Cargo Handler

February 9 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Airport & Cargo ground services,
Rankin Inlet, NU • Full time

Cargo Handler

Calm Air - Rankin Inlet, NU, Box 249, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada Req #270
Friday, February 9, 2024
Position Title: Cargo Handler
Location: Rankin Inlet, NU
Status: Part Time
Start Date: Immediately
Who We Are!
Calm Air International is a regional airline serving the Northern part of Central Canada. From its main bases in Winnipeg, Thompson and Churchill, Manitoba, and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Calm Air operates frequent, daily scheduled passenger, charters, and cargo flights throughout Manitoba and the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut.
At Calm Air International LP, we value our customers, passengers, and the communities we serve. We are only as good as the employees who work with us. We are looking for highly motivated, well-organized individuals, who work well in a fast-paced environment, to join our team! Want to learn more? Visit
About the Opportunity
Are you seeking an exciting opportunity to work with a group of high performing professionals? Do you like to work independently as well as part of a skilled team? If so, we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a highly motivated, well-organized individual, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, to join the Calm Air family.
The sky is the limit!

What You'll Get to Do

Air Transport Cargo Handlers operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment, handle cargo and baggage and perform other ground support duties at our facilities. They are responsible for ensuring cargo reaches its destination safely and on time.

  • Drive and operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment
  • Position passenger loading stairs and operate aircraft cargo doors
  • Marshal or tow aircrafts to gate positions for passenger boarding and deplaning and for loading and unloading of cargo
  • Load, unload and sort passenger baggage and/or freight from aircrafts and trucks according to security regulations
  • Transport freight between aircraft and airport warehouse
  • Receive, count, tag and weigh all incoming freight
  • Use the Amelia Cargo System to arrive, depart, allocate, manifest and create consignments
  • Daily inventory of consignments within the warehouse
  • Notify customers of inbound freight for pickup within warehouse
  • Organize warehouse to ensure all freight is stored in the appropriate areas
  • Provide a daily on hand report of all cargo shipments in the warehouse
  • Answer customer inquiries via email/phone/in person, regarding any cargo questions/concerns
  • Prepare freight for transport while adhering to all Calm Air's policies and procedures
  • Provide exceptional customer service and answers all emails in a timely manner
  • Complete regular training via Calm Air's online training platform and ensure it is kept up to date
  • Use the Calm air scanning software for cargo and baggage related functions
  • Check Coolers and Freezers daily to ensure they are operational
  • Aircraft De-Icing
  • All other duties as assigned

Hours of Work

  • Shift work is required and may include mornings/afternoons, evenings and weekends

Skills & Experience We Value

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) an asset
  • Ability to read and write, basic math skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and written
  • Criminal Reference Check
  • Excellent listening skills with ability to follow direction
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Valid driver's license Class 5F
  • Previous experience & knowledge in warehousing, receiving and inventory control considered an asset
  • Ability to obtain and maintain AVOP pass as per Transport Canada rules
  • Preference given to Inuit Land Claims Beneficiaries
  • Inuktitut language considered an asset
The Benefits of Joining Our Team
We invest time and resources into making sure Calm Air International is as good as the people we hire. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:
  • Northern Living Allowance
  • Vacation entitlement will be paid out with each pay statement at 6%
  • Airline travel and freight privileges
  • Corporate and family events
  • And more!
If This Sounds Like the Job for You, Contact Us!
At Calm Air, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities and accessibility for all qualified candidates. We encourage all members of a designated group or those requiring accessibility support to self-declare when applying.
Please submit a resume in confidence by February 19, 2024 .
We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $20.73
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