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Wheelchair Attendant

Company: Global Aviation Services
Location: Kahului
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

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Essential Functions:

As a valued member of the PrimeFlight team, you will provide safe and courteous wheelchair services to various airline passengers with disabilities, while complying with the Air Carrier Access Act, airport policies, airline procedures, FAA regulations, and U.S. Customs procedures. You will:

* Safely and comfortably lift disabled passengers with assistance from one mobility device to or from an aircraft seat
* Push wheelchair passengers to and from gates
* Carry passengers' carry-on luggage
* Assist with checked and claimed luggage
* Roll customer-occupied wheelchair safely down the jet bridge
* Ensure wheel brakes are in place prior to allowing passengers to exit the wheelchair
* Complete any necessary wheelchair or incident reports
* Follow dispatcher gate orders
* Stock needed supplies including, but not limited to, baggage tubs
* Pull unclaimed luggage from baggage belts and ensure its security
* Assist passenger with any problems, questions, or concerns
* Load and unload baggage
* Safely transport baggage on carts in specified areas
* Transport oversize baggage as necessary
* Maintain professional working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, managers, airline employees, and airport authorities
* Have computer, tablet or smart phone ability
* Demonstrate regular, predictable attendance at job location
* Exceed PrimeFlight customer service and safety standards
* Carry out other duties as assigned


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving, Customer Service, Interpersonal, and Oral Communication.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this Job Description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Qualifications:

* 18 years of age
* Reliable transportation
* Eligible to work in the United States
* Able to follow PrimeFlight Aviation safety guidelines for transporting the physically challenged



Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

Computer, tablet or smart phone ability.

Certificates and Licenses:

No certifications needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may become high at various times. Employee must be willing to wear/utilize company-supplied personal protective equipment (hearing protection) to mitigate their noise exposure.

Some work is in an outside environment, with exposure to hot and cold temperatures and inclement weather.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Continuously stand and walk for 6-8 hours
* Be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds and push a wheelchair with an adult in it.
* Be able to bend, stretch, twist, squat, and reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs
* Be able to hear and respond to the spoken voice and to audible alarms generated by terminal environment
* Specific vision abilities required for this job include: (clear vision at 20 feet or more with or without corrective lenses).

PrimeFlight Aviation Services is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at PrimeFlight Aviation Services without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state/province, and local laws.

Keywords: Global Aviation Services, Maui , Wheelchair Attendant, Other , Kahului, Hawaii

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