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United Airlines Ramp Agent - Part Time in London, United Kingdom

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Airport Operations

The Airport Operations department keeps operations at our airports running smoothly through planning, organization and supervision.

This position is located at the LHR London-Heathrow Airport, in Longford UK.

If selected, interviews will be held on March 1, with driving tests on March 3-4

Please submit resume/CV in English

Job overview and responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of operational aircraft service duties as assigned at the ramp and terminal

  • Functional tasks include, but are not limited to, the loading, stowing, and unloading of cargo, mail, and baggage; and the operation of mechanical equipment and motor vehicles such as long wheel base lorries, cargo and belt loaders and baggage tugs (training to be provided).

  • Work outside in all kinds of weather, as we don’t stop flying when it rains, snows or is too hot

  • The role involves a large degree of team based manual work as well as reading and interpreting reference materials, instructions, procedures and policies

  • Physical lifting, pulling or pushing of baggage and containers will be frequently required, often in confined spaces

  • Applicants will only be considered if they have held a full, clean UK Driving License for at least two years

This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.


  • Must have a high school diploma or secondary school leaving certificate

  • Effective communication skills

  • Teamwork skills

  • Ability to work to strict timelines

  • An excellent record of dependability

  • Must be comfortable working with heights

  • Must love physical activity, as you will be lifting as many as 100 items per flight, some weighing as much as 70 lbs

  • Must be willing and able to lift 70lbs (30 kgs) on a daily basis

  • Must have a valid passport to obtain airport clearances

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Full UK driving license with 3 points or less

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all temperatures and weather conditions

  • Must be flexible to work all shifts and, when necessary, available 7 days a week / 24 hours a day, including holidays and weekends, to deal with any operational and /or unforeseen situations

  • Must be able to undergo a full background and Criminal Record Check that is a job specific requirement

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United Kingdom for any employer without sponsorship

  • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken)

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • Previous airline/airport experience

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 62 Airport Operations

Function: Ramp Service

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled