Alaska Airlines Cargo Customer Service Agent - Air Freight in Seattle, Washington
The position pays per union agreement.
ALASKA AIRLINES' STORY
Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Alaska Native painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska, with Virgin America, is the premier airline for people on the West Coast, and together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 115 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion.
Responsible for assisting customers with cargo needs such as answering inquiries, tracking transactions, computing cargo rates, initiate and complete cargo bookings and security screening
Process airway bills
Provide cargo rates and tracking information to customers
May be assigned to perform duties in varying capacities, at the direction of management to ensure complete customer satisfaction
Some phone work as needed
Other duties as assigned
Embody the Alaska Spirit and conduct oneself with Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness, and Caring
High school diploma or equivalent required
Must be at least 18 years old
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Two years of customer service or community service experience required
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a consistent basis
Type at least 25 WPM required
Possess excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
Possess exceptional interpersonal skills
Flexible to work varied shifts, weekends, holidays required
Able to participate in paid training required
Able to accept a starting pay of $10.72 per hour (may vary depending on location) required
Able to learn and operate a computerized reservation system
Able to adapt to performing work according to set procedures
Able to anticipate needs of others in a fast paced environment
The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington
OUR CULTURE - ALASKA AIRLINES
For eligible employees, our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match, including insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care, 401(k) retirement savings plans, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program. 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. Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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.
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Job ID: 31998
Location: Seattle, WA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time