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Company: The St Helena Airport

Application Deadline: 18 July 2024


Salary: £6.20 per hour


Job Description

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The Role
Reporting directly to the Ramp Supervisor, to undertake the loading and unloading of baggage, freight and cargo on and off commercial aircraft. Operate Ground Service Equipment (GSE) during aircraft turnarounds while maintaining safety and security of the Ramp.

Main responsibilities
1. To carry out all ground handling functions for arriving and departing aircraft, while maintaining the highest levels of health and safety standards in the workplace.
2. Operate various (GSE) during aircraft servicing functions.
3. Work in conjunction with other departments to ensure on time performance of all flights.
4. Loading and unloading of passenger baggage for arriving and departing flights.
5. Communicate efficiently with ground personnel and flight crews.
6. To ensure thorough adherence to procedures, assignment instructions, personal hygiene and appearance and dress etiquette that a professional image is portrayed of the ground Handling Team.
7. To be thoroughly familiar with, and comply with, the Company’s Health and Safety policy and to immediately report hazards or infringements in compliance with the laid down instructions.
8. To ensure that all working areas are kept clean and tidy and all refuse and waste materials are removed appropriately.
9. To identify and take immediate remedial action in the event of an Airside safety hazard.
10. To check and report all defects of ground equipment in accordance with instructions.
11. To assist with the general good house-keeping of the airport maneuvering area.
12. To carry out other reasonable duties as requested by the Ramp Supervisor within the ground handling department, or designated representative.
13. To carry out an operational function inspection of GSE as a pre-flight measure to ensure serviceability.
14. To carry out cleaning duties on all GSE on flight days and none flight days, and to assist with general maintenance and rust prevention duties as requested by the Ramp Supervisor.
15. To ensure that the correct PPE is worn at all times during aircraft ground servicing operations and GSE operational inspections.
16. To attend any further educational training courses and programs that are relevant to aircraft ground handling and airport operations that may be provided by the airport.

Closing Date: 2024-07-18

Current Date: 2024-07-23

The closing date for applying for this position has now passed.