Menzies Aviation plc

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Cargo Agent

at Menzies Aviation plc

Posted: 11/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 97f78f74-df1b-4151-a803-93b65b31f5bf
Keywords: freight

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examines manifest, bills of lading and air waybill to determine work procedures for reason cargo.
  • Notifies consignee or representative concerning arrival dates of shipment, customs clearance rudiments and tonnage shipments.
  • Make cash transactions, collects payments from customers for freight prior to release.
  • Authorizes final approval for cargo release.
  • Prepares invoices for charges, airline clients and management regarding freight.
  • Works with government agencies to clear shipments for import.
  • Meets flights in order to exchange documents.
  • Recognizes dangerous goods upon receiving.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Must have high school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience;
  • Must have current driver’s license with no violations over the past 5 years;
  • Certification in dangerous goods awareness/acceptance;
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English proficiently.
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays.
  • Work is done primarily outdoors. Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions.
  • Must pass an FBI background check and obtain a custom seal;
  • Must pass driver’s test with the Department of Airports and obtain a driver’s license to drive on Airport Operational Area (AOA);
  • Must be able to lift at least 70 pounds on a continuous basis;
  • Must pass pre-employment medical;

Must pass a drug test