Cargo Handler - Thompson, MB

Position Title:    Cargo Handler
Location:            Thompson, MB
Status:                Full Time
Start Date:         Immediately

Position Summary:

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.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 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

If this sounds like the job for you, contact us! Calm Air International is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage interested applicants to submit a resume in confidence by March 28, 2023, to Jonel Dimaano at

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.