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Position range in Alaska
$27k - $43k
Per year
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Cargo Logistics Agent Pegasus Aviation Services, LLC Occupation: Cargo and Freight Agents
Location: Anchorage, AK - 99502 Positions available: 3
Job #: 534460
Updated: 5/11/2021 Expires: 6/30/2021
Source: AlaskaJobs Site: AlaskaJobs

 
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Pegasus Aviation Services, LLC, an Akima Company, is headquartered at Anchorage Int’l Airport in Alaska, the preeminent International Cargo crossroad for Transpacific Freighter activity. Pegasus serves the global aviation industry Domestic and International Passenger and Freighter Airlines and has an established reputation for quality aviation services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.                                                                                                           
Summary:
Cargo Logistics Agents perform a variety of warehousing duties which require an understanding of the establishment’s bonding and storage plan. Work involves most of the following: verifying materials (or merchandise) against receiving documents, noting and reporting discrepancies and obvious damages, routing materials to prescribed storage locations, storing, stacking, or palletizing materials in accordance with prescribed storage methods, rearranging and taking inventory of stored materials, examining stored materials and reporting deterioration and damage, removing material from storage and preparing it for shipment. This worker may operate forklifts, hand or power trucks in performing warehousing duties. The Forklift Operator operates a manually controlled diesel, electric, or liquid propane gas powered forklift to transport goods and materials of all kinds about a warehouse, or other establishment. The CLA will also be required to run freight and mail to and from the aircraft, the post office, and the warehouse facility. Loading and unloading of cargo on a daily basis is to be expected.
The CLA position is a support services position whose work routine is established and follows a set of procedures.  It generally functions under supervisory direction or guidance of the Director, Passenger and Cargo Services.
Responsibilities:
  • Arranges transport of goods with shipping or freight companies
  • Notifies consignees, passengers, or customers of the arrival of freight, and arrange for delivery
  • Advises clients on transportation and payment methods
  • Prepares manifests showing, mail, freight weights, and transmits data to destinations
  • Determines methods of shipment, and prepares bills of lading, invoices, and other shipping documents
  • Understand and be proficient in hazardous material handling and shipping requirements
  • Checks import/export documentation to determine cargo contents, and classify goods into different fees and tariff groups
  • Estimates freight or postal rates, and records shipment costs and weights
  • Retrieves stored items and trace lost shipments as necessary
  • Manage files and records accordingly for each airline or customer.
 

 

Qualifications
 Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated high level of expertise in Windows based computer programs, i.e. Excel, Word
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be willing to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds comfortably
  • Must have knowledge of principles and methods for moving goods by air, including the relative costs and benefits
  • Must have knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Must have the ability to speak to others to convey information effectively in order to make sure that the cargo is handled properly
  • Time management skills
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Customer and team oriented
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or show proof of right to work in the U.S.
  • High School graduate or GED
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to work under stressful situations and tight time constraints
  • Self-motivated, team player
  • Required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules
  • Successfully complete a background investigation, including FBI fingerprints, criminal history and pre-employment drug test
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior cargo agent experience
Background position skill ranking areas: 
Language Skills:
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Write routine reports and correspondence
  • Speak effectively one-to-one and before groups of customers or employees of the organization
Math skills:
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Reasoning Abilities:
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram form
  • Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
Physical Demands: moderate.
The CLA on occasion may lift or move with help up to 200 pounds, and/or more frequently lift or move 70 to 100 pounds, and constantly lift or move up to 50 pounds the CLA is regularly required to use hands, talk, hear, bend, stoop, kneel, and is frequently required to stand, walk. The CLA may be required to climb, sit, and balance
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.
The CLA is usually working outside and is exposed to all types of weather conditions with a seasonal range of temperatures which include rain, snow, wind and extreme temperatures.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can vary dramatically depending on location and time of day. Occasionally high noise levels where hearing protection is required and provided.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.  If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053.  The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.  Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation.  Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.
 

Shift

: Variable
 

Primary Location

: US-AK-Anchorage

Organization

: Pegasus Aviation Services

Job

: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers
 

 

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External
: Ongoing

Travel

: No
Clearance Level: Not Applicable


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Shift: Other, see job description
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Driver's License Required: Yes, Operator License.
Minimum Age Requirement: 18.

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