Cargo Agent


Job Title : Cargo Agent
Location : Iqaluit, NU
Company : Canadian North
Salary :
Open Date : 2021-04-08
Close Date : 2021-06-08

Ref. # C246247

Position(s) Available: 2 (Full Time)

Closes 2021/04/14

Other Details: 7F, Reporting to Manager, Cargo & Ramp, Rotational Accommodation Provided, 3-weeks on 3-weeks off

Level: As per the Unifor Collective Agreement

  • In accordance with the Unifor Collective Agreement
Skills and Qualifications

Include, but not limited to, the following minimum skills and qualifications:

  • Must possess a High school diploma or equivalent related work experience i.e. warehouse, forklifts, customer service industry, etc;
  • Must have 1 year of related experience;
  • Previous accounting experience considered an asset;
  • Knowledge and experience, preferably in cargo/ramp operations, considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of Canadian North’s Cargo computer program;
  • Knowledge of Canadian North’s Cargo and Ramp procedures manual;
  • Operational knowledge of company aircraft handling;
  • Must be familiar with handling of dangerous goods and be able to obtain and retain a dangerous goods acceptance level certificate;
  • Demonstrated strong communication, organizational, & interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks in high pressure, high volume environment;
  • Proven customer service skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to communicate in Inuktut a definite asset;
  • Ability to obtain and retain an Airport Restricted Area Identity Card in accordance with the Airport Restricted Area Access Clearance Program regulated by Transport Canada;
  • Rotational accommodation provided.
Duties and Responsibilities

Interested candidates should be able to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Comply with Company and MOT Standards and Regulations;
  • Process baggage and passengers;
  • Assist passengers with mobility and special needs;
  • Maintain records as required;
  • Record flight arrival and departing times;
  • Conduct radio communications with the aircraft;
  • Process weight and balance and load control data;
  • Issue waybills and process sales reports for deposit;
  • Disseminate information;
  • Process shipment and reception of all cargo;
  • Perform load service duties;
  • Handle and sort mail;
  • Assist Cargo Attendant as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

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