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Baggage Handler / Ramp Agent

We are currently recruiting for Ramp Services Agents based in Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airports. Permanent Part Time and Fixed Term Part Time positions are available – we will work with you for the best fit and flexibility.

The starting rate is €10.51 per hour increasing to €11.56 after successful completion of a training programme. You will be guaranteed a minimum of 30 hours per week for the summer months and a minimum of 20 hours for the winter months with overtime readily available for Dublin roles. Hours & shift times are flexible to suit both parties. Shannon and Cork are offering 20 hours minimum.

You must be able to obtain an Airport Airside ID - by providing a full 5 year background check and Police clearance. Swissport will fully assist you with this process.

What can we offer you?

  • Fully paid Induction Training – classroom and practical.
  • Airport ID provided including Garda Vetting
  • On-site car parking facilities at Dublin Airport provided.
  • Full uniform & PPE provided
  • Staff discounts for shopping at The Loop, Dublin Airport & local businesses
  • Access to our Pension scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Strong career progression
  • Competitive overtime rates
  • 20 days annual leave increasing to 25days (pro-rated)

Job Responsibilities

  • Marshall aircraft during arrival and departure
  • Unload passenger luggage and air cargo, bulk and/or containers/pallets, onto carts and/or dollies
  • Unload wheelchairs and child strollers and deliver to designated location
  • Provide special handling of luggage/cargo as required/directed
  • Deliver passenger luggage to claim area and unload onto conveyor system
  • Deliver air cargo to appropriate recipient
  • Drive and/or operate ground support equipment to include tow tractors, tow bars, belt loaders, container loaders, baggage tugs, water/lavatory service trucks, aircraft ground power units, aircraft air start units, air stairs, aircraft de-icing units, baggage carts, cargo dollies and passenger vans. 
  • Collect and load mail, live animals, wheelchairs and child strollers onto aircraft
  • Service aircraft water and lavatories
  • Inspect ramp areas adjacent to gate and aircraft for debris and remove/dispose of when found.
  • Report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager
  • Comply with all federal, state, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements

To apply or for more details please contact Ashling at

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