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Passenger Services Agent

Swissport
Location: JFK Airport
Schedule Type: Part-Time
  • Arabic/English Speaking
  • French/English Speaking
  • Moroccan/English Speaking
    Job Summary
    To provide all necessary and required passenger/customer services as contracted by the customer to include but not be limited to reservations, ticketing, baggage processing, terminal/gate check-in, jet way operation, greeting arriving passengers, handling of VIPs, provide special passenger assistance, handle customer complaints and other duties as assigned.

    Responsibilities
  • Inspect and verify passenger documentation
  • Issue boarding passes and reschedule passengers affected by flight interruptions or cancellations
  • Manage passenger baggage processing including handling and fee calculation if applicable
  • Assist passengers as needed through arrival and check in processes including support for passengers with special needs such as unaccompanied minors (UM), VIP passengers and passengers needing wheelchair assistance
  • Direct passengers through Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine, as required
  • Make public address announcements as required
  • Assist Ramp Service Agents to ensure that wheelchairs, strollers and gate checked bags (cleared through security) are made available for loading upon departure and delivery to passengers upon arrival
  • Comply with all federal, state, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements and Swissport SOPs and policies
  • Operate equipment to include the jet way, computer keyboards, and carrier specific reservation/ ticketing software
  • Produce all required, work-related documentation
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Competencies
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Passionate about customer service and must have relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in country specific language
  • Additional languages desirable
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Self motivated and able to work independently
  • Attentive to detail and numerate
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required
  • Must be able to type and learn airline specific computer reservation/ ticketing software
  • Willingness to work in inclement weather