Alaska Airlines - Alaska Air - Horizon Air Ground Service Agent in Spokane, Washington

PAY

The starting hourly wage for this position is $11.86 + medical and flight 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 California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Alberta and British Columbia (Canada). As a partner to Alaska Airlines, 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).

POSITION INFORMATION

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Baggage and cargo handling

  • Aircraft marshaling

  • Aircraft deicing

  • Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions while remaining focused on safely performing duties

  • Other duties as assigned

HOURS

  • This position is for part time hours

  • This is shift work based on bid seniority. After training, hours will fluctuate depending on the needs of the station with first shift as early as 4am and working as late as 1am. If a flight is delayed, employees are required to stay until the flight is complete even if that means after the scheduled end of the shift.

TRAINING

  • Travel to Portland, OR for 1 week of full-time ground training followed by 2-3 weeks of full-time on-the-job training in Spokane, WA.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 required

  • 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

THE LOCATION

The location for this position is in Spokane, 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.

POSTING INFORMATION

Please apply on or before: April 29, 2018

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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.

Alaska Airlines y Horizon Air no toleran discriminacion o acoso en base a raza, color, credo, religion, origen nacional, estatus migratorio de residencia o ciudadania, edad, sexo, orientacion sexual, identidad de genero o expresion, estado civil, discapacidad, estado veterano protegido, informacion genetica o cualquier otra base protegida por la legislacion aplicable. Empleados o aspirantes que indaguen, discutan o revelen su compensacion o la remuneracion de otros empleados o aspirantes tambien estan protegidos por ley.

Job ID: 32078

Location: Spokane, WA

Regular/Temporary: Regular