United Ground Express (UGE), a wholly owned subsidiary of United Airlines, supports airline customers and flights at many airports across the United States. The services we provide include customer check-in, baggage handling and servicing of the aircraft on the ground in preparation for the next flight. We assist customers from the moment they arrive at an airport through departure to their next destination. UGE is growing to expand to specific airports across the continental United States.
A job with United Ground Express will provide you with an exciting, fast-paced environment, the chance to leverage existing skills and learn new skills, and an opportunity to grow a career in the airline industry. And to top it all off, you will get travel privileges through United Airlines, giving you access to one of the world’s most comprehensive global networks.
Cabin Service Agents provide support to UGE’s clients by performing a variety of ground handling services. Agents may provide services to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers aboard aircraft equipment, or within the station or terminal. Performs duties such as wash or otherwise clean aircraft and other machinery or equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses. Sweep, shovel, or vacuum loose debris or salvageable scrap into containers and remove containers from aircraft and other work areas. Agents service the aircraft lavatories with a lavatory truck that is equipped with the necessary tools needed to dump, flush, and refill the aircraft lavatories. Also, service aircraft by driving and operating the water truck. Perform required security searches of aircraft.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Drive and operate a lavatory truck, for purpose of servicing aircraft lavatories
Drives and/or operates other ground support equipment
Direct lift truck movement and positioning in the Airport
Use personal protective equipment, including a face shield & hearing protection
Ability to comprehend and execute defined safe universal precaution control procedures concerning handling blood-borne pathogens and other hazardous waste
Use lavatory and sanitary water equipment to safety empty, flush and fill aircraft systems according to airline and regulatory requirements
Follow all local environmental procedures in emptying waste trucks and fueling same in designated areas
Complete Daily Equipment Checks and associated checklists, including security searches
Demonstrate regular, predictable attendance at job location
Exceed UGE customer service and safety standards
Carry out other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this Job Description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work schedules will span a 24/7 operation including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Flexible work shifts will be assigned and can include late nights and early mornings.
Regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with United Ground Express’ policies are required. Overtime available/required depending upon operational need.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must possess and maintain a valid U.S. state driver's license (suspended, expired, revoked or denied licenses are not valid)
Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship
Must be able to clear a United Ground Express background check and a fingerprint-based criminal history check
Must be eligible to obtain and maintain credentials necessary for the position. Position-specific clearances include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal Service clearances
Must be able to pass a pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen
Must comply with United Ground Express’ Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Policy