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Ramp Agent (Station Attendant) - Cargo - In anticipation of - 35401

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Apr 2, 2024
Posting End Date: Ongoing


Job Description


Starting Salary:$23.36/ hour for Full Time  

Branch: Cargo 

Category: Unionized (IAMAW)

Plus shift premium :  
Evening shifts (between 18:00 and 23:00) – $0.50 per hour  
Night shifts (between 23:00 and 6:00) – $1.00 per hour   

The opportunity: 

We have an exciting opportunity for you! Air Canada is looking for Ramp Agents (Station Attendants) to join our airside operations team at the Montreal Airport. There is lots of variety involved in this stimulating position, so you’ll need to be highly adaptable as you’ll be playing a key part in ensuring that our aircrafts are ready for a safe, secure and on-time departures.

If you love working in a fast paced team environment, problem-solving, and helping others, book your seat today and take your career to new heights. 

What your day-to-day looks like: 

 As a Ramp Agent (Station Attendant), you will be managing baggage and freight, plus operating a variety of equipment. You will also be:  

  • Driving and operating aircraft servicing vehicles and equipment 
  • Marshalling or towing aircraft to gate positions for passenger boarding and deplaning 
  • Safely and efficiently handle all cargo/mail through our facilities 
  • On-loading and off-loading cargo/mail to and from our aircrafts 
  • Preparing aircraft for arrival and departure. 
  • There are also several support positions within the operation
  • Take a look at this video to find out more about the Ramp Agent role:

What will you find with us?  

  • Wellbeing: Every aspect of your wellbeing and of your family, matters to us. Our benefits go much further than the standard health, dental and pension. We want to give you support across all areas of your lifestyle – from your finances with our annual profit-sharing award, to your mental health.  
  • Flexibility: As you gain seniority, you can opt to trade shifts and build a pattern to fit your life. 
  • Travel: Keen to explore the world? Want to visit family and friends overseas? Our travel privileges give you, your family and your friends special rates so you can fulfill your travel dreams.  
  • Diversity: You’ll find a real mix of people in our ground crew family. Here, you’ll do something different, with someone different, every single shift.  
  • Training: You don’t need airline, airport or aviation experience. Everyone starts with a fully paid, full-time, five-to-six-week training program. And if you feel you want to take your aviation career in a new direction, we’ll support you with training, development and tuition reimbursement.  


Teamwork is critical here. We work together safely and efficiently to keep our fleet moving. It’s a physically active role that requires you to be out in the runway or luggage room all year round, so you must be prepared to work in any weather.  

To join us, you must have:  

  • Eligibility to work in Canada  
  • A valid driver’s license   
  • Availability to work in shifts   
  • Ability to lift 70lbs   
  • To pass a medical evaluation, including a drug and alcohol test  
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any applicable transportation security clearances and additional authorizations. Please refer to Transport Canada site for more details 


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.