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Horizon Air Cargo Services Agent in Portland, Oregon

Company Horizon Air

The Team

Our airport teams work together to move guests and their belongings from curb to cabin, creating remarkable experiences along the way. Whether customer-facing or behind the scenes, we want to hear from you if you can be welcoming to people from all walks of life, think on your feet, and manage a flexible schedule. In return, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package, professional development opportunities, and other benefits that are all designed to take you places.

Role Summary

This Cargo Service Agent role works in a warehouse environment assisting customer with cargo needs such as answering inquires, computing cargo rates, initiate and complete cargo bookings, and security screenings.

Key Duties

  • Assist customers with shipping needs (e.g. air cargo transactions, airway bill preparation, rating, acceptance, load planning, filling, tracing, and telephone inquiries) in a warehouse environment

  • Receive and distribute airfreight, equipment, mail and products within the cargo building

  • Use a variety of work aides: computers, carts, dollies, pallets, hand trucks and forklifts

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

Where permitted by applicable law, candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Required

  • A minimum of 1 year of customer service or community service experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to learn and operate a computerized cargo system.

  • Typing speed of at least 25 WPM. 

  • Ability to consistently lift 70 lbs. 

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

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

  • Ability to perform basic mathematics.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Ability to participate in paid training that may require overnight travel. 

  • Ability to obtain USPS Mail Handling Certification.

  • Ability to obtain airport security clearance.

  • Ability to communicate in English.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

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

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.

Additional Details

  • Hourly Rate : $15.19

Starting Rate

USD $15.19/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
Location Portland, OR - Airport
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.
I: Y - 1
Job Locations USA-OR-Portland
Requisition ID 2021-6218
Category Airports & Warehouse

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