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Where teamwork goes further

When you're one of our team, you'll play a vital part in every customer's journey.


The part you'll play

With a range of baggage handling responsibilities, you'll be one of a team looking after the belongings of millions of people setting off on all kinds of journeys. Whether you're loading or unloading, manually or mechanically, you'll be a safe pair of hands that gets their luggage wherever it needs to be, and at the right time. You'll carry out aircraft and equipment inspections and hazard checks, reporting any faults and taking care of the paperwork needed to get the job done. Following safety, security and airline-specific procedures, you'll put our customers' - and their customers' - needs at the heart of everything you do.

Main accountabilities include:  

    • Hold a CAT 2 licence
    • 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.
    • Perform duties which centre on ‘hands on' activities in all areas including that which is directly and indirectly associated with aircraft handling and/or freight shed.
    • Operate all types of 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.
    • Perform water samples in all aspects of potable water.
    • Passenger Marshalling duties.
    • Carry out established procedures ensuring baggage/freight is handled correctly including the loading and unloading from ULD's and vehicles.
    • Open aircraft hold doors.
    • Precision loading – a full understanding of airline SLA's and SOP's.
    • AAA scanning.
    • Place cones and chock aircraft.
    • Ability to lift baggage up to 32kgs.
    • ‘Work down' as directed.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Customer, team and safety focus
  • The ability to lift and move heavy baggage, and work outdoors in all weathers
  • A respectful, friendly and supportive approach
  • Reliability, punctuality and organisational skills 
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and situations


What you'll get in return

You'll be part of a friendly organisation who values the part their people play. You'll see that there's no place like an airport to work in, either. A unique, fast-paced environment, bustling with people, it's a world in itself, where every day brings a new experience. So, you'll enjoy plenty of variety and development opportunities and you'll have our full support and training, for the whole of your career journey with us.

Working in an Airside role, to follow aviation security requirements, you will be required to hold a full Airside Security Pass and a valid driving licence.


About Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation is a global provider of customer, ramp and cargo handling services. Our people are the friendliest faces and safest of hands for millions of customers, making sure that luggage is processed, aircraft are ready for boarding, and baggage is handled with care.

Operating at over 200 stations in 31 countries and supported by a worldwide team of over 30,000 employees, we serve over 500 airlines handling over a million flights, and 1.6 million tonnes of cargo every year... and, we're still growing our business. We work to be the best at what we do, and that means employing and supporting the best people.

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Airport Ave, , Cairns City QLD, Queensland, Australia, 4870
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