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People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at 200 locations in over 37 countries, across six continents. But at the heart of our business is our people. If you are seeking a role with opportunities to learn and develop, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey.


  • Hold a CAT 2 license
  • Perform basic serviceability and maintenance checks of vehicles and/or equipment including refuelling of vehicles.
  • Use basic knowledge of keyboard and function keys to enter and retrieve data through computer terminal/personal computer and operate printing devices.
  • Work down as directed.


  • Perform duties which centre on ‘hands on' activities in areas which are directly and indirectly associated with freight handling.
  • Receipt and dispatch, sort or breakdown of cargo to customer specifications.
  • Operate equipment and vehicles including tow motors and forklifts in accordance with safe operating procedures.
  • Carry out established procedures ensuring freight is handled correctly including the loading and unloading of freight from ULD's and vehicles.
  • Perform cargo security screening including operating screening equipment such as ETD and x-ray machines
  • Ensure cargo irregularity reports are completed in Hermes.


  • Perform duties which centre on ‘hands on' activities in areas which are directly and indirectly associated with aircraft handling.
  • Operate all ground handling and commercial type airport equipment including all equipment associated with ramp (i.e. tow tug, belt loaders), freight/cargo, aircraft servicing, transporting operations, water servicing but excluding high lift, lower/main deck loaders and push back equipment.
  • Proficient in all types of load plans with relation to loading and unloading aircrafts.
  • Carry out established procedures ensuring baggage/freight is handled correctly including the loading and unloading from ULD's and vehicles.
  • Open aircraft holds doors
  • Precision loading – a full understanding of airline SLA's and SOP's.
  • Place cones and chock aircraft.

Candidate requirements

  • Hold a current forklift license.
  • Minimum 2 years forklift experience
  • Knowledge of sectional operating procedures, requirements and systems.
  • Dangerous goods awareness and handling requirements.
  • Security Awareness.

Safety, Security and Compliance

  • Carry out all activities of the role and processing activities (as above) as directed by the Company through its policies, procedures and training to ensure the success of the operation including the following:
  • Full compliance:
    • Health & Safety.
    • Training 
    • Equal Opportunities.
    • Harassment
    • Data Protection.
    • Security
  • Remain up to date with all station notices relating to policies and procedures.
  • Remain up to date with all relevant operational, systems and Customer Service training.
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment at all times.
  • Comply with the Company's open, fair and honest reporting culture.


Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.

Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. Please feel free to contact to recruiter below, if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider.

As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about here.

Application instructions

Please click apply now. If you have any questions, you can contact Mirka Presilski. The closing date for submissions is 28 January 2022.

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Adelaide (Cargo)
Adelaide International Airport, Menzies International Cargo Facility, 3A Corbett Court Export Park, Adelaide, Australia, SA5950
  • Salary:
  • Location:
    Adelaide (Cargo)
  • Region:
    South Australia
  • Function:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Part-Time Permanent
  • Working Pattern:
    Shift Work
  • Closing Date:
    28 January 2022