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Baggage Handling Agent

Company: PrimeFlight Aviation Services
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


Interested in working in aviation? Are you looking for a job with stability and growth opportunities?If you are looking for a career with growth potential and work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, we want to speak to you.


We are committed to being a leading provider of commercial services within the aviation industry

Our teams focus on maintaining a positive working environment and treating all team members with respect

With more than 100 locations across the world, we offer opportunities for career progression and travel across our network

Employees can take advantage of our competitive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k) match

Enjoy paid time off, paid holidays, and a competitive pay scale


We perform a wide range of airport support services globally with almost 300 locations on behalf of commercial airlines. To learn more about what we do, visit www.primeflight.com.

Essential Functions:

As a valued member of the PrimeFlight the Baggage Handler Agent will join the airport team to do the following:

Load and unload baggage

Sort and stack baggage on specified carts, conveyors, or screening machines

Safely transport baggage on carts in specified areas

Transport oversize baggage or live animals as necessary

Ensure and maintain an adequate supply of baggage tubs for the baggage conveyor


If/When working with In-Line Baggage System:

Clear jams on baggage conveyor systems

Clean debris from the belt system

Manually encode baggage numbers for misread bag tags

Lift, sort, and stack baggage when the belt system is inoperable

Move oversize bags to the airline carousel

Demonstrate regular, predictable attendance at the job location

Exceed PrimeFlight customer service and safety standards

Carry out other duties as assigned


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem-Solving, Customer Service, Interpersonal, and Oral Communication.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this Job Description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Qualifications:

18 years of age

Reliable transportation

Eligible to work in the United States


The pay rate listed on this post is what the company reasonably expects to pay for this position. However, individual compensation may vary based on factors including qualifications, skills, competencies, education, and experience.



Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Efficient, immediate problem-solving capabilities.

Computer Skills:

No skills are needed.

Certificates and Licenses:

No Certificates or Licenses are required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities are associated with this position.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may become high at various times. The employee must be willing to wear/utilize company-supplied personal protective equipment (hearing protection) to mitigate their noise exposure.

Some work is in an outside environment, with exposure to hot and cold temperatures and inclement weather.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Continuously stand and walk for 6-8 hours

Repeatedly lift 70 pounds or more:

Must be able to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy bags

Must be able to bend, stretch, twist, squat, and reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

Must be able to lift bags high enough to transport luggage

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel

Be able to hear and respond to the spoken voice and to audible alarms generated by the terminal environment

Specific vision abilities required for this job include: Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less); distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more); color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

PrimeFlight Aviation Services is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at PrimeFlight Aviation Services without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state/province, and local laws.

Keywords: PrimeFlight Aviation Services, Honolulu , Baggage Handling Agent, Sales , Honolulu, Hawaii

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