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- Houston, Texas
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Cargo Agent job at Menzies Aviation in Houston TX
Description, duties, responsibilities
Examines manifest bills of lading and air waybill to determine work procedures for releasing cargo.Notifies consignee or representative concerning arrival dates of shipment customs clearance requirements and tonnage shipment.Makes cash transactions collects payments from customers for freight prior to release.Authorizes final approval for cargo release.Prepares invoices for charges airline clients and management regarding freight.Works with government agencies to clear shipments for import.Meets flights in order to exchange documents.Recognizes dangerous goods upon receiving.Ensures all local airport TSA CBP and FAA rules are followed.Other duties as assigned.Must follow all Security procedures as required.
Must be 18 years of age or older;Must have a High school diploma or GED;One year college certificate or technical school six months related cargo agent experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Must be able to proficiently speak read and write in English; Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing to include drug testing and a physical;Must be able and flexible to work variable shifts including overtime weekend and holidays;Have/maintain current driver’s license with no violations over the past 5 years;The ability to lift up to 35 lbs.;Dangerous goods awareness/acceptance knowledge;Previous customer service experience preferred;Proficient in Microsoft products;Must be able to obtain and maintain all required Airports and Custom badges/seals
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Menzies Aviation Company Overview
With more than 200 airport operations across 6 continents, Menzies Aviation relies on more than 30,000 employees to ensure that our services hit the heights which are expected of us. We believe that true excellence is only delivered by people with the knowledge, tools and passion to set standards rather than chase them. We offer landside and airside services tailored to our customers needs, timed to their schedules, and delivered by teams with the knowledge, tools and passion to set standards rather than chase them. Our core services include Ground Handling, Cargo, Fueling, Executive Services and Offline Services.