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Menzies Aviation Ramp Agent in Chicago, Illinois


This position is at ORD: Chicago O'Hare, International Airport

The Ramp Agent will be responsible for loading and unloading of luggage, freight and cargo on and off commercial aircraft, in the outbound bag room and the baggage claim area. Driving and operating small specialized commercial vehicles. Position requires heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, stretching, and frequent kneeling.

Primary Accountabilities and Duties:

  • Comfortably and continuously lift/move 70 lbs. of cargo and baggage on and off aircraft and transport it between aircraft, airport terminals, and air cargo facilities.

  • Frequent bending, stretching push/pulling, stacking, and kneeling in small confined locations.

  • Operate motorized equipment.

  • Read and interpret aircraft weight and balance loading instructions, hazardous material identification labels, aircraft loading manifests, and baggage and cargo routing tags.

  • Ensure the safe and secure operations, in accordance with the highest possible standards of health, safety, security, and all government statutory requirements.

  • Required to attend the mandatory training imposed by the Company and Airlines as per job role.

  • Perform aircraft de-icing during winter operations.

  • Comply with Company uniform standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must pass drug testing.

  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English proficiently.

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing.

  • 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 FBI background check and obtain Airport security badge.

  • Prior Ramp experience preferable




  • High School or better

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)