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Bilingual Customer Experience Specialist - Airport - 35026

Location: VANCOUVER, BC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jun 11, 2024
Posting End Date: Jun 18, 2024


Job Description


Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada (On-site) 
Starting Salary: $17.40/hour 
Branch: Airports North America
Category: Unionized (UNIFOR) 
Job type: Full-Time  

The opportunity 


Right now, Air Canada is looking for Customer Experience Specialists to join our team at the Vancouver Airport. In this customer-facing position, you will play an important part in ensuring that all flights are ready for secure and on-time performance by assisting customers at the airport through each touch point of their journey.    


If you’re enthusiastic, caring, and love working with people then you could be just moments away from landing your perfect role.   


What your day-to-day looks like  


As a Customer Experience Specialist at Vancouver airport, you will be part of a vibrant and diverse team representing Air Canada as Ground Hosts and Hostesses. You will also:   

  • Conduct customer check-in, and prepare and issue boarding passes
  • Assist pre-boarding customers and provide information on flight schedules and routes  
  • Assist customers requiring special assistance throughout the customer journey, ensuring their timely and safe transport to their designated gates or baggage claims
  • Active movement throughout the airport to attend to the assigned work area 

Take a look at this video to find out more about the Customer Experience Specialist role:   


Your benefits 


As one of the leading employers in Canada, we like to ensure our employees are well rewarded with a range of benefits including:  

  • Air Canada staff love to travel and we have one of the most generous employee travel programs in the industry. You will be eligible for travel privileges for yourself and other eligible persons once you’ve completed twenty-eight (28) weeks of service. 
  • Choose how you’d work with us. We have both full-time and part-time opportunities available 
  • We value your wellbeing which is why we offer a wide variety of benefit plans, including health and dental, for you and your family   
  • Training and development tools to help unlock your full potential.  


Skills and experience required  

  • Availability to attend and successfully pass a five (5) to seven (7) weeks full-time paid training program    
  • Availability to work rotating shift patterns over a 24-hour period (including weekends and holidays)   
  • Ability to walk long distances and stand for long periods 
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull, and provide wheelchair assistance to customers with reduced mobility 
  • The ability to work within strict timelines in order to maintain on-time performance 
  • Ability to adhere to Air Canada’s attendance and grooming standards 
  • Previous customer service experience with strong interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills  
  • Strong ability to solve problems and find solutions, in line with the guidelines and policies
  • Safety and security conscious
  • Eligible to work in Canada  
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any applicable transportation security clearances and additional authorizations. Please refer to Transport Canada site for more details. 

Linguistic Requirements 


Priority will be given to candidate's bilingual in English and French. Moreover, strong consideration will also be given to candidates fluent in English and one or more of the preferred languages: Japanese, Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Italian, German, Arabic, Hebrew, Portuguese, Greek, Hindi, Punjabi.  


Let your career take flight 


Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to be a part of the growth and expansion of Canada’s largest airline.  Come onboard with us and watch your career take flight.   




Diversity and inclusion 


Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.  


As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve. 


Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted