Airport Operations Crew

JetBlue Airways Corporation - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)4.2


The Airport Operations Crew provides award winning customer service to Customers in the airport. The Crewmember checks-in and verifies Customers’ personal identification; tags, lifts, and handles Customer luggage; books, sells, and verifies flight reservations; meets and assists with flight arrivals and departures; helps prepare aircraft cabin for departure; coordinates Customer boarding and deplaning; assists Customers with special needs; and complies with any ad-hoc requests as needed. Individuals must excel at serving Customers and be comfortable speaking on a public address system, using computers and airport equipment.

Essential Functions:
Provide exceptional customer service
Conduct check-in process for Customers via computer
Verify Customers’ personal identification
Tag, lift, and handle Customer luggage
Announce flight arrivals, departures, and pre-boarding information via the public address system
Communicate with our Customers to keep them constantly informed
Offer ancillary products to our Customers such as “even more speed” and “even more space”
Coordinate various duties with coworkers and other departments to ensure proper handling of Customers
Help prepare aircraft cabin for Customer boarding and departure, which can include light cleaning of seats, seat-pockets, and floor
Operation of airport equipment, e.g. customer enplaning/deplaning equipment such a Jet bridge, Turbo way, airstairs, etc.
Assist Customers with special needs, e.g. Customers who need assistance in boarding
Crewmembers will be required to perform and/ or rotate through all Airport Operations related functions (gate, ticket counter, etc.)
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Experience and Qualifications

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
At least eighteen (18) years old
One (1) year customer service, volunteer experience or sales experience
Strong interpersonal and listening skills
Complete fluency in written and spoken English
Successfully complete a customer service assessment
Must be able to adhere to JetBlue Uniform Policy Manual Standards
Ability to handle objects up to fifty (50) pounds frequently and/or seventy to one hundred (70-100) pounds occasionally with the assistance of other people or tools
Able to travel and/or work variable hours, flexible shifts, including holidays and weekends
Experience using a mouse, computer, keyboard and basic word processing, email and office applications
Must be able to use handheld radios and microphones to communicate with operations and make all terminal announcements
Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge
Experience performing under pressure and within fixed time constraints
Depending upon location, may need to possess and maintain a valid Driver License and a driving record that meets JetBlue Airways’ insurance standards
Depending on location, may need to acquire and maintain a United States Customs Clearance
Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
Pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
Preferred Experience and Qualifications

Two (2) years customer service, volunteer experience or sales experience
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices strongly
Experience working with various forms of payment (cash, credit cards, travelers checks, etc.)
Previous airline experience
Bilingual skills

Crewmember Expectations:
Regular attendance and punctuality
Ability to work flexible hours including holidays/ weekends/ and overnight shifts
Able to make occasional trips to other locations for training or temporary assignment
Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable Crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
Organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion, and Fun
Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))
Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
Upholding JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities

Equipment:
Computer and other office equipment
Public Address System
Jet bridge and/or air stairs (Customer enplaning/deplaning equipment)
Handheld radios
Free-standing computer kiosks used to identify and process Customer reservations
Light Emitting Diode (LED) screens and signs

Work Environment:
Airport environment
Subject to weather and elevated noise levels within airports
Ability to stand for an extended period of time

Physical Effort:
Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to fifty (50) pounds frequently and/or seventy to one hundred (70-100) pounds occasionally with the assistance of other people or tools

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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