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Los Angeles, LAX Airport- Customer Service Agent

Company: Southern Airways Corporation
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A FUN PLACE TO WORK?. FAST PACED ENVIRONMENT? MEETING NEW PEOPLE EVERY DAY...PUT THOSE EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS TO WORK. COME JOIN THE BIGGEST LITTLE AIRLINE IN THE INDUSTRY.

JOB TITLE: Airport Customer Service Agent - customer service & ramp
DEPARTMENT: Customer Service
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
REPORTS TO: Station Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Airport Customer Service Agent is our primary representative in our airport stations. The position is responsible for handling all customer service activities, including greeting and checking in passengers, handling luggage, booking/re-booking flights, and assisting with passenger loading/unloading. It is also responsible for all ramp duties in our smaller stations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensuring FAA, Airline and airport regulations are followed
Enforcing safety/security measures and protecting sensitive zones
Creating and modifying reservations
Checking in passengers; safely loading and unloading passengers
Handling luggage weights of up to 70 lbs and monitoring luggage for size, quantity and weight
Reviewing baggage tags for accuracy
Providing information on arrival and departure times, boarding procedures, carry-on regulations and seating arrangements
Making announcements over a public address system
Processing credit card payments
Directing aircraft parking and dispatch on the ramp
After training, towing aircraft to proper parking positions on the ramp
Maintaining work area and mechanical equipment in proper order

JOBS THIS POSITION DIRECTLY SUPERVISES:
This position does not directly supervise others

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to read, write and speak English effectively
Able to maintain eye contact when speaking with customers
Professional in appearance and manner
Ability to learn, understand and communicate the terms of the company's Contract of Carriage
Courteous in all interactions
Able to interact effectively with passengers, co-workers and management
Ability to maintain composure, keep emotions in check, control anger, and avoid aggressive behavior even in difficult situations
Ability to diffuse stressful situations
Detail-oriented and self-motivated

Qualifications

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Miscellaneous Requirements:
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
Computer skills - ability to learn reservation and phone systems, proficient with a PC
Basic math abilities
Ability to work within a 24/7 operation including holidays
Ability to pass 10-year background check and pre-employment drug screen
At least 18 years of age
Authorized to work in the U.S. per the Immigration Act of 1986

Work Experience:
Prefer at least 1 year of prior customer service experience

Mental Requirements:

Level 2

Level 1 - Requires some concentration and normal attention. Generally, once the job is learned, the tasks can be performed more or less automatically.
Level 2 - Requires high periods of concentration intermittently and normal attention. Generally, even once the job is learned, tasks will require normal attention to deal with recurring variables.
Level 3 - Requires a high level of concentration and high level of attention intermittently. Generally, the approach to tasks may be consistent, but the number of steps required and/or the number of variables involved creates the possibility of errors unless the incumbent pays close attention.

Physical requirements:
Must be able to lift 70 pound suitcase from the floor to 18 inches and carry 70 pound suitcase in front of you with both hands for a distance of up to 25 feet
Must have physical dexterity sufficient to perform repetitive tasks and motions, including bending at the waist and knees, squatting, kneeling, crawling, twisting and sustaining those positions for extended amounts of time
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
Must be able to work in all weather conditions and in confined spaces
Must have sufficient vision and ability to safely perform the essential functions of the position.

Activity
Approximate % of Time

Sitting: 5
Standing: 70
Walking: 25
100%

Machines and Equipment Used:
Machines, Equipment, Tools
Approximate % of Time

Varied: 100%

Degree of Hand Eye Coordination Required:
Computer: Varies
Phone: Varies
Photocopier, fax machine: Varies

Approximate percentage of time incumbent spends in "on-the-job" travel, including commuting to regular work locations: less than 5%

Keywords: Southern Airways Corporation, Los Angeles , Los Angeles, LAX Airport- Customer Service Agent, Hospitality & Tourism , Los Angeles, California

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