Passenger Services Agent

Full Time

www.swissport.com Swissport International Ltd.

Passenger Services Agent2112437
Primary LocationNorth America-US-NY-John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
ScheduleFull-time
Unposting DateOct 18, 2021, 10:59:00 PM

OrganizationGround Handling

Job Summary
To 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 assigned

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
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 weather

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Swissport 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.

About us
Swissport International AG, on behalf of more than 850 client-companies, provides best-in-class airport ground services for some 282 million passengers annually and handles approximately 4.8 million tons of air cargo at 115 warehouses world-wide. With a workforce of some 66,000 the world’s leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling is active at more than 310 airports in 49 countries on six continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fueling 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.”Show more

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