability to anticipate needs of others in a fast paced environment.

    • Ability to work at a constant and quick pace for up to two hours at one time.

    • Ability to learn quickly and understand and interpret flight schedules and airline flight destination information.

    • Must have good attendance and punctuality record.

    • Depending upon your work location, you may be required to obtain USPS Mail Handling Certification.

    • Ability to communicate in English.

    • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

    • Minimum age of 18.

    • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


    • Knowledge of operations with industrial equipment and previous experience.

    Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

    Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

    Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

    Starting Rate

    USD $18.49/Hr.

    Total Rewards

    • Medical, dental and vision benefits

    • 401k program with a company match up to 6%

    • Monthly incentive pay plan up to $150 per month

    • Annual incentive pay plan with a target 5% payout of annual earnings

    • Generous paid time off

    • Unlimited standby travel benefits on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

    FLSA Status Non-Exempt
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Regular/Temporary Regular
    Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 12/3/2021
    Location Seattle
    Equal Employment Opportunity Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information (including family medical history) or other legally protected characteristics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered for employment, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are an E-Verify ® employer, where required by law.
    Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
    Requisition ID 2021-6919
    Category Airports & Warehouse

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