Passenger Services Agent

Employer
Swissport International Ltd.
Location
Leesburg, VA
Posted
Jun 16, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary $12/PT-Great benefits including 401KTo provide all necessary and required passenger/customer services as contracted by the customer to include but not be limited to reservations, ticketing, baggage processing, terminal/gate check-in, jet way operation, greeting arriving passengers, handling of VIPs, provide special passenger assistance, handle customer complaints and other duties as assigned.Responsibilities Inspect and verify passenger documentation Issue boarding passes and reschedule passengers affected by flight interruptions or cancellations Manage passenger baggage processing including handling and fee calculation if applicable Assist passengers as needed through arrival and check in processes including support for passengers with special needs such as unaccompanied minors (UM), VIP passengers and passengers needing wheelchair assistance Direct passengers through Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine, as required Make public address announcements as required Assist Ramp Service Agents to ensure that wheelchairs, strollers and gate checked bags (cleared through security) are made available for loading upon departure and delivery to passengers upon arrival Comply with all federal, state, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements and Swissport SOPs and policies Operate equipment to include the jet way, computer keyboards, and carrier specific reservation/ ticketing software Produce all required, work-related documentation Other duties as assignedAbout us Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 55,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 255 stations in 44 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fuelling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Our mission is simple - "To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience".Qualifications and Competencies High School diploma or GED equivalent Passionate about customer service and must have relevant work experience Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in country specific language Flexible to work 5 days including weekends Additional languages desirable Commitment to continuous improvement Self motivated and able to work independently Attentive to detail and numerate Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required Must be able to type and learn airline specific computer reservation/ ticketing software Willingness to work in inclement weatherEqual Employment Opportunity StatementSwissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.