Nov 11, 2019

Kansas City, MO Cargo Agent

  • Air General
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Full-Time Logistics Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Job Description:  Air General, national cargo handling company, is looking for a Cargo Agent our Kansas City International airport (MCI) 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

Benefits Offered:

  • 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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Scholarship Program
  • Paid Parental Leave

Air General is a US based nation wide Air Cargo and Ocean Cargo handling company, as well as a provider of Passenger and Traveler Services. Our customers are the world's major International and Domestic Airlines. Air General is dedicated to providing quality cargo handling and transportation logistics services in North America at major US Airports. If you'd like to learn more about the Air General family please visit the link below and explore our videos!



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