Ramp Agent (Station Attendant) - Airport - In Anticipation of

companyAir Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 3 weeks ago
Airport staff
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Location: Winnipeg, MB, Canada (Onsite) 
Starting Salary: $17.30 per hour
Branch: Airports North America

Category: Unionized (IAMAW)

Job Type: Full Time

Shift premiums: Afternoon - $0.50 for each hour worked between 18:00 and 23:00. Midnight - $1.00 for each hour worked between 23:00 and 6:00

No previous experience required.

What will you do today?

Imagine starting your day on the runway refueling a plane, refilling the water supply, loading cargo or pushing back an Airbus. Imagine the rush of loading luggage for a connecting flight on a tight turnaround. Our team of Station Attendants keeps Air Canada moving, making sure our aircrafts are ready for a safe, secure and on-time departure. 

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 seven 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.  


Job requirements  

At our workplace, teamwork is essential for maintaining the smooth operation of our fleet. This physically demanding role involves active movement both on the airside and in the baggage room. Since our operations run year-round, you must be ready to work in all weather conditions. 

To join us, you must have:  

  • Eligibility to work in Canada  
  • A valid driver’s license – driving heavy equipment on the airside will be required 
  • Ability to lift 70lbs repetitively 
  • To pass a medical evaluation, including a drug and alcohol test  
  • 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 obtain and maintain any applicable transportation security clearances and additional authorizations. Please refer to Transport Canada site for more details 
  • Safety and security conscious 
  • Strong communication and ability to work in a team on a daily basis 


Take a look at this video to see what our Ramp Agents get up to: https://youtu.be/4yGhZukonN8 

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.