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Skills and Qualifications

Include, but not limited to, the following minimum skills and qualifications:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent related work experience (warehouse, forklifts, customer service industry, etc.)
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to obtain and retain a D/A level Airport Pass.
  • Knowledge of cargo handling and processing procedures considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience of loading and load control on company aircraft considered an asset.
  • Forklift driving experience an asset.
  • Ability to speak Inuktitut/English, French/English an asset.
  • Demonstrated strong communication, organizational, problem solving & interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks in a high pressure, high volume environment.
  • Proven customer service skills.
  • Must be able to obtain and retain a dangerous goods handling certificate.
  • Ability to obtain and retain a Restricted Area Identity Card in accordance with the Airport Restricted Area Access Clearance Program regulated by Transport Canada

Duties and Responsibilities

Interested candidates should be able to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • This position may also be responsible for performing commissary duties.
  • Responsibly maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Responsibly use and maintain Company equipment.
  • Comply with Company and MOT Standards and Regulations.
  • Shift Work including holidays nights and weekends.
  • Provide excellent customer service internally and externally.
  • Control the receipt and shipment of tendered cargo through the use of provided documentation.
  • Assist Customer Service and Cargo Agents if so required.
  • Assist passengers with mobility and special needs.
  • Assist with reconfiguration of aircraft as required.
  • Perform other duties and functions related to the foregoing.
  • Process airway bills.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Northern Living Allowance is provided based on hours worked.

Is this job for you?

Apply in writing with a cover letter and résumé to:

First Air Human Resources Department
Email: recruit@firstair.ca
Fax: 613-254-6280

Internal and External candidates will be interviewed simultaneously. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews. First Air is committed to employment equity.

This advisory was posted on April 11, 2018.

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