Airline Wheelchair Assistant

Employer
Bags
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 24, 2022
Ref
326447195
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:A Wheelchair Assistant works at an airport facility and provides assistance to passengers traveling in wheelchairs.Responsibilities include pushing passengers in a wheelchair to and from their arrival/departure gate, and assisting passengers with moving luggage to their vehicles, taxi stands, parking shuttle stations, and rental car stations. Wheelchair Assistants must maintain a friendly and positive attitude and always be attentive to each passenger's individual needs.Communicating effectively and clearly. Asking each passenger the safety and security questionsThis is a physically demanding position which requires on-the-job security training and the ability to receive all applicable airport security badges.You will :Push wheelchair passengers to and from gatesRoll customer-occupied wheelchair safely down the jet bridgeEnsure wheel brakes are in place prior to allowing passengers to exit the wheelchairComplete any necessary wheelchair or incident reportsFollow dispatcher gate ordersMaintains a friendly and positive attitude and is attentive to each passenger's individual needs; by assisting passenger with any problems, questions, or concernsMaintain professional working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, managers, airline employees, and airport authoritiesExceed customer service standardsCarry out other duties as assignedYou have :Must be at least 18 years of ageBe authorized to work in the United StatesMust be able to clear a background and drug screenMust be able to lift up to up to 75 lbs and push a loaded wheelchair up to 300lbs up and down inclines throughout the shiftExperience in customer service preferredStrong verbal and written communication skills using appropriate grammar, tone, and pronunciation to effectively communicate with internal and external customersComplete all required training including airport complianceAble to obtain an airport badgeAppearance GuidelinesEmployees are expected at all times to present a professional business-like image, even when working behind the scenes. It is the policy of the Company that each employee's dress, grooming, and personal hygiene should be appropriate to the work situation and be consistent with the Company's business standards.For all male employees a fully grown in, well-maintained mustache, beard or goatee is permittedFacial hair must be neatly trimmed at one-fourth of an inch in length and may not present an unkempt appearanceNo visible tattoos or body piercings are allowed. Any tattoos must be covered by your uniform or other means agreed upon by management.Clean & well-maintained approved uniforms must be worn on shiftAdditional requirements as specified by managementWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers and to communicate with customers and fellow employees. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; stand; walk. The employee is also frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch. In addition, the employee is required to of twist, turn, stretch, and bend on a frequent basis. The employee must be able to lift and move up to 75 pounds regularly. The employee must be able to move in a relatively quick manner. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision and Ability to adjust focus. SP+ is an equal opportunity employer committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability or other classes protected by federal or state law. SP+ does not tolerate harassment of or retaliation against any employee or applicant on the basis of these characteristics, or because the individual exercised his or her EEO rights.

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