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Become A Cargo Agent

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Working As A Cargo Agent

  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Processing Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $41,870

    Average Salary

What Does A Cargo Agent Do At Staff Management | SMX

* Must be able to carry 50
* lbs;
* Reading Airway Bill Destinations;
* Weighing and dimming freight;
* Breaking down Cargo Loads;
* Building up Cargo Loads.
* Valid Driver's License is required
* Must have a reliable means of transportation, most shifts not bus accessible.
* Employment Types: Long Term, Full Time.
* Work Location: FARO O'Hare
* North Access Road, Chicago, IL 60666.
* Job Types: Forklift Operator, Material Handler.
* Shifts: All Shifts.
* Attributes: Background Check, Must be at least 18 years old.
* Benefits: Weekly paychecks, Direct Deposit or Cash Card pay options

What Does A Cargo Agent Do At Airport Terminal Services, Inc.

* include the following.
* Other duties may be assigned.
* Ensures a safe work environment by following all ATS rules and regulations regarding the work place.
* Unloads and loads trucks at the cargo facility of bulk cargo items.
* Processes shipping information for shippers and assures air bills are printed and ready for placement on cargo.
* Places air bills with shipping information on cargo.
* Loads bag carts with outgoing cargo for upcoming flights.
* Unloads bag carts and stores cargo from incoming flights.
* Arranges for customer pick up of cargo items stored at the cargo facility.
* Assures all cargo handling and acceptance is in compliance with any and all state and federal laws regarding the shipping of cargo, as well as, the airline customer contract expectations.
* Delivers excess bag carts to the ramp as needed.
* Assists with the loading of cargo on to aircraft as needed.
* Performs FOD walks on the ramp and the cargo area between flights.
* Ensures that the necessary ground service equipment is available to handle the volume cargo being processed for each flight.
* Requirements
* Exigences

What Does A Cargo Agent Do At Gate Safe Inc.

* Screens cargo using equipment/method designated by customer and according to customer’s specifications.
* Observes and monitors unit activity and facility surroundings when not performing inspection/validation duties.
* Performs all other duties as assigned by management.
* Reports to Operations Manager/Supervisor, depending on size of unit.
* Activities overseen by Lead or Senior Lead, depending on size of unit.
* Salary Range:_
* per hour

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Cargo Agent Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    62.6%
  • Female

    34.6%
  • Unknown

    2.8%

Ethnicity

  • White

    65.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    23.2%
  • Asian

    8.4%
  • Unknown

    2.1%
  • Black or African American

    0.8%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    67.4%
  • Portuguese

    4.5%
  • French

    3.4%
  • Mandarin

    2.2%
  • Albanian

    2.2%
  • Greek

    2.2%
  • German

    2.2%
  • Urdu

    2.2%
  • Marshallese

    1.1%
  • Romanian

    1.1%
  • Samoan

    1.1%
  • Hindi

    1.1%
  • Hungarian

    1.1%
  • Dari

    1.1%
  • Russian

    1.1%
  • Carrier

    1.1%
  • Tagalog

    1.1%
  • Italian

    1.1%
  • Chinese

    1.1%
  • Japanese

    1.1%
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Top Skills for A Cargo Agent

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Top Cargo Agent Skills

  1. Customer Service
  2. Air Cargo
  3. Air WAY Bills
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided excellent customer service to potential cargo customers in a call center environment.
  • Coordinated all material handling of packages by loading and unloading air cargo with various materials upon arriving and/or before departures.
  • Prepare manifest to accompany shipments, answering phone calls from customers, make copies of air way bills, receive shipments.
  • Adhere to required security procedures and hazardous material handling requirements.
  • Prepare manifests showing baggage, mail, freight weights, number of passengers on airplanes, And transmit data to destinations.

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