Ramp attendant - air transport (ground support)

Posted on May 24, 2024. Primary Region: Mississauga, ON

North Star Air Ltd.

15 Airport Rd, Pickle Lake, ON P0V 3A0
Pickle Lake, ON

Company: North Star Air Ltd.

Business information: North Star Air is a Canadian charter, passenger, and cargo airline headquartered in Thunder Bay, Ontario with a secondary passenger hub in Sioux Lookout, Ontario, and cargo hubs located in Pickle Lake, Red Lake, Kapuskasing, and Thompson, Manitoba.

Business Address: 1480 Walsh Street West, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H6

Work Location: 15 Airport Rd, Pickle Lake, ON P0V 3A0

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

We are looking for ramp attendants to help support the ground operations.

Use of the company SMS site to report any deficiencies, incidents, accidents, and suggestions to enhance the safety of North Star Air
Drive and operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment such as Heat Carts, Heaters, Lifting Devices, De-Ice Units, Ground Power Units, Fuel Systems, Tractors, Pallet Jacks, Forklifts, and Loaders within issued training and authorization
Position passenger loading stairs and operate aircraft cargo doors
Marshall or tow aircraft to gate positions for passenger boarding and deplaning and for loading and unloading of cargo
Pick, sort, wrap and weigh loads assigned to Aircrafts
Transport freight between aircraft and airport warehouse
Clean and prepare aircraft interior for passengers and wash aircraft exterior
Loading and off-loading of aircrafts
Ensure Pilons and Buffer Zones are established around aircrafts
De-Icing, Washing, and Grooming of Aircrafts
Off-loading and loading of trucks
Sweep and clean hangars and ramps
Perform regular FOD checks throughout properties
Perform general housekeeping duties as assigned
TMS use in receiving, shipping, and dispatching freight
Complete the daily task list as assigned
Freezer, cooler, and freight temperature checks
Ensuring freight is properly stored and handled within its associated temperature control environment
Monitor and ensure that the highest level of care is given to freight, especially within the categories of; Fragile, Cooler, Frozen, Do Not Freeze, DG, Rush, and any other category that requires special handling
Snow removal, entrance cleaning, sanding slippery surfaces
Inventory checks
Fueling of aircrafts
Installing, removing, organizing, and storage of BATT fuel systems for Aircrafts
Service the ground equipment as applicable
Fueling of all Ground Equipment
Circle checks on all ground equipment used
Crewman duties onboard Aircrafts as applicable


-Education: Completion of high school is required

-Experience: A minimum of 7 months of experience in operating baggage transporting equipment or warehouse/shipping/receiving/loading experience in aviation or related field is required

  • Some Aircraft Fueling experience is an asset

  • Forklift experience is a strong asset

  • Computer literacy, including working skills of Excel and e-mail.

  • Valid driver’s license class G (or equivalent) is an asset

-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Tight deadlines, Handling heavy loads, Standing for extended periods

-Personal suitability: Dependability, Flexibility, Organized, Team player, Client focus, Reliability, Accurate, Initiative, Judgement, Effective interpersonal skills, Strong mathematical and critical thinking skills.

-Work Site Environment: Outdoors, Noisy, Cold/refrigerated, Hot

-Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

-Language: English is required

Salary: $25.67 per hour, 40- 48 hours per week.

Benefits: Disability Insurance, Medical Benefits, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits, Life insurance benefits, Pension plan benefits, RRSP benefits, Vision care benefits, Dental Insurance, Pension, Extended Medical Insurance. Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. On-site parking available. First uniform will be provided (winter jackets at no cost, allowance for shoes). North Star bonuses will be provided. Employee assistance program and Employee stock purchase plan. Training program on safety and working at height will be provided. Paid time off, Profit sharing, Flight Benefits and Store discount.

Important information: The job requires flexibility on schedule due to 7 day a week operations. Monday – Friday are the main days. We can accommodate varying schedules. We have 5 on 2 off (8 hour days), 4 on 3 off (10 hour days), and 4 on 4 off (11-12 hour days). The earliest starting time is 5:00 am. Split shifts may be required. Availability to work weekends, overnight, overtime and holiday work is required, as needed.

Apply by email to: employment@northstarair.ca / HR@northstarair.ca

                      cc: northstarairltd@canadaemail.ca

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15 Airport Rd, Pickle Lake, ON P0V 3A0
Pickle Lake, ON

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North Star Air Ltd.