Air General, a national cargo handling company, is looking for a Cargo Agent at our Kansas City International airport location to handle the transfer of cargo to and from our airline client and their customers. This position would include office duties as well as warehouse duties, with a focus on customer service and strict adherence to safety and security procedures. If you are interested in a career with an aggressive industry leader, rather than just a job, please consider joining us.
Job Responsibilities include:
Operate a forklift, tug and pallet jack
Process customer paperwork and shipping information
Load/unload air cargo from/to vehicles/trucks
Prepare, palletize, and/or breakdown cargo as needed
Make sure paperwork related to the cargo is accurate
Maintain safe operation of warehouse vehicles and equipment
Follow Hazmat and Security Requirements and Regulations
Keep required training up to date within allowed timelines
Adhere to all FAA, Airport, and Air General safety and security procedures
Review and understand all shipping documentation
Prepare documentation for tracing action, perform follow-up, and keep customer informed of progress.
Provide customers with information concerning the status of their shipments.
Take special measures to ensure proper handling of valuables, perishables, live animal shipments, and special loads.
Be fully aware of Customs rules and regulation
Present cargo documents to U.S. Customs, Immigration, USDA and any other relevant agencies to achieve the necessary releases and clearances. Obtain Customs Log Number and appropriate flight clearances.
Reconcile Master and House air waybills, as applicable.
Enter required data into customer computer.
Verify booking details and make corrections where applicable
Any other duties assigned by supervisors or managers.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screenings, background checks, and airport/government security background checks
Must be able to pass a drug test
High school diploma or GED preferred
Must possess a valid Driver's License
Must be able to obtain valid airport I.D. badge.
Must be able to lift 70 pounds
Must have basic computer skills
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must possess the ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, etc.
Paid Time Off and Sick Time
401(k) Retirement Plan and Roth after 6 months, company match after 1 year
Air General is a cargo handler in operation since 1961. With 31 US locations and more than a thousand employees, the company conducts comprehensive air and ocean cargo handling with the mission to seek and nurture long-term customer relationships.